2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2018  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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, Manager-Payroll, Finance and Administrative Services

Jessie Angel, Secretary I, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies and Computer/Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs

Christopher Archer, Part Time Technical Clerk, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs
A.S., Information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2013

Bill Archer, Engineering Laboratory Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2005

Patricia Armstrong, Dean, English/Humanities/Arts, Academic Affairs
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

Joseph Arnold, Account Clerk I, Bursar Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Michael Arnold, Computer Laboratory Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.A.S., Computer Networking Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2007

Bernice G. Batchelor, Account Clerk Supervisor, Finance and Administrative Services

B.S., Business Administration, Lane College, 1975

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

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

Lauren Bell, Director, Development, President’s Office

B.A., Political Science, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1994

Patrick Bolgeo, Computer Lab Technician, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Glenn Brownlee, Maintenance Worker I, Maintenance and Operations, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs
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

Amanda Buckner, Lab Assistant, Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs

Emily Bush, Coordinator of Library Instructional Services, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

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

Tracy H. Collins, Coordinator of Veterans’ Services, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs
A.S., Nashville State Community College, 2009

B.S., Health Education, University of Nevada-Reno, 1984

Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2008

Steve Conklin, Director, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Science of Aircraft Technology, Community College of the Air Force-Alabama, 1995

A.A.S., Instructor Technology, Community College of the Air Force-Alabama, 1996

B.A., Education, Midwestern State University-Texas, 1998

M.B.A., Business Administration, Touro University-California, 2005

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

Daniel Cottone, Computer Lab Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

LaTisha Cox, Secretary II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

J. David Crawford, Multi-Media Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Volunteer State Community College, 2004

B.A., Western Kentucky University, 2007

Mary Cross, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services

B.S., Accounting, University of Kentucky, 1975

M.B.A., Business, Vanderbilt, 1989

Nicholas Cullen, Help Desk Support Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

M. Elaine Davis, Controller, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Nashville State Technical Institute, 1983
B.S., Belmont University, 1972

Ronald M. Davis, Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.S., Mathematics, Albright College, 1966
M.A., Mathematics, University of Maryland, 1969
Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Maryland, 1980

James T. Dawson, Executive Director, Operations and Maintenance, Operations and Management, Finance and Administrative Services

B.S., General Studies, Health and Safety, Western Kentucky, 1993

Janet S. Dennis, Personnel Assistant, Human Resources, President’s Office

Certified Professional Secretary, 2009

Charles deWitt, Dean, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs

B.A., History, Pacific Union College-California, 1973

M.A., History, University of Memphis, 1995

J.D., University of Southern California, 1976

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

Carolyn Douglas, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Edward G. Dubell, Graphic Designer, Creative Services, President’s Office

A.A.S., Visual Communications/Graphics Design, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1997

B.F.A., Art/Graphic Design, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Kathy S. Emery, Director, Online Learning, Academic Affairs

B.S., St. Mary’s University, 1968

M.S., East Texas State University, 1969

Post Graduate, University of Memphis, 1983

Jodi Evans, Secretary I, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

Tim Ewell, Assistant to the Vice President, 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

Jeannette Faber, Coordinator of Student Life, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Mark T. Farmer, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1980

Patricia Feller, Internal Auditor, President’s Office
B.A., Accounting/Finance, University of South Florida, 1977
M.A.C.C., Accountancy, University of South Florida, 1980

Certified Public Accountant, 1987
Certified Internal Auditor, 2004

Certified Fraud Examiner, 2006

Emily Ferguson, Secretary I, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Keith Ferguson, Executive Director, Development and Public Affairs, President’s Office

A.A.S., Applied Science, Shelby Community College, 1985

B.B.A., Business Management, Memphis State University, 1991

M.B.A., Business Management, University of Memphis, 1996

Corey Fitts, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

Lisa Fletcher, Secretary II, Career Services Office, Student Services, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Community College, 2006

Certified Professional Secretary, 2009

Kathy G. Ford, Testing Technician I, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

Angela Forte, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Michael A. Franklin, Campus Coordinator, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Computer Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2003

Carolyn O. Frye, Coordinator, Learning Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

B.S., Psychology, University of Tennessee at Nashville, 1979

M.S., Human Resource Development, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2002

Lauren Furr, Technical Clerk, Dickson Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Reginald Gardner, Dean, Computer/Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs
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 Technical Institute, 1983

Danielle Ghulam, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Jami Girgenti, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Rebecca Girgenti, Secretary III, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Adriane D. Gordon, Admissions Lead Worker, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

A.S., Computer Accounting Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1997

