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Nashville State Community College    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Administration, Faculty, and Staff


 

Administrative, Professional and Support Staff

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

George H. Van Allen, President
B.S., Social Science, Appalachian State University, 1970
M.A., Political Science, Appalachian State University, 1971
Ed.D., Educational Administration, North Carolina State University, 1981

Edward Abel, Stock Clerk III, Finance and Administrative Services

Rebecca A. Abu-Orf, Payroll Manager, Finance and Administrative Services

Jimmy Adams, Secretary II, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

George Aldridge, Security Coordinator, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Yvonne Anderson, Secretary II, Computer and Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jessie Angel, Library Assistant III, Learning Resources Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Bill Archer, Engineering Laboratory Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2005

Kathleen Akers, Director, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.B.A., Economics, Austin Peay State University, 1996
M.S., Management, Troy University, 2006

Patricia Armstrong, Dean, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., English and Classics, Emory University, 1984
M.A., Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, 1988
M.A., French, Middlebury College, 1993
M. Philosophy., French, Yale University, 2000
Ph.D., French, Yale University, 2000

Michael Arnold, Computer Laboratory Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Computer Networking Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2007

Janice Beasley, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Suzanne S. Belcher, Information Center Supervisor, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Lauren Bell, Executive Director, Development and Public Affairs, President’s Office
B.A., Political Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1994

Richard Bell, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jere Bianchi, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Thomas Bilderback, Security Guard II, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Diana Blackburn, Instructional Support Specialist, Online Learning, Academic Affairs and Student Services
M.A., Linguistics, Florida Atlantic University, 2013
B.A., Literature, University of Central Florida, 2011
B.A., Advertising and Public Relations, University of Central Florida, 2011

Christopher Bledsoe, Plumber/Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance and Operations, Finance and Administrative Services

Patrick Bolgeo, Computer Lab Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Glenn Brownlee, Maintenance Worker, Maintenance and Operations, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
Certificate, Universal HVAC, Ferris State University, 2000
Certificate, Auto Service Engineer, Ferris State University, 2000
Certificate, Service Repair Installation, Ferris State University, 2000
Certificate, HVAC Heat Pump, Tennessee Technology Center Nashville, 2006

Pamela Brownlee, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Amanda Buckner, Lab Assistant III, Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Emily Bush, Coordinator of Library Instructional Services, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., English Literature, University of Tennessee, 2005
M.S., Information Science, University of Tennessee, 2007

James Buttry, Maintenance Worker, Maintenance and Operations, Finance and Administrative Services

Jennifer Byrd, Director, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., General Business, Lambuth University, 2001
M.A., Liberal Studies, University of Memphis, 2009

Sanceta Cheers, Financial Aid Clerk, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Deborah Chenoweth, Account Clerk Supervisor, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Finance and Administration

John Cherry, Technical Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Larry Coppins, Campus Coordinator, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Computer Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 1998
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Mary, 2007

Jeffery Clark, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tracy H. Collins, Coordinator of Veterans’ Services, Records, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Nashville State Community College, 2009
B.S., Health Education, University of Nevada-Reno, 1984
Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2008

Judith I. Cook, Administrative Assistant, President’s Office
Certified Professional Secretary, 2004

Amy Corbitt, Library Assistant II, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

J. David Crawford, Multi-Media Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Communication Radio and Television, Volunteer State Community College, 2004
B.A., Broadcasting Television and Video Production, Western Kentucky University, 2007

Mary Cross, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Accounting, University of Kentucky, 1975
M.B.A., Business, Vanderbilt University, 1989

Nicholas Cullen, Help Desk Support Technician, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

M. Elaine Davis, Controller, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Community College, 1983
B.S., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1972

James T. Dawson, Executive Director, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., General Studies, Health and Safety, Western Kentucky, 1993

Janet S. Dennis, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources, Institutional Effectiveness
Certified Administrative Professional, 2009

Wendy Dierberger, English as a Second Language Program Coordinator, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Michael Dismore, Electrician, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

Carolyn Douglas, Secretary II, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Gregory Druesedow, Financial Aid Counselor, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Marketing, Ball State University, 2002

Edward G. Dubell, Graphic Designer, Creative Services, Institutional Effectiveness
A.A.S., Visual Communication/Graphics Design, Nashville State Community College, 1997
B.F.A., Art/Graphics Design, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Lacey Early, Lab Assistant, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Tina Edwards, Custodial Quality Control/Inspector, Facilities and Maintenance, Finance and Administration

Angela Estes, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tim Ewell, Finance System Administrator, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Business Management, Nashville State Community College, 2004
A.A.S., Computer Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2004

Mark T. Farmer, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1980

Nicole Flatley, Records Clerk, Records, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Lisa Fletcher, Secretary II, Career Services Office, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Community College, 2006
Certified Administrative Professional, 2009

Angela Fountain, Bursar, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Accounting, Tennessee Technological University, 2008
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 2009

Anthony France, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Carolyn O. Frye, Coordinator, Learning Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Psychology, University of Tennessee Nashville, 1979
M.S., Human Resource Development, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2002

Pamela R. Gadd, Library Assistant III, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Reginald Gardner, Dean, Computer and Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs and Student Services
M.B.A., Business Management, Lewis University, 1985
Ed. D., Management and Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix, 2008

Carol A. Gentry, Systems Analyst II, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Data Processing, Nashville State Community College, 1983

Rebecca Girgenti, Secretary III, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Karen Goodman, Secretary II, Surgical Technology and Occupational Therapy, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Megan Goosetree, Technical Clerk, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Adriane D. Gordon, Admissions Lead Worker, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Computer Accounting Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1997
Certificate of Career Advancement, Accounting Clerk, 2002
Certificate of Career Advancement, Microcomputer Application Specialist, 2002

Donna Gorlier, Technical Clerk, Accounts Payable, Finance and Administrative Services

Delphia L. Green, Office Supervisor, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A.S., General Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2003
Certificate of Career Advancement, Nashville State Community College, 1999

