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695 Holly Lane
Waverly, TN 37185
Monday–Thursday: 8:00 AM–5:00 PM; Friday: 8:00 AM–12:00 PM
Community Access Room, Humphreys County Campus:
695 Holly Lane, Waverly, 37185 (Map)
Humphreys County Campus New Student Orientations for the fall semester have ended. Dates for spring semester orientations will be posted in October.
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.
All first-time freshman (degree and certificate seeking students) are required to meet with an advisor prior to class registration regarding course selection, class registration, and career pathways. Advisors are available to help with advising/registration for fall classes.
Contact: Kim Zills, Humphreys County Campus Office Supervisor
Phone: 931-296-1739, ext 305
Financial Aid Workshop every Thursday at 9:00 AM. Please call 931-296-1739 to reserve seating.
No appointment necessary. Students should arrive a minimum of one hour prior to testing center closing to allow adequate time for testing.
Open Computer Lab Hours
Please call the campus at 931-296-1739 to sign up for date and time.
A student seeking the Maintenance Technician concentration with four (4) or more years of experience as an electrician, instrumentation technician, millwright, or pipefitter may choose to take the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) skills assessment in place of certain coursework.
NCCER Assessment Instructions (Printable PDF Document)
NCCER Assessment Instructions
If you have any further questions concerning NCCER assessment, please feel free to contact:
Maria Smith is a Mathematics Instructor at the Humphreys County Campus of Nashville State Community College. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech University. Mrs. Smith earned a Masters of Arts in Education from Austin Peay State University. She taught in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School system and at Austin Peay State University, both as an instructor and as an adjunct.
Mrs. Smith, who was born in Puerto Rico, currently resides on a farm in Houston County. She lives there with her husband, Scott. They have three children, Samantha, Morgan, and Zane, who they homeschool. She enjoys playing volleyball, tennis, and bowling when she gets a chance. She also enjoys reading.
Rhonda Lane Coffelt
Rhonda Lane Coffelt is an Assistant Professor at the Humphreys County Campus of Nashville State Community College. After serving in the U.S. Army as a musician, Rhonda earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Austin Peay State University, a Master of Science in Biochemistry and a PhD in Biological Sciences from Tennessee State University. Rhonda’s research interests include biological treatment of contaminated wastewater, astrobiology and environmental toxicology. In addition to her education, Rhonda brings over 20 years of industrial experience to her classes. Rhonda has served as a chemist, trainer, laboratory director, operations manager, facility manager and director of treatment for several environmental consulting, transportation and treatment companies. She is a certified hazardous materials manager, a licensed grade III wastewater treatment operator, and has over 10 years experience training for compliance with the Red Cross, OSHA, EPA, DOT and ISO14001 regulations. Rhonda currently teaches courses in the biology, chemistry and process control technology departments, including General Biology I and II, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, General Chemistry I and II, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Technical Chemistry and Microbiology.
Rhonda has been married to her husband, John Coffelt for over 10 years. They have a daughter, Baylee, at home in Waverly. Rhonda is a certified PADI scuba diving instructor and dives whenever she can. She is an award winning ballroom dancer. She also plays golf and bridge in addition to singing and playing the flute. She is a science fiction and forensic science fanatic.
Joey Leonard is an Assistant Professor at the Humphreys County Campus of Nashville State Community College. Joey serves as the program coordinator and lead instructor for the Industrial Process Control Technology program. Joey graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with emphasis in programming and automation, and also holds a Master of Arts in Religion, Worship Studies, from the Liberty University Theological Seminary. Joey is a veteran of the United States Army where he served as an Electronic Warfare Aviation Platform System Intercept Control Repairer.
Joey was honored with a Donna Lancaster award by the Tennessee Board of Regents in 2008 for innovation in online learning. He currently resides in Waverly, Tennessee with his wife Tammy. The family has four daughters, Holli, Kayla, Rachel, and Kassidy; one son, Joshua, as well as the memory of their late son, Brady.
Robin Cooper-Wilbanks is an instructor of psychology at the Humphreys County Campus of Nashville State Community College. Mrs. Cooper-Wilbanks completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Union University, where she was active in Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, student government, and was a Lamba Chi Alpha Crescent. She went on to complete her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University, where she was president of Psi Chi (the national honor society for psychology) and was a graduate assistant to the foreign student advisor.
In addition to being a faculty member at Nashville State, Mrs. Cooper-Wilbanks works as a master’s level therapist in the private sector. Since 1990, she has worked with adolescents and their families in dealing with a range of issues from sexual offending, emotional disturbances and aggressive tendencies to juvenile delinquency. Mrs. Cooper-Wilbanks is also a trained juvenile detention officer and has worked as a court liaison in Rutherford and Humphreys Counties. She has also worked with parents as a certified facilitator in the Parent Project, which helps parents of strong-willed children. She has also completed research on the correlates of aggression in adolescent in-patient males. Recently she has been working to establish an animal assisted therapy program at the facility where she is currently employed.
Gena Messersmith (formerly Gena Trotter) has been an English instructor at the Humphreys County campus since 2009. Gena received her Masters of Art from Austin Peay State University. Although her daughter attends college in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gena enjoys having many family members nearby: her parents live in Humphreys County, her sister teaches at Waverly Elementary School (since 1990), and her brother is the Waverly Central High School boy's basketball coach.
Dan Dolan has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration coupled with 44 years of industrial experience in process, project, and industrial engineering in electrical equipment manufacturing, chlorine chemical processing and associated by-products, computer manufacture and distribution, automotive rubber manufacture, lawn and garden manufacture, power generation and co-generation.
Dan has held certifications in project management, PMP, Material Systems, CPIM, Supply Chain, CSCP, Facilitator Quality Circles and Kaizen. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt. Dan is also a GE trained instrument engineer. His skill set includes industrial experience in power system engineering, power generation, welding, instrument engineering, and maintenance, process control PLC system and maintenance, material system implementation, and industrial administration.
He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife and with his beloved dog, Charley Beagle.
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