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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

Regina Jennings headshot spring 2024

Celebrate Pellissippi State’s alumni award winners April 2

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate two of its outstanding alumni at the Pellissippi Strong Luncheon on April 2.   The event, presented by FirstBank and hosted by Tearsa Smith of WATE-TV, will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa. Individual… Read More »Celebrate Pellissippi State’s alumni award winners April 2

Dr. Keith Gray headshot

President of UT Medical Center headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate outstanding alumni while supporting current students at the college’s Pellissippi Strong Luncheon this April.   The event, presented by FirstBank and hosted by Tearsa Smith of WATE-TV, will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa.… Read More »President of UT Medical Center headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

Pellissippi State successful in collecting donations for on-campus food pantry

Students, faculty and staff at Pellissippi State Community College led Tennessee’s community and technical colleges in a six-week challenge to collect food items for those in need. Tennessee’s public community and technical colleges annually participate in the challenge throughout the months of November and December to collect food and cash… Read More »Pellissippi State successful in collecting donations for on-campus food pantry

Pellissippi State's Sade Lee, far right, drives the ball past Dyersburg State soccer players at a match in September 2023.

Pellissippi State Women’s Soccer star Sade Lee earns All-American honors

A Pellissippi State Community College women’s soccer player has earned honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.  Forward Sade Lee, who was named Player of the Year by the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association in October, was named an NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American last week.  Lee, who played high… Read More »Pellissippi State Women’s Soccer star Sade Lee earns All-American honors

Shon Sievers, Chelsea Aylward, Caden Elliott, Megan O'Neal

Pellissippi State Theatre students rack up accolades for ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Six Pellissippi State Community College students have been nominated for regional college theatre awards for their recent production of “Peter and the Wolf,” a devised theatre piece using shadow puppets, overhead projections and other technology to tell the classic children’s story in a new way.    Pellissippi State students McKenzie Dawson,… Read More »Pellissippi State Theatre students rack up accolades for ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Tennessee community college students ride the Tokyo Metro in Japan during a study abroad program in 2023.

Pellissippi State is No. 1 community college for study abroad

Pellissippi State Community College ranks first in the nation among community colleges for its number of students who study abroad.  According to the 2023 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, Pellissippi State sent 116 students to study abroad in academic year 2021-2022. That’s 23 more students than… Read More »Pellissippi State is No. 1 community college for study abroad

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, second from left, celebrates Pellissippi State winning the 2023 college voter registration drive for two-year schools on Nov. 8, 2023.

Pellissippi State wins statewide voter registration drive competition

Pellissippi State Community College registered more voters during September’s college voter registration drive than any other community college in Tennessee.  The college’s Student Engagement and Leadership office held voter drives on each of Pellissippi State’s four campuses the week of Sept. 14-21 and registered 264 new voters.  “Tennessee and our… Read More »Pellissippi State wins statewide voter registration drive competition

Pellissippi State Women's Soccer team celebrates their 1-0 win over Motlow State on Oct. 12. The college's Women's Soccer program has been honored with Coach of the Year and Player of the Year awards from the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association.

Pellissippi State boasts Women’s Soccer Coach, Player of the Year: TCCAA

Pellissippi State Community College’s women’s soccer coach and several of the team’s players have earned statewide honors in their inaugural season.  Head coach Mariana Diaz Lopez was named Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association on Oct. 23, having led Pellissippi State’s first women’s soccer team… Read More »Pellissippi State boasts Women’s Soccer Coach, Player of the Year: TCCAA

The second photo depicts, L to R: PSCC President L. Anthony Wise, Jr., Stowers Machinery Corporation Chairman Wes Stowers, TCAT-Knoxville President Kelli Chaney, Tennessee Regent Miles Burdine.

Stowers, Moon receive honors from Tennessee Board of Regents

Wes Stowers and the Stowers Machinery Foundation and state Rep. Jerome Moon were honored Thursday by the Tennessee Board of Regents for their longtime support of Pellissippi State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. and TCAT Knoxville President Kelli Chaney… Read More »Stowers, Moon receive honors from Tennessee Board of Regents