Ruth L. Green, Secretary III, Business and Applied Arts, Academic Affairs and Student Services

J. Trey Gresimer, Technical Systems Coordinator, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Shelley Gross-Gray, Director of Online Learning, Online Learning, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Business Administration – Management, Elizabethtown College, 1981
M.S., Instructional Design, Bloomsburg University, 1996

Quantie Guirola, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Chuck Hackney, Systems Analyst I, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Rosemary Hackney, Testing Coordinator, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Evelyn T. Hadley, Director, Special Projects and Student Life, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Management and Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1996
M.S., Guidance and Counseling, Tennessee State University, 2005

William Hamm, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Catherine Hansom, Technical Clerk, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Brenda K. Harriford, Office Manager, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A., Secretarial Science, Western Kentucky University, 1976

Eva Hauger, Custodian, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

Destinee Hayes, AAS Completion Coach, Perkins Grant, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jenny Heath, Technical Clerk, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tassany Henderson, Admissions Counselor, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008
M.E., Administration and Supervision Higher Education, Middle Tennessee State University, 2010

Tiffany Hess, Cash/Process Specialist, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Carol Hines, Secretary III, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jamica Hines, Campus Coordinator, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Kriston Hobson, Testing Technician II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

James Holtin, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administration

Stephen Hooks, Director, Career Services Office, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Business Management, Western Kentucky University, 2003

Phillip E. Howse, Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Lisa Hudgins, Secretary II, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Cherry Hunt, Lab Assistant III, Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Chemistry, University of Tennessee Martin, 2012

Timothy Hurt, Maintenance Worker, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Hurahman Hussain, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Brad Hyde, Computer Laboratory Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Susie Ingram, AAS Completion Coach, Perkins Grant, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Liberal Studies, Barry University, 1990
M.S., Human Resources Development, Barry University, 1994
M.S., Psychology, Walden University, 2010

Miranda Inman, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Howard Ivy, Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shipping and Receiving, Finance and Administrative Services

Deanna M. Jackson, Payroll Specialist, Payroll, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Elementary Education, Nashville State Community College, 2006

Micah Jackson, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Doug C. Jameson, Coordinator, Online Learning, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A.S., Business Management, Nashville State Community College, 1996
B.A., Business Management/Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1998
M.S., Public Administration, Cumberland University, 2004

Carolyn S. Jeans, Assistant Director, Human Resources, Institutional Effectiveness
A.A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Community College, 2003
B.S., Professional Studies, Austin Peay University, 2010
Certified Professional Secretary, 2005

Deborah Johnson, Testing Technician II, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Delisa C. Johnson, Scholarship Coordinator, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Gregory Johnson, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Malcolm H. Johnson, HVAC Shop Supervisor, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services
A.E., Mechanical Engineering, Nashville State Community College, 1982

Wilma R. Johnson, Secretary III, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., General Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2005
B.S., Professional Studies, Austin Peay University, 2010
Certified Professional Secretary, 2004

Yukita Johnson, Secretary II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Renee Johnston, Admissions and Records Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Health Information Management, Nashville State Community College, 2010

Theresa Jolly, Technical Clerk, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Donald Jones, Security Guard II, Security and Safety, Finance and Administrative Services

Gina Jones, Coordinator, Access Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Social Work, Lipscomb University, 2011
Communication Art Certification, 1999
Microsoft Word Certification, 2006

Margaret F. Jones, Dean, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Journalism, University of Alabama, 1981
M.A., Reading, University of Alabama, 1985
M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 1992
Ph.D., Literature, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2003

Robin Jones, Secretary II, Creative Services, Institutional Effectiveness/Special Projects, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Michelle Joyner, Director of Development, Development, President’s Office
B.S., Sociology, Old Dominion University, 2009
M.Ed., Nonprofit Leadership, Belmont University, 2014

Paul A. Kaminsky, Director of Information Services and Systems, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
B.Sc., Music, Hunter College, 1974
M.B.A., Finance/Information Systems, New York University, 1998

Reginald Keller, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Hajar Khailani, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Charles Kirkland, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Bernice Knight, Custodian, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tracy E. Kortuem, Office Supervisor, Workforce and Community Development, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Computer Information Processing, Draughons Jr. College, 1996
Microsoft Office User Specialist for Word, 2002

Helen Kunkel, Secretary III, Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Danielle LaRue, Secretary II, Workforce Development, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jeffrey Laudieri, Scholarship Coordinator, Financial Aid, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Leslie Lewis, Assistant Director, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Liberal Arts, Austin Peay State University, 2011
B.S., Professional Studies, Austin Peay State University, 2012
M.S., Management, Austin Peay State University, 2013

Sylvia Lewis, Library Assistant II/Media Technician, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

David E. Lipschutz, Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Computer Accounting Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1984
A.S., Business Data Processing Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1985

Larry Mangrum, Contract Training Specialist, Workforce Development, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Psychology, Lipscomb University, 1977
M.Ed., Rehabilitation Counseling, Mississippi State University, 1983

Barbara Marcum, Secretary II, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Dumitru Marin, AC/Heating Mechanic III, Maintenance, Finance & Administrative Services

Carol J. Martin-Osorio, Dean, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Social Work, Manchester College, 1980
M.S., Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992
Ed. D., Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Illinois University, 2009

Andrew J. Mason, Access Services Coordinator, Access Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Charles M. May, Librarian, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Geography, University of North Carolina, 1974
M.L.S., Library Science, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1976

Andrew McArthur, Director, Internal Auditor, President’s Office
A.S., Accounting, Jackson State Community College, 2009
A.S., Psychology, Jackson State Community College, 2009
B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2016
B.B.A., Accounting, Lipscomb University, 2012
M.A.c.c., Accountancy, Lipscomb University, 2012

Paula R. McCord, Secretary III, Computer and Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Business Data Processing, Nashville State Community College, 1988

Vicki McCovery, Secretary II, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tiffany McGarr, Secretary II, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages, and Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.B.A., Business Information, Tennessee State University, 2002
M.S., Information Technology, Kaplan University, 2014

