Playwright Jake Brasch visits with Pellissippi State Theatre students who are performing his play "Our Tempest"

Pellissippi State play combines Shakespeare with climate change for ‘wacky romp in the woods’

Theatre students at Pellissippi State Community College have collaborated with a Brooklyn playwright on a new play that will debut this weekend.  “Our Tempest” by Jake Brasch will be performed six times at Pellissippi State: at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 1-2 and April 8-9, as well as 2… Read More »Pellissippi State play combines Shakespeare with climate change for ‘wacky romp in the woods’

Early Childhood Education student with young children

Pellissippi State hosts Family Literacy Night for children 8 and younger

Families with children 8 and younger are invited to join Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs next week at Pellissippi State Community College’s Family Literacy Night.  The free event will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.  Hosted by Pellissippi… Read More »Pellissippi State hosts Family Literacy Night for children 8 and younger

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

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

2022 Pellissippi State Debate Team celebrates tournament win

Pellissippi State Debate Team wins championship, hosts state later this month

Despite never having competed in a tournament, the nine members of Pellissippi State Community College’s debate team – and one fellow student who filled an open spot on the team at the last minute – brought home the championship trophy at the Tennessee Valley Invitational Tournament.  The team, coached by… Read More »Pellissippi State Debate Team wins championship, hosts state later this month

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

Meet the Deans graphic

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

Keith Brown in hat

Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage

Pianist, composer, arranger and educator Keith Brown returns to Knoxville next week to kick off Pellissippi State Community College’s spring 2022 concert series.  Brown will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the College’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville. The… Read More »Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage