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Pellissippi State invites teens, college students to free creative writing workshop

Calling all creative writers! You can learn about fiction, poetry, songwriting, screenwriting and publishing at a free workshop at Pellissippi State Community College.  The 8th annual Young Creative Writer’s Workshop will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, on the college’s Strawberry Plains Campus, 7201 Strawberry Plains Pike, Knoxville.… Read More »Pellissippi State invites teens, college students to free creative writing workshop

Efraim Zuroff, Ph.D.

Nazi hunter speaks at Pellissippi State about bringing fascist war criminals to trial

Efraim Zuroff, Ph.D., director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem, is coming to Pellissippi State Community College on Nov. 1, and the public is invited.  Zuroff, a renowned Nazi hunter, historian and author, will discuss his work bringing Nazi and fascist war criminals to trial in this presentation sponsored… Read More »Nazi hunter speaks at Pellissippi State about bringing fascist war criminals to trial

Pellissippi State Preview Nights

Check out all five Pellissippi State campuses at upcoming Previews

Pellissippi State Community College has expanded its fall open house to include Preview events at all five campuses this fall.  These events give prospective students an opportunity to check out Pellissippi State’s campuses, learn about our career and transfer programs, and meet the support teams in place to ensure that… Read More »Check out all five Pellissippi State campuses at upcoming Previews

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash in front of a colorful mural

Pellissippi State hosts hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash

Hip-hop innovator Grandmaster Flash is coming to Pellissippi State Community College next month – and you’re invited to experience his master class on the Birth of a Culture.  Grandmaster Flash will hold an audio and visual lecture and demonstration 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center… Read More »Pellissippi State hosts hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash

Jonah Weston on Hardin Valley Campus

Local teen wins regional math competition for Pellissippi State, finishes ninth in the nation

Math for Jonah Weston may be as “easy as pi.”  The 16-year-old Pellissippi State Community College student finished first in the Southeast region – and ninth in the nation – in the 2021-2022 Student Mathematics League competition sponsored by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.  Perhaps more impressive is… Read More »Local teen wins regional math competition for Pellissippi State, finishes ninth in the nation

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

Pellissippi State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with 10 free events, open to public

Pellissippi State Community College invites you to join the College in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.  The College’s Hispanic Heritage Month Committee has planned 10 events, all of which are free and open to the public, that will celebrate the rich and beautiful complexity of… Read More »Pellissippi State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with 10 free events, open to public

Ribbon cutting for the new Strawberry Plains Campus Library and Appalachian Heritage Project

Appalachian Heritage Project opens on Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains Campus

A new campus library at Pellissippi State Community College will serve as a repository for regional literature, history and folklore.  The Appalachian Heritage Project, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, opened Friday, Sept. 9, inside the college’s new Strawberry Plains Campus Library. The ribbon cutting was… Read More »Appalachian Heritage Project opens on Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains Campus

Sisavanh Phouthavong Houghton Solo Exhibition

New art exhibit explores Laotian refugee experience, post-Vietnam War

The Arts at Pellissippi State kicks off its fall 2022 offerings this week with a new installation on the College’s Hardin Valley Campus.  Sisavanh Phouthavong Houghton Solo Exhibition will be on display through Sept. 23 in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The gallery… Read More »New art exhibit explores Laotian refugee experience, post-Vietnam War

Blount County leaders Ruth and Steve West, fifth and sixth from left, celebrate the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center on Tuesday, Aug. 16

Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County

Pellissippi State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and community leaders from throughout Blount County celebrated the opening of the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.  The $16.5 million workforce development center is located on Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus… Read More »Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center opens in Blount County

Anna B. Graham headshot

Graham joins Pellissippi State Foundation as director of Annual Giving, Scholarships

A high school counselor who spent the past 14 years introducing students to opportunities that awaited them at Pellissippi State Community College is now using that experience to develop financial resources that increase and enhance quality education and training at the college.  Anna B. Graham of Maryville has joined the… Read More »Graham joins Pellissippi State Foundation as director of Annual Giving, Scholarships