Student in Electrical Engineering Technology class at Pellissippi State

Free career training at Pellissippi State addresses COVID-19 job losses

Those whose finances or job outlooks were negatively impacted by COVID-19 have one more chance to receive free career training at Pellissippi State Community College.  The college will offer its Reimagine Your Career program on Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb. 15-March 17 at the Blount County Campus and the Magnolia Avenue… Read More »Free career training at Pellissippi State addresses COVID-19 job losses

Ahadut Mengesha works on his Raspberry Pi computer at camp in summer 2021. Raspberry Pi camp is an introduction to physical computing using the Python programming language and a Raspberry Pi single board computer.

Pellissippi State to extend work-based learning in information technology, advanced manufacturing

Pellissippi State Community College has received a second round of funding to enhance its College to Career Collaboratives in Knox and Blount counties.   Gov. Bill Lee announced Nov. 18 the second round of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) program, which prioritizes learning opportunities in rural counties and enhances… Read More »Pellissippi State to extend work-based learning in information technology, advanced manufacturing

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