Nov 16, 2018  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog

Faculty Ranked Personnel


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Abrahams, Shaheem: abrahamss@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department Head; Department: Biology; Education: B.A. (cum laude), Ohio Wesleyan University, 1987; M.S., The Ohio State University, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Albertini, Franz: albertinif@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Career Services and Workforce Transitions; Department of Workforce Development; Education: B.A., Saint Leo University, 2000; M.S., Troy University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Akhavi, Seyed: http://akhavis@tncc.edu; Position: Dean of Science, Engineering and Technology; Department: Science, Engineering and Technology; Education: B.S., Youngstown State University, 1985; M.S., Youngstown Sate University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Alexander, Michelle: alexanderm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Health; Education: B.S. (cum laude), James Madison University, 1999; M.P.H., University of South Carolina, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Allen, Brenda: allenb@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Co-Department Head; Department: Philosophy, Humanities, Religion; Education: B.A., Pitzer College, 1989; M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1993; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Foundation, Oxford University, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Anderson, Amy: andersona@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Paralegal; Education: B.A., Oregon State University, 1995; J.D., Willamette University College of Law, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Anderson, Crystal: andersonc@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Advising; Department: Advising and Transfer Center; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2002; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Anderson, Kathryn: andersonk@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs & Scholarships; Department: Financial Aid, Veterans’ Affairs & Scholarships; Education: B.S., The Ohio State University, 1975; M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Andrews, Elizabeth: andrewsa@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Human Services; Education: B.A., Weber State University, 1980; M.S.W., Norfolk State University, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Arrington, Janina: arringtonj@tncc.edu; Position: Leach Professional Advisor, CHSS; Department: Office of Student Success; Education: B.S., Norfolk State University, 1998; M.A., Norfolk State University, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Ashley, Tracy:  ashleyt@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Development; Department: Institutional Advancement; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Askew, Robert: askewr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Program Head; Department: Business; Education: B.A., Cuttington College, 1970; M.S., Hult International Business School, 1979; E.D.M., Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson; 2009.

Aukland, Cheryl: auklandc@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Information Technology; Education: A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1986; B.S., Christopher Newport College, 1989; M.S., The College of William and Mary, 1995; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Bailey, Nancy: baileyn@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Professional Counselor; Department: Office of Student Services; Education: B.S., University of Virginia, 1979; M.S., University of New York-Buffalo, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Bailey, Teresa: baileyt@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Vice President of Financial Services; Department: Financial Services; Education: A.A.S., New River Community College, 1984; B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1993; M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Barnett, Stephanie: barnetts@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: English; Education: B.A., University of Baltimore, 1991; M.Ed., Salisbury University, 1993; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Beasley, Beth: beasleyb@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: English; Education: B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1983; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1987; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Berquist, Peter: berquistp@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Geology; Education: B.S., The College of William and Mary, 2001; M.S., Vanderbilt University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Blackwell, Jacqueline: blackwellj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: English; Education: B. A., Hampton University, 1983; M.A., University of Virginia, 1985; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2000.

Blount-Sears, Sirena: blountsearss@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2012; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Bock, Ursula: bocku@tncc.edu; Position: Academic Assistant Coordinator; Department: Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education: Ph.D., University of Salzburg, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Burge, Mark: burgem@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Program Head; Department: Automotive; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Burge-Hall, Valerie: burgehallv@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Health; Education: B.S.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991; M.A., East Carolina University, 1993; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Burns, Brian: burnsb@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor: Department: Business, Public Services, Information Systems and Mathematics; Education: M.Sci., University of Glasgow, 1998; M.Sc., University of Stirling, 2000; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2005; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Buttram, Corey: buttramc@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Professional Librarian; Department: Learning Resources; Education: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002; M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Byrd, Elena: byrde@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1988; M.Ed., Troy University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Byrd-Poller, Lynda: byrd-pollerl@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Human Resources, Title IX; Department: Human Resources; Education: B.S., Hampton University, 1989; M.Ed., Regent University, 1999; Ed.S & Ed.D., George Washington University, 2001 & 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018.

