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Wiregrass RN Students Receive Their Pins

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) students received their nursing pins during a recent ceremony. The nurse’s pin is part of the nurse’s uniform and is symbolic of a badge of office, achievement, and a great honor to receive. The ASN graduates will participate in the commencement ceremony to be held at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton in July. Students receiving their pins included Jordyn Ellison of Valdosta, Belinda...



Wiregrass Tech Announces 2nd Free Application Week for July 17-21

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces one more opportunity to save money on application fees during the college’s second Free Application Week, July 17-21. Those interested in applying for Fall Semester 2023 can apply online at Wiregrass.edu and save money. Wiregrass has been named the 2023 Military Friendly® School Gold Award recipient in the Small College category and ranked 3rd in the nation among other colleges. The Associate of Science program (ASN) was...



Wiregrass Announces New Private Student Loan Option

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces a new Private Student Loan Option, KHEAA – Advantage Education Loan. KHEAA is a not-for-profit state agency that offers fixed-rate, no-fee private education loans with several repayment options from which to choose. This announcement comes just as students are applying for Fall Semester with classes beginning August 15. This new financial aid resource will benefit students needing gap funding to help cover their cost of...



Wiregrass Tech Reschedules Open Houses in July for Ben Hill-Irwin and Coffee Campuses

Fitzgerald, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces an Open House Event for the Ben Hill-Irwin and Coffee Campuses for Wednesday, July 19 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. These events were previously scheduled in June but were rescheduled due to inclement weather. The Open Houses are scheduled during the college’s second Free Application Week, July 17-21. Those applying for Fall Semester 2023 have another opportunity to save money when they apply during that week. Fall classes...



Wiregrass Tech Student, Brandon Howell, Receives National Apprenticeship Award

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Tech student, Brandon Howell, has completed the requirement for his national apprenticeship and was recognized recently by Ace Electric, Inc. of Valdosta and Wiregrass. Howell started as a registered apprentice with the US Department of Labor when he was a senior at Lowndes High School. While in high school, Howell was part of the first group of students hired by Ace Electric as part of their Amped program and was a dual enrollment student through Wiregrass in...



Wiregrass Announces Cherokee Rose Scholarship

Fitzgerald, GA – Dr. Paul Reese, owner of Cherokee Rose Fitzgerald, has gifted the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation North with $500. The donation will fund two $250 scholarships beginning Summer Semester for students on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. To apply the student must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The scholarship was made possible thanks to the sponsors and participants of the War of Roses Powerlifting Competition held on Saturday, March 26 at Cherokee...



Wiregrass Announces Summer Scholarship Recipient for the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Fitzgerald, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills. Dixie Towles, a student from the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus was among the four Wiregrass students awarded scholarships 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...



Andrew Scarborough, Wiregrass Tech’s New Industrial Systems Technology Instructor on Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Fitzgerald, GA – Andrew Scarborough has been named the new Industrial Systems Technology (IST) Instructor for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. Scarborough has been teaching for the past seven years having taught at Southern Regional Technology College, and for Wiregrass Tech teaching Basic Residential Wiring at Telfair State Prison. He holds an Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Wiregrass Tech, and Basic Mechatronics Technician...



Kimberly McDonald, Wiregrass Tech’s New Associate of Science in Nursing Instructor

Douglas, GA – Kimberly McDonald, RN, MSN has been named the new Associate of Science Nursing Instructor for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on the Coffee Campus. McDonald has been working in the Nursing field since 2016. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Berry College, an Associate of Science from Darton State College (now Albany State University), and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science as a Nurse Educator from Western Governors University. ...



Wiregrass Announces Summer Scholarship Recipients for the Valdosta Campus

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills. Three students from the Valdosta Campus were among the four Wiregrass students awarded scholarships 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...



President’s and Dean’s List Announced for Dual Enrollment Spring Semester at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President DeAnnia Clements is pleased to announce the Spring Semester President’s List and Dean’s List for Dual Enrollment students. 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 Spring Semester 2023. The following students are on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2023 and are listed by...



Wiregrass Tech Announces Free Application Week and Open Houses in June

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces application fees will be waived during the week of June 12-16. Those interested in applying for Fall Semester 2023 can apply online at Wiregrass.edu and save money. During Free Application Week, the college will be hosting Open House events at the Valdosta, Coffee, and Ben Hill-Irwin Campuses. Open Houses events are scheduled for the Valdosta Campus on Tuesday, June 13, and the Coffee and Ben Hill-Irwin Campuses on Wednesday,...