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

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Pellissippi State professor holds naturalization ceremony for student

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After years of hard work and dedication, Maria Ortiz Quiñones, a first-year student majoring in Nursing at Pellissippi State, has been sworn in as an American citizen.  “Seven years ago, I left my country and came to America as a refugee,” shares Maria, who was born in Colombia. “I left everything… Read More »Pellissippi State professor holds naturalization ceremony for student

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Meet Pellissippi State’s newest campus deans at Magnolia Avenue, Blount County events

Pellissippi State Community College invites the community to welcome two new campus deans who have weathered both a pandemic and a ransomware attack since their start dates.  The college will hold a Meet and Greet with Magnolia Avenue Campus Dean Stella Bridgeman at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, on the… Read More »Meet Pellissippi State’s newest campus deans at Magnolia Avenue, Blount County events

Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt is on display Feb. 7-March 4

Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

Pellissippi State Community College offers free art exhibits and musical performances each month – and no tickets are required.  Beginning Monday, Feb. 7, The Arts at Pellissippi State presents Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. … Read More »Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

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

Pellissippi State notifies individuals of possible data breach

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Pellissippi State Community College is sending out notifications today regarding a December 2021 data security incident. That incident may have resulted in unauthorized access to, or acquisition of, some personal information of our former and current students, faculty and staff, as well as participants in Tennessee Consortium for International Studies… Read More »Pellissippi State notifies individuals of possible data breach

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

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Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage

Pianist, composer, arranger and educator Keith Brown returns to Knoxville next week to kick off Pellissippi State Community College’s spring 2022 concert series.  Brown will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the College’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville. The… Read More »Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage