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National College

Louisville KY Campus

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Important campus information:

  • Application Fee Waived for Term starting July 7, 2014
  • No Tuition Increase through June 2015
  • Blue Ribbon Grant for eligible military veterans/dependents awards up to $15,000
  • Workforce Development Grant - a matching grant to help offset the cost of tuition for eligible students. Awards up to $7,500 per year
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Campus News

Graduate Will Use Her Skills to Care For Children in a Zimbabwe Orphanage

Graduate Will Use Her Skills to Care For Children in a Zimbabwe Orphanage

“When I go over there, I'll be one of the main people in the medical office.”

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Details and History

The Louisville campus is located at the intersection of Dixie Highway, north of exit 8 off the Watterson Expressway, and is easily accessible as a stop on the TARC bus route. The 53,000 square-foot facility resides in an area of focused economic development, enabling our graduates to explore possible career opportunities in a wide variety of industries.

National College has helped working adults in the Louisville area achieve their education goals since 1991 and continues to build on its reputation among local employers for its skilled graduates.

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Academics

National College 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 National College 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.

 

» Louisville KY Faculty at a Glance
24 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Luis Alicea-Batlle - Instructor

Luis Alicea-Batlle

Instructor

MS; BS; AS

Luis Alicea-Batlle has been an instructor in the Business Department at the National College Louisville Campus for the past four years. He also serves as an instructor through classroom-conferencing for the Harrisonburg Campus. Luis holds a Master of Science degree in Management from Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN; a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration/Organization from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI; and an Associate degree in General Education from Troy State University, Troy, AL. Luis is a U.S. Army veteran, having served 21 years of active duty and 9 years of reserve time. While in the Army, he held positions as Drill Sergeant, Drill Sergeant Academy Instructor, and Leadership Academy Instructor. Luis has had civilian work experience in resource management, advertisement sales, car sales, and human resource management/coordinating. He has been instructing college-level courses since 2007.

Norman Auspitz - Instructor

Norman Auspitz

Instructor

BS, MMath, MBA, PhD, 6 Sigma Greenbelt Certification

Norman Auspitz has served in a variety of positions within Information Technology in Fortune 500 Companies, including programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, project manager, and program manager. Norman received his bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from Drexel University, his MMath and PhD in Pure Mathematics from University of Waterloo, and his MBA from McMaster University; he is also a Certified 6 Sigma Greenbelt. His doctoral dissertation served as the basis for the study of "Banach Sheaves". He is an instructor of mathematics and business courses at the Louisville Campus. Norman also serves as an instructor through classroom-conferencing for the Lynchburg Campus.

Mark Carlisle - Department Chair - Accounting

Mark Carlisle

Department Chair - Accounting

MBA, MA, BA

Mark Carlisle has served in a variety of positions in the financial services industry, including as a financial analyst, a commercial lender, in numerous types of accountant/auditing roles, and he has written several banking administrative "how to" manuals. Mark received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Vanderbilt University, his Advanced Accounting Certificate from Bellarmine University, a Master of Arts degree in Finance, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University. Mark is presently working on earning a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Louisville. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and is an instructor and Accounting Department Chair for the Louisville Campus, where he primarily teaches a wide range of accounting courses along with selected business and history courses.

Jimmie Carver - Instructor

Jimmie Carver

Instructor

BSBA, MBA

Jimmie Carver holds Microsoft certification and has been in the Accounting/IT industry for nearly 15 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration degree. Jimmie is currently an instructor for the Information Systems Engineering program at the Louisville campus.

Niles Charlet - Instructor

Niles Charlet

Instructor

MBA, BA, AA

Niles Charlet has been an instructor with National College since April of 2005. She has taught an array of courses in the fields of business, English, and general education. Niles holds an Associate and Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies from Sullivan University, a Master's degree in Business Management, and a Certificate in English/Language Arts from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Theresa Collins - Instructor

Theresa Collins

Instructor

MS,BA, AA, Diploma CMA(AAMA), CPhT

Theresa Collins has worked in the medical field for more than 20 years. She has a master's degree in Counseling from Capella University, a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Sullivan University, an Associate degree in Medical Assisting and a diploma in Pharmacy Technician from National College, and an Associate degree in Human Services-Counseling from Jefferson Community College. Theresa is currently certified as a Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Technician. She is an instructor of courses such as Introduction to Pharmacology, Healthcare Law & Ethics, Pharmacy System of Operations, and Pharmacy Practice at the National College Louisville Campus.

