Danville Campus (College in Danville)
The Danville Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education for the accreditation of private, postsecondary institutions in the United States offering predominantly allied health education programs.
Through American National University - Salem (Roanoke Valley), separately accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, students have access to multiple online programs through Distance Education eLearning formats.
Will I be able to fit classes into my busy life?
Our curricula are geared for students with busy work and family lives, who are looking to get started in a new career or advance in their current line of work. With your busy schedule in mind, ANU offers:
- Online, on-campus, or blended degree programs: that allow you to take classes on your time in a format that fits you
- Video conferencing options: which allows us to offer you classes without delaying your schedule and connects you to students across campuses and states
- Day and evening on-campus classes1: To fit your scheduling needs
- Each on-campus class held once a week: Leaving you with more time open for work and family
- Frequent term starts with short breaks in between: so you can finish your degree quickly and retain the information you’ve learned
- Short programs: Designed to equip you with a degree and get you started on your career without wasting your time
Will I be able to afford it?
Our professional financial planners can craft a plan to make college a reality for you. We understand that each student has unique circumstances and questions, which is why each student meets personally with a student service representative to identify available sources of financial assistance. Several financial aid/FAFSA options are available to students who qualify including:
- ANU Funded Grants & Scholarships
- Federal Financial (FAFSA) Assistance
- Private Grants and Scholarships
What if I need help?
American National University has a family-like campus atmosphere with all the resources of a large university. From small classes, to a team of staff and faculty dedicated to helping you succeed, you’ll find you will fit right into the ANU Danville community.
- Personalized attention: receive one-on-one attention from teachers and staff members who know you by name
- Hands on learning with career professionals as instructors: Rather than just relying upon theoretical book learning, ANU offers instruction that gives you practical experience in your field, taught by people who have experience in your future field
- Career Services: Even before you graduate, our career services team can help you prepare your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques, and offer support in your search for your future career opportunities
- Alumni Benefits: Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher2 courses available throughout your career.
Come in for a tour of your future classrooms and meet your future teachers, staff members, and fellow-students today!
Where Are You Located?
Our campuses are easy to get to, offer ample parking, and with our eLearning options you may even be able to take classes from home.
Directions to the Danville KY location:
Traveling from Lexington on US 27, take KY 34 toward Danville. This is Lexington Avenue and the campus is on the right next to Danville High School.
From Frankfort, go south on US 127, Harrodsburg Road, to Business Route 127, which is Maple Avenue. Turn left on West Lexington and our campus will be on the left.
From the southeast, use US 150 to Lexington Avenue.
From the south, come into Danville on US 127, Hustonville Road, which becomes Fourth Street. At the Main Street intersection, continue north two blocks to West Lexington Avenue and turn right two blocks to the campus.
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.
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.
Our Faculty at a Glance
Karen Baldock Gordon
MBA; BS; AS
Karen Baldock Gordon has served in a variety of Business Management positions in the last 15-20 years and began teaching in 2008. She now works for National College teaching a variety of Business, Accounting, and Computer classes. She was awarded Boyle County's Administrative Professional of the Year in 2007 while employed with Christian Care Communities. She has a passion to teach her students the material that is presented in each of her classes. She went back to school and earned her degree as an adult and can give the students first hand knowledge of how important this education can be to them. She holds an MBA with a concentration in Accounting and Human Resources, a Bachelor's degree in Management and Accounting, and an Associate degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems.
David Layton practiced law in Lancaster, Kentucky from 1971 to 2000. He received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University and his Juris Doctorate degree in Law from the University of Kentucky. David was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps of the United States Army Reserve in 1968 and served until 1996, when he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. During his military service, he spent 20 years at the Pentagon, primarily working on the Army Budget, and graduated from the US Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas when he completed the resident reserve course. He teaches accounting, law, humanities, ethics, and business courses at the Danville, Kentucky Campus, where he also serves as the Department Chair for Accounting.
Dora Patrick is a graduate of National College and Morehead State University. She is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and an instructor at the Danville, Kentucky Campus.
Director of Health Science Education
AS, CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), NCPT
Stephanie Slone has worked in the medical field for more than 5 years. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Health Care Management. She holds both Registered Medical Assisting and Certified Medical Assisting certifications. She also has national certification as a phlebotomist. Stephanie currently teaches pharmacology, dosage and calculations, as well as all clinical medical assisting courses and serves as the Director of Health Care Education for the Danville, KY Campus.
Department Chair - Computer Applications Technology
BS Mathematics; MA Education; Rank 1 - Education
Stephen Sullivan has worked in the education field for 38 years. He received his BS in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and then his MA - Education and Rank 1 - Education from Eastern Kentucky University. Stephen taught mathematics and computer science in the public schools for 29 years. After retiring from the public schools, he started working for National College teaching computer application and mathematics classes. Stephen is currently the Department Chair for Computer Applications Technology at the Danville, KY Campus.
Lee Wilmot is a professional educator with 33 years of experience. He holds a bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Berea College and a master's degree in Vocational Education and Planned Sixth Year from the University of Kentucky. He is an instructor at the Danville, Kentucky Campus.
Jo Ann Wilmot
BS; MA; Rank I
Jo Ann Wilmot taught for thirty-eight years in the Kentucky public school system before joining the National College faculty in 2005, where she is an instructor of general education and humanities courses. Jo Ann also serves as the Danville, Kentucky Campus librarian. She received a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Western Kentucky University, a master's degree in Library Science along with a Rank I in Educational Supervision from Union College, and was granted a scholarship to obtain Special Education certification (K-12) from the University of Kentucky.
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. At ANU, the process of helping you find 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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