Calderon-Doherty, Sandra: calderons@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Communication Studies; Education: B.A., SUNY College New Paltz, 2001; M.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Callaway, Cynthia: callawayc@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Institutional Advancement; Department: Institutional Advancement; Education: B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985; J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Carter, Lloyd: carterl@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Services Program Head; Department: Health Professions; Education: B.S., University of Maryland, 1997; M.S., University of Maryland, 2009; M.P.A., University of Baltimore, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Clark, Crystal: clarkc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Kaplan University, 2009; M.S., 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Coffey, David: coffeyd@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head; Department: Police Science; Education: B.A., Santa Monica College, 1977; J.D., University of West Los Angeles, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Cotman, Sharon: cotmans@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1976; B.S., Norfolk State University, 1979; M.B.A., Old Dominion University, 1983; M.A., Hampton University, 1993; Ed.S, George Washington University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1984.Crnkovic, Daliborka: crnkovicd@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: English; Education: B.S., University of Ljubjana, 1995; M.A., Old Dominion University, 2011; Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso, 2016: Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Dashiell, Sandra: dashiells@tncc.edu; Position: Academic Assistant Coordinator; Department: Business, Public Services, Information Systems and Mathematics; Education: B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1970; M.S., George Mason University, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson 1977.

Dean, Michelle: deanm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Art History; Education: A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College, 1991; B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2000; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Dever, John: deverj@tncc.edu; Position: President of Thomas Nelson Community College; Department: President’s Office; Education: B.A., Bellarmine College, 1968; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1974; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1991; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Dickens, Beth: dickensb@tncc.edu; Position: Academic Assistant Coordinator; Department: Science, Engineering and Technology; Education: A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 2004; B.S., Buffalo State College, 1983; M.S., Webster University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Dollieslager, Richard: dollieslagerr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: English; Education: A.A., Black Hawk College, 1978; B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1981; M.S. Ed., Southern Illinois University, 1984; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

Draper, Lisa: draperl@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S.N., Ohio State University, 1986; M.S., Ohio State University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

Dubbe’, Mary: dubbem@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Co-Department Head; Department: English; Education: B.S., West Virginia University, 1973; M.A., West Virginia University, 1974; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1989.

Dunfee, Margaret: dunfeem@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1995; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018

Duvall, Jason: duvallj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., The University of Texas, 2000; M.A., The University of Texas, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Edradan, Alberto: edradana@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., University of the City of Manila, 1989; M.S., Manuel L. Quezon University, 2001; Ph.D., Centro Escolar University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2009.

English, Susan: englishsu@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Academic Affairs; Department: Academic Affairs; Education: B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1988; M.Ed., Salisbury University, 1992; Ph.D., Morgan State University, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Evans, Ann S.: evansa@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Coker College, 1979; M.S., College of William and Mary, 1984; Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Faison, Janelle: faisonj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Business; Education: B.A., Lynchburg College, 1999; M.B.A., Hampton University, 2001; Ph.D., Hampton University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Farley, Tony: farleyt@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Training; Department: Corporate Training and Workforce Services; Education: B.S., Florida A&M University, 1971; M.M., Cambridge College, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Felker Steven: felkers@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness; Department: Institutional Research & Effectiveness; Education: B.A., University of Virginia, 2006; M.S., University of Virginia, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Feygelson, Rimma: feygelsonr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department Head; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.S., St. Petersburg Institute of Economics and Trade, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Field, Jefferson: fieldj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Machining; Education: A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College; 1990; B.S., Old Dominion University, 1992.

