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NSCC Voices

Chronicling the successes, fears, and hopes of first generation NSCC students and alumni.

Cassandra's Story

Cassandra's Story

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


Artist: Audiobinger

Song: Mountain Top

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Rudy's Story

Rudy was diagnosed with autism at age three and didn't learn to speak until age eight. In this edition of NSCCVoices, Rudy tells the story of his journey to college success.


Beaconsfield Villa Stomp

by Doctor Turtle


Lacorrie's Story

Lacorrie Boone is a social work student on the NSCC Main Campus. Listen to her story of redemption after a false start at TSU.

Music Credit:

G of the Bang -- G of the Bang

From the Free Music Archive

Jenna's Story

Jenna discusses overcoming doubts from family to become a 4.0 student on the NSCC Clarksville campus.

Music Credit: Theme in G by Tate Peterson from the Free Music Archive

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Charlie's Story

Charlie's a pre-nursing student at Nashville State's Main Campus. He shares his story of overcoming drug addiction to become a straight-A student.

Music Credit:

Afterglow  by Podington Bear 

The Stars Look Different (Ziggy Stardust Mix) by spinningmerkaba

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Moussa's Story

Moussa Diouf is a Nashville State and TSU grad. He currently works at Vanderbilt as a nurse.

Gymnopedies 3 Kevin MacLeod ( 
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Crossing the Divide Kevin MacLeod ( 
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Pam's Story

Pam Gadd is a Grammy nominated musician and NSCC alum.

Music Credit:

"Ferris Wheel" - Pam Gadd

"Big Buck" - Pam Gadd

"Something to Brag About" - Porter Wagoner and Pam Gadd

Byron's Story

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

Music Credit from Free Music Archive

Artist: Gillicuddy

Song: "That Old Harpoon"

Album: Up/Down

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Traci's Story

Traci is a current student majoring in Computer Networking Technology on the NSCC Cookeville campus. 

Music Credit:

Brightening - Podington Bear

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Jami's Story

Jami's an English and education major at Nashville State and Freed Hardeman in Dickson, TN. She shares her story of going from high school dropout to successful college student.

Music credit: Waiting David Szesztay (Free Music Archive)

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