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Wiregrass Names DeAnnia Clements Vice President for Academic Affairs

Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson announces DeAnnia Clements as the college’s new Vice President for Academic Affairs. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson proudly announces DeAnnia Clements as the college’s new Vice President for Academic Affairs. With over 20 years of experience in the Technical College System of Georgia, DeAnnia brings a vast knowledge to her new position. Her career in technical education started as an adjunct instructor for South...



Widely Renowned Python Programming Now offered at Wiregrass Tech

Valdosta, GA — The computer programming degree at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College now includes Python, a widely renowned scripting language. This allows computer programmers to utilize the 20-plus years of maturity and its constantly updating library of frameworks. It utilizes a loosely typed syntax that makes development quick and easy. “Wiregrass is excited to offer this to our computer programming students,” shared Andy Powell, Computer Information System Technology...



Wiregrass Tech and Thomas University Sign Multiple Articulation Agreements

Wiregrass Tech signed four articulation agreements with Thomas University. Signing the agreements were Wiregrass Tech Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Shawn Utley, Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, and Thomas University President Dr. Andy Sheppard, and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. John Meis. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College provides opportunities for students in several program areas to further their education once they graduate....



Wiregrass Tech Returning to Face-to-Face Classes for Fall

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College welcomes students for face-to-face classes Fall semester. “Faculty, staff, and students have done an amazing job providing on-line classes and services for summer semester and will begin face-to-face classes on August 18,” shared Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson. The college will follow CDC guidelines to ensure the safety and health of students. Free Application Week is through June 19th. Apply today to waive your...



Wiregrass Tech and Columbus State University Sign RN to BSN Articulation Agreement

Valdosta, GA – During our nation’s pandemic many are feeling the call to enter the health care field, especially nursing. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and Columbus State University are helping those answer the call by earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The colleges have signed an articulation agreement that will allow graduates from Wiregrass’ Associate of Science Degree (RN) to transfer to Columbus State University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science...



Wiregrass Tech Instructors Design and Manufacture Protective Shields for College

Wiregrass Mechatronics and Engineering Instructor Josh Whittington, along with his colleagues in the Technical and Industrial programs, designed and manufactured protective shields for departments who will be meeting with students by appointment at the college. Valdosta, GA — Technical and Industrial Program Instructors at Wiregrass Tech are using their program expertise and skills to answer a current need of the college. On June 1, the college announced a soft-reopening by appointment...



Area Walmart Stores and Sam's Club Donate to Wiregrass Tech's Foundation

Valdosta, GA – The Wiregrass Foundation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has received donations from the Adel Walmart #7194, Valdosta Walmart #899, and the Valdosta Sam’s Club #6204. The donations were given through the companies’ Community Grant programs and will assist with the technology needs of students at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Since COVID-19, many students are in need of computer loans or equipment to be able to take classes online. With these donations,...



Wiregrass Accepting New Students for Fall Semester

Valdosta, GA – During the week of June 15-19 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be hosting a Virtual Free Application Week. During this time those applying for Fall Semester can apply online and have their application fee waived. Fall Semester classes begin August 18. “There’s never been a better time to apply for college,” shared Angela Hobby, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “We have additional funds to assist those who have lost their jobs during our nation’s...



Walmart Distribution Center Donates to Wiregrass Tech's Foundation

Walmart Distribution donated $1,500 to the support of Wiregrass Tech programs and students. Pictured l-r Wiregrass Tech Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley, Associate Vice President for Economic Development Brandy Wilkes, Walmart Distribution Maintenance Tech Walker Chaney, Walmart Distribution DP Operator Judy McKinnon, and Walmart Distribution Human Resources Manager Julie Germani. Douglas, GA — Walmart Distribution of Douglas has donated $1,500 to the Wiregrass...



Wiregrass Announces Soft Reopening to Public June 1

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K Anderson has announced all campuses of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will begin a “soft reopening” to the public on Monday, June 1. The reopening is by appointment only with the following departments: Admissions, Financial Aid, Library (computer area only), Testing, WIOA, Military and Veteran Services, Registrar, the Advising and Retention Center (ARC), Tutoring. The public is asked to make appointments prior to coming to the campus,...



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Wiregrass Graduate Lauren Clark - RN and Essential Worker

Lauren Clark, RN-ASN, works in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia where she is helping care for the tiniest patients during this national pandemic. As a Wiregrass graduate, she appreciates the instruction she received during nursing school that has prepared her for this journey. Valdosta, GA – We have been hearing of stories about essential workers, like nurses and those in manufacturing careers, like welders, who have risen...



Synovus Bank Donates to Wiregrass Foundation's Classroom Naming Fund

Synovus Bank has donated $25,000 to the support of Wiregrass Tech programs and SkillsUSA Team. Pictured l-r Synovus Bank Market Executive William Cowart, Synovus Bank Chairman of the Board Mike Dover. 2nd Row – Synovus Bank Board Member Angela Crance, and Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson. Valdosta, GA — Synovus Bank of Valdosta has made a $25,000 donation to the Wiregrass Foundation for a classroom naming opportunity. The donation will benefit students through the classroom...