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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

Students and faculty perform during the Holiday Spectacular in December 2019

Seating limited, arrive early for popular Holiday Spectacular

Arrive early for Pellissippi State Community College’s hugely popular Holiday Spectacular, as seating is limited and only one show will be performed this year.  The Holiday Spectacular highlights the talents of more than 150 Pellissippi State students and employees performing classic winter tunes and carols. “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing!”… Read More »Seating limited, arrive early for popular Holiday Spectacular

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

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

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash in front of a colorful mural

Pellissippi State hosts hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash

Hip-hop innovator Grandmaster Flash is coming to Pellissippi State Community College next month – and you’re invited to experience his master class on the Birth of a Culture.  Grandmaster Flash will hold an audio and visual lecture and demonstration 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center… Read More »Pellissippi State hosts hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash

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