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Campus Management

Shan Pollitt – Campus President

Kelly Gramling – Academic Dean

Dwiyana Owens – Director of Career Development

Sandy Cannon – Student Finance Supervisor

Erica Albritton – Medical Assistant/Medical Office Specialist/Medical Billing and Coding Program Director

Kyle Greene – Network Technician Program Director

Lolei Bristow – Cosmetology Program Director

Jennifer Nyanfor – Business Administration Program Director

Patrena Williams – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

Peggy Majka – Surgical Technology Program Director

Faculty

ALBRITTON, ERICA - Medical Assistant

  • MHA- Masters in Health Administration- Webster University, Columbia, SC
  • BS- Bachelors of Science in Health Care Management- South University, Columbia, SC
  • AS- Associate in Medical Assisting- South University, Columbia, SC
  • CMA- Certified Medical Assistant AAMA- American Association of Medical Assistant 

BELTON, SHATARRA – Medical Assistant

  • Certificate – Medical Billing & Coding - Centura College – Columbia, SC
  • NRCCS-National Registry of Certified Coding Specialist

BOOKERT, DEANNA – Business

  • MBA – Colorado Technical University – Colorado Springs, CO
  • BS – Business Administration – Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO

BRISTOW, LOLEI - Cosmetology

  • South Carolina Board of Cosmetology Certified Instructor

BROWN, KARLA - General Education

  • MAIS - Masters in International Studies, University of Houston, Victoria, TX
  • BA - English- Ashford University - San Diego, CA 

BURDEN, CHARISSE - Surgical Technology

  • AAS – Associate in Surgical Technology – Owens State Community College, Perrysburg, OH
  • Certified Surgical Technologist – The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assistants

CARTRETTE, BROOKEHOPE – Medical Assistant

  • AS – Medical Assisting – Virginia College – Columbia, SC
  • Registered Medical Assistant – American Medical Technologist

CURRY, ENDRA - Business Administration

  • MPA – Masters in Public Administration - University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC
  • BA - International Studies/Economics - University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC

CURRY, LASHAUN – Business Administration

  • MA – Counseling - Webster University – Columbia, SC 
  • BA – Psychology – Limestone – Columbia, SC 

CURRY, KWAME - Network Technician

  • AAS – Computer Technology – Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College – Orangeburg, SC
  • CompTIA A+ certification

DUPREE, WYTERIA – Cosmetology

  • Kenneth Schuler School of Cosmetology – Columbia, SC
  • South Carolina Board of Cosmetology Certified Instructor

FENNELL, ANNETTE - Business Administration

  • BSBA – Management Science – University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC
  • AS – General Studies – University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word/Excel/Powerpoint – Certiport

FERRER, TERRI – Cosmetology

  • Diploma-Empire Beauty School - Lindenwald, NJ
  • South Carolina Board of Cosmetology Certified Instructor

GANT, ERICA – Medical Assistant

  • MS – Public Health – Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • MS – Business Administration in Healthcare – South University – Columbia, SC
  • AS – Science – Midlands Technical College – Columbia, SC

GRANT, LAURETTA - General Education

  • MA-Master in Mathematics - University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC
  • BA- Bachelor in Mathematics - University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC 

GREENE, KYLE - Network Technician

  • BS- Computer Information Science – Benedict College – Columbia, SC
  • CompTIA A+ certification, Network+, Security+

GRUBBS, GERALD – Surgical Technology

  • AAS – Surgical Technology – Virginia College – Columbia, SC
  • Certified Surgical Technologist – The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assistants

HALL, VALDINA - Medical Assistant

  • LPN – Ivy Technical College – Indianapolis, IN 
  • AA – Occupational Science Criminal Justice - Centura College – Virginia Beach, VA
  • LPN South Carolina State License
  • Certified BLS Instructor

HARDEN, ROBIN - Medical Assistant

  • AS – Technical Nursing - University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC
  • Registered Nurse – South Carolina Department of Labor and Licensing

