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Technical College System of Georgia Announces New iOS App Development Certificate Program

ATLANTA, GA--The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today announced a new statewide certificate program designed to provide students with cutting-edge skills to participate in Georgia’s thriving app economy by teaching students app development with Swift. Beginning in the Fall 2021 semester, the iOS App Development Certificate program will be offered at four TCSG colleges—Augusta Technical College, Chattahoochee Technical College, Gwinnett Technical College, and Wiregrass...



AT&T Donates to Wiregrass Foundation South

Valdosta, GA – AT&T is a longtime supporter of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and has donated $2,000 to support the college’s SkillsUSA Chapter Team. The money is used to buy supplies and other needed items, including equipment, for Skills projects. Due to the pandemic, both state and national competitions this year were held virtually; however, the competition will return to in-person next year with both competitions set to take place in Atlanta for 2022. The Wiregrass...



Exciting News for Future Wiregrass Graduates!

Wiregrass is bringing your earned credential into the future! We are partnering with Parchment Services to provide our graduates with not only mailing your degree or diploma to your home, but also providing you a digital copy. Beginning Fall Semester 2021, graduates will receive their degrees and diplomas directly from Parchment. After graduating, Parchment will mail a copy of your highest credential straight to you. Imagine no longer having to travel to the campus to pick up your degree...



South Georgia Technical College Hosts Delegation from Wiregrass Tech

South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford is shown above standing (l to r) with Wiregrass Technical College Executive Director for Academic Affairs Niki Ogletree, Executive Director for Fundraising Crissy Staley, SGTC Vice President of Academic Affairs David Kuipers, and SGTC Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor Charles Christmas. Shown seated (l to r) are SGTC Aviation Maintenance Instructor David Grant, Wiregrass Technical College Interim Vice President of Academic...



Wiregrass team earns National SkillsUSA Competition Medals

Wiregrass Tech’s 2021 National SkillsUSA Gold Medal Winners in Mechatronics Parker Metcalf, and Benjamin Sandusky. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is proud to announce four students who medaled at the 56th Annual National SkillsUSA Competition. In past years, the college’s SkillsUSA team that earned gold at the state level traveled to Kentucky for the National competition. This year the competition at both state and national level was held virtually with...



Wiregrass Georgia Technical College named a Best for Vets College

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been named a Best for Vets Public Career and Technical College for 2021 by Military Times. The college was ranked 18th in the national listing, as well as #6 in the Southeast region, and #2 in the State. According to the announcement, 500 colleges were considered in the review process that contained nearly 150 questions about support services, academic policies, and financial aid benefits for student veterans. Wiregrass Georgia Tech...



Evening Programs Returning to Wiregrass for Fall Semester - Free Application Week July 19 - 23

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Tech is hosting a second opportunity to save money when applying for Fall Semester with another Free Application Week: July 19 -23. Apply in person or online during the week of July 19 – 23 and have your application fee waived. Fall Semester classes start August 19 with offerings that include expanded evening programs. The college campuses will be open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday. All campuses are closed on Friday, but applicants may still...



Wiregrass Announces Summer Scholarship Recipients

Valdosta, GA — Students at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College learned recently that their hard work is paying off. Thanks to the generous donation of friends and supporters of the college, ten students were awarded scholarships that will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. Those receiving scholarships for Summer Semester were: Sam Manley, Farmers and Merchants Scholarship (Radiology - Valdosta Campus); Andrea Oliver, CJB Industries...



Wiregrass Cultivating Entrepreneurs like Jenna Murphy

Jenna Murphy, Master Cosmetologist at Whimsy Salon & Boutique and Wiregrass graduate. Valdosta, GA – Imagine missing over 500 meals with your family for two years. That’s how many Jenna Murphy missed, but for a great reason. She was embarking on a journey that took her two years to complete. She was enrolled in Wiregrass Tech’s evening cosmetology program, and as she looks back now, she is amazed by the impact returning to college had on her life. “I’m married and a mom of...



Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers offered at Wiregrass on Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Fitzgerald, GA – The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. BLS for Healthcare Providers teaches skills using the American Heart Associations’ proven...



Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers offered at Wiregrass

Douglas, GA – The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. BLS for Healthcare Providers teaches skills using the American Heart Associations’ proven...



Doggett and Thomas Named Wiregrass Employees of the year

Shelia Thomas, Director of Financial Aid, was awarded the ninth Lewis I. Brinson, Sr. Leadership Award for the supervisor of the year. Trevecca Doggett, Adult Education Services Administrative Assistant, was awarded the ninth James A. Bridges Vanguard Award for the staff member of the year. Fitzgerald, GA – Wiregrass Tech recently recognized two employees for their dedication, hard work, and leadership skills by the faculty and staff of the college. Wiregrass employees...