Fotinos, Anthony: fotinosa@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Communication Studies; Education: B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College 1999, M.A., Norfolk State University 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Frank, Jean: frankj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Technical Studies with Specialization in Industrial Technology; Education: A.S. Florida Community college 1998; B.S., Thomas A. Edison State College 2005; M.S., Thomas A. Edison State College, 2104; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Frazier, Teresa: fraziert@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Early Childhood Education; Education: B.S., Longwood College, 1974; M.S., Old Dominion University, 1977; C.A.S., Old Dominion University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

Giron-Simmons, Alandra: girona@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Spanish; Education: B.A., Virginia Tech, 2006; M.A., George Mason University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Golub, Tatiana: golubt@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Department Head; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., M.S.; Tomsk State University, 1983; Ph.D., Institute of High Current Electronics, RAS, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Groover, Donald: grooverd@tncc.edu; Position:Instructor; Department: Economics; Education: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975; M.S., University of Minnesota, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Hallman, Amber: hallmana@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Emergency Medical Services, Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Harrison, Betsy: harrisonb@tncc.edu; Position: Dean of Student Services, Deputy Title IX Coordinator; Department: Office of Student Services; Education: B.A., College of William and Mary, 1980; M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1984; C.A.S., College of William and Mary, 1985; Ed.D, College of William and Mary, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Harrison, Robert: harrisonr@tncc.edu; Position: Head Librarian; Department: Learning Resources; Education: B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1990; M.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Hathaway, Janice: hathawayj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Graphic and Media Design; Education: B.F.A., University of Alabama, 1973; M.F.A., University of Alabama, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Hayden, Dawn: haydend@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: English; Education: B.A., George Mason University, 1987; M.A., Old Dominion University, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Hines, Kelly: hinesk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Accounting; Education: B.A., Eastern New Mexico State University, 1992; M.A., New Mexico State University, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Hiotellis, Sofoklis, hiotelliss@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Accounting; Education: B.A., Old Dominion University, 2003; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Hodges, Richard: hodgesr@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Learning Resources; Department: Learning Resources; Education: B.M., Wichita State University, 1981; M.M., University of Mississippi, 1985; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University, 2004; Ed.D., The College of William & Mary, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Horton, Justin: hortonj@tncc.edu; Position: Assessment Coordinator; Department: Institutional Research & Effectiveness; B.S., Radford University, 2005; M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Howard, Mary: howardm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S.N., West Virginia University, 1982; M.S., Hampton University, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1991.

Hundley, Clarence: hundleyc@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: English; Education: A.A., Chowan University, 1972; B.A., Campbell University, 1974; M.A., Old Dominion University, 1979; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1994; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1990.

Hurst, Richard: hurstr@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Professional Counselor; Department: Office of Student Success; Education: B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1991; M.Ed., University of South Carolina, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Indika, S.H. Sathish : indikas@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., University of Colombo, 1997; M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2002; M.S., Clemson University, 2004; M.S., College of William and Mary, 2006; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Jenkins, Shanda: jenkinssh@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Program Head; Department: Psychology; Education: B.S., Radford University, 1998; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Jones-Williams, Valerie: jonesv@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Professional Counselor; Department: TRIO; Education: B.A., Western Michigan University, 1977; M.A., Western Michigan University, 1978; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Karminska-Makagon, Krystyna: karminskak@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.S., Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1974; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1997.

Keating, Jean: keatingj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Texas Woman’s University, 1987; M.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Keithley, Virginia: keithleyv@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Student Support Services - TRIO Grant; Department: TRIO; Education: B.S.B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1987; M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1992; Ed.S., College of William and Mary, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Keneally, Leo: keneallyl@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Political Science; Education: B.A., George Mason University, 1990; M.S., Florida State University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Kerns, Myleah: kernsm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head; Department: English; Education: B.A., Salem College, 2004; M.A., North Carolina A & T State University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Kessel, Isidoro: kesseli@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Chair; Department: Spanish; Education: A.A., Southwestern College, 1969; B.A., San Diego State University, 1972; M.A., San Diego State University, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Kleinman, David: kleinmand@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: English; Education: B.A., University of Iowa, 1999; M.A., DePaul University, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Kuchina, Elena: kuchinae@tncc.edu, Position: Professor; Department Head; Department: Physics; Education: B.A., Kazakh State University, 1987; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2001; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Lawlor, Susan: lawlors@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Professional Librarian; Education: B.M., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1980; M.S.L.S., Catholic University, 1985; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1986.

