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Wiregrass Announces Fall Scholarship Recipients

Pictured L-R: Monica Olson, Barbering; Zachary Douglas, Business Management; Jacquelyn Mallard, Auto Collision Repair. Standing is Angela Hobby, Vice President of Enrollment Management. Other scholarships recipients, but not pictured: Weston Roberts, Industrial Systems Technology; Sharon Johnson, Welding and Joining Technology; Aisha Kinch, Practical Nursing; Destini McMillan, Culinary; and Larry Bryant, Industrial Systems Technology. Valdosta, GA – Students on the Valdosta Campus of...



Wiregrass Signs Apprenticeships with Transpower and Optima Chemical

Pictured L-R: Wiregrass Dean of Academic Affairs Michael Williams, Transpower Service Manager Travis Fowler, Wiregrass student and Transpower employee Lawrence Day, Wiregrass Diesel Mechanics Instructor Ashley Merritt, Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, and Wiregrass Director of Economic Development and Cook Campus Bill Tillman. Pictured L-R: Optima Chemical President Gene Williams, Operations Manager Stewart Fletcher, Human Resources Manager Courtney Callahan, Maintenance...



Wiregrass' Computer Information Science Programs Ranked #4 in the State

Wiregrass took top honors at the State SkillsUSA competition this past spring in Computer Programming. Caleb Wells (Computer Support Specialist) won gold and David McEnaney (Internet Specialist Web Site Design) took silver. Valdosta, GA – According to the ComputerTrainingSchools.com study website, the Computer Information Science (CIS) programs at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College have been ranked as number four in the state of Georgia. This ranking is among all colleges,...



Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Works to Address Adult Literacy Crisis

Valdosta, GA – Georgia’s annual Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is September 8-14, 2019. This is time set aside to remind us all that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for 36 million adults nationwide, including many in our community. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is part of a national network of organizations that work every minute of every day to end the adult literacy crisis. According to ProLiteracy, the leading membership organization...



Wiregrass Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Mobile Welding Lab

Wiregrass Tech held a ribbon cutting event for the Mobile Welding Lab on the Coffee Campus. Douglas, GA – With the enrollment in the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Welding program on the Coffee Campus increasing, the need for more space was answered by the Technical College System of Georgia sending a Mobile Welding Lab to the campus. The mobile welding unit is outfitted with one virtual welder, six multi-process Lincoln welders, and a flux core weld, along with six complete...



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GED and ESL Class Accepting New Students in Echols County

Wiregrass Adult Education instructor Kimberly Redding is ready to help students reach their education goals. The Echols County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes. The Echols County Adult Education program is located at 113 Walker Circle in Statenville, and classes are offered Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The Adult Education Instructor is Kimberly...



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GED Classes Now Accepting New Students in Wilcox County

Wiregrass Adult Education instructor Ashley Boyd is ready to help students reach their education goals. Rochelle, GA – The Wilcox County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. The Wilcox County Adult Education program is located at 239 West Gordon Street in Rochelle, and classes are offered during the day on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The Adult Education Instructor is Ashley Boyd and she is ready...



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GED Classes Accepting New Students

Wiregrass Adult Education instructors Julia Danner and Yolanda Slack are ready to help students reach their education goals. Atkinson, GA – The Pearson Learning Center of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and ESL Classes. The Pearson Learning Center is located at 59 North Pearson Street in Pearson, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Adult...



Wiregrass GED Classes Accepting New Students in Lowndes County

Pictured L-R: Wiregrass Adult Education instructors on the Valdosta Campus are Jenay Lewis, Adann-Kennn Alexxandar, & Cherlyn Sands-Anderson. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and adult education classes. The Lowndes County Adult Education program is located at 4089 Val Tech Road in Valdosta, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, during the morning, afternoon, and evening. Students can choose from class...



Wiregrass GED Classes Now Accepting New Students in Cook County

The Wiregrass Adult Education Instructor on the Cook Campus is Yvette Fountain and she is ready to help students reach their educational goals. Adel, GA – The Cook County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. The Cook County Adult Education program is located on the Wiregrass Campus at 1676 N. Elm Street in Sparks, and classes are offered Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am-12:30 pm and Monday, Tuesday,...



Wiregrass GED Classes Accepting New Students in Coffee County

Wiregrass Adult Education Instructors on the Coffee Campus are Renee Elliott, Brianna Gillis, and Krista Spires. Douglas, GA – The Coffee County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and ESL Classes. The Coffee County Adult Education program is located at 706 West Baker Highway in Douglas, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Evening classes are offered...



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Wiregrass GED Classes Accepting New Students in Ben Hill

The Adult Education instructors on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus of Wiregrass are: Standing L-R Kiva Brownlee and Joan Duffie and seated L-R Erin Day, and Wanda McWhorter. Fitzgerald, GA – The Ben Hill County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and adult education classes. The Ben Hill County Adult Education program is located at 667 Perry House Road in Fitzgerald, and classes are offered Monday through...