Category Archives: Awards

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’s Behavioral Intervention Team certifies on two assessment tools

Pellissippi State Community College has a new set of tools for evaluating campus threats, thanks to the college’s Behavioral Intervention Team. Mary Bledsoe, Pellissippi State’s dean of students and BIT chair, and Holly Burkett, campus dean for the Blount County … 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: Employee publishes instructional ‘cookbook’ on learning management system

Sometimes good questions prompt more than answers. Sometimes they inspire a book. For Brandon Ballentine of Pellissippi State Community College, that book is the “Desire2Learn Higher Education Cookbook,” recently released by Packt Publishing, a U.K.-based technical book publisher. A D2L … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State recognized as ‘Green Achiever’ for sustainability work

Pellissippi State Community College was recognized as a Knoxville leader in sustainability initiatives at a GoGreenET event May 14. Attended by L. Anthony Wise Jr., Pellissippi State president, and Karen Lively, the college’s new sustainable campus coordinator, the event included … 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 honors employees and retirees

Pellissippi State Community College recently hosted its annual recognition of employees for outstanding service, longevity and retirement. At this year’s ceremony, the Excellence in Teaching Award went to Denise Reed, an associate professor in Business and Computer Technology. The award … Continue reading

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DENSO gift boosts Pellissippi State Engineering Technology program

The DENSO North America Foundation has presented the Pellissippi State Foundation with a $50,000 donation for new equipment and technology that enhances Pellissippi State Community College’s Engineering Technology degree program. Providing students with the equipment and technology that they will … Continue reading

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