Pellissippi State to grow in Hardin Valley, Blount

Sandra ClarkOn the Grow, West Knox

Pellissippi State Community College has announced its largest expansion in 44 years with two new buildings including a new science and math building on its Hardin Valley campus this spring.


Pellissippi State will build a workforce development center on its Blount County campus. The college has launched a $10 million fundraising campaign, according to a press release sent Friday.

The new 82,000-square-foot science and math building will help Pellissippi State meet demands for classrooms and lab spaces that have increased due to Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect, last-dollar scholarships offered to high school seniors and adults without college degrees, respectively.

The total project cost for the construction of the new science and math building is $27 million while the total project cost for the construction of the workforce development center is $16.5 million. Details here.

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