Reginald McLain, Computer Lab Technician, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Marian M. McNeil, Administrative Secretary, Academic Affairs and Student Services
Certified Professional Secretary, 2003

Mading Malok, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Misti D. Meeks, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A., Office Management, Lincoln Christian College, 2004

Thomas L. Melton, Coordinator, Video Productions, Creative Services, Institutional Effectiveness
A.S., Commercial Art, Jackson State Community College, 1981
A.S., Dyersburg State Community College, 1997
Certificate in Audio Visual Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1982

Vicki R. Mendenhall, Computer Lab Technician/Network Management Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Communications, Nashville State Community College, 1998

William Montgomery, Maintenance Scheduler, Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services
Universal HVAC-Educational Services, Sparta, TN
ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling, 1997

Lee Mooneyhan, Account Clerk I, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Cynthia Moore, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Laura P. Moran, Director, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Marketing, Lipscomb University, 2003
M.B.A., Management, Middle Tennessee State University, 2014

Mark Morey, Maintenance Worker, Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

Dennis Morgan, Office Manager, Security and Safety, Finance and Administrative Services

Jordan Murphy, Testing Technician II, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

John Murray, Computer Lab Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Jeffrey L. Myers, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Aquinas Junior College, 1982

Vijay Naik, Manager of Budget, Travel and Special Contracts, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Engineering Physics, Southwestern Oklahoma, 1995
M.B.A., Marketing, University of Memphis, 1998

Tammi Narehood, Account Clerk III, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Ian Nefe, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Michelle Nelson, Director, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University, 2011
Certified Administrative Professional

John P. Oakley, Senior Technical Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administration Services

Meghan Oliver, Director, High School Programs, Institutional Effectiveness
B.S., Management and Computer Information Systems, Western Kentucky University, 2000
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2001

Daniel Parrish, Account Clerk Supervisor, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Jeffery Parsell, Institutional Research Analyst, Institutional Research, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Business Administration, Rend Lake College, 1989
B.A., German Language and Literature, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1993
M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1996

Cheryl J. Patterson, Secretary III, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Universal Parallel Business and Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2008
B.S., Professional Studies, Austin Peay State University, 2012
Certified Professional Secretary, 2008

DeAndrea Patterson, Technical Clerk, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Melissa K. Pauley, Assistant Director, Records and Registration, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Jacksonville State University, 1991

Chivonne Peeler, Secretary II, Special Projects and Student Life, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Porsha Perkins, Testing Technician II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Frank Perry, Security Guard Supervisor III, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Will B. Plunk, Help Desk Supervisor, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Sharon M. Poindexter, Institutional Research Analyst, Planning and Assessment, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Community College, 1994

Vicki H. Preston, Assistant Director, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Criminal Justice-COR, Eastern Kentucky University, 1981

Jennifer Rector, Associate Vice President, Accounting/Finance, Finance and Administrative Services
B.A., Accounting, Belmont University, 1987
M.B.A., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1995

Andrea Regg, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources, Institutional Effectiveness

Laurie W. Rhoton, Accountant, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Business Management, Nashville State Community College, 1996
A.S., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Community College, 1983
Certified Professional Secretary, 1987

Carrie Richards, Secretary II, Applied Arts, Business and Applied Arts, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Sarah Roberts, Vice President Academic Affairs (Interim), Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, 1999
Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, 2004

Sally A. Robertson, Serials Librarian, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., History, Belmont University, 1978
M.L.S., Library Science, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1979

Elizabeth Rogers, Assistant Director, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Computer Sciences, Langston University, 1991
M.S., Business Administration-Management Information Systems, California Baptist University, 2002

Michael Rohling, Systems Analyst II, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Angela Rose, Technical Clerk, Accounts Payable, Finance and Administrative Services

Sharley Ross, Technical Clerk, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Ashwak Sarhan, Coordinator of Technical Support, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Computer Information Systems, Baker College 2007
M.S., Management Information Systems, Baker College, 2010

Candice R. Schutt, Account Clerk Supervisor, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Leslie Searcy, Security Guard II, Security and Safety, Finance and Administrative Services

Terry Seeley, Secretary II, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Danny Sensing, Computer Lab Technician, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Flora Setayesh, Vice President Institutional Effectiveness, President’s Office
B.S., Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1995
Ph.D., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1997

Christina Shaffer, Secretary III, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Urban Studies and Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 2015

Shawn Shank, Help Desk Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Dianna Shanks, Technical Clerk, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

DeAnna C. Shaw, Technical Clerk, Budget, Travel and Special Contracts, Finance and Administrative Services

Lisa Shaw, Graduation Analyst, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A., University Parallel, Nashville State Community College, 2011

Nadine Shehadah, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Alhassan N. Sheriff, Database Administrator, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

G. Derrek Sheucraft, Director, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

James M. Shrum, Computer Lab Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Kim Silverman, Director, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Economics, Binghamton University in New York, 1988

John Smith, Testing Technician II, Testing Center, Learning Resources, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Judy A. Smith, Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Computer Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1983

Karen Jo Smith, Coordinator, Purchasing, Finance and Administrative Services

Michael Smith, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Susan Parker Smith, Grants Fiscal Clerk, Accounting, Finance and Administrative Services
Certified Administrative Professional, 2009

Karen L. Stevenson, Dean, Business and Applied Arts, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Business Education, Ohio State University, 1980
M.A., Educational Policy and Leadership/Business Education, Ohio State University, 1987

Collette Strassburg, Library Technician, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jennie L. Stribling, Director, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.B.A., Business Administration, Austin Peay State University, 1982
M.Ed., Education, Austin Peay State University, 2002

Billie J. Sullivan, Secretary II, Online Learning, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tammy Sullivan, Secretary II, Nursing, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Danielle Swartz-Koufman, Counselor, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Joshua Talley, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Brandon Tyree, Help Desk Support Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Bryan Thomas, Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Psychology, Maryville College, 2004
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2007

Kevin Thomas, Technical Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Randa Thompson, Secretary III, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Tammy Thorne, Administrative Assistant, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Banking Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1984

