Home Federal Bank CEO David Reynolds and President Wise

Home Federal Bank receives state award for support of higher education

Home Federal Bank’s longtime support of Pellissippi State Community College has earned the Knoxville-based bank the 2022 TBR Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.  The award, announced March 30 in Nashville, recognizes individuals and organizations that have given special assistance to at least one Tennessee Board of Regents institution. TBR… Read More »Home Federal Bank receives state award for support of higher education

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

Division Street Campus in May 2021

Check out Pellissippi State’s Division Street Campus at March 31 event

Did you know that you can complete three career programs at Pellissippi State Community College’s Division Street Campus without driving to another location?  The college’s original campus, located at 3435 Division Street in Knoxville, will hold an open house 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Those who attend the Pellissippi Preview… Read More »Check out Pellissippi State’s Division Street Campus at March 31 event

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

Advent Electric co-CEOs Kevin Ramsey, left, and Nicholas Hodge, in front of their Knoxville office

Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

Knoxville’s Advent Electric Inc. will be honored Wednesday, March 16, by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center with its 2021 Rising Star Award.  The Rising Star Award is the highest honor TSBDC has to recognize growing small businesses in the Knoxville area. The award honors business owners who have achieved… Read More »Advent Electric earns Rising Star Award for measures taken during pandemic

Abstract clay piece by Hunter Stamps

Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

Pellissippi State Community College’s art gallery shifts its focus from fabric to sculpture as the Arts at Pellissippi State presents Hunter Stamps and Jessica Wilson: Ceramics.  The works of these two artists will be on display through April 1 in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery on the college’s… Read More »Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

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

Dom Flemons with banjo

Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State

It’s not every day that you get to hear and learn from a Grammy Award-winning musician, but Pellissippi State Community College offers that opportunity to the public next week – for free.  Dom Flemons, a 2020 United States Artists Fellow, will perform a free concert at the Clayton Performing Arts… Read More »Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State