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

Poster for Mag Comic Expo

Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus hosts first Comic Expo

Calling all comic book enthusiasts! Whether you’re a vendor, collector, artist, cosplayer or just a fan, you’re invited to join Pellissippi State Community College at the school’s first comic-centered event on its Magnolia Avenue Campus.  The Mag Comic Expo will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at 1610… Read More »Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus hosts first Comic Expo

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

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

Pellissippi State's first disc golf team on the disc golf course on the Hardin Valley Campus

Pellissippi State’s first disc golf team earns bid to national championship

Pellissippi State Community College’s first disc golf team is ranked in the top 25 in the nation and has earned a bid to the sport’s national championship in April, despite being the only team fielded by a two-year school.  Pellissippi State is ranked 18th of 69 men’s teams in College… Read More »Pellissippi State’s first disc golf team earns bid to national championship

Anika Schultz, Erin Russell, Aundrea Harding, Schylar Long, Caity Southall and Samantha Russell outside the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville

Pellissippi State student’s bill will go to Tennessee General Assembly

A Pellissippi State Community College student has authored a bill that will be submitted to the 2022 Tennessee General Assembly.  “I was extremely excited to find out my bill was going to be sent on!” said Anika Schultz, who serves as the College’s Student Government Association secretary. “I see a… Read More »Pellissippi State student’s bill will go to Tennessee General Assembly

Nick Galloway at work at the Maryville Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

Graduate spotlight: Galloway obtains industry certification before graduation

In the span of three months in early 2019, Nick Galloway lost his livelihood and his father.  “I was looking for a new career after working for the family business since I was 6,” remembers Nick, who was 38 at the time. “It was abrupt, but I have two children.… Read More »Graduate spotlight: Galloway obtains industry certification before graduation