Certificate of Career Advancement, Accounting Clerk, 2002

Certificate of Career Advancement, Microcomputer Application Specialist, 2002

Donna Gorlier, Technical Clerk, Accounting, Finance and Administrative Services

Chelsee Gray, Admissions Counselor, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Delphia L. Green, Office Supervisor, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., General Technology, Nashville State Technical Community College, 2003

Certificate of Career Advancement, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1999

Ruth L. Green, Secretary III, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies, Academic Affairs

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

Heavenly Groeneveld, Secretary II, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Tracy Gunn, Technical Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Chuck Hackney, Programmer Analyst, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Rosemary Hackney, Testing Technician II, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

Evelyn T. Hadley, Director, Special Projects and Student Life, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.A., Management and Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1996

M.S., Guidance and Counseling, Tennessee State University, 2005

Rachel Hale, Secretary II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

William Hamm, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, 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

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

V. Addyson High, Secretary II, Office of Student Life, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Carol Hines, Secretary II, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

Samuel Hook, Secretary III, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs
A.A., West Kentucky Community and Technical College, 2008
B.F.A., Creative Writing, Murray State University, 2011
M.F.A., Creative Writing, Murray State University, 2014

Stephen Hooks, Director, Career Services Office, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Business Management, Western Kentucky University, 2003

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

M. Wylie Hudson, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Becky D. Hull, Director, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

B.S., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1985

Cherry Hunt, Lab Assistant III, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs

Daina Hunter, Account Clerk III, Bursar Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Timothy Hurt, Maintenance Worker, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

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

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

Howard Ivy, 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, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Paula Jackson, Coordinator of Student Loans, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs


B.S., Business Management, University of Phoenix, 2006
Certificate of Secretarial Science, Penn Valley Community College, 1977

Doug C. Jameson, Coordinator, Online Learning, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Business Management, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1996

B.A., Business Management/Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1998

M.S., Public Administration, Cumberland University, 2004

Carolyn S. Jeans, Benefits Analyst, Human Resources, President’s Office

A.A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Community College, 2003


B.S., Professional Studies, Austin Peay University, 2010
Certified Professional Secretary, 2005

Delisa C. Johnson, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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 Technical Institute, 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

Renee Johnston, Admissions and Records Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

A.S., Health Information Management, Nashville State Community College, 2010

Gina Jones, Coordinator, Disabilities Services, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Social Work, Lipscomb University, 2011
Communication Art Certification, 1999

Microsoft Word Certification, 2006

Margaret F. Jones, Dean, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs
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, President’s Office/Special Projects, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Paul A. Kaminsky, Director of 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

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

Jennifer A. Knapp, Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

B.S., Zoology, Clemson University, 1989

Ph.D., Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1997

Bernice Knight, Custodian, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

Tracy E. Kortuem, Office Supervisor, Workforce and Community Development, Academic Affairs
A.S., Computer Information Processing, Draughons Jr. College, 1996

Microsoft Office User Specialist for Word, 2002

Helen Kunkel, Secretary III, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs

Linda D. Langiotti, Bursar, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1983

B.A., Business Administration, Lambuth College, 1974

M.B.A., Business Administration, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University, 1988

Danielle LaRue, Secretary II, Workforce Development, Academic Affairs

Noor Latif, Technical Clerk, Accounting, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Accounting, University of Baghdad, 2004
Certificate in Accounting, Nashville State Community College, 2011

William Lee, Technical Clerk, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Leslie Lewis, Campus Coordinator, Dickson Campus, Academic Affairs

A.S., LIBA, Austin Peay State University, 2011

David E. Lipschutz, Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Computer Accounting Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1984

A.S., Business Data Processing Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1985

Lori B. Maddox, Director, Human Resources, President’s Office

A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1985

B.S., Human Resources Development, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1998

M.S., Public Administration, Cumberland University, 2006

Natalie Malott, Financial Aid Clerk, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Barbara Marcum, Secretary I, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs

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

Candy Marshall, Account Clerk Supervisor, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Carol J. Martin-Osorio, Dean, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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, Library Assistant III, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Charles M. May, Librarian, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

B.A., Geography, University of North Carolina, 1974

M.L.S., Library Science, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1976

Paula R. McCord, Secretary III, Computer and Engineering Technologies, Academic Affairs

A.S., Business Data Processing, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1988

Kimberly McKissack, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Reginald McLain, Computer Lab Technician, Clarkesville Campus, Academic Affairs

