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Christy Newman of Arconic presents $80,000 grant to Pellissippi State in front of Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center

Arconic Foundation helps more high schoolers take Pellissippi State dual enrollment courses

Arconic Foundation has awarded Pellissippi State Community College $80,000 to help Blount County juniors and seniors explore advanced manufacturing careers while still in high school.  The Pellissippi State Credit to Credentials pilot project includes Career and Technical Education dual enrollment opportunities for students in 11th and 12th grades at Alcoa,… Read More »Arconic Foundation helps more high schoolers take Pellissippi State dual enrollment courses

Vice President for External Affairs Patricia Weaver

Pellissippi State hires Patricia Weaver as vice president for External Affairs

Monroe County native and longtime educator Patricia Weaver, Ed.D., has joined Pellissippi State Community College as the school’s vice president for External Affairs.  Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. created the new position this summer as part of an organizational restructuring. External Affairs encompasses the college’s existing offices of… Read More »Pellissippi State hires Patricia Weaver as vice president for External Affairs

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

Blount County leaders Ruth and Steve West, fifth and sixth from left, celebrate the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center on Tuesday, Aug. 16

Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County

Pellissippi State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and community leaders from throughout Blount County celebrated the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.  The $16.5 million workforce development center is located on Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus… Read More »Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County

Anna B. Graham headshot

Graham joins Pellissippi State Foundation as director of Annual Giving, Scholarships

A high school counselor who spent the past 14 years introducing students to opportunities that awaited them at Pellissippi State Community College is now using that experience to develop financial resources that increase and enhance quality education and training at the college.  Anna B. Graham of Maryville has joined the… Read More »Graham joins Pellissippi State Foundation as director of Annual Giving, Scholarships

Headshot of Scott Clark

Celebrate alumni award winners Clark, Viox at Pellissippi Strong luncheon

Pellissippi State Community College will honor two of its outstanding alumni at an April 20 event that benefits the college’s Greatest Need Fund.  Scott Clark, an algebra teacher and head track coach at Powell High School, and Candace Viox, owner of Water into Wine Bistro and Lounge, will receive awards… Read More »Celebrate alumni award winners Clark, Viox at Pellissippi Strong luncheon

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