Priscilla D. Tibbs, Assistant to Director of Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee State University, 1987
M.S., Guidance and Counseling, Tennessee State University, 1995
Paralegal Certificate, 2000

Bryan Trout, Computer Lab Technician, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Susan L. Tucker, Secretary III, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages, Academic Affairs and Student Services
Certified Professional Secretary, 2006

Troy L. Valentine, Academic Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Patricia Vargas, Admissions and Records Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Edna F. Vaughn, Microcomputer Lab Technician, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Computer Electronics, Nashville State Community College, 1985

Richard Wall, Assistant Director of Customer Support Services, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Cynthia Waller, Director, Nursing, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S., Nursing, Bethel College, 1982
M.S., Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 1997
Ph.D., Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 2011
Certified Critical Care Nurse, 1982

Ted M. Washington, Associate Vice President, Planning and Assessment, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.S., Computer Programming, Nashville State Community College, 1977
A.S., Data Processing Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1980
B.B.A., Information System Management, Belmont University, 1987
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee State University, 1993

Mariahn Watkins, Advisor, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Ken R. Waugh, Computer Operations Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Tyler White, Coordinator of Recruitment, Admissions, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Ernestine Williams, Lead Data Entry Operator, Accounting, Finance and Administrative Services

Julie Williams, Dean, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.S.E., Elementary Education, Henderson State University Arkansas, 1987
M.S.E., Early Childhood Education, Henderson State University Arkansas, 1988
Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, Northeastern University Massachusetts, 2013

Melissa Wills, Coordinator of Student Life, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Amanda Wilson, Testing Technician II, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Kenneth Wilson, Records Clerk, Records, Academic Affairs and Student Services

Jeff Winsett, Computer Lab Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Lance L. Woodard, Director of Records and Registration, Records, Academic Affairs and Student Services
A.A.S., Computer Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2003
A.S., Business Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2007
B.B.A., Business Information Systems, Tennessee State University, 2011
Arts & Sciences Academic Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2004

Mary D. Womack, Dean (Interim), Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs and Student Services
B.A., Integrated Science/Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1982
Ph.D., Neurobiology, Harvard University, 1990

Kimberly Zills, Office Supervisor, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

A.S., Draughons Junior College, 1996
A.S., Nashville State Community College, 2005
B.S., Bethel College, 2007
Certified Professional Secretary, 2006

Ellen L. Zink, Director, Creative Services, Institutional Effectiveness
B.F.A., Graphic Design, Louisiana Tech University
M.A.M.S., Biomedical Visualization, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995

 

Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

D. Michelle Adkerson, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English, Middle Tennessee State University, 1986
M.A., 20th Century English Literature, University of Sussex, Falmer, England, 1988

Gilma Adunas, Instructor, Physics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Physics and Mathematics, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas Mexico, 2000
M.S., Physics, Vanderbilt University, 2006

Jesmin Akther, Instructor, Chemistry, Math and Natural Sciences
B.Sc., Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University Dhaka Bangladesh, 2002
M.Sc., Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University Dhaka Bangladesh, 2004
M.S., Chemistry, Tennessee State University, 2007

Eleonora Alvarado, Assistant Professor, Healthcare Management, Business and Applied Arts
R.N., Nursing, Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing, 1976
B.A., Political Science, Wright State University, 1982
M.H.A., Health Administration, Medical College of Virginia, 1986
Certified Professional Coder, 2005

Thomas Angland, Instructor, Theatre, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Speech/Theatre, St. Olaf College, 1978
M.F.A., Theatre, University of South Carolina, 2006

René W. Bataille, Assistant Professor, History and Geography, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Arts and Civilizations, Lyon III University-France, 1981
M.A., History, Lyon III University-France, 1982
M.A., Geography, Minister de I ‘Education-France, 1985
French National Certification for Teaching, Lyon III University-France, 1984

Michael R. Bates, Associate Professor, Computer Networking Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.A.S., Communication Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2003
B.S., MIS Trevecca Nazarene University, 2009
CompTIA A+ Certification, 2002
CompTIA Network + Certification, 2002
Cisco Certified Network Associate, 2004

T. Van Bates, Associate Professor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., English, David Lipscomb University, 1990
Technical Certificate, Surgical Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1995
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Valerie S. Belew, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English/Journalism, Union University, 1982
M.A., English, Tennessee Technological University, 1985

Vickie Bissinger, Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.A., Nursing, Tennessee Technological University, 1990
M.S., Nursing, Austin Peay State University, 2011

Heidi Blaisdell, Assistant Professor, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English, Ohio University, 2003
M.A., Creative and Media Writing, University of Wales-Swansea, 2007

Ian Bourgoine, Instructor, Paralegal, Business and Applied Arts
B.A., History, University of New Hampshire, 1998
M.S., Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
J.D., Law, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2001

Beverly E. Bradley, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.A.S., Computer Information Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1992
B.M., Music of Emphasis in Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, 1977
M.B.A., Technical Management, University of Phoenix, 2006

Paul Brennan, Director/Instructor Culinary Arts, Southeast Campus
Associates, Culinary Arts, Pennsylvania Culinary, 1998
B.S., Recreation and Park Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
M.S., Sports Studies, High Point University, 2008

Jennifer Brown, Instructor, Economics, Business and Applied Arts
B.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 1991
M.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 1993
M.A., Literature, Eastern Michigan University, 1998
M.A., Medieval Studies, Wayne State University, 2002

Amy Bryant, Assistant Professor, Speech, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Mass Communications, Lipscomb University, 2005
M.S., Mass Communications, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008

Michele Buc, Instructor, Speech, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Communications, Baylor University, 1988
M.S.C., Speech Communication, Auburn University, 1990

Cary Bunt, Assistant Professor, Business Technology, Business and Applied Arts
A.A., Arts, Martin Methodist College, 1978
B.B.A., Management, Belmont, 1980
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1992

Laura Burridge, Assistant Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English, Western Carolina University, 2007
B.S., Psychology, Western Carolina University, 2007
M.A., English, University Tennessee Knoxville, 2009