Marian M. McNeil, Administrative Secretary, Academic Affairs

Certified Professional Secretary, 2003

Seneca McPhee, Completion Coach, RX TN Grant Program

Misti D. Meeks, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

A.A., Office Management, Lincoln Christian College, 2004

Thomas L. Melton, Coordinator of Video Production, Creative Services, President’s Office

A.S., Commercial Art, Jackson State Community College, 1981
A.S., Psychology, Dyersburg State Community College, 1997
Certificate in Audio Visual Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1982


Vicki R. Mendenhall, Computer Lab Technician/Network Management Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.A.S., Communications, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1998

Joshua Merritt, Help Desk Support Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A.S., Computer Network, Nashville State Community College, 2013

Marilyn L. Miller, Technical Clerk, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

Certified Professional Secretary, 2007

Career Advancement Certificate Office in Application, 2009

Jasmine Momon, Testing Technician I, Testing Center, Learning Resources Center, Academic Affairs

William Montgomery, Maintenance Scheduler, Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

J. Joshua Moran, Director, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Political Science-University of Tennessee Martin, 1999

Laura L. Moran, Director, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs
B.S., Marketing, Lipscomb University, 2003

Joyce M. Morey, Secretary II, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Dennis Morgan, Office Manager, Security and Safety, 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

Michelle Nelson, Director, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University, 2011

Certified Administrative Professional

Brian Norrod, Computer Lab Technician, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Computer Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2003

Sarah Nwokoji, Coordinator, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Kaitlin O’Donnell, Admissions Clerk, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Meghan Oliver, Director, High School Programs, Academic Affairs

B.S., Management and Computer Information Systems, Western Kentucky University, 2000

M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2001

Jeffery Parsell, Technical Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Cheryl J. Patterson, Secretary II, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

A.S., Universal Parallel Business and information Systems, Nashville State Community College, 2008

B.S., Austin Peay State University, 2012
Certified Professional Secretary, 2008

Melissa K. Pauley, Assistant Director of Records and Registration, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Jacksonville State University, 1991

Debbie Pennebaker, Secretary II, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Gail Phillips, Director, Workforce and Community Development, Academic Affairs

Certified Microsoft Office User Specialist, 2002

VUE Test Administrator Certification Exam, 2003

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

Sharon M. Poindexter, Institutional Research Analyst, Planning and Assessment, Academic Affairs

A.S., Office Administration, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1994

Russell Posten, Technical Clerk, Bursar Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Beth Pounds, Secretary II, Applied Arts, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies, Academic Affairs

Vicki H. Preston, Assistant Director, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1981

Katherine Ragan, Technical Clerk, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Laurie W. Rhoton, Accountant, Finance and Administrative Services

A.A.S., Business Management, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1996
A.S., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1983

Certified Professional Secretary, 1987

Richard Rhyne, Security Guard II, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

Kimberly D. Roberts, Secretary II, ASL/Education/PHED/and Social Work, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs

B.S., Criminal Justice, Austin Peay University, 2011

Occupational Teaching Certification (Legal/Protective Services Endorsement), 2011

Sarah Roberts, Dean, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs
B.S., Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, 1999
Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, 2004

Kenneth Robertson, Security Guard Supervisor IV, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

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

Beth Rogers, Assistant Director of Administrative Information Services and Systems, 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 Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Angela Rose, Technical Clerk, RX TN Grant, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies, Academic Affairs

Ashwak Sarhan, Coordinator of Technical Support, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

B.S., Baker College 2007

M.S., Baker College, 2010

Shaun Scantland, Security Guard II, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Police Science, Nashville State Community College, 2010
APCO, Certified Dispatcher, 2010

TIES/NCIC/NLETS – TBI, 2011

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

Danny Sensing, Computer Lab Technician, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

Melissa Settles, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Dianna Shanks, Testing Technician, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Lisa Shaw, Graduation Analyst, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

A.A., Nashville State Community College, 2011

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

Wayne Simpson, Coordinator, Workforce Development, Academic Affairs
B.S., Social Work, Murray State University, 2007
M.S., Human Development and Leadership, Murray State University, 2008

Judy A. Smith, Systems Specialist, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Computer Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 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 Professional Secretary, 2009

Steven A. Solomon, Printing Estimator, Property Management, Finance and Administrative Services

B.F.A., Graphics Arts, University of Chicago, 1968

Computer Electronics Diploma, Nashville State Area Vocational Technical School, 1986

TEFL Certification, Winfield College, 2001

Gloria D. Spears, Technical Clerk, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Annette Starrett, Secretary II, Occupational Therapy and Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs

Marc Starrett, Assistant Director, Workforce and Community Development, Academic Affairs

