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Explore two-year career programs at Pellissippi State event April 9

Pellissippi State students welding

Welding Technology is one of Pellissippi State’s 28 career programs students can explore at a showcase April 9.

Prospective students of all ages are invited to explore in-demand occupations at Pellissippi State Community College’s Career Program Showcase. 

The free event will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville. 

Pellissippi State offers 28 career programs designed to get students out of school and into the workforce in two years. Those who attend the Career Program Showcase can choose up to three different programs to explore with hands-on sessions hosted by Pellissippi State faculty. 

Options include everything from Computer Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts to Media Technologies, Nursing and Welding Technology. 

The Career Program Showcase on April 9 also includes opportunities for prospective students to 

  • Meet with Financial Aid and learn about scholarships; 
  • Speak with four-year universities about how seamlessly Pellissippi State credits transfer; and 
  • Win a $250 scholarship from the Pellissippi State Foundation. 

“Prospective students have so many options to choose from, so we wanted to provide this opportunity for them to experience what they will learn in these programs and to meet other students and faculty,” said Leigh Anne Touzeau, assistant vice president for Enrollment Services.  “We want students to feel connected to Pellissippi State so that they can get off to a great start in their future career.”    

To register, visit Click here for a full list of Pellissippi State’s career programs.