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  • No Tuition Increase through June 2016
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Simulated Accident Tests Students’ Quick-Response Skills

Simulated Accident Tests Students’ Quick-Response Skills

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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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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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Our Faculty at a Glance

Raymond Hahn - Instructor

Raymond Hahn



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.

Sharon Harding - Instructor

Sharon Harding



Sharon Harding obtained an associate degree in Medical Assisting from National College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Concord University. She has been an instructor at National since 1998, where she teaches Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding courses

Deborah Jackson - Department Chair - General Education

Deborah Jackson

Department Chair - General Education


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 ANU'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.

Sammy Martin - Department Chair - Information Technology

Sammy Martin

Department Chair - Information Technology


Sammy J. Martin is the owner of Able and Associates Investigations and Forensics Consulting LLC, a private investigations firm located in Princeton, WV and specializing in computer forensics, network security, network intrusion, and eDiscovery investigations. He has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, previously served as a vice president in the Los Angeles office of Duff and Phelps, LLC, and was part of the Dispute & Legal Management Consulting Practice, where he managed the Los Angeles Forensics Laboratory. He also previously worked as a Special Agent of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) where he specialized in the investigation of environmental and major government procurement frauds and was one of the first Special Agents assigned to conduct computer forensic analysis and investigate intrusions into the Department of the Navy's computer networks systems. He then worked as a Special Agent of the NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, where he was responsible for conducting investigations relating to fraud, waste and abuse of NASA assets and programs, and specialized in computer forensics and network intrusion investigation. Sammy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from North Carolina Wesleyan College and currently serves as Information Technology department chair at the ANU Princeton Campus.

Bobby Redd - Instructor

Bobby Redd



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 Princeton Campus.

Patricia Sell - Director of Health Care Education

Patricia Sell

Director of Health Care Education


Patricia Sell is the medical programs department chair and Director of Health Care Education at American National University's Princeton Campus and has been with the university since 2001. She earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Fairmont State University, as well as a 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 VA) and most recently worked as a relief hospice nurse. Patricia teaches clinical medical assisting courses, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, human diseases, and healthcare law and ethics courses in addition to monitoring externships and preparing students to take the RMA exam prior to graduation.

Lucille Sisk - Instructor

Lucille Sisk



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, both from Bluefield State. Lucille has been an instructor at the Princeton Campus since 1989.

Jacqueline Smith - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Jacqueline Smith

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair


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 Princeton Campus, where she serves as Department Chair of the Pharmacy Technician program.

Tim Whited - Department Chair - Accounting

Tim Whited

Department Chair - Accounting


Tim Whited has been an instructor at ANU 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 ANU'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. 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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Map / Directions for Princeton WV, WV Campus

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

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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.