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Wiregrass Offering 2nd Free Application Week April 27- May 1

Valdosta, GA – We are seeing story after story of nurses, radiology techs, paramedics and other first responders in the response to COVID19 crisis. Locally many of these heroes are Wiregrass graduates. In addition to healthcare heroes, manufacturers are stepping up to the challenge to meet supply needs at a faster pace than ever before. Careers in Welding, Precision Manufacturing, Industrial Systems, and Mechatronics are vital to our local communities and nation. They are also heroes....



Help Available for Displaced Workers Through WIOA Assistance at Wiregrass Tech

Valdosta, GA—For workers in many South Georgia communities who find themselves unemployed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, assistance to attend college is available at Wiregrass Tech. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market, and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete. WIOA offers financial support services with items...



Wiregrass Board of Directors April Teleconference Meeting Set

Valdosta, GA – The April meeting for the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Board of Directors will be conducted by telephone conference on Wednesday, April 8 at noon. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Board of Directors serves both in a community advisory capacity, and in a limited administrative capacity, performing certain oversight responsibilities as designated by state board policy. The local board is comprised of members from the business and industrial communities from the...



Wiregrass’ Hannah Hadley Named Georgia’s 2020 EAGLE Student

Hannah Hadley was named the 2020 State EAGLE Award Winner in Atlanta. She was named Wiregrass’ 2020 EAGLE Winner back in November, and will now travel the state of Georgia promoting Adult Education for TCSG and was awarded a two-year scholarship to any technical college in the state of Georgia. Valdosta, GA – Imagine, what started as a dream of obtaining her GED® brought her to the moment when she heard her name, Hannah Hadley, announced as the 2020 Exceptional Adult Georgian in...



Wiregrass Tech Admission Requirements Made Easier During Nation’s Crisis

Valdosta, GA – Admission requirements to enter Wiregrass Georgia Technical College have been made a little easier in the wake of the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic. The Technical College System of Georgia has provided all TCSG colleges the leeway to admit students for summer semester using a variety of methods that do not include placement testing (use of Accuplacer) or the submission of ACT or SAT scores as well as the ability to accept unofficial transcripts. The suspension of the...



Wiregrass Remains Open Through Virtual Methods

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is currently open during normal business hours through virtual methods, while remaining physically closed to the public. The college in accordance with Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Order 03.26.20.02, along with all TCSG colleges will remain closed for in-person instruction with limited exceptions through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. In lieu of in-person instruction, all TCSG colleges, including Wiregrass have transitioned to...



Wiregrass Tech Signs Articulation Agreement with Herzing University

Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson and Herzing University Associate Vice President of Community Partnerships, Thomas P. Perin, Sr. signed an articulation agreement that could open up opportunities for Wiregrass graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree online. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and Herzing University have signed an articulation that will yield big benefits for Wiregrass RN graduates. Students from Wiregrass’ RN program (Associate of Science in...



Wiregrass Tech Extends Delivery of Spring Classes Via Distance Education until April 13

Valdosta, GA – Due to the continued health issues and concerns resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19), Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is extending its decision to provide all classes in a distance education format until April 13th. All academic and adult education classes will continue using a variety of electronic delivery methods during this time. The college campuses will remain closed to the public during this time. We will continue to monitor ongoing developments and...



PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Local Board of Directors Electronic Vote Notification Special Note: Out of an abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College cancelled the Local Board of Directors meeting scheduled for March 19 and instituted a plan for electronic votes from its members. In order to move forward with naming the new Health Sciences Building after a donor, the Wiregrass Foundation South presented and approved by electronic vote...



Apply Online During Wiregrass Tech's Free Application Week March 23-27

Valdosta, GA – In response to the concerns with COVID-19, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is providing potential new students and returning students a way to apply for summer semester from the comfort of their home. Any student not currently enrolled, any new student or any current graduating high school dual enrollment student wishing to begin classes at Wiregrass for Summer Semester can apply online during Free Application Week March 23- 27. Any student who applies by submitting...



Wiregrass Tech Closes to the Public March 17 - March 31

Valdosta, GA – In compliance with Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Order 3.16.20.01, all TCSG colleges will be closed from March 18, 2020 to March 31, 2020. This Executive Order affects in-person learning environments. All Wiregrass campuses will be closed to the public beginning at 5pm on March 17 through March 31. Academic classes and adult education classes will resume Monday, March 23 via distance education methods. Essential functions for operating the college during this time...



Wiregrass Announces Cancellation of Board of Directors' Meeting for Thursday

Valdosta, GA – The meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 19 of the Board of Directors for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been canceled. This meeting was scheduled to take place at noon on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. For more information about Wiregrass' Board of Directors and programs, visit wiregrass.edu.