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Michael Williams named Vice President for Economic Development

Michael Williams is the new Vice President for Economic Development at Wiregrass Tech. Valdosta, GA - Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements announces the promotion of Michael Williams to Vice President for Economic Development at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Williams began his teaching career at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 2003. In 2006, he began working in technical education as an English Instructor at East Central Technical College. Williams has held the...



Wiregrass Accepting New Students for Spring Express

Valdosta, GA - Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is currently accepting new students for Spring Express term. This is an opportunity for those who may have missed Spring Semester deadlines to enroll in the college’s shortened semester. Classes for Spring Express begin February 17. Students can succeed sooner by enrolling in core classes and/or signing up for online classes. Evening programs like Automotive Technology and Air Conditioning Technology are accepting new students for Spring...



Adriana Weffer is Removing Barriers Thanks to Wiregrass Adult Education Program

Wiregrass 2022 EAGLE Winner Adriana Weffer has successfully removed language barriers thanks to the free ESL and High School Equivalency classes offered at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Douglas, GA— After moving to the United States from Venezuela, Wiregrass student Adriana Weffer struggled with learning a new language and getting the help she needed. “I worked factory jobs in the mobile home industry and was having a lot of trouble with the English language including...



April McDuffie named Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Photo attached: (Wiregrass April McDuffie.jpg) April McDuffie has been promoted to Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements announces the promotion of April McDuffie to Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. McDuffie began her career in technical education in 1997 at East Central Technical College as the Business Office Technology...



Whitehead Awards Wiregrass Graduates with Tradesman Award

Valdosta, GA – Thanks to support from Whitehead Industrial Hardware of Valdosta, Wiregrass students who are preparing to graduate now have the tools needed to go to work. Recipients of the Whitehead Distinguished Tradesman Award received a plaque and a $250 credit to purchase tools for their new careers. "It's a great honor to have the opportunity to present each of these deserving individuals with the Whitehead Distinguished Tradesman Award,” shared Jonathan Miller, Whitehead...



Wiregrass Honors Radiologic Technology Students with Award Ceremony

Front row left to right: Melanie Regueiro, Jenna Spivey, Taylor Stegeman, Shelby Trimble, and Estrellita Torres Back row left to right: Joshua Willis, Madison Wiseman, Samuel Manley, Callie Stephens, Brandi Duda, Alex Cardona, Reese Bacon, Denton Greenway, and Wesley Glover Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technology College held an Award Ceremony recognizing outstanding Radiologic Technology students. Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements welcomed students, family members, and...



President’s and Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President DeAnnia Clements is pleased to announce the Fall Semester President’s List and Dean’s List. The President’s List includes outstanding students who were enrolled full-time for 12 credit hours or more and achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale during Fall Semester 2021. The following students are on the President’s List for Fall Semester 2021 and are listed by county: Atkinson: Holly Taylor, and...



Wiregrass Names Auditorium after the Andersons

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recently named the Auditorium in Dorminy-Mixon Hall “The Mr. and Mrs. S.S. “Buck” Anderson, Jr. Auditorium.” Seated l-r Wiregrass Foundation Trustee Board Member Buck Anderson and Libby Anderson. Standing l-r Wiregrass Department Assistant for Institutional Advancement Roxane Gay, Ben Hill-Irwin Campus Administrator Mona Paulk, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs April McDuffie, Art Anderson, Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements,...



Satilla Rural Electric Donates to Wiregrass Tech

Satilla REMC Foundation Chair Jim Tucker, Romeo Reyes CEO of Satilla REMC, WGTC President DeAnnia Clements. Back Row L-R; WGTC Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley and WGTC Ben Hill-Irwin Campus Administrator Mona Paulk Douglas, GA – The Satilla Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) through its Round Up program has made another wonderful gift to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (WGTC) Foundation North. The $5,000 donation makes funds available for scholarships...



Ryan Degner Named Wiregrass Tech Student of the Year

Wiregrass is proud to announce Ryan Degner, Welding and Joining Technology student, as the college’s 2022 GOAL Winner. He is pictured with his nominating instructor Roy Bramley. Valdosta, GA – Ryan Degner, a Welding and Joining Technology student on the Valdosta Campus, has been named the 2022 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. GOAL honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college...



Wiregrass Students Sign Apprenticeship Agreement with Langdale Forest Products

Seated L-R: Samuel (Sam) Anderson (Industrial Systems Technology diploma), William (Levi) Brown (Mechatronics Technology degree), and Jim Hickman Langdale Forest Products Technical Director. Standing L-R: John Lindsey Langdale Forest Products General Manager, DeAnnia Clements Wiregrass President, Drew Vickers Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator, and Michael Williams Dean of Technical and Industrial Programs. Valdosta, GA— Students in Wiregrass Tech’s...



Darron Lanier Named Wiregrass’ 2022 Instructor of the Year

Precision Machining Program Coordinator, Darron Lanier, has been named Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s 2022 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year, he is pictured with Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President, DeAnnia Clements, announced Precision Machining Program Coordinator, Darron Lanier, as the 2022 Rick Perkins Award winner. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction is the Technical College...