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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

This is the second year in a row that Pellissippi State finished first in the Southeast Region, Jackson noted, and Pellissippi State students swept the top three spots in the Southeast, with Jonah Weston finishing first for the second year in a row, Nathan Spann finishing second and Cordelia Hu finishing third.

Pellissippi State boasts top three math students in Southeast, finishes 6th in nation

Pellissippi State Community College has bested its previous record in a national math competition, finishing 6th in the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges Student Mathematics League for 2022-2023.  Pellissippi State cracked the top 10 for the first time last year, finishing 8th. The college’s previous best finish was 20th… Read More »Pellissippi State boasts top three math students in Southeast, finishes 6th in nation

Channing Mendez in cap and gown

National competition winner finds passion for video production at Pellissippi State

Channing Mendez was working as an electrician before attending Pellissippi State, but saw his apprenticeship abruptly end during the pandemic. “I started wondering what to do with my life because I had worked all kinds of jobs and I wasn’t particularly happy with any of them,” he admits.   Channing… Read More »National competition winner finds passion for video production at Pellissippi State

Sarah Howell in cap and gown with diploma in front of piano

Howell finds her voice as Pellissippi State’s Outstanding Music Graduate

From as far back as Sarah Howell can remember, music has been a part of her life. “I think as soon as I had my first word, I was singing my first song,” she recalls. So when she started at Pellissippi State in the fall of 2020, majoring in music… Read More »Howell finds her voice as Pellissippi State’s Outstanding Music Graduate

Headshot of Kelly Wright

Celebrate Pellissippi State’s alumni award winners April 19

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate two of its outstanding alumni at the Pellissippi Strong Luncheon next week.  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 19, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa. Individual tickets… Read More »Celebrate Pellissippi State’s alumni award winners April 19

Cassius Cash

Smokies superintendent headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

Celebrate Pellissippi State Community College’s outstanding alumni and support 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. Wednesday, April 19, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa. Individual… Read More »Smokies superintendent headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

The Pellissippi State Speech and Debate Team with awards at the Tennessee Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament at Belmont University Feb. 18-19, 2023.

Pellissippi State Speech and Debate heads to national competition

Bolstered by wins in 29 consecutive competitions, Pellissippi State Community College Speech and Debate Team is gearing up for its first national competition in March.  “Reaching a national tournament brings me great pride and validates all of the hard work that these students and past competitors have done over the… Read More »Pellissippi State Speech and Debate heads to national competition