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Charles Dodd White with books

James Agee Conference reverts to in-person at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State Community College’s annual literature conference returns to its original in-person format this year – but in a new location.  The James Agee Conference for Arts and Literature will be held Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on the college’s Strawberry Plains Campus, 7201 Strawberry Plains… Read More »James Agee Conference reverts to in-person at Pellissippi State

An Ashton Ludden weaving of salvaged plastic waste

Engravings and weavings of wildlife aim to invoke passion for conservation

Copper, wood and even salvaged plastic waste come together in a new art exhibition exploring the natural world at Pellissippi State Community College.  The Ashton Ludden Exhibit is on display at the Bagwell Center for Media and Arts Gallery until March 1. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.… Read More »Engravings and weavings of wildlife aim to invoke passion for conservation

Greg Moody on alto sax

Multi-instrumentalist Greg Moody joins Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra at Pellissippi State

The Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra welcomes guest artist Greg Moody at its concert Thursday, Feb. 15, at Pellissippi State Community College.  The free event, which is open to the public, will start at 7 p.m. in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley… Read More »Multi-instrumentalist Greg Moody joins Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra at Pellissippi State

Theotis Robinson Jr.

Pellissippi State welcomes local civil rights advocate for Black History Month

The first Black man to attend the University of Tennessee will speak at Pellissippi State Community College in honor of Black History Month.  Theotis Robinson Jr., a trailblazer and advocate for equality for more than 60 years, will talk with Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. during February’s “Conversation… Read More »Pellissippi State welcomes local civil rights advocate for Black History Month

Lovers, a cyanotype on cotton, is one of Anna Halliwell Gianferante's 2023 works on display at Pellissippi State through Nov. 17.

Pellissippi State art exhibit explores memory, truth and loss

Photos developed from film and handwritten notes passed in class take on a new life in the mixed media exhibit “what abides here” at Pellissippi State Community College.  The solo exhibition of artist Anna Halliwell Gianferante is on display in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery on the… Read More »Pellissippi State art exhibit explores memory, truth and loss

Author Neema Avashia outside with a river and stone bridge in the background

Young Creative Writer’s Workshop returns to Pellissippi State on Oct. 28

Pellissippi State Community College’s 9th annual Young Creative Writer’s Workshop features sessions on “Haints, Haunts and Horrors in the Holler” and “Appalachian Myths, Monsters and Mysteries” as well as other witchy workshops.  The free event will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, on Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains Campus,… Read More »Young Creative Writer’s Workshop returns to Pellissippi State on Oct. 28

Headshot of Rosa Mar

Hispanic Heritage Month culminates with Oct. 24 ‘Conversation with a Legend’

Pellissippi State Community College’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration wraps up next week with a ‘Conversation with a Legend,’ and the public is invited.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. will facilitate a discussion with Rosa Mar on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at noon in the Goins Building Auditorium on the… Read More »Hispanic Heritage Month culminates with Oct. 24 ‘Conversation with a Legend’

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

Some of the Cherokee- and Southern Appalachian-style baskets on display at the Strawberry Plains Campus Library.

‘All the Eggs in One Basket’ exhibit celebrates Cherokee, Southern Appalachian basketry

Cherokee basketry and Southern Appalachian basket styles are on display now at Pellissippi State Community College’s Strawberry Plains Campus.  The “All the Eggs in One Basket” exhibit curated by Art Professor Jeffrey Lockett is free and open to the public through the college’s Appalachian Heritage Project, which is housed in… Read More »‘All the Eggs in One Basket’ exhibit celebrates Cherokee, Southern Appalachian basketry

Artist Aaron Coleman in front of some of his prints

Pellissippi State hosts prints, collages by internationally renowned artist

Pellissippi State Community College will host a solo exhibit of prints and collages by artist Aaron Coleman Sept. 25-Oct. 20 in the Bagwell Center for Media and Arts Gallery.  The gallery, located on Pellissippi State’s Hardin Valley Campus, is free and open to the public. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.… Read More »Pellissippi State hosts prints, collages by internationally renowned artist