The Need for Speed
Mechanical engineers know a little something about finding a workaround when presented with a problem.
That’s exactly what Pellissippi State graduate Christian Boone did in May 2017, when he paid $3,000 in tuition to the renowned Skip Barber Racing School – and the school filed for bankruptcy just weeks before he was set to arrive.
Across our five campuses, Pellissippi State students are sticking around before and after their classes to experience what our College has to offer – not just in socialization, but in enrichment.
Nursing Instructor Dannisha Davis knows what it’s like to be working full time, taking classes and raising children.
That’s what her life was like as a Pellissippi State student 15 years ago.
When Teacher Education Program Coordinator Laura Lawson and librarian Will Buck talked to the University of Tennessee Master Gardeners last fall about Pellissippi State’s seed library, they had no idea what other seeds they were planting.
Read more from Connections: Fall 2019
- A winning idea: Nick Stevens creates, voices new TBR character
- Low-stress learning: Lifelong learning classes offer skills and build community without exams, grades
- Digging deeper: Jared Dockery conducts Environmental Science experiments at Cherokee Caverns
- Hard work and a dream: Lupita Berber earns hefty scholarship from state hospitality association
- Break a leg! Katharine Wilcox-Chelimsky takes the stage in New York City