A.S., Business, Kent State University, 1992

Elizabeth Stein, ESL Specialist, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Karen L. Stevenson, Dean, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies, Academic Affairs

B.S., Business Education, Ohio State University, 1980

M.A., Educational Policy and Leadership/Business Education, Ohio State University, 1987

Collette Strassburg, Library Assistant II, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

Jennie L. Stribling, Director, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

B.B.A., Business Administration, Austin Peay State University, 1982

M.Ed., Austin Peay State University, 2002

Billie J. Sullivan, Secretary II, Online Learning, Academic Affairs

Tammy Sullivan, Secretary II, Nursing, Academic Affairs

Stephanie Thomas, Secretary II, Math and Natural Sciences, English/Humanities/and Arts, Academic Affairs

Danny Thompson, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

John W. Thompson, Custodial Lead Worker, Operations and Maintenance, Finance and Administrative Services

Tammy Thorne, Administrative Assistant, Finance and Administrative Services

A.S., Banking Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1984

Priscilla D. Tibbs, Assistant to Director of Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Tamara Thrower, Testing Technician I, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

Susan L. Tucker, Secretary III, English, Humanities and Arts, Academic Affairs

Certified Professional Secretary, 2006

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

Edna F. Vaughn, Microcomputer Lab Technician, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

A.S., Computer Electronics, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1985

Brittany Walker, Technical Clerk, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Cynthia Waller, Director, Nursing, Academic Affairs

B.S., Nursing, Bethel College, 1982

M.S. Nursing, Vanderbilt, 1997

Ph.D. Nursing, Vanderbilt, 2011

Certified Critical Care Nurse, 1982

Ted M. Washington, Associate Vice President, Planning and Assessment, Academic Affairs

A.S., Computer Programming, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1977

A.S., Data Processing Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1980

B.B.A., Information System Management, Belmont University, 1987

M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee State University, 1993

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

Pamela Weeks, Testing Technician I, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

Jeffery White, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

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

Julie Williams, Director, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs
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

Amanda Wilson, Technical Clerk, Humphreys County Campus, Academic Affairs

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

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

Chris Winters, Coordinator of Instructional Quality, Online Learning, Academic Affairs

A.A., Nashville State Community College, 2001

B.S. Austin Peay State University, 2005

M.S., Austin Peay State University, 2007

E.D.S., Austin Peay State University, 2012

Certified in Secondary Education, 2005

Certified with Quality Matters (APP, PRC, TTT)

Lance L. Woodard, Director of Records and Registration, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

A.A.S., Computer Information Systems, Nashville State Technical 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 Technical Community College, 2004

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, President’s Office
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/and Arts
B.A., English, Middle Tennessee State University, 1986

M.A., 20th Century English Literature, University of Sussex, Falmer, England, 1988

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

Eleonora Alvarado, Assistant Professor, Healthcare Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

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

Bernard M. Anderson, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.A., Chemistry, Hamline University, 1998

Ph.D., Chemistry-Inorganic, Montana State University, 2004

Jennifer C. Anderson, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.A., Biology, Knox College, 1998

M.S., Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University, 2000

Thomas Angland, Instructor, Theatre, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Speech/Theatre, St. Olaf College, 1978

M.F.A., Theatre, University of South Carolina, 2006

Barbara Baker, Associate Professor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Dental Hygiene, Tennessee State University, 1981

M.Ed., Counseling, Vanderbilt University, 1986

Ed.D, Counseling, Vanderbilt University, 1990

René W. Bataille, Assistant Professor, History and Geography, Social and Life Sciences

French National Certification for Teaching, Lyon III University-France, 1984
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

Michael R. Bates, Assistant Professor, Computer Networking Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies


A.A.S., 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)

Kimberly Pace Becker, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, Southeast Campus
B.A., English, Milsaps College, 1999

M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language, Northern Arizona University, 2004

Valerie S. Belew, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Union University, 1982

M.A., Tennessee Technological University, 1985

Vickie Bissinger, Instructor, Nursing

B.S.A., Nursing, Tennessee Technological University, 1990

M.S., Nursing, Austin Peay State University, 2011

Heidi Blaisdell, Instructor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., English, Ohio University, 2003

M.A., Creative and Media Writing, University of Wales-Swansea, 2007

Missy Blanks, Instructor, Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Austin Peay University, 2001

M.S.N., Nursing, Tennessee State University, 2010

Beverly E. Bradley, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies

A.A.S., Computer information Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1992

B.M., Music of Emphasis in Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, 1977

M.B.A., Technical Management, University of Phoenix, 2006

Stacy Brown, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Cookeville Campus

