2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2019  
2015-2016 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 II, Engineering and Computer Technologies, Academic Affairs

Christopher Archer, Help Desk Support Technician, Computer Services, Finances and Administrative Services
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/and Languages, 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, Technical Clerk, 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

Richard Bell, Security Guard II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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 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

Hazel Coleman, Director of Development, Development and Public Affairs, President’s Office
B.A., Communications, Arkansas State University, 1994
M.P.A., Public Administration, Arkansas State University, 2000

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

Brittany Copley, Technical Clerk, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

LaTisha Cox, Secretary III, Social & Life Sciences, Academic Affairs

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

Tommy Cunningham, Technical Clerk, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

M. Elaine Davis, Controller, Finance and Administrative Services
A.S., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1983
B.S., Business Administration, 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

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

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

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

Edward G. Dubell, Graphic Designer, Creative Services, President’s Office
A.A.S., Visual Communication/Graphic Design, Nashville State Technical Institute, 1997
B.F.A., Art/Graphic Design, Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Lacey Early, Lab Assistant, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

Carrie Ehrmann, Secretary II, Applied Arts, Business and Applied Arts, Academic Affairs

Kathy S. Emery, Director, Online Learning, Academic Affairs
B.S., Sociology, St. Mary’s University, 1968
M.S., Guidance, East Texas State University, 1969
Post Graduate, University of Memphis, 1983

Jodi Evans, Account Clerk II, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

Jennifer Evernham, Coordinator of Recruitment, Admissions, Student Services, Academic Affairs
B.S., Business Administration, Florida Southern College, 2013

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

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
Certificate HVAC Training, Miller-Motte Technical College, 2012

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 Fountain, Director, Property/ Management/ Accounting, Finance and Administrative Services
B.S., Accounting, Tennessee Technological University, 2008
M.B.A., Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University, 2009

Michael A. Franklin, Campus Coordinator, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs
A.A.S., Computer Technology, Nashville State Community College, 2003

Ingrid Frazier, Manager Accounting Processes, Finance and Administrative Services

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 and 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

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

Logan Ginsberg, Secretary II, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Rebecca Girgenti, Secretary III, Student Services, Academic Affairs

Karen Goodman, Testing Technician I, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, 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
B.A., Spanish, Middle Tennessee State University, 2010

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 and Applied Arts, Academic Affairs

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

Heavenly Groeneveld, Financial Aid Clerk, Financial Aid, 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, Student Life Coordinator, 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

Destinee Hayes, Records Clerk, Records, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

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

Tiffany Hess, Account Clerk II, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

Carol Hines, Secretary III, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

Jamica Hines, Campus Coordinator, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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

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
B.S., Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2012

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 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, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

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

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

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

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

Leslie Lewis, Campus Coordinator, NSCC Dickson - Renaissance Center, 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

Natalie Luttrell, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

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

Dumitru Marin, AC/Heating Mechanic III, Maintenance, Finance & 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, Academic Affairs
B.S., Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2007
M.A., Psychology, University of Memphis, 2009

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

Thomas L. Melton, Coordinator, Video Productions and Creative Services, President’s Office
A.S., Commercial Art, Jackson State Community College, 1981
A.S., 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

Jeffrey Miller, Security Guard II, Safety and Security, Finance and Administrative Services

Marilyn L. Miller, Technical Clerk, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs
Certified Professional Secretary, 2007
Career Advancement Certificate Office in Application, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heidi Parker, Account Clerk I, Bursar’s Office, Finance and Administrative Services

William Parker, RX TN Grant Coordinator, RX TN Grant, Academic Affairs
A.A.S., Architectural Engineering, Nashville State Community College, 2012
B.A., English and History, Birmingham Southern College, 1977
M.B.A., Business Administration, Vanderbilt, 1980
Certificate Computer Aided Design, Nashville State Community College, 2012

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

Jeffery Parsell, Institutional Research Analyst, Institutional Research, Academic Affairs
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
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

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

Debbie Pennebaker, Secretary III, Cookeville Campus, Academic Affairs

Porsha Perkins, Testing Technician, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Vicki H. Preston, Assistant Director, Financial Aid, Student Services, Academic Affairs
B.S., Criminal Justice-COR, 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

Sarah Roberts, Dean, Math 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

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 Technician, Computer Services, Finance and Administrative Services

Angela Rose, Technical Clerk, RX TN Grant, Academic Affairs

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

Flora Setayesh, Associate Vice President/Executive Assistant to the President, Academic Affairs/President’s Office
B.S., Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1995
Ph.D., Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, 1997

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

Jarvis Sheffield, Technical Clerk, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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
B.A., Economics, Binghamton University in New York, 1988

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

Ashley Spain, Secretary III, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Jennifer Sprague, Secretary II, Math and Natural Sciences & English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages, 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 Program Coordinator, 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 and Applied Arts, 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., Education, Austin Peay State University, 2002

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

Tammy Sullivan, Secretary II, Nursing, Academic Affairs

Carol Taylor, Secretary II, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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

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

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

Jennifer Unutmaz, Testing Technician I, Testing Center, Learning Resource Center, Academic Affairs

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

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

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

Kristina Ward, Secretary II, Special Projects/Student Life, Student Services, Academic Affairs

