Monthly Archives: December 2013

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 student awarded local, national EWI scholarship

Widow. Parental caretaker. Displaced worker trying to earn a college degree to improve her value in the workplace. If anyone needed a helping hand to pursue an education, it was Barbara “Lugene” Bearden. Bearden is a student at Pellissippi State … 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 earns statewide accolades for student success in pre-college-level math

Pellissippi State Community College took top honors in the state in a number of recent reports involving learning support mathematics courses. Learning support mathematics prepares students for college-level math courses. A National Community College Benchmark Project report for 2012 and … Continue reading

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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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Two-for-one special on December handgun carry-permit class at Pellissippi State

Once again, Pellissippi State Community College is offering its popular Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class at a two-for-one price. The special deal applies to the course scheduled 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. A similar two-for-one price was made available … 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 students named SouthEast Bank Scholars

The Pellissippi State Foundation and SouthEast Bank announced last month that three Pellissippi State students have been selected to receive the SouthEast Bank Scholars award for the 2013-2014 academic year. The recipients are Jerri Reed, Michael Smith and Sydney Youngman. … Continue reading

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