Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.Pellissippi State maintains a Veterans Affairs Office at the Hardin Valley Campus within the Financial Aid Office. Personnel cooperate with the Veterans Administration in providing educational opportunities for veterans and eligible people under appropriate public laws. The office is responsible for maintenance of veterans' needs related to educational benefits, assisting in recruitment of prospective veterans as students, providing information to organizations concerned about veteran's benefits, and counseling and tutorial assistance to eligible people on campus. Upon accepting veterans' educational assistance, the student assumes responsibility for all rules and regulations of the Veterans Administration.