Category Archives: Awards

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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Knoxville Area Tennessee Small Business Development Center receives Eagle Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Tennessee District has presented the Knoxville Area Tennessee Small Business Development Center, which is administered by Pellissippi State Community College, with the first Eagle Award. The honor, given during an awards ceremony March 20, recognized … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State earns prestigious Engineering Technology accreditation

Pellissippi State Community College joined the ranks of a select few when it recently received accreditation of its Engineering Technology degree program in six concentrations from the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering. A Certificate of Accreditation in Engineering … 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 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 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, Alcoa Foundation partner for student scholarships

A growing need for machinery operators with mechanical and electrical engineering training is being met through a partnership between Pellissippi State Community College and Alcoa Foundation. Alcoa Foundation is supporting Pellissippi State students pursuing an industrial maintenance certificate or associate’s … 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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Haslam announces grant for Pellissippi State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a $1,386,975 grant for Pellissippi State Community College to fund much-needed equipment. The funds will help Pellissippi State purchase equipment for its Advanced Manufacturing and Nursing programs, particularly equipment needed for new laboratories and … 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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