Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Awarded Military Friendly Schools Distinction


September 18, 2012

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been named one of the top 15 percent of all universities and colleges nationwide for their commitment to serving military members, veterans, and spouses in the community by G.I. Jobs Magazine. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to the coveted 2013 Military Friendly Schools® list.

“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows Wiregrass’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,” said Sean.

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 that Wiregrass has been named a military friendly school again for 2013,” stated Wiregrass President Ray Perren. “We are pleased that the military community recognizes that Wiregrass Tech is committed to providing resources to serve the men and women who made sacrifices to serve us through their participation in our nation’s armed forces. We are particularly pleased with this recognition as we continue to serve Moody Air Force Base and the hundreds of active and retired military personnel residing in South Georgia.”

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 Military Friendly Schools visit www.militaryfriendlyschools.com.