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Student TestimonialCulinary Arts has taught me a lot. I’ve gained info about cooking techniques & professional guidelines that have improved my skills in the kitchen. It’s been a really memorable time.

Danielle, Class of 2015

Cookeville Campus

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1000 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501


Monday–Friday: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM

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  • Get on the fast track with a two-year degree or
    one-year technical certificate.
  • Learn high demand fields, which have the
    potential to increase your earning power.
  • Take general education classes that transfer easily to
    Tennessee Tech and other four-year universities.
  • Take online classes, which are offered for
    your convenience to fit your busy schedule.
  • Attend smaller classes that are taught by
    expert faculty and get helpful student services.
  • Pay a lower tuition rate for a more affordable
    college education.
  • Qualify, and receive tuition funding through
    lottery scholarships and financial aid.
  • Apply now for Summer and Fall 2015 semesters.
    • Summer and Fall registration begins Apr. 6.
    • Summer Late Registration (+ $25 late fee): May 29–31
      Fall Late Registration (+ $25 late fee): Aug. 17–23
    • Summer 2015 classes begin June 1.
      Fall 2015 classes begin Aug. 24.


  • When was the last time you met with your advisor?
  • Have you made an appointment with your advisor?
  • Are you unsure about your major and need to speak with someone?
  • Did you know that students who meet with their advisor once a semester have the greatest success?

Now that we are settled into the Spring semester we encourage students to set up a time to speak with their advisor. This is a great way to prepare for the Summer and Fall semesters and know which classes you will want to register for in April.

Have you met with your advisor?
~ Look into majors
~ Figure out schedule
~ Find the best classes
~ Transfer or get a job?

What can your advisor do for you?
Your advisor is here to ensure that you have the necessary tools for academic success.

  • Your advisor will help you set realistic educational goals.
  • Your advisor will make sure you are in the major that best fits your career goals.
  • Your advisor will assist you in selecting the correct courses for your major.

Click Cookeville Campus Directory for your campus’s faculty/staff contact info for advising.

Checklist for Attending Nashville State

New Student Orientations

Cody Hall, Cookeville Campus:
1000 Neal Street, Cookeville, 38501 (Map)

Advising: Please reserve your seat for an upcoming Cookeville Campus New Student Orientation to meet with your assigned academic advisor. For academic advising appointments after New Student Orientation, please contact Brittany Copley: Brittany.Copley@nscc.edu or call 931-520-0551 ext. 125.

Cookeville New Student Orientations for TN Promise Students
Date Day Time / Location
June 3 Wednesday 11:00 am - Cody Hall
June 4 Thursday 11:00 am - Cody Hall
Cookeville New Student Orientations for All New Students
Date Day Time / Location
July 27 Mon 2:00 pm - Cody Hall
July 28 Tues 10:00 am - Cody Hall
July 29 Wed 2:00 pm - Cody Hall
July 30 Thurs 10:00 am - Cody Hall

Please sign up early as Cookeville Campus New Student Orientations fill up quickly: Reserve your seat.

New students are encouraged to go to the online new student orientation: EmPower - Orientation for New Students Have your A# ready to begin the online orientation.

Contact: Brittany Copley, Cookeville Campus Admissions Clerk
Phone: 931-520-0551, ext 125
E-mail: Brittany.Copley@nscc.edu

Campus Career Services

For Employers

Post a Position
Employers may list positions (Part-Time/Full-Time, Internships, Co-op) online. College Central Network is the official job posting service for employers targeting Nashville State Community College students and alumni. Click on the College Central Network logo below to post job opportunities for our students and alumni.
Post jobs targeting Nashville State Community College students and alumni.

For Students

Find a Position
Students can view positions posted with the Cookeville Campus in the student lounge area, or online. NSCC uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service for students and graduates. Local employers post jobs exclusively to our school via the CCN site. Students and alumni can create their own account profile to view and apply to Internships, Co-op Opportunities and Part/Full-time positons. After creating an account, students and alumni also have access to various resources such as career podcast, resume templates, job search tips and much more.
Click the College Central Network logo to create your account.
Search jobs posted at Nashville State Community College

Contact: Main Campus Career Services
Phone: 615-353-3248
E-mail: careerservices@nscc.edu
Website: Career Services

Testing Hours

  • Make testing appointments online at least 24 hours prior to testing: www.registerblast.com/nscccookeville/exam
  • If you do not see an available date and time that meets your schedule, please e-mail pam.weeks@nscc.edu
  • Summer Semester Testing Hours Effective May 13
    Monday: 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
    Tuesday: CLOSED
    Wednesday: 10:30 AM–4:30 PM
    Thursday: 10:30 AM–4:30 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM–2:00 PM

Open Computer and Math Lab Hours

Open Computer Lab Hours

  • Spring Semester: January 20–May 8
    Monday–Thursday: 8:00 AM–9:00 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM

Math Lab Hours
The Math Lab will be closed when classes are not held, including when the campus is closed or when classes are canceled for inclement weather. Lab hours are subject to change. Any changes made will be posted on campus as soon as possible.

