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Madison Garcia Named Wiregrass Tech Student of the Year 2024

Valdosta, GA – Madison Garcia, a Surgical Technology student on the Valdosta Campus, has been named the 2024 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 students and is a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia. Local GOAL winners are selected at each of the state’s 22 technical colleges and one Board of Regents college with a...



Satilla Rural Electric Donates to Wiregrass Tech

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 to worthy students. The Satilla REMC has been a very supportive partner with Wiregrass for many years with donations totaling over $135,000. These funds will continue to provide opportunities for students who need financial...



Wiregrass Hosts Dedication Ceremony for James C. Fryslie Culinary Arts Program

Valdosta, Ga. – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recently hosted a special dedication dinner renaming the Culinary Arts program after, James C. Fryslie. The dedication naming of the program was made possible due to a generous gift donated by his daughter and friend of the college, Nancy McGee. She wanted to leave a legacy in her father’s name. This donation helped fund recent renovations to the Culinary Arts kitchen. Mr. Fryslie was an instructor at the Valdosta...



Wiregrass Honors Radiologic Technology Students with Award Ceremony

Image: (Wiregrass Radiologic Awards23.jpg) Bottom row left to right: Arcacia McQueen, Tatianna Morton, Tyler Carter, Kaden Walker, Aylin DeJesus, Makayla Jordan, Alexandra Deaton, Kelsie Williams Ibarra, Natalie Chandler, Nicole Williams, and Chelsea Champion. Top row left to right: Brittney Roberts, Alison Newell, Sidney Boone, Sara-Kate Lupo, Josie Eldridge, Curry Dorminey, Markaela Zirkle, Renee Trout, and Joseph Ezekiel Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College held an Award...



SGSC, Wiregrass, and Coastal Pines Sign Articulation Agreements Expanding Core Curriculum Opportunities For Students

PHOTO: L-R: Amanda Morris, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Lonnie Roberts, President (Coastal Pines Technical College); Sara Selby, Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and Dr. Greg Tanner, Interim President (South Georgia State College); DeAnnia Clements, President, April McDuffie, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Shannon McConico, Vice President for Enrollment Management (Wiregrass Technical College) and...



Margo Young-Smith Named Wiregrass’ 2024 Adult Education Teacher of the Year

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President, DeAnnia Clements, announced Adult Education Teacher, Margo Young-Smith, as the 2024 Adult Education Teacher of the Year Award winner. The Adult Education Teacher of the Year Award is sponsored by the Technical College System of Georgia. The Teacher of the Year Award program is in its third year and is designed to recognize and honor instructors who make significant contributions to adult learners who are seeking to...



Wiregrass Tech Celebrates 2023 National Apprenticeship Week

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Tech celebrated the 9th annual National Apprenticeship Week (November 13-19, 2023) by highlighting the value of Registered Apprenticeships for growing South Georgia’s skilled workforce. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and its 22 technical colleges serve as Registered Apprenticeship sponsors making it the largest Registered Apprenticeship network in the state. In recent years, Wiregrass has sponsored more than 120 apprentices for 38 local...



Wiregrass Tech Student Awarded Amerigroup Rural Georgia Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Associate of Science in Nursing student, Gloria Salazar, is one of ten nursing students in Georgia to be awarded an Amerigroup Rural Georgia Foundation Nursing Scholarship. Gloria received a check for $2,700 to help assist with the cost of her education at Wiregrass. Amerigroup, a health insurance company, donated $35,000 to the Georgia Nurses Foundation to help qualifying students in an accredited Associate or Bachelor of Nursing...



Intelligent.com Ranks Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Among Best in Georgia

Prominent higher education resource guide announces top accolades for 2024 Valdosta, GA – In its annual assessment, Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for higher education program rankings and planning, has honored Wiregrass Georgia Technical College with the Best Community Colleges in Georgia for 2024. An exclusive methodology is used to rank each institution on a scale from 0 to 100 across six categories. Evaluations are based on quantitative measures such as academic quality,...



Wiregrass Announces Fall Scholarship Recipients for the Coffee Campus

Douglas, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills for the Fall Semester. Three recipients from the Coffee Campus were awarded a scholarship made possible because of generous college supporters. The scholarships will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. The scholarships were merit-based and applicants had to complete an application and...



Wiregrass Georgia Tech Participating in Governor Kemp’s GEORGIA MATCH Admissions Initiative

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is among Technical Colleges and University System of Georgia colleges and universities participating in the GEORGIA MATCH direct college admissions initiative. Governor Brian Kemp announced this largest state-run direct admissions initiative in the nation at the Governor’s Workforce Summit last month. Recently over 120,0000 high school seniors in Georgia received a personal letter from Governor Kemp listing the public technical...



Wiregrass Pharmacy Program Ranked Among Top in State and Nation

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements is proud to share that the college’s Pharmacy Technology program has been ranked third in the state and eighth in the nation by the Pharmacy Technician Guide.com website. The website is designed to help those interested in the field to choose the best Pharmacy Technician programs in the state and nation. This distinction is based on a combination of tuition cost, quality of education, graduation rates, and student-friendly...