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Mera Ragsdale with painting at Strawberry Plains Campus

Pellissippi State alumna honors Nursing program with original painting

Artist Mera Ragsdale of Knoxville watched in 2020 as her best friend, Elizabeth Phillips, reported to work each day at University of Tennessee Medical Center during those first uncertain months of the coronavirus pandemic.  “She’s a physical therapist, but she was working on the COVID ward, all hours, when she… Read More »Pellissippi State alumna honors Nursing program with original painting

Headshot of Scott Clark

Celebrate alumni award winners Clark, Viox at Pellissippi Strong luncheon

Pellissippi State Community College will honor two of its outstanding alumni at an April 20 event that benefits the college’s Greatest Need Fund.  Scott Clark, an algebra teacher and head track coach at Powell High School, and Candace Viox, owner of Water into Wine Bistro and Lounge, will receive awards… Read More »Celebrate alumni award winners Clark, Viox at Pellissippi Strong luncheon

Retired Air Force Col. Paula Penson

Retired Air Force colonel, a cancer survivor raised in deep poverty, headlines Pellissippi Strong event

Celebrate Pellissippi State Community College’s outstanding alumni and support current students at the college’s Pellissippi Strong luncheon April 20.  The event, presented by FirstBank and hosted by Tearsa Smith of WATE-TV, will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa. Individual… Read More »Retired Air Force colonel, a cancer survivor raised in deep poverty, headlines Pellissippi Strong event