Reading Center

Where Reading Counts!

Reading Center

Services are offered virtually.

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8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student Success Center - 2nd Floor
Love Learning Resource Center
Room 209

The Reading Center works with students to foster life-long learning and scholarly inquiry through a process of self-motivation and independent learning.  Advanced and fair readers who require support are welcome to get any comprehensive assistance that may help them achieve their academic goals. 


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john nandzo


Dr. John Nandzo
Coordinator of the Reading Center

Room 303 | 615-963-5572 |


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Audrey Lukula


Dr. Audrey Lukula

Room 214



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Daniel patterson


Dr. Daniel Patterson

Room 315 | 615-963-5575 |


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Vision and Mission 

Our vision is to ensure that we provide support to all students of Tennessee State University by meeting them at their level and helping them gain the skills they need in reading for a literate and productive future.

The mission of the Reading Center is to support students use of texts to better understand the various diverse discipline areas offered at Tennessee State University as they consume text to build knowledge and expressing text to convey that knowledge.

Contact Us

Let us know how we can help you achieve success! For more information, please contact Dr. John Nandzo, Reading Center Coordinator, at 615-963-5572 or by email at . 

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