Michael L. Christensen, Instructor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Mathematics, William Jewell College, 1979
M.S., Mathematics, Kearney State College, 1982

Rhonda Lane Coffelt, Associate Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Chemistry, Austin Peay State University, 1984
M.S., Chemistry, Tennessee State University, 1988
Ph.D., Biology, Tennessee State University, 2009

Beverly L. Collins, Associate Professor, Office Administration, Business and Applied Arts
B.B.A., Office Administration, Belmont University, 1994
M.B.E., Business Education, Middle Tennessee State University, 1995

Robin Cooper-Wilbanks, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Humphreys County Campus
B.S., Psychology, Union University, 1988
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2000

Brad Corcoran, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, Social and Life Sciences, Southeast Campus
A.S. Management, Temple Jr. College, 1986
B.S. Management, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1991
M.P.A., Criminal Investigation, City University Bellevue Washington, 1998
POST Certified Police Officer, State of Tennessee, 1986–2009

Leon Corder, Instructor, Psychology, Southeast Campus
B.A., Pastoral Counseling, American Baptist College, 2009
M.A., Psychology Counseling, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2013

Yvonne Cornelius-Thompson, Associate Professor, History, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., History, Belmont University, 1977
M.L.A.S., Liberal Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1995

Chris Cosby, Instructor, Mechatronics, Computer Networking Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science, Friends University, 1992
M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, 1999
Ed.S., Industrial Education, Pittsburg State University, 2005

Brian Curtis, Associate Professor, English, Southeast Campus
B.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2002
M.A., English Literature, Texas Tech University, 2004

Valencia Darnell, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Clarksville Campus
B.S., Computer Science, Murray State University, 2008
M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011

Robert Donaldson, Instructor, Civil and Construction Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, 1980
M.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, 1999

G. Howard Doty, Professor, Paralegal Studies, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1969
J.D., Law, University of Tennessee School of Law, 1970

Hamid Doust, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Business and Banking, School of Banking, Iran, 1976
M.S., Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1981

Diane M. Eagle, Associate Professor, English as a Second Language, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., French, University of Illinois, 1983
M.A., English as a Second Language, University of Illinois, 1989

Lance Eckerle, Instructor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Microbiology, Auburn University, 1997
Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2004

David Edgington, Assistant Professor, Music, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Music Performance, Charleston Southern University, 1996
M.M., Music Education, Belmont University, 2007

Bryan L. Evans, Instructor, CAD Engineering Technologies, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.S., Mechanical Engineering, Nashville State Community College, 1994

Melissa Fleck, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences
A.S., Early Childhood Education, Nashville State Community College, 2005
B.S., Biology, Austin Peay State University, 2002
M.S., Early Childhood Education, University of Tennessee Martin, 2013

Kwaku Forkuo-Sekyere, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Southeast Campus
B.S., Mathematics, Manchester College, 1981
M.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 1982
M.S., Statistics, Ohio State University, 1987

Richard Garvin, Instructor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences
B.B.A., Business Administration, Philander Smith College, 2006
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Fisk University, 2011

David Gerth, Associate Professor, Business Management, Business and Applied Arts
B.E., Engineering Science, Vanderbilt University, 1972
M.B.A., Business Administration, Brigham Young University, 1977
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee State University, 2014

Phyllis C. Gobbell, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.S., Education, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1971
M.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2002

Jennifer Goncalves, Instructor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences
A.S., Elementary Education, Volunteer State Community College 2012
B.S., Liberal Studies, Middle Tennessee State University, 2013
M.S., Child and Family Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, 2015

Beth Gorham, Assistant Professor, Photography & Visual Communications, Business and Applied Arts
B.F.A., Photography, University of Georgia, 1994
M.F.A., Art, East Tennessee State University, 2011

James R. Graf, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.S., Mathematics, State University College at Potsdam, NY, 1971
M.S., Computer Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 1996

J. Jeffrey Green, Assistant Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Psychology, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2002
B.S., Biology, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2002
M.S., Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2004

Emma Greene, Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Nursing, Western Kentucky University, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing, Austin Peay State University, 2014

Ayse Gungor, Instructor, Mathematics, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Erciyes University, 1991
M.A., Mathematics, Western Kentucky University, 2011

Teresa Guthrie, Assistant Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1986
Ph.D., Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, 1992

Pamela A. Hawkins, Associate Professor, Visual Communications, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Education, University of Tennessee, 1976
Graphic Arts Design Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 1989

Susan Hawkins, Instructor, Healthcare Management, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Business Administration and Finance, Fayetteville State University, 1994
M.S., Information Technology, University of Maryland, 2010
M.H.A., Health Care Administration, University of Maryland, 2005
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Maryland, 2007
CPC Certified Professional Coder, American Health Information Management Association, 2012

Pamela D. Hitt, Instructor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences
A.A.S., General Technologies, Nashville State Community College, 2007
Surgical Technology Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2004
Certified Surgical Technologies, Nashville State Community College, 2008

Luke Horsley, Instructor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, Belmont University, 2009
M.S., Mathematics, University of Alabama, 2013

Ashley Jeans, Instructor, Learning Support Reading, English, Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies K-6, Austin Peay State University, 2007
M.S., Reading, Austin Peay State University, 2010

Fred C. Jordan, Associate Professor, History, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., History, University of Colorado, 1983
M.A., History, University of Tennessee, 1987
I.M.B.A., International Business, University of Memphis, 1996
M.A., Spanish, University of Tennessee, 1999

Sirisha Kalagarla, Instructor, Information System, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.C., Computer and Commerce, Andhra University in India, 2005
M.C.A., Computers, Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University in India, 2008

Judy A. Kane, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.A., English Language and Literature, Boston University, 1969
M.S., Human Resource Development, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996

Ayesha Keller, Instructor, Social Work, Social and Life Sciences
B.S., Secondary English Education, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002
M.S., Social Work, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004

