Pellissippi State supports nontraditional students with services that include alternative scheduling, cohort programs, tutoring, workforce development and career placement. The College even offers nontraditional students credit for military and work experience through what’s called “prior learning assessment,” or PLA.
The Magnolia Avenue Campus is focusing on this population during its Nontraditional Student Week, Nov. 3-7. Events include the following:
- “Eating Healthy With Less” by Julie Bledsoe, certified nutrition educator, 1-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in Room 125
- Massages by Laselva Med Spa and Massage Envy, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the fitness center
- “Dispelling Myths: Family Law” by James T. Karney, executive director of the Family Relationship Center of East Tennessee, 11:50 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 130
- Luncheon with games and music, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 130
- “Holiday Budgeting” by Chris Parrott, vice president/marketing manager of Regions Financial Corp., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Room 130