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

Mariahn Watkins, Advisor, Southeast Campus, Academic Affairs

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

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

Tara White, Secretary I, Clarksville Campus, Academic Affairs

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

Julie Williams, Dean, Social and Life Sciences, Academic Affairs
B.S.E., Elementary Education, Henderson State University Arkansas, 1987
M.S.E., Early Childhood Education, Henderson State University Arkansas, 1988
Ed.S., 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., Computer Accounting, Nashville State Community College, 2001
B.S., History, Austin Peay State University, 2005
M.S., Curriculum and Instruction, Austin Peay State University, 2007
E.D.S., Curriculum and Instruction-Information Technology, 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/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

Bernard M. Anderson, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Chemistry, Hamline University, 1998
Ph.D., Chemistry-Inorganic, Montana State University, 2004

Jennifer C. Anderson, Instructor, Biology, Math 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/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
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., 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)

Thresia (Kay) Beard, 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

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, Instructor, 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

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, Associate 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/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, Coordinator/Instructor, 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, Instructor, 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, 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 and Applied Arts
B.B.A., Office Administration, Belmont University, 1994
M.B.E., Business Education, Middle Tennessee State University, 1995

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 Nazarene 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, Associate 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, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Social and Life Sciences
B.S., Office Administration, Lipscomb University, 1986
M.S., Guidance and Counseling, Tennessee State University, 1989
Licensed Pre K-12 Certification School of Counseling for State of Tennessee  

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

Charles deWitt, Associate Professor, Paralegal Studies, Business and Applied Arts
B.A., History, Pacific Union College-California, 1973
M.A., History, University of Memphis, 1995
J.D., University of Southern California, 1976

Daniel Dolan, Instructor, PTEC, 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 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, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
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

Kelvin L. Elston, Assistant Professor, Business, Business and Applied Arts
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

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

Diane Gaffney, Assistant Professor, 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
Technical Certificate, Nashville State Community College, 2011

David Gerth, Associate Professor, Business, Business and Applied Arts
B.E., Engineering Science, Vanderbilt University, 1972
M.B.A., Business Administration, Brigham Young University, 1977

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

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, Instructor, 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

Teresa Guthrie, Instructor, 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
CHTS-TR., Certified Professional Coder, American Health Information Management Association, 2012

Pamela D. Hite, 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

Lloyd A. Jackson, Instructor, Photography, Business and Applied Arts
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

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

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

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

Jennifer A. Knapp, Associate Professor, Biology, Math and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs
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, (Math and Business), Trevecca Nazarene 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, 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

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

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

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

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, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
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., Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University, 1994
M.S., Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 1997

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

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/Arts/and Languages
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
CST-Certified Surgical Technician, 2008

Nicholas Maynard, Instructor, Surgical Technology, Social and Life Sciences
B.A., Corporation and Organizational Communication and Marketing, Western Kentucky University, 2006
Certified Surgical Technologist, Nashville State Community College, 2011

Annette R. McCreedy, Professor, College Success, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
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

Dana (Dee) McGraw, Instructor, English, Clarksville, Academic Affairs
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

L. Scott McRoberts, Assistant 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

Callie Milburn, Instructor, English, Cookeville Campus
A.S., English, Motlow State Community College, 2007
B.S., English, Tennessee Technological University, 2009
M.A., English, Tennessee Technological University, 2011

Roslyn Mize, Instructor, 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

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., Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nashville State Community College, 2009
B.A., Arts Entertainment and Media Management,  Columbia College of Chicago, 2000
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

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, Associate 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

Lam Truc Nguyen, Instructor, Biology, Cookeville Campus
A.A., Psychology, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, 2001
B.S., Business Administration, University of Arkansas, 2003
D.C., Chiropractic, Parker University, 2007

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

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

Laura Orr, Instructor, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Carolyn Powell, Assistant Professor, 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, 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, Assistant 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

Kevin D. Ragland, Associate Professor, Biology, Math 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 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, 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
B.S., Mechanical Drafting, Alabama A&M University, 1989
M.Ed., e-Learning Technology, Jones International University, 2006

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, Academic Affairs
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, Math 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

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

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

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

Robert Siegel, Instructor, Culinary Arts, Southeast Campus
B.A., Molecular Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1973
Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Federation, 1990

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

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

Valerie J. Stroop, Associate Professor, Business, 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, 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

Michelle E. Van Wagoner, Associate Professor Professor, Mathematics, Cookeville Campus
A.A., Mathematics, Weber State University, 1998
B.S., Mathematics, University of Memphis, 2003
M.S., Mathematics, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2005

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

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

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

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, 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, 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, Math and Natural Sciences
B.A., Integrated Science/Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1982
Ph.D., Neurobiology, Harvard University, 1990

Rebecca Zanolini, Assistant Professor, Spanish, English/Humanities/Arts/and Languages
B.A., Spanish, Middle Tennessee State University, 2006
M.A.T., Foreign Languages/Spanish, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008
Ed.S., Curriculum/Instruction, Middle Tennessee State University, 2011

Brianna Zuber, Instructor, Biology, Cookeville Campus
B.S., Ecology and Field Biology, Shorter University, 2005
M.S., Biological Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, 2008
Ph.D., Environmental Sciences, Tennessee Technological University, 2014

 

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

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

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

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