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Our Office Technology Professional program provides a well-rounded skill set for a career utilizing office technology. You will be prepared with the office skills employers require in a wide variety of modern office environments including desktop application programs and web design skills utilizing HTML and JavaScript.

Princeton WV Campus

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Important campus information:

  • Application Fee Waived for Term starting April 28, 2014
  • 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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Students and the Public Sharpen their Job Search and Interviewing Skills

Students and the Public Sharpen their Job Search and Interviewing Skills

“I learned how to write a résumé in the correct form, to dress for success when going to an interview, and to always contact the employer within a few days to inquire about where [I] stand.”

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Details and History

The Princeton campus is nestled in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia on Hilltop Drive and is easily accessible from I-77 and I-64. The 18,000 square-foot facility resides in a growing business community, enabling our graduates to explore career opportunities across a wide range of businesses.

American National University has helped working adults in the Bluefield / Princeton area achieve their education goals since 1981 and continues to build its reputation with Mercer County 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.

» Princeton WV Faculty at a Glance
15 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Sarah Comer - Instructor

Sarah Comer

Instructor

Associate degree, CMA

Sarah Comer holds an associate degree in Medical Assisting and is a Certified Medical Assistant. She has worked in the medical field in hospitals, surgical, and urological offices. Sarah is an instructor in the Medical Assisting program at the National College Princeton Campus.

Raymond Hahn - Instructor

Raymond Hahn

Instructor

BS, MS

Raymond Hahn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Math & Physics and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics, both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also has earned a Wisconsin State Teaching License for grades 9-12. He has 39 years of experience teaching mathematics and science at the college level, high school level, and the one-on-one settings of private tutoring and home-schooling. In addition to his teaching career, Raymond has worked on and was responsible for the design, writing, and maintenance for one of the first microcomputer-based CAD/CAM products.

Nicole Harless - Instructor

Nicole Harless

Instructor

AA, BS, MBA, MSHRM

Nicole Harless holds an Associate of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Strayer University. Additionally, she also has a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in information systems management and a Master of Science degree in human resource management with a concentration in human resource and organizational development. Nicole teaches a variety of courses at the Princeton Campus.

Deborah Jackson - Department Chair - General Education

Deborah Jackson

Department Chair - General Education

BS; MA

Deborah Jackson began her teaching career in the Tazewell County Virginia Public School system where she taught English for eight years. She also worked in her father's family-owned finance business for 22 years. She is an instructor at National College's Princeton Campus in the general education department, where she is the department chairperson. Deborah's specializations include English and Social Science courses. She has a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's in Instruction and Curriculum.

Michelle Jackson - Instructor

Michelle Jackson

Instructor

CPhT

Michelle Jackson holds Business Administration and Pharmacy Technician diplomas. She is a nationally certified pharmacy technician and has worked in the field for 7 years in both retail and hospital settings. Michelle has implemented a new position called Med History Technician at Princeton Community Hospital and has also helped in reviewing instructional material published for becoming a pharmacy technician. She is an instructor at the National College Princeton Campus.

Audrey Kirk - Department Chair - Information Systems Engineering

Audrey Kirk

Department Chair - Information Systems Engineering

MAED, AE-CI, MCP

Audrey K. Kirk has served in a variety of positions within the Information Technology industry, including System Administration, Computer Technician, Geographical Information System Technician, and is currently a new business owner for a local daycare/tutoring center. Audrey received her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Bluefield State College and her Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum and Instruction-Adult Education) degree from University of Phoenix. She also holds the following Certifications: A+ Essentials (220-601), A+ Technician (220-602), Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Windows Vista: Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring, and Windows 7, Configuring. Audrey is an instructor at the National College Princeton Campus, where she serves as Chair of the Information Systems Engineering department.

