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Please note Chromebooks are supported in Canvas; however some features/integrations in Canvas may not work when using a Chromebook.

Some courses may require additional software.  Please check your course syllabus.  Some courses will have software access codes or keys that are purchased with the textbook.

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Professional Instructors with Industry Experience

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

4 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Mathew George - Department Chair - Business Management

Mathew George

Department Chair - Business Management


Mathew S. George has served in a variety of management and accounting positions in the business and not-for-profit sectors, has owned a travel agency and a real estate business, and was a realtor licensed in the state of Virginia. Mathew received his Bachelor of Science degree in management from Brigham Young University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Virginia Tech. He teaches business, marketing, and management courses and is chair of the business management programs for the American National University Roanoke Valley Campus and the Online program. Mathew is also an ACICS evaluator and performs accreditation visits at other colleges across the country.

Paula Muir - Senior Instructor

Paula Muir

Senior Instructor


Paula Muir holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration and is a Registered Health Information Technician. She has worked in the traditional Acute Care setting for over 40 years, with 30 of those years having been devoted to Health Information Management (HIM) as the Director and 5 years were as Director of Clinical Support and Physician Services as well as Performance Improvement and Reengineering. She also worked for 6 years as Director of Transcription Services (HIM) for an Outsourcing Company. Paula has served as an instructor at Kent State University and Trumbull County Joint Vocational School, as well as an independent HIM consultant. She currently teaches the Health Information Management core classes at the ANU.

Carolyn Scott - Dean of Business

Carolyn Scott

Dean of Business


Dr. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Argosy University, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from South University, and a Doctor of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Argosy University. Her research was recently published in the International Journal of Business and Public Administration. She is a frequent speaker at the fall academic conference sponsored by the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines. Dr. Scott has worked in higher education since 2007 in many different capacities. She has served as an assistant director of admissions, director of admissions, student success advisor, faculty member, program director, and dean. Her career prior to higher education was primarily in the airline and publishing industries. In the airline industry she started as an agent and worked her way up to executive management. In the publishing industry she started as an advertising executive and worked her way up to publisher.

Beth Stewart - Instructor

Beth Stewart


B.A., M.A.

Beth Stewart holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Indiana University and a Master of Arts degree in sociology from Ball State University. She has been teaching at the college-level since 1993 and online since 2003. She primarily teaches social science courses but also mathematics, computer software, freshmen success classes, and online communications. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.


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