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Our Business Administration Management program provides students with business training in general administrative skills as well as a diversified background in business management principles. The broad knowledge gained will provide a solid base for entry into a wide range of corporate positions such as marketing, sales, administration, human resources, accounting, and even business ownership. Studies include accounting, business law, computer systems and software technologies, marketing, supervisory management, consumer behavior, communications, and small business management.

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  • Application Fee Waived for Term starting September 15
  • No Tuition Increase through June 2015
  • Blue Ribbon Grant for eligible military veterans/dependents awards up to $15,000
  • Workforce Development Grant - a matching grant to help offset the cost of tuition for eligible students. Awards up to $7,500 per year
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Details and History

Centrally located in the heart of Danville's commercial district on Old Riverside Drive, the Danville campus is easily accessible from US Routes 58 and 29. The 14,109 square-foot facility serves students throughout Southside Virginia and neighboring communities in North Carolina.

American National University has helped working adults in the Danville area achieve their education goals since 1982 and continues to build on its reputation among Southside Virginia employers for its skilled graduates.

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Academics

American National University (ANU) is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields such as:

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Our Faculty

The key to our success is a faculty of industry-leading professionals.  Drawing on personal insights, our instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment.

At American National University we emphasize individual attention for our students, from enrollment to graduation with frequent and helpful faculty interaction every step of the way.  Our class sizes are smaller, with an average of 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.

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20 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Angela Andrepont - Instructor

Angela Andrepont

Instructor

MS, MBA, BBS, AAS

Angela Andrepont has over twenty years of professional experience in business and education, in areas including teaching, mentoring, grant writing, information technology, staff development, office management, bookkeeping, and accounting. She received her Master of Science degree in Education Leadership from Radford University, her Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University, her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Averett University, and her Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management from Danville Community College. Angela is an instructor of information technology and general education courses at the Danville, VA Campus.

Yolanda F. Beard - Instructor

Yolanda F. Beard

Instructor

MBA

Yoland Beard currently works as a Computer Systems Analyst for the City of Durham in their Techology Solutions Department. She has prior experience in Audit/Quality, Customer Service, and Business Analyst roles. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree. Yolanda is an instructor at the ANU Danville, VA Campus.

Marcus Chaney - Instructor

Marcus Chaney

Instructor

AAS, BS

Marcus Chaney has an Associate of Applied Science degree from Danville Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems Technology from Old Dominion University. Marcus is an IT instructor at the ANU Danville, VA Campus. He also has experience in public speaking, marketing, membership services, and as a facility technician, as well as software and hardware-related computer skills.

Tasha Covington - Instructor

Tasha Covington

Instructor

BS

Tasha Covington is a health care instructor at the ANU Danville, VA Campus. She holds a bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management and has over 10 years of experience with managing and working in medical offices.

James Devins - Instructor

James Devins

Instructor

MS, MA, BS

James Devins has been employed in the field of education and technology for over 45 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Teacher Education from Virginia State University, his Master of Arts degree in Continuing Education from Howard University, and his Master of Science degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland's University College. He is currently an instructor in the Danville, Virginia Public School System. In addition, he has been an instructor at the ANU Danville, Virginia Campus for 5 years and currently teaches spreadsheet and database technology in the Information Technology Department.

Robert Hale - Instructor

Robert Hale

Instructor

BA, MA, D. Phil.

Dr. Robert Hale serves as an instructor at the National College Lexington Campus. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in education, a Master of Arts degree in education, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in religion and society. Robert also serves as an instructor through classroom-conferencing for the Danville, VA and Harrisonburg Campuses. In 2011 Dr. Hale was presented the "Rising Star" educator award by McGraw Hill and the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools. Dr. Hale received the "Distinguished Teaching Award" from the Kentucky Division of National College in 2012.

Katlin Hecox - Instructor

Katlin Hecox

Instructor

M.A.; LMFT

Katlin Hecox has worked in the counseling field for over 20 years and currently has a private counseling practice. She is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Katlin received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. In addition to presenting at Professional Conferences such as the American Counseling Association, Katlin teaches psychology, ethics and logic courses at the Danville, Virginia Campus.

