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Wiregrass to Offer ServSafe Food Safety Course

Douglas, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will offer the ServSafe Food Safety course on March 12, 2019 on the Coffee Campus. ServSafe is the food service industry’s premier food safety training and certification course. It is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program in the U.S. The ServSafe course is recommended for all types of foodservice managers. This is a great opportunity to obtain your National...



Coffee County GED Classes Accepting New Students in March

Douglas, GA – The Coffee County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. Four new student orientation dates are offered during the month of March. Orientation for morning and afternoon classes are held March 13-14 and March 27-28 from 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Orientations for evening classes will be held on March 4 and March 18 at 5:00 p.m. The Coffee County Adult Education program is located at 706 West...



GED Classes Accepting New Students in Atkinson County

Pearson, GA – The Pearson Learning Center of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. New student orientation for day classes are held at 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon on March 4, 11, 18, and 25. New student orientation for evening classes will be held March 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The Pearson Learning Center is located at 59 North Pearson Street in Pearson, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00...



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Wiregrass Designated Military Friendly for 2019

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been designated a Military Friendly® School Award recipient in the Small Community College category for having outstanding programs and support for our nation’s veterans and their families. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools at...



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Wiregrass Announces Fall Graduates

Barbering Graduate and Top 4 GOAL Candidate James Grobsmith, was the Fall 2018 graduation speaker. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College held the Fall 2018 Commencement Exercises on Friday, December 14 at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton, GA. The ceremony honored 509 students who were awarded their associate degree, diploma or technical certificate of credit as well as 41 GED® graduates. Among those graduating, the college awarded 55 Associate Degrees, 143 Diplomas,...



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Guardian Bank Entrepreneurship Academy at Wiregrass Tech

Front Row (L-R) Walt Moore, Area Director, Small Business Development Center; Parrish Clark, CEO Guardian Bank, and Dr. Tina K. Anderson, Wiregrass President. Back Row (L-R) Alyssa Foskey, Business Consultant, Small Business Development Center; Cindy Corgan, Program Coordinator, Small Business Development Center; Dr. Ronald Zaccari, Community and Regional Relations Guardian Bank, and Crissy Staley, Wiregrass Executive Director of Fundraising. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia...



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Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership at Georgia Tech Hosts Manufacturing Growth Lunch and Learn Series in Valdosta

Valdosta, GA – Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) at Georgia Tech hosted a Manufacturing Growth lunch and learn series named Making Automation Part of Your Strategic Plan at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on Thursday, January 31. Nearly 50 local manufacturing industry leaders heard from Tom Sammon, Project Manager at GaMEP to learn more about automation and how they can integrate it into their plant’s culture. Sammon also spoke to the group on using...



GED Classes Accepting Students in February in Lowndes County

Valdosta, GA – The Lowndes County Adult Education/GED Program the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and adult education classes. Classes are offered on the Valdosta campus of Wiregrass. The two-day new student orientation will be held 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. on February 8 and 11. New student orientation will again be offered on February 22 and 25. The Lowndes County Adult Education Program is located at 4089 Val Tech Road in Valdosta,...



Coffee County GED Classes Accepting New Students in February

Douglas, GA – The Coffee County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. New student orientation dates are offered during the month of February. Orientation for morning and afternoon classes are held February 13-14 and February 27-28 from 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The Coffee County Adult Education Program is located at 706 West Baker Highway in Douglas, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00...



Grants Available for Students Seeking GED in Brooks County

Quitman, GA – The Brooks County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has grants available for students working towards a GED. Students enrolling in GED classes may be eligible for funds to assist with transportation and the cost of the GED tests as well as incentives when completing the GED and entering employment or college. The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Out of School Youth Grant is available to students who are at 16-24 years of age and meet...



Pearson Learning Center GED Classes Accepting New Students

Pearson, GA – The Pearson Learning Center of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. New student orientation for day classes are held at 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on February 11 and 25. New student orientation for evening classes are held February 12 and 26 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. The Pearson Learning Center is located at 59 North Pearson Street in Pearson, and classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Tuesday and...



Ben Hill GED Classes Accepting New Students in February

Fitzgerald, GA – The Ben Hill County Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and adult education classes. Two new student orientations will be held in February. Orientation will be February 12-13, and February 26-27. The two-day orientation will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Ben Hill County Adult Education Program is located at 667 Perry House Road in Fitzgerald, and classes are offered Monday through...