Pellissippi State Nursing student Therese Lloyd in the Sim Lab at Strawberry Plains Campus

Pellissippi State receives grant to expand camps introducing high school students to skilled careers

A summer Nursing camp at Pellissippi State Community College left a lasting impression on Therese Lloyd when she was just 16 years old.  Four summers later, Lloyd volunteered at that same camp as a Nursing student at Pellissippi State, helping 12 high school students from Knox and Blount counties with… Read More »Pellissippi State receives grant to expand camps introducing high school students to skilled careers

Louise Niyogushima

Volunteering helps graduate make connections in community

As a self-proclaimed “broke college student,” Louise Niyogushima has learned that everyone has something they can give to help others, even if it’s not money.  “I am a broke student,” laughs Louise, “but I wanted to do something to make a difference in the community. So, I joined the Rotaract… Read More »Volunteering helps graduate make connections in community

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Schedule your summer fun with Lifelong Learning classes

Registration is open for Pellissippi State Community College’s Lifelong Learning classes this summer. Lifelong Learning classes are open to anyone 18 or older and offer the opportunity to stay active, get creative and learn something new.  Have fun with returning favorites such as:  Beginner Pickleball Clinic: Pickleball brings people of… Read More »Schedule your summer fun with Lifelong Learning classes

Michael Spurgeon, Breck Fulmer and Ethan Turbyfill, from left, rehearse "The Little White Duck."

Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

The third time’s a charm for a group of Pellissippi State Community College students, who will travel to Scotland this summer to perform in the world’s largest arts festival.  The group, led by Theatre Arts Professor Charles Miller, was scheduled to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2020 and… Read More »Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

Kelle Jolly, Chris Durman and Sean McCollough will present a music-filled presentation on the life of Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong.

Pellissippi State celebrates Appalachian musician Armstrong in free public webinar

Join Pellissippi State Community College in celebrating the life and art of Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong, an “Appalachian Original.”  The event, hosted by Pellissippi State Libraries Appalachian Heritage Project, will be held 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, on Zoom. While the celebration of the internationally acclaimed musician, painter and storyteller… Read More »Pellissippi State celebrates Appalachian musician Armstrong in free public webinar

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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

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Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Pellissippi State Community College students take the spotlight this month in a series of art exhibits and concerts that are free and open to the public.   All events will be held on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, with art exhibits in the Bagwell Center for… Read More »Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Poster for Mag Comic Expo

Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus hosts first Comic Expo

Calling all comic book enthusiasts! Whether you’re a vendor, collector, artist, cosplayer or just a fan, you’re invited to join Pellissippi State Community College at the school’s first comic-centered event on its Magnolia Avenue Campus.  The Mag Comic Expo will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at 1610… Read More »Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus hosts first Comic Expo

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

Early Childhood Education student with young children

Pellissippi State hosts Family Literacy Night for children 8 and younger

Families with children 8 and younger are invited to join Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs next week at Pellissippi State Community College’s Family Literacy Night.  The free event will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.  Hosted by Pellissippi… Read More »Pellissippi State hosts Family Literacy Night for children 8 and younger