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Pellissippi State students partner with theatre professionals for ‘King Lear’

Pellissippi State Community College theatre students have a rare opportunity this semester to act and serve as technical crew alongside professionals on a Shakespearean production.  Pellissippi State will present “King Lear” in partnership with The WordPlayers April 5-14 in the college’s Clayton Performing Arts Center, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville. … Read More »Pellissippi State students partner with theatre professionals for ‘King Lear’

Festivalgoers sample Tennessee wines, mead and hard cider at Sip TN The Foothills 2023 on Pellissippi State's Blount County Campus. The event returns this April.

Sip TN Wine Fest returns to Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus

Sample more than 100 Tennessee-made wines, meads and hard ciders at Sip TN The Foothills on Saturday, April 6. More than 500 people attended the inaugural event last year.  The noon-5 p.m. event, sponsored by the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance and media partners, will be held on Pellissippi State Community… Read More »Sip TN Wine Fest returns to Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus

Anna B. Graham headshot

Graham named new Blount County Campus Dean

Longtime Maryville resident Anna B. Graham has been named the new dean of Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus.  Graham, who has lived in Maryville for 30 years this fall and is married to an 8th generation Blount Countian, has been serving as the interim dean since fall 2023.… Read More »Graham named new Blount County Campus Dean

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President of UT Medical Center headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate outstanding alumni while supporting 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. Tuesday, April 2, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa.… Read More »President of UT Medical Center headlines Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

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Pellissippi State welcomes pioneer in athletics for Women’s History Month

  The first woman to lead the University of Tennessee’s athletics department – both men’s and women’s sports – will headline Women’s History Month in March at Pellissippi State Community College.  Joan Cronan, who broke the glass ceiling at UT by serving as Interim Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director in… Read More »Pellissippi State welcomes pioneer in athletics for Women’s History Month

From left: Associate Professor Diane Riley, Associate Professor Julie Shubzda, Interior Design Technology student Dixie Lewis, Media and Engineering Technologies Dean Margaret Ann Jefferies and Interior Design Technology students Vanessa Lupasco, Valentyna Tretiak, Hannah West and Reagan Campbell check out the shipping container that was delivered to Pellissippi State's Hardin Valley Campus on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Pellissippi State students to transform shipping container into tiny home

Pellissippi State students across more than 10 career programs will come together this year to transform a shipping container into a tiny home.  The experiential learning project is spearheaded by Associate Professors Julie Shubzda and Diane Riley of Interior Design Technology and funded by a $10,000 grant from the college’s… Read More »Pellissippi State students to transform shipping container into tiny home

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