Category Archives: Cohorts

Pellissippi State, Alcoa Foundation partner for student scholarships

A growing need for machinery operators with mechanical and electrical engineering training is being met through a partnership between Pellissippi State Community College and Alcoa Foundation. Alcoa Foundation is supporting Pellissippi State students pursuing an industrial maintenance certificate or associate’s … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State, APSU partner to help working adults earn four-year Engineering Tech degree

Fifteen students at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in Engineering Technology this fall. The new program, a partnership between Pellissippi State and Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, is designed to support working adults … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Bridge to Registered Nurse offers LPNs fast track to higher degree

Pellissippi State Community College offers a fast track for licensed practical nurses to receive their registered nurse degree. Through the Bridge to Registered Nurse program, Pellissippi State allows LPNs to enter nursing school following the successful completion of one summer … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Industrial Maintenance cohort helps returning students succeed

If Jay Easter had been required to go through registration each semester, thereby facing the possibility of not getting into a required class, he says he would never have graduated from college. He likely would not have even enrolled. Fortunately, … 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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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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Registration under way for accelerated degree program at Pellissippi State

The Accelerated Higher Education Degree (AHEAD) program at Pellissippi State Community College continues its growth with a new Computer Accounting concentration in spring semester. Classes start Jan. 17, and registration began Oct. 29. The college also starts new “cohorts” in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts session on earning college credit through apprenticeship

Pellissippi State Community College is hosting an information session for prospective students who want to learn how they can earn college credit through U.S. Department of Labor–approved apprenticeships. Training directors, apprentices and practicing trades workers are invited to attend. The … Continue reading

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