JACKMAN, VERNON - General Education

  • MFA - Creative Writing – Cornell University – Ithica, NY
  • BA – English – Cornell University – Ithica, NY

JENKINS, TEVLIN – Pharmacy Technician

  • MS – Biotechnology – Claflin University – Orangeburg, SC
  • BS – Biology - Claflin University – Orangeburg, SC
  • National Pharmacy Certification – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician – South Carolina Board Pharmacy

JOHNSON, PEGGIE – Business Administration

  • MED – Master in Education – Columbia International University – Columbia, SC
  • MA – Theological Studies - Columbia International University – Columbia, SC
  • BA – Biblical Studies – W.L. Bonner College – Columbia, SC

JONES, MELANIE – Business Administration

  • MA – Management and Leadership - Webster University – Columbia, SC
  • BS - Computer Information Systems – DeVry University – Decatur, GA

KENNEDY, NICOLA – Business Administration

  • MBA – Management – Strayer University – Columbia, SC
  • BS – Business Administration – Strayer University – Columbia, SC

LINDSAY, CASSANDRA – Business Administration

  • • MSW – Master of Social Work – University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC
  • • BA – Social Work - Columbia College – Columbia, SC

MAJKA, MARGARET - Surgical Technology

  • AS – Science – Moraine Valley Community College – Palos Hills, IL
  • Certificate Education Paraprofessional – Moraine Valley Community College – Palos Hills, IL
  • Certificate in Surgical Technology – Triton College – River Grove, IL
  • Certified Surgical Technologist – The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assistants

MAYERS, LETITA – Medical Assistant

  • AS – Allied Health Science – South University – Savannah, GA
  • Registered Medical Assistant – American Medical Technologist

MUNFORD, CLARISSA – Medical Assistant

  • MS – Healthcare Management – TUI University - Cypress, CA
  • BS – Health Science – Columbus State University – Columbus, GA
  • AS – Laboratory Technology - George Washington University – Washington, DC

MYERS, ASHIYA – General Education

  • MA – Masters in English – University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  • BA – Bachelors in English – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

NYANFOR, JENNIFER - Business Administration

  • MBA - Southern Wesleyan University – Columbia, SC
  • BS - Business& Organizational Leadership - Columbia International University - Columbia, SC
  • AA - Marketing; Business Management - Midlands Technical College - Columbia, SC

PATEL, ROMA – Medical Assistant

  • BS – Health in Wellness – Kaplan University – Chicago, IL
  • AS – Medical Assisting – Robert Morris University – Chicago, IL
  • Registered Medical Assistant – American Medical Technologist

ROBERTSON, SONYA - Medical Assistant

  • Registered Medical Assistant - American Medical Technologist

ROLLISON, DEBORAH - Medical Billing and Coding / Healthcare Reimbursement

  • Certified Professional Coder – American Academy of Professional Coders

ROWE, JAYNE – Cosmetology

  • AS – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – Salisbury, NC
  • South Carolina Board of Cosmetology Certified Instructor

TAYLOR, CARRIE – Medical Assistant

  • Registered Medical Assistant - American Medical Technologist

TOMLINSON, DESIREE - General Education

  • MA - Management and Leadership - Webster University - Columbia, SC
  • BA - Bachelor in Mass Communications- Bowie State - Bowie, MD

WATKINS, CHANNON – Pharmacy Technician

  • BA – English Literary Studies – Columbia College - Columbia, SC
  • Certification - Pharmacy Technician – Midlands Technical College – Columbia, SC
  • National Pharmacy Certification – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board 
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician - South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

WILLIAMS, PATRENA - Pharmacy Technician

  • BA - Business Management/Human Resources - Park University - Parkville, MO
  • AS - Pharmacy Technology - Community College of Air Force – Montgomery, AL
  • AS – Instructor Technology - Community College of Air Force – Montgomery, AL
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician - South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