B.S., Mathematics, Tennessee Technological University, 1989

M.S., Mathematics, Tennessee Technological University, 1991

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1995

Ed.S. Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Technological University, 2005

Amy Bryant, Instructor, Speech, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Mass Communications, Lipscomb University, 2005

M.S., Mass Communications, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008

Michele Buc, Instructor, Speech, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Communications, Baylor University, 1988

M.S.C., Speech Communication, Auburn University, 1990

Cary Bunt, Coordinator/Instructor, Business Technology, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

A.A., Arts, Martin Methodist College, 1978

B.B.A., Management, Belmont, 1980

M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1992

Sam Champion, Instructor, Horticulture, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Landscape Horticulture, Auburn University, 1997

B.S., Environmental Design, Auburn University, 2002

M.L.A., Landscape Architecture, Auburn University, 2002

LEED Accredited Professional, 2007

Michael L. Christensen, Instructor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.A., Mathematics, William Jewell College, 1979

M.S., Mathematics, Kearney State College, 1982

Rhonda Lane Coffelt, Assistant Professor, Biology, Humphreys County Campus

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/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.B.A., Office Administration, Belmont University, 1994

M.B.E., Business Education, Middle Tennessee State University, 1995

Thomas Cooper, Instructor, Computer Accounting, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies
B.A., History/Political Science, Florida State University, 2003
M.A.C.C., Accounting, Belmont University, 2010
J.D., Law, Vanderbilt University, 2007
Certified Public Accountant, 2010

Robin Cooper-Wilbanks, Instructor, Psychology, Humphreys County Campus

B.S., Psychology, Union University, 1988

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2000

Brad Corcoran, Assistant Professor, Law Enforcement, Southeast Campus
A.S. Management, Temple Jr. College, 1986

B.S. Management, Trevecca University, 1991

M.P.A., Criminal Investigation, City University Bellevue Washington, 1998

POST Certified Police Officer, State of Tennessee, 1986–2009

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

Cristina Cottom, Instructor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences
B.M., Music, Belmont University, 2006
M.A.T., Education, Lipscomb University, 2008
Ed.S. Education, Curriculum, and Instruction, Liberty University, 2012

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

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

Lisa Davies, Instructor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Lipscomb University, 1986

M.S., Tennessee State University, 1989

Licensed Pre K-12 Certification School of Counseling for State of Tennessee

Amy Davis, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Elementary Education, Mississippi State University, 1999

M.Ed., Curriculum and instruction, University of Mississippi, 2001

Early Childhood Add-On Certification, 2003

Timothy C. Dean, Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology, Cookeville Campus

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1992

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1995

Ph.D., Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 2004

Thresia deWitt, Instructor, Nursing

B.A., Speech Communications, Texas A&M University, 1993

B.S., Nursing, University of New Mexico, 1999

M.S., Nursing Education, University of Memphis, 2010

Daniel Dolan, Instructor, Humphreys County Campus

B.S., Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1966

M.S., Industrial Administration, Union University-New York, 1973

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/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 1969

J.D., Law, University of Tennessee School of Law, 1970

Hamid Doust, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Business and Banking, School of Banking, Iran, 1976

M.S., Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1981

Sourish Dutta, Instructor, Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Physics, University of Kolkata West Bengal-India, 1996

M.B.A., Finance, Case Western Reserve University-Ohio, 2002

Ph.D., Physics Case Western Reserve University-Ohio, 2007

Diane M. Eagle, Associate Professor, English as a Second Language, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., French, University of Illinois, 1983

M.A., English as a Second Language, University of Illinois, 1989


Lance Eckerle, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Microbiology, Auburn University, 1997

Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Alabama-Birmingham, 2004

David Edgington, Assistant Professor, Music, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Music Performance, Charleston Southern University, 1996

M.M., Music Education, Belmont University, 2007

Kelvin L. Elston, Assistant Professor, Business Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

A.S., General Business, Cleveland State Community College, 1984

B.S., Management and Marketing, Birmingham Southern College, 1986

M.S., Organization and Human Relations Management, Cumberland University, 1999

Certified as Achieve Global Trainer, 2002

Bryan L. Evans, Instructor, CAD Engineering Technologies, Computer and Engineering Technologies

A.S., Mechanical Engineering, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1994

Endora Feick, Instructor, English
M.A., Composition and Rhetoric, Kennesaw State University, 2002

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

Gerald Frank, Instructor, Biology, Clarksville Campus
B.S., Animal Science/Chemistry, Alabama University, 1991
Ph.D., Physiology, Meharry Medical College, 1999

