Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pellissippi State: Poet Dunbar topic of Feb. 6 Faculty Lecture Series talk

The enduring poetry of African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar will be the topic of two Faculty Lecture Series presentations at Pellissippi State Community College in February. Robert Boyd presents “A Salute to Dunbar,” reading selections from “The Complete Poems of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State ranks at top for National Voter Registration Day

A student-led voter registration effort fall semester at Pellissippi State Community College ranked among the top highest in number of registered voters in the nation. Pellissippi State’s National Voter Registration Day 2013 event registered 251 voters, earning the college a … Continue reading

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Sculptor Padrón brings ‘Journeyman’ exhibit to Pellissippi State

Sculptor Raymond Padrón brings a one-man show of his far-ranging and eclectic pieces to Pellissippi State Community College in February, part of The Arts at Pellissippi State. “Journeyman,” featuring the artist many may know from his public art installations in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State generates $261 million annual economic impact

Pellissippi State Community College pumped an average of $261 million each year into the local economy over the past five years, a recent study shows. The 26th annual analysis of the economic impact of the college on the Knox and … 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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Politics, security expert to speak at Pellissippi State showcase

Pellissippi State Community College hosts Steven P. Bucci as the featured speaker Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Student Speech Showcase. The showcase is sponsored by Pellissippi State’s Communication Club. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State offers free financial aid workshop

The process of applying for financial aid can seem overwhelming for both students and parents, but Pellissippi State Community College makes it easier on College Goal Sunday, a free workshop Jan. 26. College Goal Sunday is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students save classmate’s life

For Eric Flynn, the 2013 holiday season was a time to feel particularly blessed. During an English class in early December at Pellissippi State Community College, Flynn collapsed at his desk after suffering a heart attack. Two classmates, Alice Holt … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State names Pevey new Mathematics Department dean

In December, Pellissippi State Community College named Nancy Pevey the new dean of the Mathematics Department. Pevey has served as a Mathematics faculty member at the college since 1996. “She has been a leader in a variety of design, improvement … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State puts out casting call for ‘Unnecessary Farce’

Comedic actors and actresses: Try out your talents at Pellissippi State Community College. Auditions get under way at the end of this month for the play “Unnecessary Farce.” Auditions are open to everyone. They take place 7-9 p.m. Monday and … Continue reading

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