  • Spring Semester: January 20–May 8
    Monday: 11:00 AM–2:00 PM and 3:30–9:00 PM
    Tuesday: 8:00–11:00 AM and 2:00–5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:30 AM–2:00 PM and 3:30–6:20 PM
    Thursday: 8:00–11:00 AM and 2:00–5:00 PM
    Friday: Closed

Bookstore Hours

Tim Holland, Cookeville Campus Bookstore Leader
Email: tholland@neebo.com ~ Bookstore Phone: 931-372-0121

  • Bookstore Hours Beginning February 2
    Monday–Thursday: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
    Friday–Sunday: CLOSED

Cashier Window Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 8:30 AM–12:30 PM and 1:30–3:15 PM
    Friday: CLOSED

Programs of Study

A.A.S. Degrees

Visit the Catalog or the Academic Program Websites for more information on A.A.S. programs. Links to each A.A.S. degree program are given below.

Technical Certificates

Visit the Catalog or the Academic Program Websites for more information on technical certificate programs. Links to each technical certificate’s program website are given below.

Class Schedules


Stacy Brown
Stacy Brown is an Associate Professor of mathematics at the Cookeville Campus of Nashville State, where she began teaching in January 2007. She has obtained the following degrees from Tennessee Technological University: B.S. Mathematics (1989), M.S. Mathematics (1991), and Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (1995). Stacy spent several years in the engineering field, working as a quality engineer. She lives in Rickman, Tennessee, with her husband Bill and daughter Katie, and enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and training the family dog Buddy.

Tim Dean
Tim Dean is Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology at Nashville State’s Cookeville Campus. Starting as an adjunct instructor in 1994, then teaching full-time since 1995, Tim has taught classes in Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Computer Technology, and Physical Science. Tim has seen the Cookeville Campus grow from fewer than 50 students, with classes held in borrowed facilities, to over 800 students in the current 72,000 square foot building. Tim received his B.S. Electrical Engineering (1992), M.S. Electrical Engineering (1995), and Ph.D. Engineering (2004) from Tennessee Technological University. Tim and his wife Lisa live in Cookeville with their four children. He enjoys spending as much time with family as possible, participating in cross country races with his children, gardening, and church activities.

John (Jody) Mantle
Jody Mantle earned a B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University (1994), a M.S. from Vanderbilt University (1997), and has been teaching all levels of undergraduate mathematics for 15 years. Starting as a Vanderbilt University teaching assistant, Jody was an adjunct instructor at Cumberland University for four years, and has been a full-time instructor at Nashville State’s Cookeville Campus since 2004. He currently resides in Cookeville with his wife Cindy and several furry friends. He is passionate about music, movies, baseball, football, and especially math and science.

Ami Massengill
Ami Massengill, Assistant Professor of English, has been teaching full-time at Nashville State Community College since August 2005. She received her M.A. in English from Tennessee Technological University in 2005. Ami teaches a wide variety of classes, including English Composition I and II, College Success, British Literature, Fiction, and Themes in Literature and Culture. She enjoys teaching because it enables her to be in the discourse community of composition and literature. In her spare time, she enjoys books and travel. Ami has been teaching in study abroad programs as a member of the <a href="http://www.tncis.org" title="Tennessee Consortium of International Studies" rel="external">Tennessee Consortium of International Studies</a> since 2010. She teaches ENGL 2220 (Survey of British Literature II) in Ireland and ENGL 2030 (Themes in Literature & Culture) in Scotland.

Kelvin Norman
Kelvin Norman, Assistant Professor, teaches information technology courses at Nashville State’s Cookeville Campus as part of the Computer Networking Technology and Computer Technology A.A.S. degree programs. He specializes in teaching the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum, preparing students for the CCNA certification, as well as for careers in network administration and design. Beginning his career at Nashville State in 2003, Kelvin has taught various courses related to computer hardware, operating systems, Web design and networking. A former naval officer, he received a B.S. degree in Physical Science from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1985. He is currently a graduate student in the Ed.D. program at Trevecca Nazarene University, where he had received a M.Ed. degree in Instructional Technology (2006). His professional certifications include Cisco CCNA, CCAI, COMPTIA A+ and Network +. When not working or studying, Kelvin enjoys playing the banjo and the fiddle.

Carolyn Powell
Carolyn Powell received an A.A. in History from the College of Lake County in Illinois (2001), then completed a B.A. in Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (2003). While an undergraduate, she worked at the Field Museum in Chicago, assisting with the conservation and preservation of many objects in their extensive anthropology collection. She also assisted with setting up and taking down of both the Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years exhibit and the Macchu-Pichu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas exhibit. After relocating with her husband to Tennessee, she attended Middle Tennessee State University for her graduate studies where she earned a M.A. in History with a concentration in Public History (2010). Her thesis topic examined the relationship between the community of Crossville, Tennessee, and Camp Crossville, a prisoner of war camp in operation during World War II that housed over a thousand German and Italian enemy officers and servicemen. Carolyn enjoys reading, travel and hiking with her dogs.

Michelle Van Wagoner
Michelle Van Wagoner earned an Associate of Arts from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Memphis and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Texas State University at San Marcos. Ms. Van Wagoner joined the NSCC faculty in the fall of 2008. She previously taught at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and Blinn College in Brenham, Texas.

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