Karen A. Kendrick, Associate Professor, Office Administration, Business and Applied Arts
B.B.A., Business and Accounting, University of Montevallo, 1978
M.B.E., Business Technology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2002
Tennessee Teacher’s License, 2004
MOS Master, 2003

Michael A. Kiggins, Assistant Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.S., Psychology, University of Memphis, 1997
M.F.A., Creative Writing in Fiction, University of Memphis, 2002
M.T.S., Vanderbilt University Divinity School, 2010

Gracie King, Instructor, Biology, Southeast Campus
B.S., Biology, Roanoke College-Virginia, 1992
Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada-Reno, 2008

Jennifer A. Knapp, Associate Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Zoology, Clemson University, 1989
Ph.D., Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1997

John Knox, Assistant Professor, Art, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Sculpture/Printmaking, University of North Carolina, 1991
M.F.A., Painting, Savannah College of Arts and Design

Paul C. Koulakov, Associate Professor, Accounting, Business and Applied Arts
B.B.A., Business/Finance, Belmont University, 1980
M.B.A., Business/Accounting, Tennessee State University, 1986
Secondary Education Certification, (Mathematics and Business), Trevecca Nazarene University, 1991
Real Estate Broker, Tennessee, 1986
Certified Professional Accountant, Tennessee, 1991

Robert Ladd, Instructor, English, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center
B.S., English, Austin Peay State University, 2010
M.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2014

Joel T. Lavalley, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.A.S., Electronics Technology, Morehead State University, 1982
B.S., Industrial Technology, Morehead State University, 1983

Philip K. Lee, Associate Professor, Accounting, Southeast Campus
B.A., Religion, Freed-Hardeman University, 1983
B.B.A., Accounting, University of Memphis, 1987
M.S., Accounting/Information Systems, Middle Tennessee State University, 1995
Certified Public Accountant, 1990

Michelle C. Lenox, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.S., Psychology, Tennessee State University, 1979
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University, 1982
M.B.A, Marketing, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, 1988

Joey Leonard, Assistant Professor, Industrial Process Control Technology, Humphreys County Campus
B.S. Manufacturing Engineering Technology, East Tennessee State University, 1997
M.A.R., Master of Arts in Religion, Worship Studies, Liberty University, 2010
NCCER Master Trainer, 2010 OSHA 500, 2010

Rachel Lewis, Instructor, Biology, Humphreys County Campus
B.S., Biology, University of Tennessee Martin, 2007
M.S., Biology, Austin Peay State University, 2011

Leda Longwood, Associate Professor, English as a Second Language, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Religion / German, Earlham College, 1992
M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language, Northern Arizona University, 1998

Dorothy Lynn Lozier, Associate Professor, Learning Support Reading, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.S., English, East Tennessee State University, 1966
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Northern Colorado, 1978

Maryann Ludden, Instructor, Accounting, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Accounting, West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1991
M.B.A, Management, Vanderbilt, 1997

Linda R. Lyle, Associate Professor, Online Learning
B.S., Business Education, Austin Peay State University, 1962
M.A., Business Education, Austin Peay State University, 1965
Certificate in Legal Assisting, Southeastern Paralegal Institute, 1984

Devora D. Manier, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., German and Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
M.S., Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language, Georgia State University, 1995

David Markwell, Associate Professor, History, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., History, University of Illinois-Springfield, 2002
M.A., History, University of Illinois-Springfield, 2004
Ph.D., Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2010

Jonathan Martin, Instructor, Biology, Humphreys County Campus
B.S., Biology, Austin Peay State University, 2012
M.S., Biology, Austin Peay State University, 2014

J. Landon Mason, Instructor, History, Humphreys County Campus
B.S., Communications, Austin Peay University, 2007
M.A., Military History, Austin Peay University, 2010

Connie F. Mathews, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., English/Spanish, Vanderbilt University, 1997
M.A., Linguistics/Teaching English as a Second Language, Ohio University, 2002

Elizabeth R. May, Instructor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences
Surgical Technology Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2004
C.S.T., Certified Surgical Technician, 2008

Kathleen McAdams, Instructor, Biology, Southeast Campus
B.S., Zoology-Biomedical Sciences, University of Oklahoma, 2008
M.S., Biological Sciences, Texas A&M Commerce, 2015

Annette R. McCreedy, Professor, Remedial/Developmental English, Southeast Campus
B.A., English, Middle Tennessee State University, 1979
M.A., English, Middle Tennessee State University, 1983
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1998
Certificate, Graphic Arts, Nashville State Community College, 1986

Dana (Dee) McGraw, Instructor, English, Clarksville Campus
B.S., Psychology and English, Belmont University, 1975
M.A., English, Texas Tech University, 1979
M.T.S., Theological Studies, Vanderbilt University, 1990
Ph.D., Women’s Studies, Emory University, 2007

George McIntyre, Instructor, Music Technology, Business and Applied Arts
B.M., Studio Guitar Performance, University of Southern California, 1988
M.M., Guitar Performance, University of Southern California, 1995

Richard G. McKinney, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.A., Physics/French, Middle Tennessee State University, 1979
M.S., Engineering Technology, East Tennessee State University, 1999

Kelly McLauchlan, Instructor, Education, Social and Life Sciences
A.A., Advertising, Northwood University, 1990
B.B.A., Marketing and Management, Northwood University 1991
M.Ed., Education, Armstrong Atlantic State University 2006
Ed.D., Instructional and Curriculum Leadership, Northcentral University 2010

L. Scott McRoberts, Associate Professor, Art, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
A.A. / A.S., Commercial Arts, Dutchess Community College, 1990
B.F.A., Ceramics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1993
M.F.A., Ceramics, State University of New York-New Paltz, 2000

Agnetta Mendoza, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., The Ethiraj College, University of Madras, 1981
M.A., English Literature, The Ethiraj College, University of Madras, 1983
M. Phil., English Literature, Madras Christian College, 1985

Gena Messersmith, Instructor, English, Humphreys County Campus
B.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2002
M.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2006

Roslyn Mize, Assistant Professor, Logistics Management, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1999
M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 2007

