TN Central Welcomes New Vol State Community College President
Nov 19 2021

It was a great pleasure to welcome VSCC's new president, Dr. Orinthia T. Montague this week while she visited Hartsville/Trousdale. 

The TCEA staff enjoyed showing PowerCom tIndustrial Center to her, the Administrator of Work-Based Learning Dr. Rick Parrent, and Mr. Daniel Marvin, director of K-12 Parnterships. 

Montague has been president of Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, New York, since 2017. The public community college, which also has extension sites in Cortland and Ithaca, NY, is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System. She will officially start her position at Vol State on September 1.

Vol State fall classes begin on August 23 with in-person classes being held on all four campuses: Gallatin, Springfield, Cookeville, and Livingston. The college also offers a full range of online courses; visit