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JaQuandrea Dudley to lead women’s basketball

A coach who has been instrumental in shaping men’s and women’s basketball at Columbia State Community College has joined Pellissippi State to serve as its first head women’s basketball coach. JaQuandrea “Quan” Dudley, who begins his position with the college effective May 16, has played an integral role at Columbia… Read More »JaQuandrea Dudley to lead women’s basketball

Meredith Smith to lead women’s softball

Pellissippi State Community College has hired Meredith Smith to serve as the school’s first head softball coach in program history. Smith began her college athletics coaching career in 2004 at the University of Tennessee working for two years as the director of softball operations under legendary coaches Karen and Ralph… Read More »Meredith Smith to lead women’s softball

PSCC Student Athletic Banquet 2024

Panther Awards athletics banquet highlights excellence in first year of PSCC program

Student athletes were recognized recently at the year-end Pellissippi State Athletics Panther Awards banquet. The Pellissippi State Women’s Soccer team won the Academic Apex Award, given to the team achieving the highest overall GPA during the academic year. Women’s Soccer player Sade Lee earned the Standout Performance Award for excellence… Read More »Panther Awards athletics banquet highlights excellence in first year of PSCC program

Alen Muharemi has earned a $2,000 grant for his pitch in an entrepreneurial competition.

Pitch competition helps students bring business ideas to reality

Two Pellissippi State Community College students who participated in the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship  pitch competition last week now  have the opportunity to turn their capstone projects into reality.   Alen Muharemi and Simone Durrance, whose pitches demonstrated their interests in starting a mural company and a food truck business,… Read More »Pitch competition helps students bring business ideas to reality

Criminal Justice Professor Joe Schmitz introduces students to fingerprinting during a 2023 summer camp at Pellissippi State.

Pickleball, watercolor painting and more coming to Pellissippi State this summer

Pellissippi State is offering a variety of summer camps for students to learn and build connections and skills while having fun all summer long.  The camps include a variety of activities and opportunities that can introduce middle and high school students to careers and other engaging activities offered at the… Read More »Pickleball, watercolor painting and more coming to Pellissippi State this summer

Student participants of the SkillsUSA regional competition in Chattanooga gather on the steps for a photo.

Audio, graphic, video, web, welding students excel in state competition  

Ten Pellissippi State students will advance to national competition with SkillsUSA after achieving the highest level of accomplishment at the state-level competition earlier this month.   A group of 21 Pellissippi State students competed in Chattanooga on April 14-17 at the SkillsUSA Tennessee State Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of… Read More »Audio, graphic, video, web, welding students excel in state competition  

Paul Fisher, middle, shows off the four awards he received April 16 at Pellissippi State's Student Awards Ceremony.

Pellissippi State gears up for graduation, honors students for excellence

Pellissippi State Community College honored 65 students for their achievements this week and and will celebrate its almost 700 spring graduates in commencement ceremonies next month. The college will bestow 686 associate degrees and 151 certificates during ceremonies Friday, May 3, at 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, at 10… Read More »Pellissippi State gears up for graduation, honors students for excellence

Students walk on the Hardin Valley Campus during a spring semester.

Learn more about Pellissippi State at open house April 20

Prospective college students of all ages are invited to the Pellissippi Preview on Saturday, April 20 at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley Campus.  The free event, which runs 9 – 11:30 a.m., includes opportunities for prospective students to learn about academic programs, financial aid and scholarships,  support services and… Read More »Learn more about Pellissippi State at open house April 20

Graphic for the SME Manufacturing Imperative Workforce Pipeline Challenge

Pellissippi State commits to recruiting more students to advanced manufacturing

Pellissippi State Community College kicked off a three-year challenge Wednesday to attract and recruit 1,000 students into advanced manufacturing and connect them with industry partners.  More than 30 representatives from local manufacturing companies, K-12 school systems, chambers of commerce and the college were on hand to learn more about the… Read More »Pellissippi State commits to recruiting more students to advanced manufacturing

Poster for Livin' Live Music Festival on April 11, 2024.

Student plans downtown Maryville music festival

A Pellissippi State Community College student is putting into practice everything he’s learned in Audio Production Engineering to put on a music festival in Maryville this month.  Addison Clark has organized the LIVIN’ LIVE Music Festival that will be held Thursday, April 11, from 4-10 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre,… Read More »Student plans downtown Maryville music festival