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National College

South Bend IN Campus

1030 East Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617 · 574-307-7100South Bend IN IN Campus on Facebook

South Bend IN 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

Two More Campuses Receive Medical Assisting Programmatic Accreditation

Two More Campuses Receive Medical Assisting Programmatic Accreditation

“When you go to a school that's accredited, and you got out into the work field, they can see that you actually did something.”

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Details and History

Located in South Bend's central business district, the campus is easily accessible from I-80, I-90, and I-20. The campus resides in an area recognized for both well established and new businesses, enabling our graduates to explore career opportunities in a wide variety of industries.

National College opened its South Bend campus in 2010 and continues to build on its reputation among Northern Indiana 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.

 

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Our Faculty at a Glance

Gerard Arthus - Director of IT Programs

Gerard Arthus

Director of IT Programs

BA; BS; MA; MS

Gerry Arthus worked as a Systems Administrator for 11 years and is currently an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, a Master of Arts degree in Political Theory and International Relations, and a Master of Science degree in Technological Systems Management and Environmental Management.

Robert Jankowski - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Robert Jankowski

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

CPhT; BSGS; MBA

Robert Jankowski has been a Certified Pharmacy Technician for 13 years. He received a Bachelor of Science in General Studies degree from Indiana University and has recently completed the Master of Business Administration program at Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN. He is an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus and currently serves as the pharmacy technician department chair.

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Janine O'Keefe

Instructor

CMA(AAMA), CPC, AAS, BA, MBA

Janine O'Keefe is a seasoned health care professional who began her career as a medical assistant working for primary care physicians. She earned her associate degree in medical assisting from Ivy Tech Community College, her Bachelor of Arts degree in health care administration from Davenport University, and her Master of Business Administration degree from Bethel College. Janine holds certification as a Certified Medical Assistant and a Certified Professional Coder. She is an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus.

Patricia Parker-Davis - Department Chair - General Education

Patricia Parker-Davis

Department Chair - General Education

BS, MS. Ed

Patricia Parker-Davis began her career working as a housekeeper for Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center and advanced to other positions within the hospital setting, including nursing assistant, ward clerk, unit secretary, surgery scheduler, patient accounts representative, and ultimately worked her way up to computer operator. She earned an associate degree from Davenport College, a Bachelor of Science degree from Bethel College, a Master of Science in Education degree from Indiana University South Bend, and she is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree. She has been an instructor with the South Bend Community School Corporation, Elkhart Community Schools, Cobb County Schools, and Ivy Tech College before coming to National Colleges South Bend Campus, where she currently serves as General Education Department Chair.

Craig Sumerix - Instructor

Craig Sumerix

Instructor

BS; MA

Craig Sumerix earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in physical science and a Master of Arts degree in education from Michigan State University. He has been teaching physical science and mathematics courses at various levels since 1987. Craig is an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus.

Camecia Taylor - Department Chair - Accounting

Camecia Taylor

Department Chair - Accounting

BBA, MBA, CPA

Camecia Taylor has worked in public accounting for 13 years. She has taught at the middle school, high school, and university levels and is currently an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus, where she also serves as department chair of the accounting program. Camecia holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree in accounting from Andrews University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Brenia Tyler - Director of Health Information Technology

Brenia Tyler

Director of Health Information Technology

MBA, RHIA

Brenia Tyler has worked in the health information field for over 17 years and is presently the Director of Health Information Technology at National College's South Bend Campus. She has a Master of Business Administration degree from Everest University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Chicago State University, and is a Registered Health Information Administrator with a Certificate in Spanish Healthcare from Truman College. Brenia is currently attending Capella University's Education in Higher Leadership Doctoral Program. She teaches medical terminology, coding and billing, healthcare law and ethics, and other medical courses.

 

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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

 

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Map / Directions for South Bend IN, IN Campus

574-307-7100  •  Schedule a Visit  •  1030 East Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617

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From I-80W/ I-90W, take exit 77 toward IN-933/US-31/S Bend/Notre Dame, continue straight. Turn right at S Dixie Way/IN-933 S. Turn left at E Angela Blvd. Turn right at N Eddy St. Turn right at E Jefferson Blvd.

From I-20E, Take exit 25 toward Michigan City. Merge onto S Michigan St. Turn right at E Sample St. Slight left at S Eddy St. Turn left at E Jefferson Blvd.