Nashville State, Working to Keep the College Safe

  • The College's COVID-19 Response Planning Task Force created a plan and guidelines for how to safely re-open each campus for the fall semester. Their charge was to create a phase-in plan that incorporates federal, state, and local guidelines associated with each campus and their respective communities. The Task Force is chaired by Nicole Hubbs. Below are the members:
    The Task Force is chaired by Nicole Hubbs. Below are the members:
    • Nicole Hubbs, Director, Career Services
    • Jill Ferrand, Director of Human Resources
    • Ginger Hausser, Vice President Economic and Community Development
    • Tom Hayden, AVP, Office of Communications and Marketing
    • Paul Kaminsky, Director, Technology Services
    • Mary Poston, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing
    • Jennifer Rector, Associate Vice President, Finance and Accounting
    • Dr. Sarah Roberts, Dean, STEM/Interim AVP, Academic Affairs
    • Chris Saunders, Executive Director, Operations and Facilities
    • Derrek Sheucraft, Director, Police Services
    • Kim Silverman, AVP, Academic Affairs for Extended Campuses
    • Derek Smith, Assistant Professor, STEM/member of Faculty Senate
    • Donna Whitehouse, Associate Professor, OTA/Academic Affairs
  • The college moved 2020 summer course offerings to an online format. Classes will be offered Live Streaming via video conferencing or fully online. Registration is open for summer classes and fall classes. As of now (April 6), fall classes are scheduled for on-ground delivery, unless already scheduled to be online or hybrid.
  • Nashville State Community College announced that beginning Monday, March 23, classes, student services, and college operations will be moving online until further notice. Employees and faculty will primarily be working remotely.
  • The college announced on Thursday, March 12, that classes are canceled Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 21 to prepare for a transition of on-ground classes to online or alternative format. During that time, the college will remain open. Nashville State will resume classes in the online or alternative format on Monday, March 23.
  • The college continues to communicate with faculty, staff and students.
  • A Nashville State COVID-19 resources page has been created to keep everyone updated. The page can be found on the main index of the college website. The college also has an alert banner at the top of the main index page of the website, which is updated as needed.
  • While students have been on Spring Break, March 9 through 13, the college has been undergoing a deep, thorough and ongoing cleaning at all of its campuses.
  • The college closed the East Davidson (Donelson) and Southeast (Antioch) campuses on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13 for hospital-grade cleanings.
  • College leadership continues planning as the COVID-19 issue evolves.
  • The college continues to strongly encourage that everyone remain extra vigilant of their health and wellness.
  • Nashville State has been busy updating our pandemic emergency plan.