Hilary Lipscomb - Instructor

Hilary Lipscomb

Instructor

B.A., M.Ed.

Hilary Lipscomb is an instructor of English, Business Communication, and Technical Writing courses at the Danville, VA Campus. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Connecticut, a master's degree in Secondary Education with a specialization in English from Grand Canyon University, and a professional teaching license from the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has teaching experience at the middle school, high school, and college levels.

Barbara Martin - Instructor

Barbara Martin

Instructor

AA&S; CPhT

Barbara L. Martin holds an Associate of Arts & Science degree and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She is an instructor in the Pharmacy Technician/Medical Assisting programs at the Danville, VA Campus of ANU.

George Oberg - Instructor

George Oberg

Instructor

B.S., M.B.A.

George Oberg has served in many accounting and financial positions in the manufacturing, extractive and service industries including cost, financial reporting, treasury, chief financial officer, and has had operations oversight responsibilities. He currently owns and operates a horse breeding marketing and sales company. George received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Elmhurst College and a Master of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the Keller Graduate School of Management. He is an instructor of most business and accounting courses offered at the National College Lexington Campus. George also serves as an instructor through classroom-conferencing for the Danville, VA, Indianapolis, and Lynchburg Campuses.

Byron Rawlinson - Department Chair - Business Management

Byron Rawlinson

Department Chair - Business Management

MBA; BA

Byron Rawlinson has been an instructor at the Danville, VA Campus since 2007 and currently serves as chair of the business department. He teaches a variety of subjects in the general education and medical assisting curriculum. Byron's professional career includes over 15 years of managerial experience in operations and marketing research in the manufacturing, transportation, and financial industries. For the past 10 years, he has owned and operated a small business that provides health and personal care services for the geriatric population. Byron received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Arlene Smoot - Instructor

Arlene Smoot

Instructor

B.S.; MED; LMFT

Arlene Smoot has been teaching for more than 15 years and is presently a math instructor at a local high school. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in teaching grades 4-8, as well as a Master of Education degree in Math Education. Arlene is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She teaches algebra and other math related courses at the Danville, Virginia Campus.

Sherri Tuck - Instructor

Sherri Tuck

Instructor

AAS, BBA, MBA, MA

Sherri Tuck has worked in the financial field for 15 years, where she has functioned as team leader and supervisor. She received an Associate of Arts and Science degree in Liberal Arts and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting from Danville Community College; a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Averett University; a Master of Business Administration degree in Global Management from University of Phoenix; and a Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies from Liberty University. Sherri currently serves on the Board of Directors of two nonprofit organizations in Danville, Virginia and recently completed the Duke University Board Training Program. She is an instructor of courses in business management and general education at the Danville, Virginia Campus.

Jennifer Turner - Director of Surgical Technology

Jennifer Turner

Director of Surgical Technology

AS,CST

Jennifer Turner has worked in the medical field for four years and presently serves as Director of Surgical Technology for the Danville, Virginia Campus. She previously worked for Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for three years. Jennifer has an associate degree in Surgical Technology and holds her Certification in Surgical Technology.

Leslie Waller - Instructor

Leslie Waller

Instructor

RN, MSN

Leslie Waller has 39 years of professional experience as a clinical nurse with practice experience in critical care and post-anesthesia care. As a nurse educator, he brings experience from North Carolina Central University School of Nursing and Danville Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, where he completed classroom instruction and clinical instruction internships. Leslie holds a nursing diploma from The Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Master of Science degree in nursing education from Old Dominion University. He is a health care instructor at the ANU Danville, VA Campus.

Mechelle Warren - Director of Health Care Education

Mechelle Warren

Director of Health Care Education

MS, BS, AAS

Mechelle Warren holds a bachelor's degree in liberal studies with a concentration in science from Mountain State University, a Master of Science degree in strategic leadership in education, and is certified in several areas, including Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Electrocardiograph Technician, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. She has worked in private and hospital settings utilizing her skills in the health care field. She has over seven years of experience in the allied health education industry and has not only instructed students but has also had the opportunity to develop and direct various programs within the Allied Health Care field. Mechelle currently serves as director of health care education and instructor at the ANU Danville, VA Campus.

