Category Archives: Students

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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Pellissippi State announces new Automated Industrial Systems concentration

Automation is at the technological cutting edge of manufacturing. Now training in that technology is available at Pellissippi State Community College, and it’s linked to a degree. In fall 2013, Pellissippi State launched a new Automated Industrial Systems concentration within … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts high school students in Winter Choral Concert

Pellissippi State Community College’s Winter Choral Concert features performances from two high schools, Hardin Valley Academy and Lenoir City High School. The Winter Choral Concert is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Local students invited to compete in ‘Frame x Frame’ audio-video competition

All local middle school, high school and college students are invited to participate in Pellissippi State Community College’s inaugural “Frame x Frame” competition, an audio and visual media contest. Students will participate in age categories to tell short stories in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students named to All-Tennessee Academic Team

At a ceremony in Nashville on Feb. 4, Pellissippi State Community College students Victoria Baker and Sydney Youngman were recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 All-Tennessee Academic Team. In all, 28 community college students from … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Young Inventors Fair

Young inventors are invited to bring their creations, innovations and science fair projects to Pellissippi State Community College for the Third Annual Young Inventors Fair Saturday, Feb. 15. The Young Inventors Fair is noon-5 at the Strawberry Plains Campus, 7201 … 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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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 offers free financial aid workshop

The process of applying for financial aid can seem overwhelming for both students and parents, but Pellissippi State Community College makes it easier on College Goal Sunday, a free workshop Jan. 26. College Goal Sunday is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students save classmate’s life

For Eric Flynn, the 2013 holiday season was a time to feel particularly blessed. During an English class in early December at Pellissippi State Community College, Flynn collapsed at his desk after suffering a heart attack. Two classmates, Alice Holt … Continue reading

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