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Wiregrass Tech Signs College’s First Paramedic Apprentices

Douglas, GA— Wiregrass Tech has signed the college’s first Paramedic Registered Apprentices on the Coffee Campus. 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. Wiregrass Paramedic student, Joshua Branch, signed with Atkinson County EMS. Paramedicine students Corey Carver, William Clements, Tiffani Ellis, and Jenny Medders all signed with...



Wiregrass Host Topping Off Ceremony for the New CDL and Diesel Technology Facility

Wiregrass Host Topping Off Ceremony for the New CDL and Diesel Technology Facility Douglas, Ga. – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College celebrated a topping-off ceremony for the new Commercial Truck Driving and Diesel Technology Facility. The new facility is a public and private partnership that began seventeen years ago with the land that was donated to the college by the Douglas-Coffee County Development Authority to offer Commercial Truck Driving classes. In 2017, because of...



Wiregrass Tech Announces Free Application Week in June

Valdosta, GA., Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces application fees will be waived during the week of June 10-14. Those interested in applying for Fall Semester 2024 can apply online at Wiregrass.edu and save money during this week in June. Fall classes begin on August 12. Several new programs are starting for the Fall Semester. The Valdosta Campus will offer Medical Laboratory Technology and will be provided as a Degree program. Students will learn to perform laboratory...



Wiregrass was the Right Path for a Cool Career

Valdosta, GA. The comfort of air conditioning during the scorching hot summers of South Georgia is a luxury many cherish, yet often overlook the skilled professionals who ensure its uninterrupted operation. Recognizing the critical need for trained HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) technicians. The heating and air conditioning of our homes and businesses are luxuries that many of us take for granted until it doesn’t work properly. Studies show that the HVAC as a career...



Wiregrass Tech’s GOAL Student Named Top State Finalist

Valdosta – Wiregrass’ 2024 GOAL winner, Madison Garcia, a Surgical Technology student was recently named one of the top nine finalists in the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) in Atlanta. The announcement was made at the Technical College System of Georgia’s GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Conference held in Atlanta April 29 – May 1. Garcia was one of 22 students named as a finalist from across the state of Georgia’s Technical Colleges. She was named Wiregrass’...



Wiregrass Enrollment Continues to Increase

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President DeAnnia Clements is excited to share that the college’s enrollment has increased by 11.7% this Spring 2024 Semester compared to the Spring 2023 Semester. This marks the seventh straight semester the college has seen an increase in enrollment compared to the previous year. Fall 2023 Semester’s enrollment increased 9.6% compared to the Fall 2022 Semester. “We are excited to see these increases and are preparing now for...



Wiregrass’ ASN Program Named Among Top Georgia Programs

Valdosta, GA—The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been ranked 3rd in the state of Georgia for 2024, according to NursingProcess.org. The ranking was based on the students’ National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) pass rates. According to Nursing Process.org “Mainly, we have captured four broad areas, such as academic quality, NCLEX-RN exam performance, affordability, and the overall reputation of a school.” The rankings and...



President’s and Dean’s List Announced for 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. 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 the Spring Semester 2024. The following students are on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2024 and are listed by county: ...



Wiregrass’ EAGLE Winner Brenda Hooper Named State Runner-Up

Valdosta, GA—Brenda Hooper of Lowndes County was named the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College 2024 Dinah Culbreath Wayne Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Student of the Year last fall. In January the college learned that Brenda had been named as a Regional finalist. In March the Technical College System of Georgia hosted the 30th 2024 Dinah Culbreath Wayne State EAGLE and Adult Education Teacher of the Year Week in Atlanta where Brenda was named State...



Wiregrass Awarded National Marketing Award

Valdosta, GA - Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was named among the top in the nation in the 2023 Collegiate Advertising program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising, and promotions of their schools. The 2023 CAA program had entries from the United States and Canada representing small community colleges to large colleges and universities. Submissions were...



Wiregrass Tech Earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly® School Designation

Valdosta, GA: Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been designated a Military Friendly® School Gold Award recipient in the Small Community College category once again. The designation is given to colleges for having outstanding programs and support for our nation’s veterans and their families. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school. ...



Aviation Program Coming to the Coffee Campus of Wiregrass Tech

Douglas, GA., Beginning Summer Semester, May 13, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is accepting new students for the new Aircraft Assembly Technician I program. This program is a technical certificate of credit and can be completed in two semesters. This program started at the college in January 2024 and opened to Dual Enrollment students. The Technical Certificate of Credit includes learning how to inspect aircraft structural and sheet metal repair. With this certificate, successful...