Ownership

Virginia College is a private institution of higher education owned by Virginia College, LLC, an Alabama limited liability company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Education Corporation of America (ECA), a Delaware corporation. The officers of ECA are Stuart Reed, President and Chief Executive Officer; Christopher Boehm, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary; and Roger L. Swartzwelder, Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary. The directors of ECA are Avy Stein (Chairman),  Vice Chairman, John Bakalar, Christopher Boehm, Scott Conners, Jerry Dervin, John P. Frazee, Jr., John Kline, Jr., Michael E. Lavin, Michael Moskow, Stuart Reed, and Denis Suggs.

Main / Branch / Auxiliary Classroom Locations

*Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and School (ACICS)

ALABAMA

Virginia College* (Main Campus)
488 Palisades Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
(205) 802-1200

Virginia College-Birmingham 
Auxiliary Classroom
1901 Finley Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama 35234
(205) 224-5539

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
2021 Drake Avenue Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
3725 Airport Boulevard, Suite 165
Mobile, Alabama 36608
(251) 343-7227

Virginia College-Mobile
Auxiliary Classroom
4525 Schillinger Road North
Semmes, Alabama 36575
(251) 287-2528

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
(334) 551-1500

ARIZONA

Golf Academy of America – Phoenix
2031 North Arizona Avenue
Chandler, Arizona 85225
(480) 857-1574

CALIFORNIA

Golf Academy of America-San Diego* 
(Branch Campus)
1950 Camino Vida Roble, Suite 125
Carlsbad, California 92008
(760) 734-1208

COLORADO

Ecotech Institute* 
(Branch Campus)
1400 South Abilene Street
Aurora, Colorado 80012
(303) 586-5290

FLORIDA

Golf Academy of America-Orlando*
(Branch Campus)
510 South Hunt Club Boulevard
Apopka, Florida 32703
(407) 699-1990

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2810 South Federal Highway
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
(772) 448-2000

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5940 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(904) 520-7400

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
312 East Nine Mile Road, Suite 34
Pensacola, Florida 32514
(850) 436-8444

GEORGIA

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
2807 Wylds Road
Augusta, Georgia 30909
(706) 288-2500

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5601 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, Georgia 31904
(762) 207-1600

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
1901 Paul Walsh Drive
Macon, Georgia 31206
(478) 803-4600

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
14045 Abercorn Street, Suite 1503
Savannah, Georgia 31419
(912) 721-5600

LOUISIANA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
9501 Cortana Place
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
(225) 236-3900

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2950 East Texas Street, Suite C
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
(318) 741-8020

MISSISSIPPI

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
920 Cedar Lake Road
Biloxi, Mississippi 39532
(228) 546-9100

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5841 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
(601) 977-0960

NORTH CAROLINA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
3740 South Holden Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
(336) 398-5400

OKLAHOMA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5124 South Peoria Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74105
(918) 960-5400

SOUTH CAROLINA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
7201 Two Notch Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29223
(803) 509-7100

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2400 David H. McLeod Boulevard
Florence, South Carolina 29501
(843) 407-2200

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
78 Global Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
(864) 679-4900

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach* 
(Branch Campus)
1900 Mr. Joe White Avenue
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 445-5000

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
6185 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, South Carolina 29406
(843) 614-4300

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
8150 Warren H. Abernathy Highway
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301
(864) 504-3200

TENNESSEE

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
721 Eastgate Loop Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
(423) 893-2000

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
5003 North Broadway Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918
(865) 745-4500

TEXAS

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
14200 North Interstate Highway 35
Austin, Texas 78728
(512) 371-3500

Golf Academy of America – Dallas*
(Branch Campus)
1861 Valley View Lane, Suite 100
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
(972-763-8100)

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5005 50th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79414
(806) 784-1900

VIRGINIA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
7200 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23225
(804) 977-5100