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Wiregrass Tech Adult Education Classes Accepting New Students in Irwin County

Pictured is Adult Education Instructor Wanda McWhorter. Ocilla, GA – The Irwin County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED® and HiSET classes. The Irwin County Adult Education Site is located at 311 Vo-Tech Drive in Ocilla, and classes are offered Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The college also offers online Adult Education classes. Call 229-468-0093 for more information or visit...



Wiregrass Adult Education Classes Now Accepting New Students in Lanier County

Pictured is Adult Education Instructor Daniel Lawrence. Lakeland, GA – The Lanier County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED® and HiSET classes. The Lanier County Adult Education program is located at The Threatte Center at 209 US Highway 221 in Lakeland. Classes are offered Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 1:00pm or 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Wiregrass now offers online Adult Education classes. Call...



Wiregrass Adult Education Classes Now Accepting New Students in Wilcox

Pictured is 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® & HiSET classes. The Wilcox County Adult Education program has relocated at the old Wilcox Middle School at 217 7th Avenue in Rochelle. Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday from 8:00am to 12:00pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Call 229-365-7983 for more...



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...



Wiregrass Adult Education Classes Accepting New Students for Lowndes County

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED®, HiSET, 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. The college also offers classes in Valdosta at The Valdosta Department of Labor, Goodwill (ESL), and Horne Learning Center. Online Adult Education...



Wiregrass Awarded Institutional Resilience – Virtual and Augmented Reality Development Grant

Valdosta, GA — The United States Department of Education has announced that Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been awarded $1,371,256 for an Institutional Resilience – Virtual and Augmented Reality Development Grant. The priority for this project is the development of a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) library of lab applications for students. This technology will allow students to experience off-site learning instead of attending on-campus labs. With the pandemic...



Wiregrass’ LPN Program Ranked Number 7 in State

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Interim President DeAnnia Clements is proud to share that the college’s Practical Nursing (LPN) Program has been ranked number seven in the state according to the Practical Nursing.org website. The website shared that licensed practical nurses are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the career field is projected to increase by 9% by 2029. Their website is designed to help those interested in the field choose the best Practical...



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...