Bristol, TN, Sept. 30, 2009 – Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey will speak to students, faculty, and the general public at the Bristol Campus of National College of Business & Technology (1328 Highway 11W; www.national-college.edu) at 12:30 pm on Friday, October 9.
“As part of our mission to develop traits of good citizenship in our students, we frequently invite our elected leaders to campus,” says Deborah Black, campus director. “We also offer the opportunity for members of the community to join us in an atmosphere conducive to frank discussion.”
Lt. Governor Ramsey represents the 2nd District in the Tennessee State Senate and also serves as Speaker of the Senate. He has served in the Senate since 1996, and was elected Speaker of the Senate and Lieutenant Governor in January 2007. Lt. Governor Ramsey is the longest-serving Republican Lieutenant Governor in state history and the first Lieutenant Governor from Sullivan County in more than 100 years. In 2008 he was named “The Best Lawmaker for Business in Tennessee” by Business Tennessee magazine. Nationally, he is the chairman of the Republican Lt. Governors’ Association.
Founded in 1886, National College of Business & Technology is dedicated to the training and education of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of fields in business, computers, and health care. The Bristol Campus offers 18 academic programs including bachelor’s degrees in accounting and management, and numerous associate degree and diploma programs. Meeting the workforce needs of 25 communities through campus locations in Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana, the College serves more than 10,000 students annually, including more than 400 at the Bristol Campus.