Study Abroad Fair Oct. 3 at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State Community College serves as the host location for the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies’ annual Study Abroad Fair on Oct. 3. The free event is open to the community.

TnCIS, which is headquartered at Pellissippi State, coordinates study abroad opportunities as part of its mission of boosting international experience and culture in higher education across the state. It provides affordable, high-quality study abroad opportunities to students enrolled at Pellissippi State and other Tennessee Board of Regents institutions.

The Study Abroad Fair gives attendees the opportunity to learn about the 2013 summer study abroad programs, as well as obtain information about study abroad scholarships available to Pellissippi State students. More than 400 students and 50 faculty from Tennessee participated in the 2012 summer study abroad programs coordinated by TnCIS.

The 2013 summer study abroad programs are Austria, Brazil, China, Ecuador/Galapagos Islands, England, France, Great European Capitals, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Peru, Scotland, South Africa and Spain. Three new study abroad experiences for 2013 are also available: Eastern Europe’s Best, Iceland and Turkey.

The TnCIS Study Abroad Fair takes place at the Hardin Valley Campus in the Goins Building Rotunda. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

For additional information about TnCIS, visit or call the TnCIS office at (865) 539-7280. For additional information about enrollment at Pellissippi State, visit or call (865) 694-6400.

To request accommodations for a disability, contact the executive director of Human Resources at (865) 694-6607 or