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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 students named to fall semester 2013 dean’s list

Pellissippi State Community College has named 966 top students to the fall semester 2013 dean’s list. Students are eligible for the dean’s list upon completion of 12 college-level hours per semester of college coursework with a 3.50-4.00 GPA. Pellissippi State … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State student awarded local, national EWI scholarship

Widow. Parental caretaker. Displaced worker trying to earn a college degree to improve her value in the workplace. If anyone needed a helping hand to pursue an education, it was Barbara “Lugene” Bearden. Bearden is a student at Pellissippi State … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State earns statewide accolades for student success in pre-college-level math

Pellissippi State Community College took top honors in the state in a number of recent reports involving learning support mathematics courses. Learning support mathematics prepares students for college-level math courses. A National Community College Benchmark Project report for 2012 and … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students named SouthEast Bank Scholars

The Pellissippi State Foundation and SouthEast Bank announced last month that three Pellissippi State students have been selected to receive the SouthEast Bank Scholars award for the 2013-2014 academic year. The recipients are Jerri Reed, Michael Smith and Sydney Youngman. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State plans New Student Orientation sessions

Preparing to attend Pellissippi State Community College during the spring 2014 semester? Make plans now to attend a New Student Orientation session. The free sessions are required of all first-time degree-seeking freshmen. Orientation also is recommended for transfer students and … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Dual enrollment registers record number of high school students

The number of high school students taking classes in the Fast Forward Dual Enrollment program at Pellissippi State Community College this semester is at an all-time high, and overall enrollment for the group has jumped nearly 40 percent since last … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students earn second place in Knoxville Film Festival

Five Pellissippi State Community College students recently placed second in the student competition of the Knoxville Film Festival for their Civil War-inspired short film. The six-minute film, titled “If You Don’t Run Fast Enough, the Past Will Catch Up to … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State grad accepted to prestigious Atlanta photography review

It was about a 1 in 20 shot, and Nicole Carnival, a Pellissippi State Community College graduate, made it. Carnival has been accepted for participation in this year’s Portfolio Review, part of the annual Atlanta Celebrates Photography conference taking place … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State offers credit-by-exam testing to save time, money

Knowledge from educational or professional experience might carry you further than you think. Pellissippi State Community College offers the College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP, test—a credit-by-examination program that allows individuals the opportunity to earn college credit depending on their scores—not … Continue reading

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