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Pellissippi State Culinary Arts students at the Legislative Breakfast on Feb. 2, 2024.

Experiential learning, industry partnerships on display at Legislative Breakfast

State and local legislators saw firsthand Friday the kind of experiential learning that is preparing Pellissippi State Community College students to enter the workforce.   “Students are supplementing what they’re learning in the classroom through doing,” said Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr., as Business/Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts students… Read More »Experiential learning, industry partnerships on display at Legislative Breakfast

front entrance of Blount County Campus building

Pellissippi State students share undergraduate research

Dolly Parton’s impact on education and COVID’s impact on student success and mental health are among the topics Pellissippi State Community College students have researched this fall.  These English and Communication students are presenting what they’ve learned during Pellissippi State’s inaugural Undergraduate Research Forum. Each student has prepared a 3-… Read More »Pellissippi State students share undergraduate research

Pellissippi State Culinary Arts students and faculty show off some of the dishes they prepared for an International Luncheon on the college's Blount County Campus in March 2022.

Pellissippi State, TCAT host Dual Enrollment Showcase for younger students and their parents

Pellissippi State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology are co-hosting an opportunity for students to learn more about earning college course credit before they enroll in college.  The Dual Enrollment Showcase on Oct. 17 will introduce junior high and high school students to the high-demand career programs… Read More »Pellissippi State, TCAT host Dual Enrollment Showcase for younger students and their parents

Dr. Wise receives a $5,000 check from CBBC Bank on Tuesday, Sept. 19. From left are Wise; Maryville Mayor Andy White, past chair of the Pellissippi State Foundation Board of Trustees; Natasha Carr, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Kendall Waggoner, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Kaitlin Freeman, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Benssy Hyppolite Jean, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Anna Graham, Interim Blount County Campus Dean; Mike Hearon, President and CEO of CBBC Bank.

CBBC Bank commits $50,000 for Pellissippi State scholarships

CBBC Bank has committed $50,000 to scholarships for Pellissippi State Community College students in honor of the bank’s 50th anniversary this month.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. accepted the donation from CBBC President and CEO Mike Hearon at the bank’s main office in downtown Maryville Tuesday, Sept. 19.… Read More »CBBC Bank commits $50,000 for Pellissippi State scholarships

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

Holocaust survivor Michael Berkowicz and his wife, Bonnie

Reserve seats to hear Holocaust survivor April 19

Pellissippi State Community College will host Holocaust survivor Michael Berkowicz on its Blount County Campus next week as the world commemorates Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Michael’s Holocaust story is unique in that he was born in Siberia while his family was in exile,” explained Pellissippi State… Read More »Reserve seats to hear Holocaust survivor April 19

Graphic of wine bottles for Sip TN The Foothills

Tennessee wineries bring festival to Blount County

Sample more than 100 Tennessee-made wines, meads and hard ciders at Sip TN The Foothills on Saturday, April 15.  The noon-5 p.m. event, sponsored by the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance, will be held on Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus, home to the state’s only varietal research vineyard on… Read More »Tennessee wineries bring festival to Blount County

Christy Newman of Arconic presents $80,000 grant to Pellissippi State in front of Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center

Arconic Foundation helps more high schoolers take Pellissippi State dual enrollment courses

Arconic Foundation has awarded Pellissippi State Community College $80,000 to help Blount County juniors and seniors explore advanced manufacturing careers while still in high school.  The Pellissippi State Credit to Credentials pilot project includes Career and Technical Education dual enrollment opportunities for students in 11th and 12th grades at Alcoa,… Read More »Arconic Foundation helps more high schoolers take Pellissippi State dual enrollment courses

Pellissippi State Preview Nights

Check out all five Pellissippi State campuses at upcoming Previews

Pellissippi State Community College has expanded its fall open house to include Preview events at all five campuses this fall.  These events give prospective students an opportunity to check out Pellissippi State’s campuses, learn about our career and transfer programs, and meet the support teams in place to ensure that… Read More »Check out all five Pellissippi State campuses at upcoming Previews

Blount County leaders Ruth and Steve West, fifth and sixth from left, celebrate the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center on Tuesday, Aug. 16

Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County

Pellissippi State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and community leaders from throughout Blount County celebrated the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.  The $16.5 million workforce development center is located on Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus… Read More »Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County