Preston Whitlow - Instructor

Preston Whitlow

Instructor

M.A., MHRM

Preston Whitlow is an ANU alumnus and an instructor at the Danville, VA campus. He holds a Master of Arts degree in human services from Liberty University and a master's degree in human resource management from DeVry University. Preston's professional background includes sales, retail management, and e-commerce administration. He teaches general education and business courses.

Ronald Williams - Instructor

Ronald Williams

Instructor

M.B.A, B.B.A, A.S.

Ronald Williams has served in a variety of positions in the financial Service industry, including stock broker assistant, account executive, and a full service insurance agent. He received his bachelor's degree in Marketing from Howard University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Southeastern University. He is an instructor at the Danville, Virginia Campus.

Sheila Williamson-Branch - Instructor

Sheila Williamson-Branch

Instructor

BS, MBA, MSA, CAGS

Sheila Williamson-Branch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Hampton Institute (University), a Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University, and a master's degree in professional accounting from Strayer University. She also recently received a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies after completing her final coursework towards a PhD in general business from Capella University. Sheila has obtained over 25 years of experience in the banking industry at two financial institutions. She has been teaching in the area of business for well over 25 years and is currently an instructor of business at the Danville, VA campus.

Robert Wooding - Instructor

Robert Wooding

Instructor

RN/BSN, MFA

Robert Wooding is currently an instructor of Anatomy/ Physiology and Law and Ethics for the Medical Assisting program at the Danville, VA Campus. He is a Registered Nurse and has practiced in Med/surg, Long term and rehabilitation, Neurology and orthopedic, Palliative and ICU nursing. Robert also participated in a mission trip to Haiti during June, 2012. His most recent work as an RN was in the acute care hospital of Central Prison in Raleigh, N.C. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree.

 

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Career Services and Employer Partnerships

At American National University, the success of our students is always priority number one.

American National University knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education, and that the process of helping you find a great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at ANU work with local employers to ensure that our programs align with careers of today and the future.

We will assist you with creating goals and exploring career options. No matter where you are in your career, you will always have access to the full range of services. Here are a few of the many services we offer:

  • Mock interviews
  • Business etiquette training
  • DVD, books, and magazines on conducting your job search
  • Coaching on dressing for success
  • Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters
  • Tips on researching potential employers
  • Access to current local job openings
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Map / Directions for Danville VA, VA Campus

434-793-6822  •  Schedule a Visit  •  336 Old Riverside Drive, Danville, VA 24541

Directions to the Danville VA location:

Get directions to American National Unviersity's Danville, Virginia Campus

From Martinsville: Take 58E into Danville. 58E becomes Riverside Drive. Take the first left after Westover Drive (by McDonald's) onto Old Riverside Drive. Turn left into National's driveway.

From South Boston: Take 58W into Danville. 58W becomes Riverside Drive. Continue straight until McDonald's (on the right); make a right at the stoplight onto Old Riverside Drive. Turn left into National's driveway.

From Chatham: Take 29S Business into Danville. 29S becomes Piney Forest Road. Exit onto 58W (also known as Riverside Drive). At the second stoplight (in front of McDonald's) turn right. Turn left into National's driveway.

From Yanceyville, NC: Take 86 north towards Danville. Stay on 86 through Danville. Exit onto 58W. Once on 58 (a.k.a. Riverside Drive) go to the second stoplight (in front of McDonald's) and turn right. Turn left into National's driveway.

From Pelham, NC: Take 29N towards South Boston; take the 86N exit. Turn left at the end of the exit, traveling towards Danville. Stay on 86 through Danville. Exit onto 58W. Once on 58 (a.k.a. Riverside Drive) go to the second stoplight (in front of McDonald's) and turn right. Turn left into National's driveway.