Laura Arnett Smith is in her 5th year at Pellissippi teaching Public Speaking and First Year Seminar. She was awarded the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award in 2019, has taught for Pellissippi Business and Community Services, and is one of 3 adjunct faculty representatives for Faculty Senate. She is a former director of the Public Speaking program at UT where she received her degrees in Communication Studies.
Laura is a genealogist, textbook author, historian, life coach, co-owner of and designer for a home remodeling business, and is the founder, curriculum director, and instructor for J&L Training Institute. She continues to find the time to be consumed by men’s college basketball.