Division Street Campus in May 2021

Check out Pellissippi State’s Division Street Campus at March 31 event

Did you know that you can complete three career programs at Pellissippi State Community College’s Division Street Campus without driving to another location?  The college’s original campus, located at 3435 Division Street in Knoxville, will hold an open house 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Those who attend the Pellissippi Preview… Read More »Check out Pellissippi State’s Division Street Campus at March 31 event

Retired Air Force Col. Paula Penson

Retired Air Force colonel, a cancer survivor raised in deep poverty, headlines Pellissippi Strong event

Celebrate Pellissippi State Community College’s outstanding alumni and support current students at the college’s Pellissippi Strong luncheon April 20.  The event, presented by FirstBank and hosted by Tearsa Smith of WATE-TV, will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Hilton Knoxville Airport, 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa. Individual… Read More »Retired Air Force colonel, a cancer survivor raised in deep poverty, headlines Pellissippi Strong event

Advent Electric co-CEOs Kevin Ramsey, left, and Nicholas Hodge, in front of their Knoxville office

Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

Knoxville’s Advent Electric Inc. will be honored Wednesday, March 16, by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center with its 2021 Rising Star Award.  The Rising Star Award is the highest honor TSBDC has to recognize growing small businesses in the Knoxville area. The award honors business owners who have achieved… Read More »Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

Abstract clay piece by Hunter Stamps

Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

Pellissippi State Community College’s art gallery shifts its focus from fabric to sculpture as the Arts at Pellissippi State presents Hunter Stamps and Jessica Wilson: Ceramics.  The works of these two artists will be on display through April 1 in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery on the college’s… Read More »Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

Dom Flemons with banjo

Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State

It’s not every day that you get to hear and learn from a Grammy Award-winning musician, but Pellissippi State Community College offers that opportunity to the public next week – for free.  Dom Flemons, a 2020 United States Artists Fellow, will perform a free concert at the Clayton Performing Arts… Read More »Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State

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Meet Pellissippi State’s newest campus deans at Magnolia Avenue, Blount County events

Pellissippi State Community College invites the community to welcome two new campus deans who have weathered both a pandemic and a ransomware attack since their start dates.  The college will hold a Meet and Greet with Magnolia Avenue Campus Dean Stella Bridgeman at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, on the… Read More »Meet Pellissippi State’s newest campus deans at Magnolia Avenue, Blount County events

Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt is on display Feb. 7-March 4

Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

Pellissippi State Community College offers free art exhibits and musical performances each month – and no tickets are required.  Beginning Monday, Feb. 7, The Arts at Pellissippi State presents Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. … Read More »Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

Student in Electrical Engineering Technology class at Pellissippi State

Free career training at Pellissippi State addresses COVID-19 job losses

Those whose finances or job outlooks were negatively impacted by COVID-19 have one more chance to receive free career training at Pellissippi State Community College.  The college will offer its Reimagine Your Career program on Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb. 15-March 17 at the Blount County Campus and the Magnolia Avenue… Read More »Free career training at Pellissippi State addresses COVID-19 job losses

Ahadut Mengesha works on his Raspberry Pi computer at camp in summer 2021. Raspberry Pi camp is an introduction to physical computing using the Python programming language and a Raspberry Pi single board computer.

Pellissippi State to extend work-based learning in information technology, advanced manufacturing

Pellissippi State Community College has received a second round of funding to enhance its College to Career Collaboratives in Knox and Blount counties.   Gov. Bill Lee announced Nov. 18 the second round of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) program, which prioritizes learning opportunities in rural counties and enhances… Read More »Pellissippi State to extend work-based learning in information technology, advanced manufacturing

A painting on fabric by artist Denise Burge

Exhibition exposes ‘corporeal reality’ of tropics

A new art exhibit at Pellissippi State Community College shows another side of “usually glamorous” beach life.  “Denise Burge: Recent Work” will be on display in the College’s Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, through Feb. 4. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. … Read More »Exhibition exposes ‘corporeal reality’ of tropics