Layton, Cathy: laytonc@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor: Department: Photography; Education: B.F.A., University of New Mexico, 1990; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Lechner, Zachary: lechnerz@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor: Department of History; Education: B.A., Truman State University, 2002; M.A., Purdue University West Lafayette, 2005; Ph.D., Temple University, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

LeMay, Lynsey: lemayl@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Geology; Education: B.S., College of William and Mary, 2002; M.S., College of William and Mary, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Lewis, LeRon: lewisl@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Emergency Medical Services; Education: A.S., Jefferson College of Health Services, 2007; B.S., Columbia Southern University, 2015; M.S., Northcentral University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Lichniak, Deborah: lichniakdt@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head; Department: Electronics/Electrical Technology; Education: A.A.S., Tidewater Community College, 1997; B.S., Norfolk State University, 1998; M.S., Troy State University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Long, Richard: longp@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Program Head; Department; Fire Science and Emergency Medical Services; Education: A.A.S., Tidewater Community College, 1999; B.S., Hampton University, 2003; M.S., Troy University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Lynch, Karen: lynchk@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1990; B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001; M.S.N., Old Dominion University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Mahfouz, Riham: mahfouzr@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign 2001; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2003; M.S., University of Maryland College Park, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Manfred, Michelle: manfredm@tncc.edu; Position: Director, Corporate Training and Workforce Services, Credentials, and Apprenticeship; Department: Business Development and Corporate Training; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1987; M.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Mann, Michael: mannm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1985; M.S. Strayer University, 2011. Joined Thomas Nelson: 2009.

Maria-Fagundez, Sergio, Sergio: maria-fagundezs@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.S., University of Extremadura Badajoz, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Marioneaux, Harold: marioneauxh@tncc.edu; Position: Coordinator of Dental Hygiene Program; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.A., Hampton University, 1978; D.D.S., Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, 1981; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2009.

Martin, Jennifer: martinj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University 1997; M.S., University of Connecticut 2001; Ph.D., The College of William and Mary, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Maule, Amanda: maulea@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., Florida Southern College, 1999; M.A., Miami University, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

McLaughlin, Kurt: mclaughlink@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.A., Humboldt State University, 2003; M.S., Humboldt State University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

McLeod, Gregory: mcleodg@tncc.edu; Position: Provost and Interim Dean of Health Professions; Department: Provost Office; Education: B.A. Ed., UNC Chapel Hill, 1993; M.Ed., North Carolina State University, 2003; Ph.D., Barry University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Mims, Craig: mimsc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head; Department: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; Education: A.S., Mohawk Valley Community College, 1982; B.A., Ferris State University, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1997.

Mingin, Thomas: mingint@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Emergency Medical Services; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Mooradian, Paula: mooradianp@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Economics; Education: B.A., University of Virginia, 1988; M.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Morey, Jennifer: moreyj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Psychology; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; M.S., West Virginia University, 2011; Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Moulenbelt, Jason: moulenbeltj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Philosophy; Education: A.A., Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 1996; B.A., Western Michigan University, 1998; M.A., Western Michigan University, 2002; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Mun, Ji Hyon: munj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Engineering; Education: B.A., Binghamton University, 1998; M.S., Binghamton University, 2000; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Nestor, Duane: nestord@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1983; M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Nurnberger, Charles: nurnbergerc@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Finance and Administration; Department: Finance and Administration; Education: B.A., York College of Pennsylvania, 1978; M.P.A., Rutgers University, 1980; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Nystrom, Theresa: nystromt@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1988; M.Ed.., Troy University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Olagunju, Olufunke: olagunjuo@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., University of Ilorin, 1991; M.S., Portland State University, 2004; Ph.D., Portland State University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Ostraff, Joshua: ostraffj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Art; Education: M.F.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2012; B.F.A., Brigham Young University 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017

Ouellette, Donald: ouelletted@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Biology; B.S., Suffolk University, 1976; M.A., University of South Dakota, 1978; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Perkins, Bobby: perkinsb@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor Trades Training Instructional Developer; Department: Workforce Development; Education: A.A.S., Pitt Community College, 2002; B.S., East Carolina University, 2008; M.A., Liberty University, 2017; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Pierce, Nicholas: piercen@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: B.S., ECPI University, 2012; M.S., ECPI University, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Pongratz, Susan: pongratzs@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Developmental English; Education: B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1971; M.A., The College of William and Mary, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1994.

