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Actors in "The Wolves," a play about high school soccer players, in huddle

Pellissippi State Theatre partners with River & Rail for all-female play about soccer

An entirely female cast carries Pellissippi State’s fall Theatre production – a joint venture with Knoxville’s River & Rail Theatre Company.  “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe, a play about teenage girls who have been playing competitive soccer together since they were children, will run Dec. 2-18 at Old City Performing… Read More »Pellissippi State Theatre partners with River & Rail for all-female play about soccer

James E Cherry

Online reading series features authors James E. Cherry, Jane Harrington

The James Agee Online Reading Series returns this fall, continuing a tradition that started seven years ago as an on-campus literature conference at Pellissippi State Community College.  This year’s authors are James E. Cherry and Jane Harrington.  “By rethinking the conference as an online reading series that will be available… Read More »Online reading series features authors James E. Cherry, Jane Harrington

Panther athletic logo with blue panther head with teeth bared

Pellissippi State adds competitive athletics, starting fall 2023

High school athletes who want to continue their sports on a collegiate level will have another option next year, as Pellissippi State Community College adds competitive athletics in fall 2023.  The National Junior College Athletic Association officially accepted Pellissippi State into the conference at their meeting Oct. 20. Pellissippi State… Read More »Pellissippi State adds competitive athletics, starting fall 2023

Vice President for External Affairs Patricia Weaver

Pellissippi State hires Patricia Weaver as vice president for External Affairs

Monroe County native and longtime educator Patricia Weaver, Ed.D., has joined Pellissippi State Community College as the school’s vice president for External Affairs.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. created the new position this summer as part of an organizational restructuring. External Affairs encompasses the college’s existing offices of… Read More »Pellissippi State hires Patricia Weaver as vice president for External Affairs

Charles Dodd White with books

Pellissippi State invites teens, college students to free creative writing workshop

Calling all creative writers! You can learn about fiction, poetry, songwriting, screenwriting and publishing at a free workshop at Pellissippi State Community College.  The 8th annual Young Creative Writer’s Workshop will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, on the college’s Strawberry Plains Campus, 7201 Strawberry Plains Pike, Knoxville.… Read More »Pellissippi State invites teens, college students to free creative writing workshop

Efraim Zuroff, Ph.D.

Nazi hunter speaks at Pellissippi State about bringing fascist war criminals to trial

Efraim Zuroff, Ph.D., director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem, is coming to Pellissippi State Community College on Nov. 1, and the public is invited.  Zuroff, a renowned Nazi hunter, historian and author, will discuss his work bringing Nazi and fascist war criminals to trial in this presentation sponsored… Read More »Nazi hunter speaks at Pellissippi State about bringing fascist war criminals to trial

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

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

Pellissippi State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with 10 free events, open to public

Pellissippi State Community College invites you to join the College in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.  The College’s Hispanic Heritage Month Committee has planned 10 events, all of which are free and open to the public, that will celebrate the rich and beautiful complexity of… Read More »Pellissippi State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with 10 free events, open to public

Ribbon cutting for the new Strawberry Plains Campus Library and Appalachian Heritage Project

Appalachian Heritage Project opens on Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains Campus

A new campus library at Pellissippi State Community College will serve as a repository for regional literature, history and folklore.  The Appalachian Heritage Project, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, opened Friday, Sept. 9, inside the college’s new Strawberry Plains Campus Library. The ribbon cutting was… Read More »Appalachian Heritage Project opens on Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains Campus

Sisavanh Phouthavong Houghton Solo Exhibition

New art exhibit explores Laotian refugee experience, post-Vietnam War

The Arts at Pellissippi State kicks off its fall 2022 offerings this week with a new installation on the College’s Hardin Valley Campus.  Sisavanh Phouthavong Houghton Solo Exhibition will be on display through Sept. 23 in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The gallery… Read More »New art exhibit explores Laotian refugee experience, post-Vietnam War