Anika Schultz with "Done!" shirt at Mini-Graduation Fair on April 28

Pellissippi State allows Commencement speaker to pursue her passions

Anika Schultz will speak at Pellissippi State’s spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies this weekend, but even though Schultz is only 19, it won’t be her first time addressing a crowd. From testifying in front of the Tennessee General Assembly on behalf of a bill she wrote to bringing home a gold… Read More »Pellissippi State allows Commencement speaker to pursue her passions

Professor Tammie Bolling seated at a restaurant in England

Pellissippi State professor awarded Fulbright to Ireland to teach, research computer science

Professor Tammie Bolling, chair of Pellissippi State Community College’s Computer Information Technology program, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Ireland for fall 2022.  Bolling will complete research to ascertain the acceptance and use of digital health care innovations in Ireland while also lecturing at Atlantic Technological University,… Read More »Pellissippi State professor awarded Fulbright to Ireland to teach, research computer science

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

Home Federal Bank CEO David Reynolds and President Wise

Home Federal Bank receives state award for support of higher education

Home Federal Bank’s longtime support of Pellissippi State Community College has earned the Knoxville-based bank the 2022 TBR Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.  The award, announced March 30 in Nashville, recognizes individuals and organizations that have given special assistance to at least one Tennessee Board of Regents institution. TBR… Read More »Home Federal Bank receives state award for support of higher education

Advent Electric co-CEOs Kevin Ramsey, left, and Nicholas Hodge, in front of their Knoxville office

Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

Knoxville’s Advent Electric Inc. will be honored Wednesday, March 16, by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center with its 2021 Rising Star Award.  The Rising Star Award is the highest honor TSBDC has to recognize growing small businesses in the Knoxville area. The award honors business owners who have achieved… Read More »Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

2022 Pellissippi State Debate Team celebrates tournament win

Pellissippi State Debate Team wins championship, hosts state later this month

Despite never having competed in a tournament, the nine members of Pellissippi State Community College’s debate team – and one fellow student who filled an open spot on the team at the last minute – brought home the championship trophy at the Tennessee Valley Invitational Tournament.  The team, coached by… Read More »Pellissippi State Debate Team wins championship, hosts state later this month

Award-winning page from brochure

Pellissippi State Business and Community Services wins international award for interactive design

Pellissippi State Community College’s Business and Community Services has brought home an international award for its Lifelong Learning course publication. The 18-page fall 2021 publication won an International Award for Excellence in Brochure Design from the Learning Resources Network last week. LERN is the world’s largest association in continuing education… Read More »Pellissippi State Business and Community Services wins international award for interactive design

Lesli Bales-Sherrod shakes hands while receiving award

Bales-Sherrod named Rising Star by national marketing organization

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Lesli Bales-Sherrod, public relations specialist for Pellissippi State Community College, has received the Rising Star award from National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) and was celebrated this week at NCMPR’s regional conference in Savannah, Georgia. The Rising Star award is presented in each of NCMPR’s seven districts to… Read More »Bales-Sherrod named Rising Star by national marketing organization