Michael Frank, Instructor, Economics, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.A., Economics, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1978

M.A., Economics, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1992

Eli W. Frierson, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Mathematics, Claflin College, 1971

M.Ed., Education Mathematics, Clemson University, 1976

Diane Gaffney, Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Western Michigan University, 1970

M.B.A., Tennessee State University, 1991

NBCOT Certification as Occupational Therapist, Registered

Tennessee Certification in Therapeutic Electrical and Thermal Modalities, 2001

Terri Gallant, Instructor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences
Surgical Technology Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2011
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST®), 2011
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), 2014

David Gerth, Associate Professor, Business Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

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/and Arts

B.S., Education, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1971

M.A., English, Austin Peay State University, 2002

Beth Gorham, Assistant Professor, Photography & Visual Communications, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.F.A., Photography, University of Georgia, 1994

M.F.A., 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, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics 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

Teresa Guthrie, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1986

Ph.D., Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, 1992

Pamela A. Hawkins, Associate Professor, Visual Communications, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies
B.S., Education, University of Tennessee, 1976

Graphic Arts Design Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 1989

Susan Hawkins, Instructor, Healthcare Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

M.H.A., University of Maryland College, 2004

M.B.A., University of Maryland College, 2005

M.S., Information Technology, University of Maryland College, 2010

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

Certified Surgical Technologies Technologist (CST®), Nashville State Community College, 2008

Yenya Hu, Assistant Professor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

M.S., Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1992

M.D., Medicine, Shanghai Medical University, 1989

Ph.D., Vascular Biology/Pathology, Vanderbilt University, 1997

Lloyd A. Jackson, Instructor, Photography, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies
A.A.S., Occupational Studies in Commercial Digital, Photography, Nossi College of Art, 2003

Technical Certificate, Photography, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1987

C.C.P., Certified Professional Photographer, Professional Photographic Certification Commission, 2007

Laura Jarosemich, Instructor, Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Mississippi, 1999

M.S.N., Nursing, Belmont, 2008

Brenda Jerles, Instructor, Early Childhood Education, Clarksville Campus

B.S. Elementary Education, Austin Peay University, 1972


M.S., Agricultural Science, Tennessee State University, 1984
+45, Professional Administrator Pre K-12, Austin Peay University, 1994

License in Elementary Grades 1-9, 1972

License in Kindergarten Grade 3, 1972

License in Professional Administrator Pre K-12, 1994

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

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

Karen A. Kendrick, Associate Professor, Office Administration, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

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/and Arts

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

William J. Kitchen, Assistant Professor, Computer Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies

A.A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1982

B.S., Computer Engineering Technology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1997

M.S., Engineering Technology Industrial Studies, Middle Tennessee State University, 1998

John Knox, Assistant Professor, Art, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Sculpture/Printmaking, University of North Carolina, 1991

M.F.A., Painting, Savannah College of Arts and Design

Paul C. Koulakov, Associate Professor, Computer Accounting, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.B.A., Business/Finance, Belmont University, 1980

M.B.A., Business/Accounting, Tennessee State University, 1986

Secondary Education Certification, (Math and Business), Trevecca University, 1991

Real Estate Broker, Tennessee, 1986

Certified Professional Accountant, Tennessee, 1991

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

Nancy E. Ledbetter, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Childhood Development and Family Relations, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1972

M.S., Psychology Childhood Development Specialist, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1979

Philip K. Lee, Associate Professor, Computer 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, 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

Thomas N. Loftis, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts, Southeast Campus
A.A.S., Culinary Arts, Nashville State Community College, 2003
B.S., Business Management, Belmont University, 1979

Leda Longwood, Instructor, English as a Second Language, English/Humanities/and Arts

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/and Arts
B.S., English, East Tennessee State University, 1966

M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Northern Colorado, 1978

Sheri L. Lozier-Bentley, Instructor, Social Work, Social and Life Sciences

B.S.S.W., Social Work, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2000

M.S.S.W., Social Work, University of Tennessee-Nashville, 2002

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Tennessee, 2002

Linda R. Lyle, Associate Professor, Learning Resource Center
Certificate in Legal Assisting, Southeastern Paralegal Institute, 1984

B.S., Business Education, Austin Peay State University, 1962

M.A., Business Education, Austin Peay State University, 1965

Devora D. Manier, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, English/Humanities/and Arts
B.A., German and Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 1990

M.S., Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language, Georgia State University, 1995

