Category Archives: Students

Pellissippi State announces Common Book Convocation

Take a hike. That’s the message of Pellissippi State Community College’s 2013-2014 Common Book, “A Walk in the Woods,” by Bill Bryson. It’s also the theme of this year’s Common Book Convocation, which takes place Sept. 23. The Convocation presentation, … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State presents summer 2013 dean’s list

Pellissippi State Community College has named 42 top students to the summer 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 3.5-4.00 GPA. Pellissippi State … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Industrial Maintenance cohort helps returning students succeed

If Jay Easter had been required to go through registration each semester, thereby facing the possibility of not getting into a required class, he says he would never have graduated from college. He likely would not have even enrolled. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Paralegal Studies student garners state scholarship

The Tennessee Association of Legal Professionals chose one college student to receive a scholarship in spring semester, and that recipient is a Pellissippi State Community College student. Kelli Canan, a Paralegal Studies major, learned in April that she had been … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State student garners job-search tips, confidence at disability conference

Students with disabilities may face extra challenges when they enter college and later the workforce, but through a partnership with Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities, a Pellissippi State Community College student is gaining the confidence and skills to take … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State schedules New Student Orientation sessions for fall semester

Those who have been accepted to attend Pellissippi State Community College for fall semester should make plans now to attend a New Student Orientation session. The sessions are required of all first-time degree-seeking freshmen and are recommended for transfer students. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State recognizes outstanding students

Pellissippi State Community College acknowledged students for their outstanding achievements at the 2013 Academic Awards Ceremony, which took place in the spring in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Hardin Valley Campus. Students Maggie Jane Barta and Caleb Joshua … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Engineering Tech student benefits from prestigious Grainger scholarship

When Ted Maitlen thought about his future, he did not picture himself on a college campus. “I never thought school was for me,” he said. “I didn’t do well in high school. I never really saw college as an option.” … Continue reading

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College names spring dean’s list honorees

Pellissippi State Community College has named 986 top students to the spring semester 2013 dean’s list. Students are eligible for the honor upon completion of 12 college-level hours per semester of coursework with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Pellissippi State honorees include … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State graduates earn degree on accelerated path, as a group

Pellissippi State Community College’s Accelerated Higher Education Associate’s Degree program gives working adults the chance to earn a two-year degree in 16 months—an option that has grown more popular, and in some cases essential, for students. At Pellissippi State’s 2013 … Continue reading

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