DEGREES & CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Summer 2018Spring 2019
THREE-YEAR GRADUATION RATE First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Service Area: Blount and Knox counties
2019 Highlights • An economic impact study estimates the college pumped an average of $253 million per year into the local economy. From 2013 to 2018, economic impact on business volume, jobs and individual income in Knox and Blount counties is estimated at $1.3 billion. • Funding was awarded for two collaborative projects through the Governor’s GIVE program, which prioritizes learning opportunities in rural counties and enhances career and technical education statewide. GIVE Blount County was awarded $998,416; GIVE Knox County received $999,874. • Announced largest building expansion in 44 years – the new Bill Haslam Center for Math and Science on the Hardin Valley Campus and the Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center on the Blount County Campus. • Opened new Cyber Security Operations and Welding centers on the Strawberry Plains Campus. • Launched Tennessee’s first Water Quality Technology program to meet the needs of water and wastewater treatment plants. • Ranked as the #2 community college in the U.S. for number of students who study abroad. According to the 2018 Open Doors report, 185 students studied abroad in 2016-17 through Pellissippi State.