Gail Flippins - Instructor

Gail Flippins

Instructor

MA; BS

Gail Flippins has more than 20 years of experience in teaching, counseling, and educational leadership. She holds a bachelor's degree in Counseling with Kentucky teaching certification, a master's degree in Teaching, and has completed post-graduate work in Educational Leadership. Gail is an instructor at the Louisville Campus.

Theosious Fuqua - Department Chair - Bachelor Business Management

Theosious Fuqua

Department Chair - Bachelor Business Management

DBA, MBA, BBA, AA, AS

Theosious Fuqua has served in a variety of positions in the business industry, including district accounting manager, operations manager, inventory control manager, project manager, executive director of procurement, and account executive in advertising. He has been an instructor for more than 17 years and is presently the Business Department chair for the Louisville campus. Theosious received his bachelor's degree in business administration from McKendree College, as well as an MBA and DBA from Wakefield University. He teaches economics, marketing, business law, principles of management, organiztional behavior, organizational management and leadership, and introduction to business courses.

Michele Harbin - Department Chair -  Health Care Management

Michele Harbin

Department Chair - Health Care Management

MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Michele Harbin has worked in the medical field for more than 26 years and is presently a corporate nurse educator with a major healthcare system. Michele received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and her MBA in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. She is the Healthcare Management Department Chair at the National College Louisville Campus and is an instructor of Healthcare Management courses. Michele has held various clinical, management, and educator positions in the surgical healthcare setting. She has been a Board Certified Registered Nurse of the Operating Room since 1990. She was the recipient of the Nurse of the Year award from a previous employer, as well as the Top 100 Leaders Distinguished Alumni Award from Vanderbilt University.

Elizabeth Head - Instructor

Elizabeth Head

Instructor

AS, RHIT

Elizabeth Head has over 18 years of supervisory management experience and over 5 years in Health Information Management. She currently works for a large regional hospital as a medical coder/billing specialist. She also teaches Health Information Technology courses at the Louisville Campus.

Patricia Henderson - Instructor

Patricia Henderson

Instructor

CPC

Patricia Henderson has over 12 years of experience working at a local healthcare facility as a medical coder/billing specialist. She is a Certified Professional Coder and currently teaches Medical Insurance courses at the Louisville Campus.

John Higgins - Instructor

John Higgins

Instructor

MBA, BS, AS, MOS

John Higgins has been an instructor at National College since the fall of 2004 in the Business and Computer Application Departments. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Eastern Kentucky University, a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Sullivan University, and an Associate degree in Computer Application Technology from Louisville Technical Institute. John worked in the science world for the chemical industry as a lab technician for 10 years and has worked in the business world for a marketing company and as a licensed life and health insurance agent.

Cecil Hollaway - Instructor

Cecil Hollaway

Instructor

BS

Cecil Hollaway has been a medical assistant for nearly 20 years. He currently works at a large Veterans hospital and teaches medical assisting courses at the Louisville Campus.

Shanita John - Instructor

Shanita John

Instructor

AAS

Shanita John has worked in the medical field for over 15 years and is an instructor at the National College Louisville Campus. She has an Associate in Applied Science Degree from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, as well as a Clinical Medical Assistant Diploma. Shanita has worked overseas at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and was officially commended for superior performance as a Health Technician from the Department of the Army. She teaches invasive procedures, medical office procedures, and other medical courses.

Aquila Johnson - Instructor

Aquila Johnson

Instructor

BS; MS

Aquila Johnson has served in several positions in the financial arena for over 21 years. Aquila received her bachelor's degree in business from University of Louisville, and her master's degree from Indiana Wesleyan. She is an instructor at National College's Louisville Campus and teaches principles of accounting, payroll accounting, computerized accounting, intermediate accounting, and income taxes.

Bonnie Kiefer - Director of Health Care Education

Bonnie Kiefer

Director of Health Care Education

AA, RMA

Bonnie Kiefer has worked in the medical field for over 30 years, including time spent as a nursing assistant, clinical assistant, medical secretary, medical assistant, and as an instructor and mentor. She is a graduate in Medical Assisting from National College and currently serves as the Director of Health Care Education for the Louisville Campus.

