Bristol TN Campus
1328 Highway 11W, Bristol, TN 37620 · 423-878-4440
Main Campus: 1813 E. Main St., Salem, VA 24153 · 540-986-1800
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 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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National College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and offers state-of-the-art degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields such as:
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.
6 faculty listed below
Our Faculty at a Glance
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Department Chair - Business Management
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
“Each of the students we brought on had a great knowledge base that we felt we could continue to build upon, but their confidence was what really won us over.”
Map / Directions for Bristol TN, TN Campus
Directions to the Bristol TN location:
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.