John (Jody) Mantle, Instructor, Mathematics, Cookeville Campus

B.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 1994

M.S., Vanderbilt University, 1997

David Markwell, Assistant 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

Frank R. Martinez, Instructor, Spanish, Social and Life Sciences

B.A., Romance Languages-Spanish and Western European History, University of Florida, 1967

M.Ed., Spanish, University of Memphis, 1975

Professional Secondary Certification, 2007

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

Ami R. Massengill, Instructor, English, Cookeville Campus

B.A., English, Tennessee Technological University, 2000

M.A., English, Tennessee Technological University, 2005

Connie F. Mathews, Assistant Professor, English as a Second Language, English/Humanities/and Arts

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

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST®), 2008

Nicholas Maynard, Instructor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences

B.A., Corporation and Organizational Communication and Marketing, Western Kentucky Univ., 2006

Surgical Technology Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2011
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST®), 2011

Annette R. McCreedy, Professor, College Success, English/Humanities/and Arts
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 Technical Institute, 1986

George McIntyre, Instructor, Music Technology, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

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

L. Scott McRoberts, Assistant Professor, Art, English/Humanities/and Arts

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/and Arts

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, Instructor, Logistics Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Louisiana State University, 1999

M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 2007

Chasity Mullins, Instructor, Nursing

B.S., Nursing, University of Tennessee-Martin, 2001

M.S., Nursing/ Health Systems Management, Vanderbilt University, 2010

Edward M. Mummert, Associate Professor, Computer Networking Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies

B.S., Music Education, Austin Peay State University, 1972

M.M.E., Music Education, Austin Peay State University, 1974

Certified Novell® Engineer
Master Certified Novell® Engineer
Microsoft® Certified Professional
Microsoft® Certified Technical Trainer
Certified Novell® Instructor

Jennifer M. Myers, Instructor, Occupational Therapy, Social and Life Sciences

A.A.S., Nashville State Community College 2009

B.A., Columbia College of Chicago, 2000

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Emily R. Naff, Associate Professor, Photography, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Universal Studies in College of Liberal Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, 1997

Priscilla K. Nash, Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.F.A., Commercial Art, Mississippi State University for Women, 1974

Jennifer Neal, Instructor, Learning Support English, English/Humanities/and Arts
B.S., Mass Communications, Tennessee State University, 2002

M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 2004

Jim Needham, Instructor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.A., Knox College, 1987

M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989

Eli Nettles, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics 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, Assistant Professor, Computer Technology, Cookeville Campus

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

Laura Orr, Instructor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., English, Western Carolina University, 2007

B.S., Psychology, Western Carolina University, 2007

M.A., English, University Tennessee Knoxville, 2009

Robert S. Overall III, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Engineering Technologies

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, 1973

M.S.N, Psychology Nursing, Vanderbilt, 1974

Psychology Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Meharry Medical College, 1976

Harlan Pease, Instructor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

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

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

Marshall Ted Phelps, Associate Professor, Art, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.S., Anthropology, Michigan State University, 1974

M.A., Art History, Michigan State University, 1978

Ph.D., History, University of Memphis, 1995

Janusz A. Polanowski, Associate Professor, Philosophy, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Philosophy and Religion, University of Georgia, 1993

M.A., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 2000

Ph.D., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 2008

Carolyn Powell, Instructor, History, Cookeville Campus

A.A., History, College of Lake County, 2001

B.A., Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003

M.A., Public History, Middle Tennessee State University, 2010

Karen Powers, Instructor, Computer Accounting, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies
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, Assistant Professor, Biology, Mathematics 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

Kevin D. Ragland, Associate Professor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Animal Science, University of Tennessee, 1994

M.S., Animal Genetics, Iowa State University, 1996

Ph.D., Animal Genetics, Iowa State University, 1998

Eric A. Richardson, Instructor, Music Technology, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies


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/Applied Arts/and Technologies
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/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Mechanical Drafting, Alabama A&M University, 1989

M.Ed., e-Learning Technology, Jones International University, 2006

Stanley Rose, Instructor, History, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Social Science, Coppin State University, 1969

M.A., History, Howard University, 1993

Ph.D., History, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2002

Mary Rosenthal, Associate Professor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1996

M.S., Biological Science, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2000

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

Wanda Scott, Instructor, Computer Networking Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies

B.S., Computer Science, Hampton University, 1994

M.S., John Hopkins University, 2009

Graduate Certificate, Leadership in Technology Integration, John Hopkins University 2009

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), 2000, 1999

Windows, NT4 MCSE Certification, 1995

Flora Setayesh, Professor, Chemistry, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University, 1992

