Category Archives: Grant

Pellissippi State supporting partner of Michigan-based manufacturing initiative

Pellissippi State Community College is a supporting partner in a $140 million U.S. Department of Defense-backed manufacturing institute in Michigan. Pellissippi State is one of 60 members of a consortium for the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) Institute … Continue reading

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Honda grant to help urban high-schoolers at Pellissippi State’s Summer Institute

Pellissippi State Community College’s Summer Institute will get a boost this year to include a new STEM—science, technology, engineering, mathematics—emphasis, thanks to a $46,760 grant from the American Honda Foundation. The grant was awarded through the Pellissippi State Foundation. “The … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State announces new Automated Industrial Systems concentration

Automation is at the technological cutting edge of manufacturing. Now training in that technology is available at Pellissippi State Community College, and it’s linked to a degree. In fall 2013, Pellissippi State launched a new Automated Industrial Systems concentration within … 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 awarded grant promoting women in IT

Pellissippi State Community College has won a $1,000 grant to help encourage women in computing and information technology programs. “In some of my computer science and information technology classes, I’m the only woman or in the minority among mostly male … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State uses grants to open Veterans Success Center

A Veterans Success Center is well on its way to opening at Pellissippi State Community College, thanks in part to grants from the Tennessee Board of Regents and the Tennessee College Access and Success Network. The new center is expected … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State awarded record-breaking $4.6 million grant by federal Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Pellissippi State Community College a grant for $4,569,689—the largest single amount the school has ever received. The funding is part of a $474.5 million DOL effort to help community colleges around the country … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State leads region in manufacturing education and training

Last year, Pellissippi State Community College enhanced its reputation as a leader in manufacturing education, marked the graduation of its first Nursing class, and achieved full state approval for its Nursing program. Nursing is offered at the Blount County Campus … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State drives workforce development and innovation with AMP!

Pellissippi State Community College has a key role in the Advanced Manufacturing and Prototype Center of East Tennessee (AMP!), one of 10 public-private partnerships that will receive federal grant funding to revitalize U.S. manufacturing and create jobs. The grant application … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State awarded federal grant for manufacturing training and education

A $15 million federal grant awarded to a consortium that includes Pellissippi State Community College is earmarked to fund manufacturing job training for East Tennesseans and help local companies in search of more skilled workers. The funding also could transform … Continue reading

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