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American National University (ANU) Faculty

Professional Instructors with Industry Experience

The key to our success are 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.

American National University (ANU) takes great pride in our instructors and their accomplishments, employing educators who bring years of practical industry and academic experience to the classroom and are committed to student success, promoting career development, and assisting students to balance life and education.

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

Filter by campus: 5 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance:
Tonya Thomas

Tonya Thomas holds an Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting from Eastern Kentucky University. She is currently pursuing a degree in Nursing at Midway College. She hopes to continue on to obtain a Doctorate in Nursing and to become a Nurse Practitioner. Tonya teaches in the health care program at National College's Richmond Campus.

Dorine Liebengood

Dorine Liebengood obtained an Associate degree in Allied Health from Baker College in Michigan and has worked in the medical field for over 30 years in several specialties, including 19 years in oncology, hematology and internal medicine, as well as 14 years in dermatology, family practice, and pediatrics. She currently works in cardiology. Dorine has been a medical instructor at National College for almost eight years.

Gena Greer

Gena Greer has been an instructor at National College since 1991. She holds a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Science with a Minor in Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. She is also continuing her education with graduate work in Mental Health Counseling at Eastern Kentucky University. Gena currently works in the legal field. She owns and operates an independent paralegal service in Richmond, Kentucky.

Vickie Cook
Department Chair - Administrative Office Professional

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Vickie Cook has 23 years of experience as an adult educator. She earned an Associate of Arts degree in Legal Secretary and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Eastern Kentucky University. Vickie is currently serving as the Administrative Office Department Chair at the Richmond, KY Campus. She is an instructor of Administrative/Medical Office Procedures and Finance, Keyboarding I & II, and Preparatory Keyboarding courses.

Donna Barney

Donna Barney has taught at National College since January, 2001. She was the litigation paralegal and office manager for Ecton and Chenault, Attorneys at Law until 1999, when she accepted the position of Court Administrator for the newly created Family Court for Clark and Madison Counties. Donna holds a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Kentucky, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Science from Eastern Kentucky University.
Donna has been featured in our National Newsletter.

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