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Belhaven is feasiable for working adults.The staff at Belhaven College, now Belhaven University, Orlando, is here to help YOU. They understand the specific needs and questions of the adult learner, and are prepared to help prospective adult degree program students with admission, educational and financial questions. Call or email today and find out what Belhaven can do for you!

Belhaven University, Orlando Campus
5200 Vineland Road, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32811
Phone: 407-804-1424
Fax: 407-367-3333

Admission Staff

Karen Gates, Director of Admission and Student Services Karen Gates, Director of Admission and Student Services

M.A. in Human Resource Development- Webster University
B.A. in Secondary Education emphasis Social Sciences- Trinity University

I have over 30 years of management and leadership experience from working at Walt Disney World in the areas of IT, Sales, Operations, Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Education. I am happy to share my experiences with you. I encourage you to be a life-long learner. Education truly does change lives.

Proverbs 3:5 - Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding
Jeanette, Academic Coordinator to the Assistant Vice President Jeannette Smith, Campus Coordinator

M.Ed. Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts
B.S. Florida State University
A.A. Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri

My calling is to lift up those around me and help them be the best they can be. To do all I can in creating a positive experience, to laugh, to live well, to share the love of Christ: that's what we are all here to do!

1 Corinthians 13:13 There are three things that will endure - faith, hope, and love - and the greatest of these is love.
Ryan West Ryan West, Assistant Director of Admission

B.S. in Business Management – North Central College
My world has been forever changed since I came to faith in Christ Jesus. I am so thankful for those who spoke God’s truth into my life over the years, and I want nothing more than to do the same for others so they can know Christ too. I believe that each person is given unique talents by God, and I’m convinced that a Christ-centered education can make a huge contribution in developing and strengthening those talents. By following God’s plan for each of our lives, we can change the world around us – one person at a time.
Hebrews 13:20-21 - Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Student Services Staff

Heather DeRocher Heather Miller, Assistant Director of Student Services

B.A. in Communications, University of Northern Iowa

I enjoy spending time with my husband, son, and house church community. I am continuing to learn the truths of Scripture, and have been studying the Hebrew foundation of my faith.

Joshua 24:15- But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."


Dr. Audrey Kelleher Dr. Audrey Kelleher, Vice President of Adult and Graduate Enrollment and Student Services

Ph.D. in Leadership and Education - Barry University
B.S.B.A. and M.Ed., University of Central Florida

It is a privilege to work with the adult and graduate students at Belhaven University. There is no greater joy for me than to journey with each student as they progress through their program of study and to see them walk confidently across the stage to receive their diploma. As an adult learner, I experienced the struggles of balancing family, church, work, and school. At Belhaven, we understand the need for balance, and we support you so you can successfully achieve your goals.

Proverbs 3:5-6 - Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding: In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.