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Wiregrass Tech Named One of Top Online Community Colleges in the State

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in Georgia by SR Education Group. Wiregrass is ranked #6 in the state among community colleges. The SR Education Group is a leading education research publisher founded in 2004. Each community college highlighted on the rankings list received a score based on several important factors including retention rate, graduation rate, and percentage of online enrollment data...



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Dual Enrollment Students at Berrien Academy Earn CPR Certification

While on campus earning their CPR Certification, Berrien Academy students toured different Allied Health programs, like the Practical Nursing (LPN) program pictured. Nashville, GA – High School students from Berrien Academy can now say they are one step closer to their career goals, thanks to Wiregrass Tech’s Dual Enrollment program. These high school sophomores worked hard to receive their CPR certification: Isabelle Palmer, Alexis Skinner, Rachel Dees, Clarence Wardwell, Connor...



Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Offered at Wiregrass

Douglas, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be holding an American Heart Association certification for first responders in the community or workplace on April 5 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Develop skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The course covers Adult First Aid, CPR and AED. A two-year certification card is awarded at completion. The cost is $65....



GED® Graduates for Wiregrass Coffee Campus

Douglas, GA – The Adult Education Program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is excited to announce the following students who have recently completed their GED®. Congratulations to the following students for completing their GED® Brooklyn Kirkland, Miguel Marin, Victor Mendoza, Christine Moore, Celestino Gaona and Natairi Kirkland. Since earning her GED® Natairi Kirkland has enrolled in the Early Childhood program on the Coffee Campus at Wiregrass. The Coffee County Adult...



Free Application Day Scheduled for March 21 at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will accept new student applications for Summer Semester on Free Application Day, March 21. Any new student who applies in person on this day will have the application fee waived. Free Application Day will be held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus, Cook County WDC Campus, Moody AFB Extended Campus, and the Valdosta Campus from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The college is offering two options for Summer Semester. For full term Summer...



Wiregrass' RN Program Named #1 in the State

Wiregrass is honored to share that the college’s Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) program has been named the top RN program in the State of Georgia. Valdosta, GA —According to the Registered Nursing.org website the Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been named the number one program in the state of Georgia. This ranking is among all colleges, universities and technical colleges. The ranking was based on the students’...



Wiregrass Scholarship Signing Day

Dr. Tina K. Anderson awards Kimyetta Palmer, Advanced Patient Care, receives her scholarship certificate. Valdosta, GA — Students on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College learned at a special Scholarship Signing Day event, that their hard work is paying off. Thanks to the generous donation of friends and supporters of the college, five students were awarded scholarships that will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs....



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Wiregrass Tech and TCSG Gearing Up on the Cook Campus

TCSG office to be housed at Wiregrass’ Cook Campus. Stacey Prescott, GEAR UP Georgia Program Coordinator is returning to South Georgia. Adel, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) have partnered to house a state office here in South Georgia. The Cook County Workforce Development Center of Wiregrass Tech will be the new office of TCSG’s GEAR UP Georgia Program Coordinator, Stacey Prescott. This office is moving from Atlanta...



Wiregrass to Offer ServSafe Food Safety Course

Douglas, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will offer the ServSafe Food Safety course on March 12, 2019 on the Coffee Campus. ServSafe is the food service industry’s premier food safety training and certification course. It is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program in the U.S. The ServSafe course is recommended for all types of foodservice managers. This is a great opportunity to obtain your National...



Coffee County GED Classes Accepting New Students in March

Douglas, GA – The Coffee County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. Four new student orientation dates are offered during the month of March. Orientation for morning and afternoon classes are held March 13-14 and March 27-28 from 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Orientations for evening classes will be held on March 4 and March 18 at 5:00 p.m. The Coffee County Adult Education program is located at 706 West...



GED Classes Accepting New Students in Atkinson County

Pearson, GA – The Pearson Learning Center of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. New student orientation for day classes are held at 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon on March 4, 11, 18, and 25. New student orientation for evening classes will be held March 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The Pearson Learning Center is located at 59 North Pearson Street in Pearson, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00...



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Wiregrass Designated Military Friendly for 2019

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been designated a Military Friendly® School Award recipient in the Small Community College category for having outstanding programs and support for our nation’s veterans and their families. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools at...