Charissa Lannan - Department Chair - Administrative Office Professional

Charissa Lannan

Department Chair - Administrative Office Professional

MS, BS

Charissa Lannan began her teaching career in the Sumter County School System in South Carolina for 15 years. For the first 10 of those years, she taught Business Education. After earning a Master of Science degree in Computer Technology in Education, she served as the Lead Instructional Technology Integration Specialist for the district for 5 years. Charissa also has experience working in the business setting, utilizing her business and technology skills. She is an instructor of office technology, business, management, and medical office courses at the National College Princeton Campus and serves as department chair for the Administrative Office Professional program.

Boyd T. Miller - Instructor

Boyd T. Miller

Instructor

M.S, B.S

Boyd T. Miller is an instructor of science and business courses at the National College Princeton Campus. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree, and is currently pursuing a PHD in Organizational Leadership. Boyd is a Certified Arborist and has conducted seminars on various environmental topics.

Bobby Redd - Instructor

Bobby Redd

Instructor

BS; MS

Bobby Redd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Travel Industry Management and a Master of Science degree in Strategic Leadership. He has worked in management in a variety of business settings and is an instructor at the National College Princeton Campus.

Patricia Sell - Director of Health Care Education

Patricia Sell

Director of Health Care Education

AAS, BS, MSEd, RN, RMA (AMT)

Patricia Sell is the department chair and Director of Health Care Education at National College's Princeton Campus. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Fairmont State University, as well as Master's degree in Education from Virginia Tech. She has experience as an Associate Head Nurse, Charge Nurse, and In-House Supervisor at hospitals and nursing homes in Morgantown, Fairmont, Princeton and Bluefield (WV) and recently worked as a relief hospice nurse. Patricia teaches clinical medical assisting courses as well as anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and healthcare law and ethics. She also prepares students to take the RMA exam prior to graduation.

Lucille Sisk - Instructor

Lucille Sisk

Instructor

AS, BS

Lucille Sisk was Data Processing Manager at Virginia Foods for 10 years. She holds an Associate of Science degree in computer science and a Bachelor of Science degree in math. Lucille is an instructor at the National College Princeton Campus.

Jacqueline Smith - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Jacqueline Smith

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

RN, CPhT

Jacqueline Smith is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She has over 30 years of experience in various areas of the medical field. Jacqueline is an instructor at the National College Princeton Campus, where she serves as Department Chair of the Pharmacy Technician program.

Lorey Spade - Instructor

Lorey Spade

Instructor

B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Business Administration, CPA

Lorey Spade holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bluefield State College. She has three years of private accounting experience and is currently a Certified Public Accountant for Brown, Edwards & Company in Bluefield, where she performs auditing, tax, and bookkeeping work. Lorey is an instructor of various accounting courses at the Princeton Campus.

Kelli West - Instructor

Kelli West

Instructor

BS, AS

Kelli West holds an associate degree and a Bachelor of Science degree and is an instructor in the medical assisting program at the National College Princeton Campus.

Tim Whited - Department Chair - Accounting

Tim Whited

Department Chair - Accounting

BS; MBA

Tim Whited has been an instructor at National College for ten years. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree with an accounting concentration from Morehead State University and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Management from Old Dominion University. He currently teaches courses in the accounting, business management, computer applications, keyboarding, math, and medical programs at the Princeton Campus. In addition, he teaches accounting courses for National College's online program. Students have voted him instructor of the year two times, and he has been nominated for the Distinguished Teaching award for the Virginia/West Virginia division three times. Tim has a small business in which he professionally completes individual tax returns each spring. He has also worked as a medical transcriptionist for allergy/immunology, pulmonology, and rheumatology clinics located in various parts of the U.S.

 

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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 Princeton WV, WV Campus

304-431-1600  •  Schedule a Visit  •  421 Hilltop Drive, Princeton, WV 24739

Directions to the Princeton WV location:

Get directions to American National Unviersity's Princeton, WV Campus

From Route 460-W: Turn onto Hilltop Dr/CR-38/4/CR-460/1/Harman Branch RD. Turn right at the "T" intersection at the end of the road. The campus entrance will be on your right.