Inside Pellissippi
March 14, 2011 Issue: VII  Volume: IX
College Calendar

March 15
Living Life Beyond Limits Seminar: "Who Are You?" with Hallerin Hilton Hill

March 16
Faculty Senate Book Sale (Pellissippi Campus)

Gnosis Essential Viewing Film Series

March 17
Common Book Event: Gwen Cooper's "Homer's Odyssey"

Faculty Senate Book Sale (Pellissippi Campus)

March 23
Faculty Lecture Series: Photovoltaics - An Alternate Energy Source

March 24
Common Book Event: Religious leaders panel

March 26-27
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Student travels long and winding road to an education

Samantha Lindsay When Samantha Lindsay walked out of her sixth-grade classroom at the end of the year, she had no idea that it also would be the end of school for her.

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Hallerin Hilton Hill to speak at Magnolia Avenue Campus

Hallerin Hilton Hill Hallerin Hilton Hill, host of "The Hallerin Hilton Hill Morning Show" on News Talk 98.7 radio, hosts a motivational seminar at the Magnolia Avenue Campus on March 15 entitled "Who Are You?" The event is free and open to the public.

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Panel of religious leaders to discuss happiness on March 24

Students have read this year's Common Book, "The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places on Earth," and the College has hosted numerous guest speakers addressing the concept of happiness. Now a panel of local religious leaders takes up the subject.

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Security guard recognized as Officer of the Year

Bory Cain Bory Cain's performance as a security officer at Pellissippi State has earned him Officer of the Year 2010 for Walden Security, the company that provides security services to the College. A reception was hosted in his honor on February 22.

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Choose your favorite dance to learn—then sign up!

dance Perhaps the rhythm of the cha-cha appeals to you, or maybe you're more interested in learning the fluid moves of belly dance. It might be the drama of flamenco that you find intriguing.

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Students and others benefit from First Horizon support

Pam Fansler 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."

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Student credits AHEAD program with continued success

Ethan Brewer One minute he was styling hair and the next thing he knew, he was in line with a cap and gown.

It happened almost that fast, says Ethan Brewer, 40, owner of Hairpeace Salon in Knoxville.

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Chinese, publishing among non-credit courses offered this spring

Learn to converse in Chinese and publish your nonfiction book. The College is offering these and many other non-credit personal enrichment courses this spring.

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Jazz and bluegrass featured at free concert

The Jazz Band and Bluegrass Concert is just one installment in the Pellissippi State Music Concert Series. It also happens to be one of the most popular of the nine-concert series' performances.

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College officially dedicates Confucius Classroom

Confucius Classroom dedication Students here have been learning to speak Mandarin Chinese since spring classes began in January, but it was at a February 16 dedication ceremony that they first got to view the Confucius Classroom plaque that symbolizes the College's commitment to international education

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Pellissippi State play begins March 25

handler Pellissippi State will present five performances of "Handler"—as in snake handler—by Robert Schenkkan in the Clayton Performing Arts Center this month and next.

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Pellissippi State Community College

Employee Profile

Dean Copple

Name: Dean Copple

Title: Director, Application Programming Support

Major responsibilities: Managing and directing a team of systems analysts responsible for the administration, interpretation and support of administrative computing systems.

Length of service at the College: 2 years

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New Employees

Christy Coulter

Christy Coulter
ERC Assistant
Blount County Programs
Student Success & Enrollment Management

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