Educational Institutions

Pellissippi State Technical Community College Foundation

  • Knoxville, TN
  • www.pstcc.edu/foundation

Mission Statement

The Pellissippi State Foundation exists to develop friends and funds for support of the educational, cultural, and service goals of Pellissippi State Community College. The Pellissippi Foundation assists the entire College in promoting excellence by securing financial support for special educational and cultural activities that are in addition to the ongoing operational expenses for the College.

Service Areas

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Tennessee

Knox and Blount County Tennessee

ruling year

1983

Principal Officer

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Ms. Peggy M Wilson

Keywords

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Support Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Tennessee, Knox County, Blount County, scholarships, student emergency loans, higher education,university connection, career-technical programs, Assocate's degree, community outreach,nonprofit, endowment,cultural and family events, engineering tech, equipment and supplies, faculty and staff, professional development, awards, accredited.

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EIN

58-1493050

Physical Address

10915 Hardin Valley Rd

Knoxville, TN 37932

Also Known As

Pellissippi State Community College Foundation

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community/Junior College (B41)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

As of March 31, 2004, the Foundation had assets of approximately $4 million. · The Scholars Today and Tomorrow (STT) program meets the financial needs of both current and future students, with 65% of each commitment placed in endowment and 35% used for current scholarships. The Foundation averages nearly $30,000 in STT scholarships for approximately 80 students each year. · The Foundation provides a number of other scholarships each year, ranging from $250 to full tuition, fees, books, and stipends. Approximately 200 scholarships at an average total cost of $130,000 per year are awarded annually. · The Student Emergency Loan (SEL) program provides short-term, interest-free loans to students who would otherwise be forced to drop out of school. We average 1,350 loans totaling $450,000 each year and we average a 95 percent payback rate. · The Foundation's Magnolia Avenue Campus campaign raised $3.45 million to purchase, renovate, and equip a facility to serve the learners of the downtown, East Knoxville, and East Knox County areas. · The Foundation raised more than $250,000 to improve facilities for the learners of Blount County. · Each year the Foundation provides more than $5,000 to students, faculty, and staff in recognition of outstanding performance. · The Pellissippi State Alumni Association provides a variety of benefits to alumni, including an opportunity to connect with other alumni and to contribute to the College, either as a volunteer or as a donor. · The Foundation joins forces with individuals and businesses to secure equipment, services, and supplies through either in-kind gifts or cash. Some examples include photography equipment, computer software, microscopes, advertising for events, and other program needs.

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Service Areas

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Tennessee

Knox and Blount County Tennessee

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PELLISSIPPI STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Pellissippi State Technical Community College Foundation

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Principal Officer

Ms. Peggy M Wilson

BIO

Peggy Mahan Wilson is the Vice President of College Advancement and Executive Director of the Pellissippi State Foundation. Since 1983, Ms. Wilson has been in various positions at Pellissippi State including Continuing Education, Human Resources, and Administrative Services. Prior to working at Pellissippi, Ms. Wilson was a teacher, vocational coordinator, and small business owner. Ms. Wilson received her Master's degree from Morehead State University, Morehead Kentucky. Her Bachelor's degree was received from Eastern Kentucky State University in Richmond, Kentucky. Ms. Wilson lives in Knoxville with her husband Joe. She has three children and one granddaughter. She enjoys playing the piano, working in her yard and occasionally helps Santa as Ms. Claus

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Becky Paylor

Community Volunteer

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