Poosson, Sylvain: poossons@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Foreign Language; Education: M.A., University of Virginia, 1998; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Powers, Hannah: craddockh@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: History; Education: B.A., Duke University, 2010; M.A., The College of William & Mary, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Pounder, Gary: pounderg@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Military Affairs and Contract Credit Department: Workforce Development; Education: B.S., Arkansas State University, 1980; M.A., Valdosta State University, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Preble, Margaret: preblem@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Sociology; Education: A.A., Northern Virginia Community College, 1972; B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1974; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1982.

Pringle, Thomas: pringlet@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Program Head; Department: Computer Aided Drafting Design; Education: A.S.T., ITT Technical Institute, 1999; B.B.A., American Intercontinental University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Putnam, Darlene: putnamd@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Administrative Support Technology; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1979; B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981; M.A., George Mason University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1994.

Quiros, Christina: quirosc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Ramierz, Cecilia: ramierzc@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Public Relations and Marketing; Department: Public Relations and Marketing; Education: B.A., Miriam College, 1990; M.B.A., Regent University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Rarig, Kristen: rarigk@tncc.edu; Position: Interim Vice President for Student Affairs; Department: Student Affairs; Education: B.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1985; M.S.M., Troy State University, 1987; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Rasheed, Chawntile: rasheedc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.S.D.H., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2010; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Ray, Julia Lisa: rayj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: English; Education: B.S., Appalachian State University, 1987; M.A., Appalachian State University, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2000.

Ray, Tiffany: rayt@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Interim Dean of Enrollment Management/Director of Admissions and Registrar; Department: Enrollment Management; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2007; M.B.A., Old Dominion University, 2009; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Reid, Scott A.: reids@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Sociology; Education: B.A., Kent State University, 1989; M.A., Kent State University, 1991; Ph.D., Kent State University, 1999; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Richardson, Jeralyn: richardsonj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Accounting; Education: B.S., Saint Leo University, 2007; M.B.A., Saint Leo University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Robertson, Sandra: robertsons@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Marketing, Management, Real Estate; Education: B.S., Florida Southern College, 1984; M.B.A., Regent University, 1999; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Rockson, Thomas: rocksont@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: English; Education: A.A.S., Rappahannock Community College, 1994; B.A., College of William and Mary, 1996; M.A., James Madison University, 1999; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Rueckert, David: rueckertd@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Graphic and Media Design; Education: B.S.B.A., Bucknell University, 1976; B.L.S., University of Mary Washington, 1995; M.F.A., George Mason University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Samuels, Keisha: samuelsk@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head: Department: Human Services; Education: B.S.W., Norfolk State University, 1998; M.A., Old Dominion University, 2004; M.A., Norfolk State University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Schaffner, Sally: schaffners@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Department Head; Department: Computer Science; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1977; B.S.E.E.T., Old Dominion University, 1980; M.S., The College of William and Mary, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Schneider, Stacey: schneiders@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: History and Geography; Education: B.A., James Madison University, 2000; M.A., James Madison University, 2002; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Shimizu, Mariko: shimizum@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.A., The University of Mississippi, 2002; M.A., The University of Alabama, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Simon, DeShea: simond@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1999; M.S., Strayer University, 2002; Ph.D., Capella University, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Smith, Chad: smithcha@tncc.edu; Position: Lead Professional Adivsor/Coordinator of Athletics and Intramurals; Department: Advising and Transfer Center; Education: B.A., Norfolk State University, 1992; M.Ed., James Madison University, 1997; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Smith, Patrick: smithp@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Psychology; Education: B.A., The College of William & Mary, 1986; M.A., Regent University, 1988; Ph.D., Capella University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Smith, Ruth: smithru@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Distance & Distributed Learning; Department: Distance & Distributed Learning; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1977; M.S., Old Dominion University, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Somerset, Cynthia: somersetc@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Administrative Support Technology; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College; B.A., Averett University, 2010; M.B.A., Western Governors University, 2017; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Song, Pengfei: songp@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.S., Tianjin University, 2000; M.S., Michigan Technological University, 2004; Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Spencer, Jacqueline: spencerj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Mary Washington College, 1969; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Spryn, Lucinda: snrynl@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., Juniata College, 1983; M.S., American University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Stainback, Susan: stainbacks@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1986; M.S., Hampton University, 1991; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Starkes, Marilyn: starkesm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Lead Professional Advisor/Coordinator of College Skills; Department: Advising and Transfer Center; Education: B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1976; M.A., North Carolina Central University, 1981; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2001.

