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  • Pellissippi State garners eight public relations awards Published 8/2/2010 at 10:44 a.m. 0 comments

    The Marketing and Communications Office of Pellissippi State Community College was recognized recently with eight awards for excellence in public relations. Two of the awards were gold, five were silver and one was bronze. The recognition was bestowed by the ...

  • Pellissippi State wins state environmental stewardship award Published 8/2/2010 at 10:44 a.m. 0 comments

    Green job training, campus recycling initiatives and sustainable building practices at the new Blount County Campus have garnered Pellissippi State Community College a 2010 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award. Gov. Phil Bredesen and Jim Fyke, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of ...

  • Maryville College students see interdisciplinary approaches to global health at Yale Published 8/2/2010 at 10:43 a.m. 0 comments

    The ultimate goal of Unite for Sight’s GH/Innovate Global Health and Innovation Conferences is to improve the sight of millions of people all over the world, but for five Maryville College students, the 2010 conference served to improve their vision ...

  • Pellissippi names classroom in honor of Home Federal Bank Published 7/29/2010 at 1:10 p.m. 0 comments

    Students who attend Pellissippi State Community College will soon see a plaque bearing the name of Home Federal Bank when they enter one of the classrooms in the Ned R. McWherter Technology Building on the Pellissippi Campus. The third-floor room ...

  • Pellissippi State recognized for balloon education efforts Published 7/15/2010 at 1:33 p.m. 0 comments

    Imagine the delight of elementary school students when they realize that one of their lessons for the day involves hot air balloons inflated at their school. It’s a scene that took place last September at A. L. Lotts Elementary School ...

  • Pellissippi State students help promote March of Dimes campaign Published 7/15/2010 at 1:32 p.m. 0 comments

    Hands-on experience is always best, says Lisa Bogaty, who teaches in Business Administration at Pellissippi State Community College. And in that spirit, she gives her advertising students a chance to help a real-life “client” every year. When Pellissippi State’s Business ...

  • MC students learn ‘How It Works’ in unique program Published 7/15/2010 at 1:31 p.m. 0 comments

    In a recent gathering at Maryville College’s House in the Woods, students were given some valuable advice. “How It Works,” a program sponsored by the College’s Initiative on Vocation and funded through Lilly Endowment Inc., pairs select students with role ...

  • Pellissippi State Nursing students benefit from David and Marty Black gift Published 6/28/2010 at 9:59 a.m. 0 comments

    “Every bit of education benefits the entire community,” said Marty Black, a Maryville native who, along with husband David, has been a long-time supporter of education in the area. “Education is the single most important asset. With education comes good ...

  • Pellissippi State Hot Air Balloon Festival ranked in Top 20 events in the Southeast Published 6/28/2010 at 9:58 a.m. 0 comments

    For the second consecutive year, the Pellissippi State Hot Air Balloon Festival has been designated by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast.” It is the only Knoxville-based event to receive the recognition ...

  • Six selected for College’s summer internship program Published 6/28/2010 at 9:58 a.m. 0 comments

    Several Maryville College students are not having the typical summer job experience in the typical summer job environment, thanks to funding from the Summer Lilly Internship Program (SLIP). Some interns have already boarded planes for service-learning opportunities in far-away places ...

  • Curb appeal with sweat equity Published 6/21/2010 at 12:28 p.m. 0 comments

    More than 100 volunteers were on campus at Maryville College this past week doing landscaping and minor carpentry and masonry work. It was all part of the 14th annual Kin Takahashi Week. More than 450 projects have been completed since ...

  • Pellissippi State offers three ‘Handgun 101’ non-credit courses Published 6/21/2010 at 11:47 a.m. 0 comments

    Learn how to select, operate, clean and safely store a handgun this summer by enrolling in “Handgun 101” at Pellissippi State Community College. The 2.5-hour non-credit course also covers safety topics such as handgun carry tips, as well as holster ...

  • Pellissippi Science Club travels to final Atlantis liftoff Published 6/21/2010 at 11:46 a.m. 0 comments

    “It’s like a big cotton ball of smoke. Then you see the shuttle come up out of that. You’re seeing it happen, but it’s silent. When you finally hear the sound, it’s so powerful you can feel it in your ...

  • Homes needed Published 6/2/2010 at 2:30 p.m. 0 comments

    Blount County families who would be willing to open their homes and families to Japanese high school students for 16 days this summer can help fill a need and make some new friends. The Maryville College Intensive English (ESL) Program ...

  • Meyer authors ‘Metaphysics and the Future of Theology’ Published 5/24/2010 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments

    Dr. Bill Meyer knows well the irony. In a post-9/11 world, where religion seems to be front and center of global strife and conflict, it seems that the modern world is unable to address religious claims seriously and publicly. In ...

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