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Tennessee Promise extended to adults.

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:34:15 +0000

by Dakota Makres   During the State of the State Address, Gov. Bill Haslam stated he will extend Tennessee Promise to adults seeking to enroll in a community college. The adult students are required to fill out the required paperwork to attend Pellissippi. Aneshia Brown, financial aid coordinator at the Magnolia Avenue Campus, stated, “They […]

New Criminal Justice program at Pellissippi

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:33:46 +0000

by Logan Quinton There will be a new criminal justice program coming to Pellissippi this fall. Judy Gosch, director of curriculum and new program development, said that this will be an associate of applied science program that will help propel students into the workforce upon completion. An AAS program offers students the specific skills and education […]

Change in police presence at Pellissippi represented at the Magnolia Campus

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:33:20 +0000

by Shelby Verran   Pellissippi State has seen a change in recent years with a switch from a security department to now Campus Police. Rosalyn Tillman, Dean of the Magnolia Avenue Campus, explained some changes that can be visibly seen by students at her campus, as well as all other Pellissippi State campuses. The policy […]

New building being built for Hardin Valley Campus

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:31:30 +0000

by: Josh Witt Pellissippi’s Hardin Valley Campus is expected to open a new multi-purpose building in the next two to three years. The new building will contain classrooms, offices and science labs says Regina McNew, Pellissippi’s director of faculties. The building is expected to replace the portable classrooms and faculty lot that are outside of […]

9/11 survivor to speak at Pellissippi

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:30:36 +0000

by Hunter Russell   9/11 survivor, Michael Hingson, will be speaking at Pellissippi State’s Hardin Valley campus on March 28. Hingson has been blind since birth and has used a guide dog as an aid. Hingson was on the 78th floor of Tower One during the Sept. 11 attacks when his dog, Roselle, led him […]

Luncheon held for Pellissippi students and alumni at University of Tennessee

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:29:59 +0000

by: Charlie Higdon The University of Tennessee held a reunion for former colleagues and friends, and it was not even theirs. Angela Pugh, the Development and Alumni Coordinator at Pellissippi State Community College in Hardin Valley, said a special luncheon was held at the University of Tennessee Visitor Center on March 10. It was held […]

Hip Hop Fitness at Magnolia campus

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:29:28 +0000

by Sandra Kapaya Dr. Rosalyn Tillman from Pellissippi State Community College Magnolia Campus talks about Hip Hop Fitness, a new event going on this semester. Hip Hop Fitness is a series of work out classes. The class starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 12 every Thursday in the Magnolia fitness center. This work-out class […]

Finals Studying Tips

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:21:42 +0000

It’s the “finals” countdown.           Studying doesn’t have to be a hassle. Here are some tips to make studying simple, or even fun. Study with friends – Get in a group and study together. Whether it’s friends from your class, or friends from different classes, getting together can make studying more fun. You can ask […]

College President on the Focus Act

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:20:56 +0000

College President Dr. Anthony Wise talks about new possibilities under Tennessee’s new Focus Act. On June 8, Bill Haslam signed the Focus Act, which split Tennessee’s six major universities from TBR (Tennessee Board of Regents), enabling them to form independent governing boards of directors. TBR now presides over the state’s 13 community colleges and 26 technical […]

Sleep Deprivation at Pellissippi

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:20:13 +0000

Pellissippi President and Faculty Get Ready for End of Semester President Wise and professors all give advice for students before the end of the semester   Faculty and President Anthony Wise advise that students are not getting enough sleep before finals and the end of the semester. “Honestly, students don’t allow themselves enough sleep to […]