Pellissippi State honors veterans in Knox, Blount counties

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Pellissippi State will honor veterans and their service and sacrifice this week with events all five of its campuses.

Blount County Campus

Nov. 11, 9:30 a.m. — William Blount High School Color Guard Flag Ceremony, First-Floor Lobby

Division Street Campus

Nov. 7-11 — Service Commemoration: Tribute to Veterans. Students are invited to sign a military seal that represents their service or the service of someone they know. The signed seals are to be grouped by branch of service on the wall.

Hardin Valley Campus

Nov. 7-11 — “Missing Man” Table Display & Veterans Photo Display, Goins Building Rotunda 

Nov. 11, 7:30-9 a.m. — Free Breakfast for Student, Faculty and Staff Veterans, Goins Building Cafeteria Annex

 Nov. 11, 7:30-9 a.m. — Live Streaming of Knoxville Veterans Day Parade, Goins Building College Center

 Nov. 11, 11 a.m. — Cake Reception with Speaker and Live Music, Goins Building College Center

Magnolia Avenue Campus

Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m. — Luncheon for Veterans, Community Room

Strawberry Plains Campus

Nov. 11, 9 a.m. — Flags for Veterans. Students are invited to plant an American flag in honor of our veterans’ service. Flags will be placed in designated areas leading up to the campus.

Nov. 11, 11 a.m. — Flag Ceremony and Performance by Carter High School choir

To request accommodations for a disability for any of these events, contact the executive director of Equity and Compliance at 865-539-7401 or accommodations@pstcc.edu. For more information about Pellissippi State, visit www.pstcc.edu or call 865-694-6400.

Don’t miss Pellissippi State’s Holiday Spectacular

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Celebrate and enjoy holiday cheer at Pellissippi State Community College’s hugely popular Holiday Spectacular musical concert, offered in two performances, 6 and 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1.

The Holiday Spectacular is free and the community is encouraged to attend. Parking is free. Because space is limited, complimentary tickets will be issued at the door to the first 485 guests per performance. Arrive early to ensure you receive a ticket.

The Holiday Spectacular, themed “Christmas in the City,” takes place in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The concert features the talents of more than 150 Pellissippi State students and faculty in eight different musical ensembles performing classic winter tunes and carols.

While the performance is free, donations are accepted at the door for the Pellissippi State Foundation on behalf of the Music Scholarship fund.

The Holiday Spectacular is part of The Arts at Pellissippi State, which brings to the community cultural activities ranging from music and theatre to international celebrations and the fine arts. For additional information about The Arts at Pellissippi State, call 865-694-6400 or visit www.pstcc.edu/arts. To request accommodations for a disability, contact the executive director of Equity and Compliance at 865-539-7401 or accommodations@pstcc.edu.

 

Pellissippi State Announcements: Community invited to ‘Good Arguments’ event at Magnolia Avenue Campus

 

Pellissippi State Community College invites the community to attend a presentation by Kenny E. Hawkins, sports director for News Channel 11 WJHL in Johnson City, about being able to understand and present good arguments. The free event will be held from 11 a.m.-noon, Nov. 7, in the community room at Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus. The event is sponsored by the Beyond the Common Book Club, which facilitates discussions about the college’s annual common reading for all freshmen students. This year’s Common Book is “An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments,” by Ali Almossawi. Anyone interested in the career fields of journalism or communications are particularly encouraged to attend. To request accommodations for a disability at this event, contact the executive director of Equity and Compliance at 865-539-7401 or accommodations@pstcc.edu. For more information, visit www.pstcc.edu or call the Magnolia Avenue Campus, 1610 E. Magnolia Ave., at 865-329-3100.

Download this press release: Magnolia Common Book Sports

Knoxville artist Derek White to exhibit at Pellissippi State

 

Knoxville artist Derek Aulden White will display metalwork and photography, like this piece entitled "Stars Amongst Us," from his Bird on the Wire Studio during an exhibit at Pellissippi State Community College.
Knoxville artist Derek Aulden White will display metalwork and photography, like this piece entitled “Stars Amongst Us,” from his Bird on the Wire Studio during an exhibit at Pellissippi State Community College.

 

Pellissippi State Community College will host Knoxville artist Derek Aulden White for a visual arts exhibit, Oct. 27-Nov.11. A reception to meet the artist will be held from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 27.

The exhibit is free and open to the public and will be held in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Derek White, who creates at his Bird On the Wire studio in Knoxville, will exhibit his photography and metalwork. White moved to Knoxville from Alabama in 2012, after having worked in fields as varied as graphic arts, commercial retail design and custom aquatic gardens. One of his sculptures, “Still as Steel,” is on permanent display at the entrance to Ijams Nature Center. At his studio, he creates not only photography and metalwork, but soaps, faux bois and other creative products.

The Derek White exhibit is one of the events that make up Pellissippi State’s arts series, The Arts at Pellissippi State. The series brings to the community cultural activities ranging from music and theatre to international celebrations, lectures and the fine arts.

For more information about The Arts at Pellissippi State, visit www.pstcc.edu/arts or call 865-694-6400.

 

Download this press release: Derek White Exhibit

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