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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

Dr. Wise receives a $5,000 check from CBBC Bank on Tuesday, Sept. 19. From left are Wise; Maryville Mayor Andy White, past chair of the Pellissippi State Foundation Board of Trustees; Natasha Carr, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Kendall Waggoner, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Kaitlin Freeman, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Benssy Hyppolite Jean, CBBC Bank Scholarship recipient; Anna Graham, Interim Blount County Campus Dean; Mike Hearon, President and CEO of CBBC Bank.

CBBC Bank commits $50,000 for Pellissippi State scholarships

CBBC Bank has committed $50,000 to scholarships for Pellissippi State Community College students in honor of the bank’s 50th anniversary this month.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. accepted the donation from CBBC President and CEO Mike Hearon at the bank’s main office in downtown Maryville Tuesday, Sept. 19.… Read More »CBBC Bank commits $50,000 for Pellissippi State scholarships

Pellissippi State students Gricyl Canaca, Bairon Canaca-Zuniga and Lisandro Andres-Diego, from left, represent the College at the 2023 Hola Festival.

Pellissippi State invites community to join Hispanic Heritage Month events

Family festivals, musical performances and guest speakers are among the events Pellissippi State Community College has planned for Hispanic Heritage Month – and all are free and open to the public.  Themed “Todos Somos Familia” (We Are All Family), Hispanic Heritage Month at the college will celebrate the rich and… Read More »Pellissippi State invites community to join Hispanic Heritage Month events

The second photo depicts, L to R: PSCC President L. Anthony Wise, Jr., Stowers Machinery Corporation Chairman Wes Stowers, TCAT-Knoxville President Kelli Chaney, Tennessee Regent Miles Burdine.

Stowers, Moon receive honors from Tennessee Board of Regents

Wes Stowers and the Stowers Machinery Foundation and state Rep. Jerome Moon were honored Thursday by the Tennessee Board of Regents for their longtime support of Pellissippi State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. and TCAT Knoxville President Kelli Chaney… Read More »Stowers, Moon receive honors from Tennessee Board of Regents

Lynn Sykes at sewing machine making a quilted table runner

Have fun trying new things in Pellissippi State’s Lifelong Learning classes

Registration is open for Pellissippi State Community College’s Lifelong Learning classes this fall, continuing education courses open to anyone 18 or older.   “Lifelong Learning classes are designed with the community in mind and offer you the opportunity to stay active, get creative and learn something new,” said Danielle Dreeszen, Community… Read More »Have fun trying new things in Pellissippi State’s Lifelong Learning classes