Jennifer Neal Moore, Instructor, English, Southeast Campus
B.S., Mass Communications, Tennessee State University, 2002
M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 2004

Michael Moore, Instructor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, Tennessee State University, 2007
M.S., Mathematics, Tennessee State University, 2009

Emily R. Naff, Associate Professor, Photography, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Universal Studies in College of Liberal Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, 1997

Priscilla K. Nash, Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, Business and Applied Arts
B.F.A., Commercial Art, Mississippi State University for Women, 1974

Jim Needham, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Mathematics, Knox College, 1987
M.S., Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989

Eli Nettles, Professor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, University of Kentucky, 1992
M.S., Mathematics, University of Alabama, 1997
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Alabama, 1999

Kelvin Norman, Associate Professor, Computer Technologies, Computer and Engineering
B.S., Physical Science, U.S. Naval Academy, 1985
M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2006
CompTIA Network+, 2001
CompTIA A+, 2005
Cisco CCNA, 2008

Robert O’Brien, Economics Instructor, Business and Applied Arts
B.B.A., Business Administration, Manhattan College, 1966
M.B.A., Economics, Baruch College, 1971

Robert S. Overall III, Assistant Professor, Law Enforcement, Southeast Campus
A.S., Business Data Processing, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1988
B.A., Management, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1993
B.S., Criminal Justice, Tennessee State University, 1994
MCJ, Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, 2001
A+ Certification, POST Certification
CPP Certified Computer Forensics Examiner, 2005

Melissa Paty, Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 1973
M.S.N., Psychology Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 1974
Psychology Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Meharry Medical College, 1976

Jennifer Paulk, Instructor, History, Clarksville Campus
B.A., Foreign Languages, Austin Peay State University, 2006
M.A., Military History, Austin Peay State University, 2009

Harlan Pease, Assistant Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English Literature, University of Massachusetts, 2002
M.A., English Literature, Northeastern University, 2005

Donald R. Pelster, Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.E., Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1969
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1976
Ph.D., Control Systems, Vanderbilt University, 1980
Registered Professional Engineer, 1983

Nakisha Pergram, Instructor, Speech, Southeast Campus
BA., Communication Production, Morehead State University, 2004
M.A., Communication, Morehead State University, 2006

Marla A. Perry, Associate Professor, Sociology, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Political Science, Iowa State University, 1997
B.S., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1997
M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, 2000
M.S., Sociology, Iowa State University, 2004
Certification in Public Management, Iowa State University, 2001
Scholar in Preparing Future Faculty, Iowa State University, 2005

Matthew Perry, Instructor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, Belmont, 2009
M.S., Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University, 2012
M.Ed., Education, Vanderbilt, 2013

Janusz A. Polanowski, Associate Professor, Philosophy, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Philosophy and Religion, University of Georgia, 1993
M.A., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 2000
Ph.D., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 2008

Mary Poston, Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Biology, David Lipscomb University, 1995
A.D.N., Nursing, Columbia State Community College, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing Education, Austin Peay State University, 2014

Karen Powers, Instructor, Accounting, Business, Business and Applied Arts
A.A., Cuvahoga Community College, 1979
B.A., Business, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1983
M.A., Business Education, Tennessee State University, 2003
Certified Public Accountant, 1985

Jessica Rabb, Associate Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Biology, Swarthmore College, 1992
M.A., Secondary Education, University of Mississippi, 1996
Ph.D., Biological Sciences of Public Health, Harvard University, 2000

Quincy Rhoads, Instructor, English, Clarksville Campus
B.S., English, Austin Peay State University, 2009
M.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2011

Eric A. Richardson, Instructor, Music Technology, Business and Applied Arts
A.A.S., General Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2006
Master Recording Certification, Conservatory for Recording, Arts and Sciences, 1992
Digidesign Pro Tools HD 7 Operator Certification, Digidesign, 2006

Clifford A. Rockstead, Assistant Professor, Business Management, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., English Education, Utah State University, 1968
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Tennessee, 1979
Certificate MR Management, University of Alabama, 1977

Dale R. Rogers, Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, Business and Applied Arts
Certificate, Master Reviewer Recertification, Quality Matters Program, 2015
B.S., Mechanical Drafting, Alabama A&M University, 1989
M.Ed., e-Learning Technology, Jones International University, 2006

James Rollins, Instructor, Psychology, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center
B.A., Psychology, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1983
M.S., Psychology, Tennessee State University, 1993

Robert Rooks, Instructor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English, and American Language and Literature, University of Chattanooga, 2005
M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 2013

Stanley Rose, Instructor, History, Southeast Campus
B.S., Social Science, Coppin State University, 1969
M.A., History, Howard University, 1993
Ph.D., History, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2002

Tammy L. Ruff, Associate Professor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences
B.S., Education/Psychology, Belmont University, 1980
M.Ed., Counseling, Middle Tennessee State University, 1991

Ruben Saroukhanian, Instructor, Computer Networking Technology, Engineering and Computer Technologies
M.A., Radio Physics and Electronics, Yerevan State University Armenia, 1984
M.A., International Affairs, Comparative and Regional Studies, American University-Washington DC, 1998

John Savage, Instructor, Mechatronics, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.S., Electronics Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1984
B.S., Mathematics, Austin Peay State University, 2007
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 2011
M.S., Management, Austin Peay State University, 2009

Kelley Schmidt, Instructor, Central Sterile Processing Technology, Social and Life Sciences
Technical Certificate, Surgical Technology, Nashville State Community College, 1999
C.S.T., Certified Surgical Technician, 1999

Piper Sesnan, Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Social and Life Sciences
B.S., General Studies, Arkansas State University, 2000
O.T.D., Occupational Therapy, Belmont University, 2003

Neely Ann Sheucraft, Associate Professor, Speech, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Corporate and Organizational Communication, Western Kentucky University, 1993
M.A., Communication, Western Kentucky University, 1996

