Category Archives: Donor

Pellissippi State honors couple on National Philanthropy Day

Pellissippi State Community College and the Pellissippi State Foundation honored Joe and Judy Johnson at a National Philanthropy Day celebration Nov. 14. Joe and Judy Johnson are longtime supporters of Pellissippi State. Joe was chairman of the Foundation’s Board of … Continue reading

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DENSO gift boosts Pellissippi State Engineering Technology program

The DENSO North America Foundation has presented the Pellissippi State Foundation with a $50,000 donation for new equipment and technology that enhances Pellissippi State Community College’s Engineering Technology degree program. Providing students with the equipment and technology that they will … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Randy Boyd honored with statewide philanthropy award

Randy Boyd, president and CEO of PetSafe, has been honored by Pellissippi State Community College as a recipient of the 2013 Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. The award, bestowed annually by the Tennessee Board of Regents, recognizes individuals who … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Foundation: Local business executive, wife donate $1 million for Strawberry Plains campus

Randy Boyd, president and CEO of PetSafe, and his wife, Jenny, have donated $1 million to the Foundation of Pellissippi State Community College toward the purchase of the college’s new Strawberry Plains Campus. The facility, located just off of I-40 … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Foundation receives civil rights-themed art donation

When Herb Rieth traveled the highways of Mississippi in 2005, he was doing so as an art teacher and as a son. Rieth was at that time serving as an art instructor in Starkville, and he frequently made the 150-mile … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts dedication of Dr. Sharon Lord Music Suite

Pellissippi State Community College hosted a ceremony honoring well-known Knoxvillian Sharon Lord and dedicating the Dr. Sharon Lord Music Suite on Sept. 13. The suite is located on the Pellissippi Campus in the Alexander Building, where the event took place. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State marks ‘All Steinway’ achievement with celebration concert

Pellissippi State Community College will be immersed in “all things Steinway” on Sept. 13, as it shares with the community the achievement of becoming an All Steinway School. The special Steinway Celebration concert, a free event to which the public … Continue reading

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First Tennessee donates $5,000 in TSBDC support to Pellissippi State Foundation

Pam Fansler with First Tennessee Bank presents a check for $5,000 to the Pellissippi State Foundation for the support of Knoxville’s TSBDC. TSBDC and Pellissippi State Community College staff were on hand to receive the donation. (L-R) Mercedes Campbell, TSBDC … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Foundation: Blount County Campus home to extensive artwork thanks to local collector

Step into the two-story lobby of the new Pellissippi State Community College Blount County Campus facility and one of the first things you will notice is an oversize scenic painting by local artist Ron Williams. Stroll throughout the rest of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students and others benefit from First Horizon support

Working Mother magazine recently lauded First Horizon National Corporation for providing “college scholarships of up to $20,000 … when it’s time for employees’ children to leave the nest.” The publication was describing “what we love” about the financial services business. … Continue reading

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