Category Archives: Graduation

Pellissippi State hosts inaugural fall Commencement Dec. 13

Pellissippi State Community College will host its first fall graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 13, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The ceremony will include graduates for the summer and fall of 2013. There are 238 graduates for the summer … 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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May 10 Pellissippi State graduates began college as high-schoolers

As graduates cross the stage May 10 at Pellissippi State Community College’s Commencement ceremony, some of them will have begun classes at the college while they were still high school students. Jonathan Caylor began taking college classes through Pellissippi State’s … Continue reading

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May 2013 graduates invited to celebration breakfast

All Pellissippi State students who are set to graduate next month are invited to celebrate their accomplishments by attending a Graduates’ Breakfast With the President. Join other graduates and Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. for breakfast refreshments. All … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State to confer record number of degrees at May 10 Commencement

Pellissippi State Community College will once again confer a record number of associate’s degrees when this year’s Commencement program takes place May 10 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The two-year institution will confer 1,393 associate’s degrees during the ceremony. Approximately … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State earns top spot in Community College Week’s Top 100 edition

Pellissippi State Community College produced the second largest number of graduates nationally in “Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services” in 2010-11, according to Community College Week. The magazine announced the new rankings in June in its annual “Top 100 Associate Degree … Continue reading

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First Pellissippi State Culinary Arts class graduates May 4

Lee Garrand, a Pellissippi State Community College Culinary Arts student who is scheduled to graduate this Friday, May 4, has just landed a culinary job at the prestigious Blackberry Farm. The position wasn’t handed to him on a silver platter—he … Continue reading

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Mother of houseful to graduate with honors from Pellissippi State

Two years ago, when Brandy Robinson made up her mind to enroll at Pellissippi State Community College, she knew she would have her work cut out for her. Certainly, pursuing an education would require late-night studying, test-taking and plenty of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State’s Nursing program graduates first class

Commencement is just days away for Pellissippi State Community College’s first class of Nursing students. Since the start of the program in fall 2010, students have balanced lectures, labs and clinical rotations each semester while preparing for the rigorous test … Continue reading

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