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Campus Management

Milton Anderson, Jr. – Campus President
Brock Haas – Academic Dean
Patrice Cain – Director of Admissions
Sharon Harris – Allied Health Program Director
Kasherdia Horton – Networking Program Director
Yalonda Jamison – Surgical Technology Program Director
Eric Meyers – HVAC-R Technician Program Director
Marilyn Wicks – Cosmetology Program Director
Roy Stanford – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

Faculty

Collins-Fortune, Anissa – Medical Assistant
  • M.H.S., Health Services, Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi
  • B.S.M., Management, Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Certification: Certified Professional Coder, American Academy of Professional Coders

Curtis, Vicky – Medical Assistant

  • B.A., Public Relations, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
  • A.A.M.A., Certified Medical Assisting, Hinds Community college, Raymond, Mississippi

Dennis, Jack – HVAC-R Technician

  • EPA Certification: AC/C Technician
  • NATE CORE: Certification AC/C Technician

Dillon, Ann – Patient Care Technician

  • B.S., Nursing, University Medical School of Nursing, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.A., English, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Licensed: Registered Nurse, Mississippi State Board of Nursing

Dismuke, Jim – Networking Engineering

  • Diploma: CISCO Network, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi

Ellis, Dearbria – Business Administration

  • M.E., Education, Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi
  • M.A., Management, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • B.S., Business, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Evans, Charles – HVAC-R Technician

  • Certification: HVAC/Refrigeration, Kinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi
  • EPA Certification: AC/C 
  • NATE CORE Certification: AC/C Technician

Harper-Owens, Lascie – Cosmetology Instructor

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Cosmetologist: Magnolia College of Cosmetology, Jackson, Mississippi
  • License: Cosmetologist, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
  • License: Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Harris, Sharon – Allied Health

  • B.S., Business Management, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Certification: Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, CPR / BLS

Horton, Kasherdia – Networking Engineering

  • M.E., Instructor, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon 
  • B.S., Computer Information, Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi
  • Certification: Test Out Network Pro

Jamison, Yalonda – Surgical Technology

  • A.A.S., Surgical Technology, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi
  • Certification: Certified Surgical Technologist, National Board of Surgical Technology & Assisting
  • Certificate: Technical Surgical Technology, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi

Johnson, Alberta – Medical Assisting

  • B.S., Social Science, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • A.A.S., associate Degree Nursing, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi
  • Licensed: Registered Nurse, Mississippi State Board of Nursing
  • Certification: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, National Healthcareer Association

Johnson, Mario – Business Administration

  • M.S., Guidance, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.S., Speech, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi

Johnson, Shelia – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Biology, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • A.S., Pharmacy, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, Mississippi
  • Registration: Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
  • Certification: Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy 

Jones, Gerrie – Medical Assisting

  • M.A., Healthcare Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • B.S., Biology, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS

Jones, Michael – Patient Care Technician and Medical Assistant

  • MBA, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • M.S., Nursing, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • B.S., Nursing, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
  • Licensed: Registered Nurse, Mississippi State Board of Nursing

Jones, Tamala – Medical Billing and Coding Instructor

  • B.S., Health Information Technology, Antonelli College, Flowood, MS
  • A.A.S., Business, Antonelli College, Flowood, MS
  • Certification: Certified Professional Coder

Kahl, John – HVAC-R Technician

  • Certificate, HVAC / Refrigeration, Lincoln Technical Institute, Laurel, MD
  • EPA Certification: AC/C Technician
  • NATE CORE: Certification AC/C Technician

King, Andre – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Medical Assistant, Allied College, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Certification: Registered Medical Assistant, American Association of Medical Personnel

Lindsey, Keshia – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Medical Assisting, Antonelli College, Flowood, Mississippi
  • Certification: Clinical Certified Medical Assistant, American Association of Medical Personnel

Mallett, Rodriquez – Medical Assistant

  • Certification: Medical Assisting, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, Clinical Certified Medical Assistant 

Martin, Alicia – Surgical Technology

  • A.A.S., Surgical Technology, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi

Mayes, Virginia – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi
  • B.A.A., Business Administration, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Certification: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

McCoy, Melissa – Business Administration

  • Ph.D., Urban Higher Education, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
  • M.S., Counseling, University of West Alabama, Livingston, Alabama
  • B.A., English, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

McMurtry, Bobby – HVAC-R Technician

  • Certification: HVAC/Refrigeration, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Mississippi
  • NATE Certification: AC/C Technician

Meyers, Eric – HVAC-R Technician

  • Certification: HVAC/Refrigeration, Louisiana Technical College, West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Diploma: HVAC Technician, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi
  • NATE Certification: AC/C Technician

Peterson, Nina – General Education/Business Instructor

  • M.S., Education Administration, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
  • B.S., Business Administration, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Richard, Kayla – Surgical Technology Instructor

  • Certificate, Surgical Technology, Fortis College, Houston, TX

Small, Bernice – Medical Assistant

  • A.D.N., Nursing, University State of New York, Albany, New York
  • Licensed: Registered Nurse, Mississippi State Board of Nursing

Stanford, Roy – Pharmacy Technician

  • Registration: Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
  • Certification: Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

Stubbs, Laura – Medical Assistant

  • D.C., Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • M.S., Sport Sciences and Rehabilitation, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • B.S., Life Science, Logan University, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • B.S., Biology, Alcorn State University, Loman, Mississippi

Thorton, Barbara – Cosmetology Instructor

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Delta Beauty College, Greenville, MS
  • Cosmetology, Delta Beauty College, Greenville, MS 
  • License: Cosmetologist, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
  • License: Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Walker, Carol – Pharmacy Technician

  • Registration: Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
  • Certification: Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

White, Catrina – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Magnolia College of Cosmetology, Jackson, Mississippi
  • A.A.S., Salon Management, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi
  • License: Cosmetologist, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
  • License: Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Wicks, Marilyn – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi
  • License: Cosmetologist, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
  • License: Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Williams, Antoine – Networking Instructor

  • B.S., Advanced Networking, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Woodard, Karl – HVAC-R Technician

  • Certification: HVAC/Refrigeration, Career Development Center, Jackson, Mississippi

Wragg-Simpson, Felicia – Cosmetology Instructor

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Magnolia College of Cosmetology, Jackson, Mississippi
  • A.A.S., Salon Management, Virginia College, Jackson, Mississippi
  • License: Cosmetologist, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
  • License: Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

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