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National College

Bristol TN Campus

1328 Highway 11W, Bristol, TN 37620 · 423-878-4440Bristol TN TN Campus on Facebook

Bristol TN 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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Details and History

Located near the Virginia/Tennessee state line, the Bristol campus is easily accessible from I-81 (exit 74B) just past the Tennessee State Welcome Center, serving students throughout the Tri-Cities region.

National College of Business and Technology has helped working adults in the Bristol area achieve their education goals 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.

 

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9 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Dennis Anthony - Director of IT Programs

Dennis Anthony

Director of IT Programs

Dennis Anthony has served in a variety of business management positions, including Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Director of International Business Development, Director of Domestic Marketing & Sales, and Director of Corporate Training. During his business career, he traveled to and developed business in 38 countries. Dennis received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a specialty in Marketing from Indiana University - South Bend and his Master of Business Administration degree from Bristol University. He is an instructor at the National College Bristol Campus, where he also serves as the Director of IT Programs. He instructs many of the ISE courses, in addition to Principles of Accounting, Algebra, Understanding Mathematics, and a variety of business courses. Anthony also serves as the Department Chair for the Computer Applications program and Chairs the Campus Academic Committee and the Campus Advisory Board.

Cheryl Beilharz - Instructor

Cheryl Beilharz

Instructor

BBA; MS

Cheryl Beilharz has served in a variety of positions within the association management industry, including administrative assistant, manager membership services, assistant director database services, systems administrator, and she is currently a technical consultant for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport. Cheryl is retired from the Army Reserve, her last position being senior instructor for counter-intelligence. Cheryl received her bachelor's degree in business administration from Wilmington College and her master's degree in computer information systems from Strayer University. She teaches server administration, network infrastructure, active directory, desktop technician, and other courses at the National College of Business & Technology Bristol Campus.

Charles Carroll - Instructor

Charles Carroll

Instructor

BSN, BSE, AAS, CEN, NREMT-P

Charles Carroll has worked in the medical field for the past 23 years. He is a Certified Emergency Nurse and is currently working as a flight nurse with a local medical helicopter flight service. Charles obtained his nursing degree from St. Joseph Nursing School and completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at King College. Charles is an instructor of medical terminology and medical assisting courses at the Bristol Campus.

Sheri Jessee - Director of Health Care Education

Sheri Jessee

Director of Health Care Education

AAS, LPN, RMA

Sheri Jessee has worked in the medical field for more than 20 years. She holds an associate degree and is a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Registered Medical Assistant. Sheri serves as Director of Health Care Education for the National College Bristol Campus, where she instructs medical courses and oversees the medical programs.

Michelle Kyte - Instructor

Michelle Kyte

Instructor

BBA

Michelle Kyte has been teaching medical assisting and keyboarding courses for over 4 years. She holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Corporate Finance with a minor in Business Management from East Tennessee State University. She is an instructor at the National College Bristol Campus and is employeed with a large healthcare system as a financial counselor.

Richard Miller - Instructor

Richard Miller

Instructor

M.D.; B.S.

Dr. Richard Miller graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from East Tennessee State University and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine. He completed a Family Practice Residency program at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, earning Board Certification in the specialty of Family Practice. Since residency, Richard has worked in a variety of medical practice positions including group and individual family practice positions and served as Emergency Room Physician for several East Tennessee hospitals while under contract with Emergency Coverage Corporation. He served as chief of staff for a hospital in middle Tennessee for one year while operating a family practice in the community for 9 years and obtained a grant from the Upper Cumberland Community Health Agency for his work in a rural Tennessee physician shortage area. He has served as an instructor for National College teaching medical and clinical classes at the Bristol Campus since 2005.

Jessica Phillips - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Jessica Phillips

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

PharmD

Jessica Phillips attended Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Upon becoming a licensed pharmacist, Jessica began practicing in retail pharmacy and currently works in the pharmacy at a local grocery chain. She is an instructor at National College of Business & Technology in Bristol and serves as the Pharmacy Technician Department Chair.

Anthony Shipley - Instructor

Anthony Shipley

Instructor

B.S., M.A.

Anthony Shipley teaches English 10 and 11 at Twin Springs High School and also serves as an instructor at the National College Bristol Campus. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree, both from East Tennessee State University.

Jonathan Worley - Department Chair - Business Management

Jonathan Worley

Department Chair - Business Management

MA, BS

Jonathan Worley has been a small business owner in the Tri-Cities for thirty-seven years. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations of all aspects of business operations. Jonathan received his bachelor's degree in Organizational Management and his Master of Arts degree in Education from Tusculum College. He is an instructor at the National College Bristol Campus, where he also serves as Department Chair of the Business Management program.

 

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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 Bristol TN, TN Campus

423-878-4440  •  Schedule a Visit  •  1328 Highway 11W, Bristol, TN 37620

Directions to the Bristol TN location:

Get directions to National College's Bristol, TN Campus

From Interstate 81, take exit 74B just past the Tennessee state welcome center. Turn left at the second crossover on Highway 11W and head up the hill to the campus.

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