Yvonne Simerman, Instructor, Sociology, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Social Studies Teaching, University of Indianapolis, 1981
M.A., Sociology, University of Kentucky, 1996

Michele Singletary, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.S., Business Administration Finance and Banking, University of Arkansas, 1990
M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 2002

Elizabeth Slade, Instructor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences, Clarksville Campus
A.S., Biology, Northeast State Technical Community College, 1996
B.S., Medical Technology, Austin Peay State University, 2010
M.S., Biology, Austin Peay State University, 2014

Derek K. Smith, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, Manhattan College, 1995
M.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 1998
Ed.S, Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 2001

Maria C. Smith, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Humphreys County Campus
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1991
M.A., Education-Curriculum and Instruction, Austin Peay State University, 1994

Katherine Sorenson, Assistant Professor, English, Southeast Campus
B.A., English and Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992
M.S., Reading, University of Central Arkansas, 2005

Elizabeth Stein, Instructor, English as a Second Language, Southeast Campus
B.A., Art History/History, Trinity University, 1988
M.A., English/English as a Second Language, University of Memphis, 2001
Ph.D., English/Applied Linguistics, University of Memphis, 2010

Valerie J. Stroop, Associate Professor, Business Management, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Business Management, David Lipscomb University, 1981
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee State University, 1994

Laurie Lea Swanson, Assistant Professor, Accounting, Business and Applied Arts
B.S., Accounting, Tennessee Technological University, 1986
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1988
Certified Public Accountant, 2005

Marylou Tate, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts, Business and Applied Arts, Southeast Campus
B.A.A. Business/Accounting, Cleveland State University, 1983
A.O.S. Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales University, 1990

Donald L. Turner, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages

B.A., Religion, The University of the South-Sewanee, 1993

M.S., Education, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1995

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Denver, 2005

Innocent I. Usoh, Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1980
M.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, 1982
Ed.D, Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee State University, 2003

Jack Wallace, Associate Professor, Architectural/Civil Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies
B.F.A., Studio Art, Ohio University, 1974
M.F.A., Studio Art, Northern Illinois University, 1978
M.A., Architecture, Miami University, 1984
Registered Architect, State of West Virginia, 1996 to present

Walls, Tim, Instructor, Industrial Process Control Technology, Humphreys County Campus
Certificate, Instrumentation Technician, National Center for Construction Education and Research, 2015
Certificate, Industrial Electrician, National Center for Construction Education and Research, 2015
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tennessee technological University, 1982

David M. Weilmuenster, Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, Business and Applied Arts
B.F.A., Art, Middle Tennessee State University, 1993

Bridgette E. Weir, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., English and Philosophy, Middle Tennessee State University, 1996
M.A., English, Southern Methodist University, 1998

Carl Weitlauf, Instructor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Psychobiology Chemistry, University of Evansville, 1999
Ph.D., Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University, 2005

David Welch, Associate Professor, Computer and Engineering Technologies
A.A.S., Computer Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 1996
B.S., Aerospace Technology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1983
M.S., Management information Systems, Strayer University, 2007
Microsoft® Certified Professional, 1998

Christina Weston, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Math and Natural Sciences
B.B.A., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1996
M.Sc., Mathematical Sciences, Tennessee State University, 2009

Donna G. Whitehouse, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Social and Life Sciences
B.S.O.T., Occupational Therapy, University of Tennessee at Memphis, 1990
M.H.A., Health Administration, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1996
Occupational Therapist, Registered, NBCOT; Current Tennessee license

Sandra Wills, Instructor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Management/Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1998
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2002
Ph.D., Human Services/Counseling, Capella University, 2012

Mary Wilson-Patton, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, Southeast Campus
B.A., English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1986
B.A., Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1986
M.A., Community Education, Appalachian State University, 1990
Ph.D., Multilingual/Multicultural Education (TESOL), Florida State University, 2000

 

Faculty Emeritus

Louis J. Blecha, Professor Emeritus
B.A., English, Bethany College, 1958
M.A., English, University of Kansas, 1967

B. Alice Church, Associate Professor Emeritus
B.A., English and German, University of Tennessee, 1972
M.A., English, Vanderbilt University, 1973
Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Instructor, Certification, 1998

Lillian Dibblee, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Mathematics, Missouri Valley College, 1965
M.A., Mathematics, Purdue University, 1971

Samuel C. Gant, Professor Emeritus
B.A., English, David Lipscomb University, 1961
M.A., English, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1963
Ph.D., English, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1977

Barbara M. Gershowitz, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1974
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1983
Certified Public Accountant, 1980

Wanda T. Grissom, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1975
State of Tennessee Teachers License, 1975

Everett G. House, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 1964
M.A., Mathematics, University of Cincinnati, 1970

Susan S. Jones, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Mathematics, Murray State University, 1969
M.S., Mathematics, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1978
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee State University, 1994

Robert McDow, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Chemistry, Memphis State University, 1965
M.A., Physical Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1970
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1971

Linda H. Marable, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Mathematics, David Lipscomb University, 1967
M.A., Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 1971
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee State University, 1994

Charles E. McSurdy, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1964
M.S., Mathematics Education, Radford University, 1967
Ed.D., Mathematics Education, University of Virginia, 1975

Jim Pack, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1966
M.S., Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 1968

Arlene Pelton, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1974

Quenton Pulliam, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Economics, Belmont University, 1975
M.B.E., Economics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1977
State of Tennessee Teachers Certificate

Ursula Roden, Professor Emeritus
M.A., Mathematics, University of Texas 1969

Joe R. Taylor, Professor Emeritus
A.S., Business Administration, Martin College, 1960
B.S., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1962
Certificate in Data Processing, Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals, 1973

Gwyn Tilley, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Office Administration, David Lipscomb University, 1964
M.A., Business Administration, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1968

Art Ward, Professor Emeritus
B.S., Physics, Texas Western College, 1964
M.S., Physics, Vanderbilt University, 1978

Wallace Wilson, Professor Emeritus
B.E., Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1957
M.S., Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 1958
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1967
Registered Professional Engineer, 1967