Wiregrass Georgia Technical College named a Best for Vets College


November 30, 2012

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Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been named a Best for Vets Community and Technical College for 2013 by Military Times EDGE. The college was ranked 44th in the listing. According to the announcement, 140 colleges were considered in the review process that contained nearly 150 questions about support services, academic policies, and financial aid benefits for student veterans.

Wiregrass Georgia Tech offers credit, and non-credit classes through an office located at Moody Air Force Base. Wiregrass has a partnership with the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) to provide five CCAF required general education courses through distance education. The college also coordinates the National Testing Center located on base providing a variety of testing services including CLEP, DANTES, and Pearson Vue required for placement, academia, and certifications. The college recently began a student veteran’s organization and has worked closely with other military based organizations to help military members and veterans with their educational needs.

“We are thrilled to be among the “Best for Vets” Technical Colleges for 2013. We are committed to providing exceptional service to our nation’s military veterans,” stated Dr. Ray Perren, Wiregrass President. “These men and women made great personal sacrifices to serve our country. We want to do everything we can to make college more accessible to these individuals and their families. Through our presence at Moody AFB to our newly created Student Veteran Organization, we are determined to help our military veterans and their families successfully reach their career and education goals.”

To contact the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College offices located at Moody AFB, please call 229-253-9571 or visit www.wiregrass.edu for information on military related services. To view the complete listing of 2013 Best for Vets colleges visit http://www.militarytimesedge.com/education/college-news/edge-best-for-vets-career-technical-091712/1/.