Student Success Stories

Student Success Stories

Tell your story.

NSCC Voices chronicles the successes, hopes, and fears of NSCC first-generation college students and alumni.

Alesia's Story

Alesia tells the story of her nine year journey to get her degree one class at a time.

Quiana's Story

Quiana shares the story of her emotional journey from high school drop out to college student.

Carla's Story

Carla tells the story of overcoming the hurdle of passing math to earn her certificate in Central Processing. She's continuing her associate's degree this fall.

Sebastian's Story

Sebastian Oprea immigrated from Romania to the United States 17 years ago with his wife and 9 month old son. He started in Nashville State's ESL program. He credits Nashville State with giving him the confidence to be successful in the engineering program at MTSU.

Mike's Story

Former SGA president Mike Johnson tells the story of how divorce led him to explore who he was by attending college at Nashville State.

Jeremy's Story

Jeremy shares his story of overcoming grief to become a Dean's list student.

Byron’s Story

Byron Easley is currently studying political science at Tennessee State University.

Cassandra's Story

Cassandra tells her story of returning to college late in life and offers advice to other non-traditional students.

Charlie’s Story

Charlie shares his story of overcoming drug addiction to become a straight-A pre-nursing student.