Category Archives: TnCIS

Pellissippi State to host Humphrey Fellows in February, March

Pellissippi State Community College will host two Humphrey Fellows during February and March in an effort to foster understanding about the role of community colleges in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are mid-career professionals from other nations who travel to … Continue reading

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Young filmmakers address making a difference at ‘Give a Damn?’ showing, Q&A

Can you make a difference? Students and the community have the opportunity to pose that and other significant questions to three young activist filmmakers Pellissippi State Community College is hosting on Friday, Feb. 7. The filmmakers will take part in … Continue reading

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Two Pellissippi State cohort students to study in Scotland this summer

Enrolling in a cohort at Pellissippi State Community College means that students enter college together and finish together as one dynamic group. For two students enrolled in the new Communication Studies cohort, it also means studying abroad together this summer … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State leads two-year colleges nationally in study abroad students

Study abroad by American students has more than tripled during the past two decades, and Pellissippi State Community leads two-year colleges nationwide in the number of students who study abroad, according to a recent report on international education. During the … Continue reading

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TnCIS study abroad available to students at Pellissippi State

With three new exciting educational opportunities—Iceland, Turkey and Eastern Europe’s Best—the list of study abroad options offered by the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies to college students in summer 2013 has now reached 18. TnCIS, which is located on the … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts art exhibit featuring student study abroad perceptions

A dictionary definition of “paper trail” explains that it is “documentary evidence of one’s actions … a track record of opinions that tells, literally, where one is coming from.” For art and culture enthusiasts, “Paper Trail” is an exhibit at … Continue reading

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‘Internationalization in a World on the Edge’ Oct. 24 at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State Community College and the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies host a presentation on Oct. 24 by global studies expert Richard Slimbach. In “Internationalization in a World on the Edge,” Slimbach explores the current best practices in international education. … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Fair Oct. 3 at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State Community College serves as the host location for the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies’ annual Study Abroad Fair on Oct. 3. The free event is open to the community. TnCIS, which is headquartered at Pellissippi State, coordinates study … Continue reading

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Second Pellissippi State student receives prestigious study abroad scholarship

Pellissippi State Community College student Alex Huezo has joined fellow student Casey Sullivan as a recent recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Huezo, who has attended Pellissippi State for a year, returned in June from a summer … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts exhibit featuring African-American artist Harold Winslow

He lived on the roof of a five-story apartment building in Mexico, and his room was so small that it contained little more than a bed, some canvases and his painting tools. It was from there, though, that African-American artist … Continue reading

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