Patrick Murray - Instructor

Patrick Murray

Instructor

AAS, BA, MBA

Patrick Murray is a Louisville native. He holds a bachelor's degree from Purdue University, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Louisville, and an Associate degree in mechanical design. Patrick works in material resources planning for a design and manufacturing company. He has been an instructor at National College since 2007 and teaches a variety of General Education and Business courses.

Terry Newby - Director of IT Programs

Terry Newby

Director of IT Programs

B.A., B.S., MBA

Terry Newby is a Louisville native and graduated from Morehead State University and Xavier University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science, and a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a U.S. Navy veteran. Terry serves as Director of IT programs at National College's Louisville Campus.

Teresa Ray - Instructor

Teresa Ray

Instructor

CST

Teresa Ray has worked in the surgical technology field as a Certified Surgical Technologist for over 10 years. She is currently teaching a surgical clinical course and supervising extern students at local hospitals for the Louisville Campus.

Juan Sandoval - Instructor

Juan Sandoval

Instructor

MA, MS

Juan Sandoval has over 20 years of experience in the IT field, serving mainly as a Systems Architect, a Systems Engineer, a Database Designer, and a Software Developer. He holds a Master of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree. Juan currently teaches upper level Information Systems Engineering courses at the Louisville Campus.

Jessica Springer - Instructor

Jessica Springer

Instructor

MS

Jessica Springer has over a decade of experience in pharmaceutical sales. She holds a Master of Science degree in biology and is currently teaching biology courses at the Louisville Campus.

Annette Strom - Instructor

Annette Strom

Instructor

MBA

Annette Strom has a military background and has served as an account executive for a large parcel company. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and currently teaches written communications at the National College Louisville Campus.

Eugene Szewczykowski - Instructor

Eugene Szewczykowski

Instructor

MA, BA

Eugene Szewczykowski worked as an Assistant Purchasing Agent with a machine tool company prior to enrolling in the military. He served in the U.S. Army as a Transportation Movement Control Specialist and supported the Ninth Infantry with troop movements and supplies, in Viet Nam. Upon leaving the Army, Eugene went to work for a Fortune 500 Company in Louisville. While with this company he held the following positions: Production Supervisor, Production Planner and Scheduler, Project Manager, Sales and Marketing Representative, and Product Manager. He is currently a consultant for small to medium sized businesses in Northern and Western Kentucky, as well as Southern Indiana. Eugene holds a master's degree in Marketing from Webster University, St. Louis, MO and a bachelor's degree in Business and Commerce from University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. He is an instructor in the business department at National College's Louisville Campus.

Stephanie Walker - Director of Surgical Technology

Stephanie Walker

Director of Surgical Technology

CST

Stephanie Walker has worked as a Surgical Technologist for 9 years specializing in OB/GYN. She graduated in 2003 and acquired her Certified Surgical Technologist designation in 2008. She currently serves the Kentucky State Assembly on the Board of Directors for the 2011-2013 term for the Association of Surgical Technologists. Stephanie has worked for National College since 2007 and serves as Director of Surgical Technology for the Louisville Campus.

 

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Career Services and Employer Partnerships

At National College, the success of our students is always priority number one.

National College knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education, and that the process of helping you find a great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at National College 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

 

» Highlight on Local Employers

Bullitt County Family Practitioners Honored as a Distinguished Community Employer

Bullitt County Family Practitioners Honored as a Distinguished Community Employer

The $$Louisville Campus has named Bullitt County Family Practitioners as a Distinguished Community Employer due to the practice’s ongoing support of National College graduates and career college education.

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Map / Directions for Louisville KY, KY Campus

502-447-7634  •  Schedule a Visit  •  4205 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40216

Directions to the Louisville KY location:

Get directions to National College's Louisville, KY Campus

From anywhere in Kentuckiana, we're easy to find. Traveling on the Watterson Expressway (264 West) to Dixie Highway - Shively exit (8B). Take a quick right onto Herbert Avenue. Turn right into our parking lot or after exiting Shively exit 8B, proceed to the first stop light and turn right onto Garrs Lane. Turn right again at the end of lane. Go to stop sign, turn right again onto-Herbert Avenue. Turn left into our parking lot.

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