Category Archives: Community

Pellissippi State campuses host free Black History Month events

Pellissippi State Community College is celebrating Black History Month with numerous events at its five campuses throughout February. Activities are free and the community is invited. The Magnolia Avenue Campus starts the month-long activities with “Healthy Pelli: Campus Health Fair,” … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State ranks at top for National Voter Registration Day

A student-led voter registration effort fall semester at Pellissippi State Community College ranked among the top highest in number of registered voters in the nation. Pellissippi State’s National Voter Registration Day 2013 event registered 251 voters, earning the college a … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State generates $261 million annual economic impact

Pellissippi State Community College pumped an average of $261 million each year into the local economy over the past five years, a recent study shows. The 26th annual analysis of the economic impact of the college on the Knox and … Continue reading

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Young filmmakers address making a difference at ‘Give a Damn?’ showing, Q&A

Can you make a difference? Students and the community have the opportunity to pose that and other significant questions to three young activist filmmakers Pellissippi State Community College is hosting on Friday, Feb. 7. The filmmakers will take part in … Continue reading

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Politics, security expert to speak at Pellissippi State showcase

Pellissippi State Community College hosts Steven P. Bucci as the featured speaker Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Student Speech Showcase. The showcase is sponsored by Pellissippi State’s Communication Club. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State puts out casting call for ‘Unnecessary Farce’

Comedic actors and actresses: Try out your talents at Pellissippi State Community College. Auditions get under way at the end of this month for the play “Unnecessary Farce.” Auditions are open to everyone. They take place 7-9 p.m. Monday and … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Medic Mobile in Hardin Valley

Medic Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley Campus on Jan. 22. The Medic Mobile is scheduled to be at the campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State, WordPlayers present ‘Junie B.’ holiday production

Pellissippi State Community College and The WordPlayers will present “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” Dec. 13-14, in a theatre production that promises fun for the whole family. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and 2 and … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Popular Holiday Spectacular launches complimentary tickets to ensure seating

Enjoy holiday cheer and entertain your hopes for a white Christmas at Pellissippi State Community College’s hugely popular Holiday Spectacular musical concert, offered in two performances, 6 and 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5. Part of Pellissippi State’s Music Concert Series, … Continue reading

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‘Hoop: The American Dream’ author-photographer speaks here Nov. 14

Award-winning photojournalist Robin Layton visits Pellissippi State Community College this Thursday, Nov. 14, with a 3:30-5 p.m. presentation in the Clayton Performing Arts Center. Layton is in Knoxville promoting her most recent book, “Hoop: The American Dream,” which captures more … Continue reading

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