Struble, E. Marie: strubleem@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Developmental Mathematics; Education: B.S., The College of William and Mary, 1986; M.A., Western Governors University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Sundblad, Michael: sundlbadm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Performing Arts; Education: B.A., North Central College, 2003; M.M., Illinois State University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Swaim, Charles: swaimc@tncc.edu; Position: Dean of Business, Public Services, Information Systems and Mathematics; Department: Business, Public Services, Information Systems and Mathematics; Education: B.S., University of Phoenix, 1998; M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2000; Ed.D. University of Phoenix, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Swain, Eddie: swaine@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Director of Professional, Credential, and Continuing Education; Education: B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986; M.Ed., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1987; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017

Swirzinski, Martha: swirzinskim@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Chair; Department: Physical Education; Education: B.S., Clemson University, 1992; M.A., University of Maryland, 2004; Ed.D., Liberty University, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Taylor, Ian: taylori@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Economics; Education: B.S., Longwood University, 2008; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Tessier, Paul: tessierp@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.A., Maharishi International University, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Tompkins, Patrick: tompkinsp@tncc.edu; Position: Dean of Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences; Department: Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education: B.A., Villanova University, 1986; M.A., Iowa State University, 1988; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Varbalow, Julia: varbalowj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.A., Skidmore College, 1992; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1995; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Vaughan, Sherry: vaughans@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 2007; B.S., James Madison University, 2009; M.S., University of Delaware, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Ventura, William: venturaw@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Communications Studies; Education: B.A., University of the Nations, 1995; M.A., Regent University, 1998; Ph.D., Regent University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Weiser, Michael: weiserm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Department Head; Department: Developmental English; Education: B.A., New York University, 1975; M.A., New York University, 1978; M. Phil., New York University, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Wentworth, Dorothy: waytem@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Communications Studies; Education: B.A., Purdue University, 1979; M.A., DePaul University, 1983; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Wheeler, Cece: wheelerc@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Art; Education: B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1973; M.F.A. in Visual Studies, Vermont College, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Wilcox, Rich: wilcoxr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mechatronics; Education: A.A., Patrick Henry Community College, 2005; B.S., Ferrum College, 2010; M.S., Lesley University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Wilder, Marilou: wilderm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: M.S., University of Oklahoma, 1989; M.S., Chamberlain University, 2016; B.S.N., University of South Alabama, 1980; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Williams, Lauren: williamsla@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department: English; Education: B.A., SUNY Stony Brook, 2003; M.A., CUNY City College, 2009; Ph.D., St. John’s University, 2017; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Woodland, Alex: woodlanda@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Drafting; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Young, Julie: youngj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Mechanical Engineering; Education: B.S.M.E., Old Dominion University, 1990; M.S.M.E., Old Dominion University, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Zahn, Kimberly: zahnk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department of Biology; Education: B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1994; M.S., Christopher Newport University, 2007; M.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Zahn, Martin: zahnm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Cornell College, 1968; M.A., Yale University, 1969; M.A., University of Colorado, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1993.