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Get help with the FAFSA

Pellissippi State is hosting events throughout the month of July to assist students who may filing the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students and families are encouraged to attend any of these free events to meet with representatives from the college who can assist with information about… Read More »Get help with the FAFSA

Student leaders visit with Secretary of State Tre Hargett

Three Pellissippi State student government leaders spent July 2 with Secretary of State Tre Hargett at the annual College Civic Engagement Luncheon in Nashville. Student Government Association President Morgan Johnson, Vice President Joseph Collette and Secretary Victoria Crooks traveled to the annual meeting to discuss with Hargett the importance of… Read More »Student leaders visit with Secretary of State Tre Hargett

Pellissippi State Community College student Ivy Hoig is among four students participating in the Science Engagement and Leadership Academy at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture through the USDA's Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields program.

Pellissippi students getting a jump start into STEM careers

Four students from Pellissippi State Community College are working alongside University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture faculty this summer as part of an effort to grow the pool of women and minorities seeking advanced degrees in science and other STEM fields. Students Ivy Hoig, Adam Fields and Sarah Slaton, along… Read More »Pellissippi students getting a jump start into STEM careers

Free training available for veterans to start their own businesses

Pellissippi State Community College has launched a new partnership to help military veterans and their spouses establish a new business or sustain an existing one. In conjunction with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, Pellissippi State is offering the STRIVE (Startup Training Resources to Inspire Veteran Entrepreneurship) program at no… Read More »Free training available for veterans to start their own businesses

Associate Professor of Mathematics Robert Jackson works with students in a calculus course.

Pellissippi State among three Tennessee community colleges awarded innovation grants to aid student success  

The Tennessee Board of Regents has awarded a grant to Pellissippi State Community College that will help math students gain additional support they need to earn college credit.  Three Tennessee community college grant recipients were selected for their proposals to foster innovation in corequisite learning support models to improve long-term… Read More »Pellissippi State among three Tennessee community colleges awarded innovation grants to aid student success  

Advising assistance is available to students throughout the summer.

Help available for students with financial aid, registration questions

Pellissippi State staff members are available throughout the summer to assist those who may be concerned about how they’ll pay for school in the fall. Because the later-than-expected rollout of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, or the FAFSA, has impacted schools’ ability to compute financial aid, Tennessee… Read More »Help available for students with financial aid, registration questions

Pellissippi students tour the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Chemical Radiation studies lead students to Oak Ridge National Lab

On a recent spring afternoon in East Tennessee, six Pellissippi State Community College students got a glimpse of what could be their futures. The students, who toured ORNL’s isotope facilities, are the first to go through Pellissippi State’s Chemical Radiation Technology Pathway, a partnership between the college and Oak Ridge… Read More »Chemical Radiation studies lead students to Oak Ridge National Lab

JaQuandrea Dudley to lead women’s basketball

A coach who has been instrumental in shaping men’s and women’s basketball at Columbia State Community College has joined Pellissippi State to serve as its first head women’s basketball coach. JaQuandrea “Quan” Dudley, who begins his position with the college effective May 16, has played an integral role at Columbia… Read More »JaQuandrea Dudley to lead women’s basketball

Meredith Smith to lead women’s softball

Pellissippi State Community College has hired Meredith Smith to serve as the school’s first head softball coach in program history. Smith began her college athletics coaching career in 2004 at the University of Tennessee working for two years as the director of softball operations under legendary coaches Karen and Ralph… Read More »Meredith Smith to lead women’s softball

Graduates encouraged to ‘go all in’ at 2024 commencement

Pellissippi State Community College honored the 2024 graduating class of nearly 700 students Friday and Saturday during ceremonies at Faith Promise Church near the Hardin Valley Campus.  Approximately 2,000 guests attended the events during the two days to honor the 693 students who received diplomas from Pellissippi State.  View our… Read More »Graduates encouraged to ‘go all in’ at 2024 commencement