M.S., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1995

Ph.D., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1997

Peggy A. Sharpe, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Social and Life Sciences

B.S., Home Economics, Harding University, 1967

M.S., Childhood Development and Family Life, Ohio University, 1989

Neely Ann Sheucraft, Associate Professor, Speech, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., Corporate and Organizational Communication, Western Kentucky University, 1993

M.A., Communication, Western Kentucky University, 1996

Robert Siegel, Instructor, Culinary Arts, Southeast Campus
Certified Executive Chef, 1990

Yvonne Simerman, Instructor, Sociology, Social and Life Sciences

B.A., University of Indianapolis, 1981

M.A., University of Kentucky, 1996

Michele Singletary, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.S., Business Administration Finance and Banking, University of Arkansas, 1990

M.A., English, Tennessee State University, 2002

Alex F. Smiley, Instructor, CAD & Architectural Engineering Technology, Computer and Engineering Technologies

B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1974

M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisville, 1983

Registered Professional Engineer, 1981

Registered Engineer, Tennessee and Florida, 2007

Derek K. Smith, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics 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, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Humphreys County Campus

B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1991

M.A., Austin Peay State University, 1994

Samantha Soebbing-Nolting, Instructor, Chemistry, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
B.S., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bradley University, 2002
Ph.D., Bio-inorganic Chemistry, University of Iowa, 2008

Katherine Sorenson, Instructor, Learning Support Reading, English/Humanities/and Arts
B.A., English and Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992

M.S., Reading, University of Central Arkansas, 2005

Valerie J. Stroop, Associate Professor, Business Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Business Management, David Lipscomb University, 1981

M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee State University, 1994

Laurie Lea Swanson, Assistant Professor, Computer Accounting, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

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

Cathy Gray Thomas, Assistant Professor, Accounting, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.S., Accounting, University of Mississippi, 2001

M.A., Accounting, University of Mississippi, 2002

Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee, 2004

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

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

Edmund W. Turnley, III, Instructor, Paralegal Studies, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.B.A., Music Business, Belmont University, 1976

M.B.A., Business Administration, Samford University, 1980

J.D., Law, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1980

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

Michelle E. Van Wagoner, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
A.A., Mathematics, Weber State University, 1998
B.S., Mathematics, University of Memphis, 2003
M.S., Mathematics, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2005

David Vigerust, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
B.S., Biology, University of Texas at El Paso, 1992
M.S., Microbiology, Texas Tech University, 1999
Ph.D., Pathology, Vanderbilt University, 2004

Melissa Walker, Instructor, Business Management, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies
B.S., Accounting, Elorn University, 1993
M.B.A., Entrepreneurship, University of Colorado, 2001

Jack Wallace, Assistant 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

David M. Weilmuenster, Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, Business/Applied Arts/and Technologies

B.F.A., Art, Middle Tennessee State University, 1993

Bridgette E. Weir, Associate Professor, English, English/Humanities/and Arts

B.A., English and Philosophy, Middle Tennessee State University, 1996

M.A., English, Southern Methodist University, 1998

David Welch, Associate Professor, Computer and Engineering Technologies

A.A.S., Computer Information Systems, Nashville State Technical Institute, 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, Mathematics 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

Jack L. Williams, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1971

M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1988

24 Graduate Credit Hours in Mathematics, Tennessee State University, 2010

Registered Professional Engineer, 1979

Certified Quality Engineer, 2002

Mary Wilson-Patton, Instructor, 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

Mary D. Womack, Instructor, Biology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

B.A., Integrated Science/Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1982

Ph.D., Neurobiology, Harvard University, 1990

Michael A. Wright, Assistant Professor, Law Enforcement, Southeast Campus

A.A.S., Police Science, Austin Peay State University, 1991

B.S., Criminal Justice, Columbia Southern University, 2002

POST Certified Police Officer, State of Tennessee, 1988-1995

Advanced Tactical Certificate, Austin Peay State University, 1990

Certified Police Instructor, FDLE, State of Florida, 1993 to present

LaDonna Yarborough, Instructor, Mathematics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
B.S., Mathematics, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1978
M.Ed., Administration and Supervision, Tennessee State University, 2010

Rebecca Zanolini, Instructor, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Spanish, Middle Tennessee State University, 2006
M.A.T., Foreign Languages/Spanish, Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.S., Curriculum/Instruction, Middle Tennessee State University, 2011

 

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

Wanda T. Grissom, Professor Emeritus

B.S., Business Administration, Belmont University, 1975

State of Tennessee Teachers License, 1975

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, Associate 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