Daelynn Crossno, left, and April Ellis in the Hardin Valley Campus Garden

Reviving Pellissippi State’s campus garden takes teamwork

Did you know that Pellissippi State Community College has a campus garden to help provide fresh fruit and veggies to students who face food insecurity?  Tucked behind the portable buildings next to the Student Recreation Center, the Hardin Valley Campus Garden grows produce to supplement the nonperishable food Student Care… Read More »Reviving Pellissippi State’s campus garden takes teamwork

Anika Schultz with "Done!" shirt at Mini-Graduation Fair on April 28

Pellissippi State allows Commencement speaker to pursue her passions

Anika Schultz will speak at Pellissippi State’s spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies this weekend, but even though Schultz is only 19, it won’t be her first time addressing a crowd. From testifying in front of the Tennessee General Assembly on behalf of a bill she wrote to bringing home a gold… Read More »Pellissippi State allows Commencement speaker to pursue her passions

students at graduation

Pellissippi State shifts Commencement ceremonies due to forecast

Due to unfavorable weather forecasts for Friday, May 6, Pellissippi State Community College has rescheduled both of its outdoor Commencement ceremonies to Saturday, May 7.  The ceremonies will still be held in the Hardin Valley Campus Courtyard, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.  Dean of Students Travis Loveday alerted all graduates… Read More »Pellissippi State shifts Commencement ceremonies due to forecast

students at graduation

Pellissippi State grads, guests clamor to attend in-person Commencement ceremonies

While 689 Pellissippi State Community College students will graduate this May, the College already has more than 2,500 guests registered to attend the school’s Commencement ceremonies this week.  Pellissippi State will hold two Commencement ceremonies, both in the courtyard of its Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville: 7… Read More »Pellissippi State grads, guests clamor to attend in-person Commencement ceremonies

Seda Ellis, left, and her sister Klea Lamallari, right, sit on the Hardin Valley Campus under a dogwood tree

Lamallari takes the lead on campus that convinced her to stay

From medical school in Albania to an Associate of Science in Accounting at Pellissippi State, Klea Lamallari has learned that unexpected changes can still lead to great things.  While in high school in Albania, Klea had already applied for medical school. Then, during a trip to Knoxville to visit her… Read More »Lamallari takes the lead on campus that convinced her to stay

Michael Spurgeon, Breck Fulmer and Ethan Turbyfill, from left, rehearse "The Little White Duck."

Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

The third time’s a charm for a group of Pellissippi State Community College students, who will travel to Scotland this summer to perform in the world’s largest arts festival.  The group, led by Theatre Arts Professor Charles Miller, was scheduled to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2020 and… Read More »Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

Logo for The Arts at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Pellissippi State Community College students take the spotlight this month in a series of art exhibits and concerts that are free and open to the public.   All events will be held on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, with art exhibits in the Bagwell Center for… Read More »Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Pellissippi State students welding

Explore two-year career programs at Pellissippi State event April 9

Prospective students of all ages are invited to explore in-demand occupations at Pellissippi State Community College’s Career Program Showcase.  The free event will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.  Pellissippi State offers 28 career programs designed to get… Read More »Explore two-year career programs at Pellissippi State event April 9

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