Nashville State Announces Jamica Hines, Southeast Campus Director


Nashville State Community College has announced the appointment of Jamica Hines as the associate dean and the director of its Southeast Campus. The campus is located at 5248 Hickory Hollow Pkwy in Antioch.

Hines assumes the director’s role from Kim Silverman, who was recently promoted to associate vice president of academic affairs for extended campuses. In her role, Hines leads site operations, while supporting the overall mission, values, plans, policies and procedures of the College. Additionally, she leads campus faculty and staff in continuous review and recommendations of instructional programs.

“As a leader at Nashville State, Jamica will be responsible for making sure the Southeast Campus continues serving the needs of our students, community and employers,” said Dr. Shanna L. Jackson, Nashville State’s president. “I am excited about the leadership she will provide for our second largest campus.”

Ms. Hines brings nearly 20 years of experience in higher education, having served in positions such as Campus Coordinator, Academic Advisor, and Admissions Recruiter. She holds a Master of Education from Tennessee State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Middle Tennessee State University. Hines is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Higher Education, from East Tennessee State University.

“It is an incredible feeling knowing that Nashville State is making a positive difference for so many Davidson County residents and in our communities,” said Hines. “We will continue to innovate, make sure we meeting the needs of our students, and provide a safe and welcoming environment to learn and grow.”

At Nashville State, you can earn a degree or technical certificate in high-demand careers that reflect the needs of local employers in the area. For students wanting to continue their education, credits can transfer to all of Tennessee’s public four-year universities and a number of private institutions.

There are tuition assistance programs offered by the State, such as Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect. The College can help connect you.

“Jamica’s leadership skills and ability to solve complex issues are invaluable,” said Silverman, “Due to her talents as a communicator, facilitator, and problem solver, we are fortunate to have Jamica at this campus, which serves a growing and diverse area of Davidson County.”

Potential students interested in learning more about what programs are offered and enrolling at the Southeast campus can email Registration for Fall 2020 is open. The College recently announced that fall classes will be delivered in four formats. The first week of classes, Aug. 24 to 29, will be virtual and online so the College can allow time to assess technology needs, review course delivery methods, explain participation requirements and engagement expectations. To learn more, visit:

Nashville State Southeast Campus Director Jamica Hines
Nashville State Southeast Campus Director Jamica Hines.

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