b'City of AlcoaServing residents, businesses and the community since 1919 with excellence in service and quality of life.From concept to creation, building the future and restoring the past. The vision, our futurecome live, work and play.223 Associates Blvd., Alcoa, TN 37701-1943865-380-4700www.cityofalcoa-tn.govin the colleges history.According to Teri Brahams, executive director of economic and workforce development at Pellissippi State, the center will ad-dress staffing issues at the root by helping create a seamless pathway from secondary school to a post- Ruth and secondary education and ultimatelySteve Westinto the local workplace.Its not that this Pellissippi State campus needed additional space, but space was needed to meet the needs of the community, Brahams says. What excites me is that this facility will provide equal opportu-nities and access across all Blount Countys school systems through dual enrollment and by bringing TCAT into the county. Dual enrollment means that high school students can attend Pellis-sippi State classes in the workforce development center and receive both high school and college credit.Meanwhile, workforce develop-www.BlountPartnership.com 7'