Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Pellissippi State answers learning needs with help from TBR grant

Pellissippi State Community College faculty will seek to improve student success through a new course redesign, with the help from Tennessee Board of Regents Course Revitalization Initiative grants. Two English courses and a math course will pilot the project at … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosting adjunct faculty recruiting fairs

Pellissippi State Community College has scheduled adjunct faculty recruiting fairs at two of its site campuses: the Blount County Campus on March 27 and the Strawberry Plains Campus on April 22. “Pellissippi State relies heavily on a professional, experienced, well-trained … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State names Pevey new Mathematics Department dean

In December, Pellissippi State Community College named Nancy Pevey the new dean of the Mathematics Department. Pevey has served as a Mathematics faculty member at the college since 1996. “She has been a leader in a variety of design, improvement … Continue reading

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Faculty exhibit photographic works this Thursday at Pellissippi State

Be inspired by the photographic talents of Pellissippi State Community College faculty during the Faculty Photo Gallery exhibit at the Bagwell Center for Media and Art, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. “The Faculty Photography Gallery is an annual show of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State earns two state public relations association honors

Pellissippi State Community College came away with two awards at the Tennessee College Public Relations Association conference in Cookeville this summer. Julia Wood, Pellissippi State’s director of Marketing and Communications, was named the Charles Holmes Award recipient, and the college … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State faculty member featured in New York Times March on Washington retrospective

Robert Boyd, an associate professor of English at Pellissippi State Community College, was featured last week in a New York Times article commemorating the March on Washington in 1963. The 50th anniversary of the event, which included the now-famous “I … 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: 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 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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International exhibit features Pellissippi State Photography instructor’s work

John Edwin May’s photographs capture a microcosm familiar to some but seldom chronicled by professional photographers: small-town wrestling. May, who teaches photography at Pellissippi State Community College, has a regional following that recently expanded to an international audience. May’s work … Continue reading

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