Rachel Hinkle-Payne

Admissions Counselor



TN Counties 

Cheatham, Clay, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Macon, Montgomery, Overton, Pickett,

Putnam, Robertson, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, White, Williamson, Wilson

See When I'll Be In Your Area 



Out-of-State Territories 

Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington D. C.    


About Me

Hello, prospective Tiger! As one of the Admissions Counselors, my goal is to assist you with all of your questions and needs to ensure Tennessee State University is your top choice!

For answers about our admissions process or to find out when I will be in your area, please email me directly at recruitment@tnstate.edu. I can't wait to hear from you!


When I'll be In Your Area

Date Event Location Time
8/25/2017 Antioch High School Visit Antioch, TN 8:34-9:19 am (CT)
9/5/2017 Collierville High School College Fair Collierville, TN 6:30-8:00 pm (CT)
9/6/2017 Obion County Central High School College Fair Troy, TN 8:30-11:00 am (CT)
9/6/2017 Union County High School College Fair Union City, TN 12:45-2:00 pm (CT)
9/8/2017 Southern Heritage Classic College Fair Memphis, TN 9:00-2:00 pm (CT)
9/11/2017 Cheatham County Central High School College Fair Ashland City, TN 8:45-10:25 am (CT)
9/11/2017 Sycamore High School College Fair Pleasant View, TN 11:30-1:00 pm (CT)
9/11/2017 Friendship Christian College Fair Lebanon, TN 6:00-7:00 pm (CT)
9/12/2017 9th Grade College and Career Fair @ McGavock High School Nashville, TN 9:30-11:05 am (CT)
9/13/2017 Houston County High School College Fair Erin, TN 9:30-10:30 am (CT)
9/13/2017 Stewart County High School College Fair Dover, TN 1:00-2:30 pm (CT)
9/13/2017 Robertson County College Fair Springfield, TN 5:00-7:00 pm (CT)
9/14/2017 Dickson County High School College Fair Dickson, TN 8:30-9:30 am (CT)
9/14/2017 Humphreys Countywide @ McEwen High School McEwen, TN 10:30-12:00 pm (CT)
9/14/2017 Creekwood High School College Fair Charlotte, TN 1:00-2:30 pm (CT)
9/14/2017 Harpeth High School College Fair Kingston Springs, TN 6:00-7:30 pm (CT)
9/15/2017 Wilson Countywide College Fair @ Cumberland University Lebanon, TN 8:00-12:00 pm (CT)
9/18/2017 Clarksville/Montgomery County College Fair @ Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN 5:00-7:00 pm (CT)
9/20/2017 Harpeth High School Mini College Fair Kingston Springs, TN 10:45-11:45 am (CT)
9/20/2017 MLK Academic Magnet 6th Annual College and Career Fair Nashville, TN 1:15-2:45 pm (CT)
9/20/2017 Williamson Countywide College Fair @ Cool Springs Galleria Franklin, TN 5:30-8:00 pm (CT)
9/21/2017 Davidson County/MNPS College Fair @ TSU Gentry Center Nashville, TN 3:30-7:00 pm (CT)
9/28/2017 Pike High School KnowHow2Go College Day Indianapolis, IN 8:30-10:00 pm (ET)
9/28/2017 38th Annual HBCU College Fair @ Crispus Attucks High School Indianapolis, IN 6:00-9:00 pm (ET)
9/29/2017 HBCU Scholarship Opportunity Network @ Crispus Attucks High School Indianapolis, IN 8:00-12:00 pm (ET)
9/30/2017 TSU Fall Preview Day Nashville, TN 8:30-1:00 pm (CT)
10/3/2017 Ft. Campbell High School Visit Ft. Campbell, KY 10:35-12:50 pm (CT)
10/7/2017 ASCEND HBCU/STEM Workshop @ St. Peter AME Church Clarksville, TN 12:00-2:00 pm (CT)
10/10/2017 Renaissance High School Visit Franklin, TN 11:30-12:45 pm (CT)
10/17/2017 Stratford High School Visit Nashville, TN 11:30-1:00 pm (CT)
10/18/2017 Nashville School of the Arts High School Visit Nashville, TN 11:30-12:30 pm (CT)
10/19/2017 Hillwood High School Visit Nashville, TN 9:00-10:30 am (CT)
10/24/2017 Upper Cumberland College Fair @ Tennessee Tech University Cookeville, TN 8:30-12:30 pm (CT)
10/25/2017 Cane Ridge High School Visit Antioch, TN 8:30-10:30 am (CT)
10/25/2017 Sumner Countywide College Fair @ Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN 6:30-8:00 pm (CT)
11/4/2017 Aristocrat of Bands Fall Preview Day Nashville, TN 8:30-1:00 pm (CT)
11/11/2017 TRIO College and Career Fair @ University of Louisville Louisville, KY 12:00-2:00 pm (ET)
11/21/2017 Portland High School College and Industry Showcase Portland, TN 11:25-1:30 pm (CT)
12/5/2017 Nashville Recruitment Reception @ The Barn Nashville, TN 6:00-8:00 pm (CT)
3/23/2018 Mt. Juliet Higher Education Fair Mt. Juliet, TN 11:24-1:39 pm (CT)


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