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Wiregrass Tech Recognizes Apprentice during National Apprenticeship Week

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College along with apprenticeship partners at Coyote Manufacturing Company recognized Peyton Sapp. Pictured are Coyote Owner David Money, Coyote Employee Peyton Sapp, Wiregrass Executive Director for Departmental Affairs/Apprenticeship Coordinator Nicole West, and Coyote Owner Tony Lanier. Nashville, GA – Through the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Apprenticeship Program, Coyote Manufacturing hired Welding student apprentice, Peyton Sapp. Peyton...



Wiregrass Tech Renames Lowndes Hall after Sidney and Sharon Morris

The beam to the new Health Sciences Building was on display prior to the Renaming and Topping Off Ceremony for college students and employees to sign along with members of the health care field, graduates and ceremony guests. Valdosta, GA – Long-time supporter and friend Sidney Morris and his wife Sharon were honored at a special Renaming Ceremony of Lowndes Hall to the Sidney and Sharon Morris Hall on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass along with a Topping Off Ceremony for the new...



Wiregrass Launches Core Complete Program

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass students can now take advantage of Core Complete and plan their schedule a year or more in advance. This opportunity is open to all Wiregrass students including Dual Enrollment students looking to complete general degree level core requirements. “At Wiregrass, we are always looking for ways to offer classes in a format that will accommodate all of our students. This need to accommodate has never been more true especially during the COVID pandemic. The new...



Wiregrass and VSU Sign Articulation Agreement to Benefit Future Teachers

Early Childhood students at Wiregrass Tech will benefit for years to come from the new articulation agreement signed between the college and Valdosta State University. Pictured signing the agreements are Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, and Valdosta State University President Dr. Richard Carvajal. Valdosta, Ga. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (Wiregrass) and Valdosta State University (VSU) signed a new articulation agreement that will benefit the education field for years...



Southeastern Credit Union Supporting New Health Care Sciences Building at Wiregrass

Southeastern Credit Union CEO Mike Gudely present Wiregrass Executive Director for Fundraising Crissy Staley, and Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson with a $25,000 donation for a classroom naming opportunity for the new Health Science Building on the Valdosta Campus. Valdosta, GA. A lot of construction is taking place on the Valdosta Campus at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. The campus will open a new high-tech Health Sciences Building Spring Semester, January 2022. The...



A Spark That Changed a Career lead to the TCSG’s Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year

TCSG Commissioner Greg Dozier is pictured with the 2020 TCSG Rick Perkins Winner Mike Day, and Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson. Commissioner Dozier visited the Coffee Campus recently to surprise Mike, (Welding Instructor) with the state award. Pictured behind them are employees of Wiregrass campuses who were on hand for the announcement. Douglas, GA — The name of the first runner up for State Rick Perkins Winner had just been announced by Technical College System of...



Wiregrass Foundation Hosting Online Reverse Raffle

Valdosta, GA. Wiregrass Foundation North is hosting their first-ever Online Reverse Raffle. The college’s annual “Corks and Forks” event was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is being replaced with a fun and exciting way to support students attending Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. The Wiregrass Foundation Board invites you to participate in the Clicks and Picks Reverse Raffle for a chance to win up to $5,000 from your living room! A total of 150 tickets will...



Wiregrass Board of Directors October Meeting Change in Venue

Valdosta, GA – The Thursday, October 22 meeting location for the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Board of Directors has been changed from the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus at 12 noon to the Coffee Campus. The meeting will be conducted by teleconference at 12 noon in the Planning/Student Center. If the public would like to attend or would like more information, please contact Cheryl Acree, Executive Assistant to the President, at Cheryl.acree@wirergrass.edu or contact the college at...



Technical College System of Georgia Announces 2020 Instructor of the Year

Pictured L-R TCSG Commissioner Greg Dozier, 2020 Wiregrass and State Rick Perkins Winner Mike Day, and Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson. FROM: The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Welding Instructor Wins Top Honor VALDOSTA, GA—The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today announced the state’s top technical college instructor for 2020. Mike Day, a Welding and Joining Technology instructor from Wiregrass Georgia...



Wiregrass’ RN Program Named Number One in the State

The 2020 Spring RN students pictured at their September 2019 orientation. Valdosta, GA — According to the NursingProcess.org site 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. The college is ranked among other technical colleges and four-year colleges and universities. The ranking was based on the students’ National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) pass rates. According to the...



Wiregrass Adult Education Classes Accepting New Students

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED® and English as a Second Language (ESL) 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 times of 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m., or 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The college also offers classes at The Valdosta...



GED® Classes Now Accepting New Students in Wilcox County

Pictured is Wiregrass Adult Education Instructor Ashley Boyd. 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 Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Call 229-365-7983 for more information or visit...