Category Archives: Students

Pellissippi State: New Student Orientation sessions available before summer term

Two New Student Orientation sessions are being offered for students planning to attend summer semester at Pellissippi State Community College. Classes for summer begin May 27. New Student Orientation sessions are 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Community invited to Pellissippi State’s annual Student Design Showcase

Pellissippi State Community College graphic design students display what they’ve created in their coursework during the annual Communication Graphics Technology Student Design Showcase. The exhibit is 4-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24. The theme of this year’s showcase is “A Spark … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State answers learning needs with help from TBR grant

Pellissippi State Community College faculty will seek to improve student success through a new course redesign, with the help from Tennessee Board of Regents Course Revitalization Initiative grants. Two English courses and a math course will pilot the project at … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students, employees to participate in Ijams River Rescue

Pellissippi State Community College students and employees will spend the day on Saturday, April 5, cleaning East Tennessee’s waterways. The occasion is Ijams Nature Center’s River Rescue, and the Pellissippi State effort is being coordinated by the college’s Service-Learning program. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students only Grainger scholarship recipients in state

Pellissippi State Community College students Robert Sanders and Michael Swihart are the only two Tennessee recipients of $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarships. Both Sanders and Swihart are in the Mechanical Engineering concentration of the Engineering Technology degree program. The … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: High-schoolers invited to Creative Writer’s Workshop

Pellissippi State Community College invites local high school students to a Creative Writer’s Workshop Saturday, April 12, at the Strawberry Plains Campus. The workshop is a free all-day event designed for current high school students who wish to gain experience … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Computer Careers Open House for Knox-area women

Pellissippi State Community College is offering a Computer Careers Open House for Knoxville-area women Monday, April 7. The event is 5:15-7:15 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium on the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The open house is … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State’s 2014 Student Juried Art Show kicks off March 31

Pellissippi State Community College launches its annual Student Juried Art Show March 31, and the exhibit will run until April 18. The event is free and the community is invited. The Art Show takes place in the Bagwell Center for … Continue reading

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From professional paintballer to youngest assistant director, Pellissippi State graduate aims for success

Kevin Fillers thought he would spend his career aiming a paintball gun at opponents, but with the help of Pellissippi State Community College, he’s aiming instead for a career in business. Fillers, who earned an Associate of Science degree from … Continue reading

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Honda grant to help urban high-schoolers at Pellissippi State’s Summer Institute

Pellissippi State Community College’s Summer Institute will get a boost this year to include a new STEM—science, technology, engineering, mathematics—emphasis, thanks to a $46,760 grant from the American Honda Foundation. The grant was awarded through the Pellissippi State Foundation. “The … Continue reading

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