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Wiregrass Tech Dual Enrollment Student Is Leading the Way in Mechatronics

Lauren Freeman is a high school student at Irwin County and is earning college credit through the Dual Enrollment program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Her field is Mechatronics and is interning this summer with Ace Electric in Valdosta. Valdosta, GA -- This high school junior from Irwin County, Georgia is known for two things: her Butternut Pound Cakes, and Robotics. At the beginning of Lauren Freeman’s 11th grade year, she decided to enroll in Wiregrass Georgia Technical...



President's and Dean's Lists Announced for Spring Semester at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President Dr. Tina K. Anderson 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 Spring Semester 2018. The following students are on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2018 and are listed by county: (Atkinson) Adam...



Wiregrass Announces Free Application Day for Fall Semester

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will accept new student applications for Fall Semester on Free Application Day, June 21. Any new student who applies in person on this day will have the application fee waived. Free Application Day will be held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus, Cook County WDC Campus, Moody AFB Extended Campus, and the Valdosta Campus from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fall Semester classes begin August 15. Wiregrass recently announced the...



Camp TIMBER Returns to Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Does your 4th-8th grader enjoy outdoor activities? This summer, Wiregrass Technical College and Enay Coaching will be hosting Camp TIMBER for two different age groups. Week One will be for 9-10 year-olds and will be held July 9 – 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Week Two is for 11-13 year-olds and will be held July 16-19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Campers must be between the ages of 9-10 and 11-13 by their respective camp start dates. Campers will experience the great outdoors...



Wiregrass Tech Named National Model of Excellence

Honored as an Outstanding SkillsSUA Program Valdosta, GA— The SkillsUSA chapter at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was recently named among the top 24 SkillsUSA chapters nationally as a “Model of Excellence” recipient. This national program recognizes the exceptional integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is one of the highest awards bestowed on chapters by SkillsUSA, which is among the largest student...



Wiregrass Tech Partners with Coffee High to Offer Mechatronics

Douglas, GA -- Starting in August, high school students at Coffee High School will have an opportunity to take Mechatronics through Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Dual Enrollment program. Wiregrass’ Mechatronics program is a both a pre-engineering program for those who may want to explore a career in engineering as well as pre-industrial systems technology program for continuing at Wiregrass Tech. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field off science that includes a combination of...



Wiregrass Programs Recognized for Meeting Industry Standards

Valdosta, GA — Survey questions measure how well viewers like a particular TV program, carpenters use a measuring tape to get the perfect size wood for their project, and doctors use scales and predetermined guidelines to know if their patient is healthy. So, how would you measure to see if your education is above the standard? That’s a question that Wiregrass Georgia Technical College asked and then began the process of seeking accreditation for eight programs over the past...



STEM Camp at Wiregrass Tech

Valdosta, GA -- Parents may register students for Summer STEM Camp happening this June at the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Technical College. The STEM camp is for rising 10th-12th graders. The Summer STEM Camp will be held June 4-8 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday, and 9:00 a.m.–noon on Friday. Students may be dropped off as early as 8:30 a.m., and must be picked up by 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and by noon on Friday. The camp is funded by the National Science...



Wiregrass Becomes First College in Georgia to Receive NACEP Accreditation

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College received official accreditation by the Accreditation Commission of the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). The Dual Enrollment program at Wiregrass met NACEP’s rigorous national standards for program quality. The 2017-18 Chair of NACEP's Accreditation Commission Victoria Zeppelin of the Tompkins Cortland Community College remarked: "I'm very pleased to recognize the Dual Enrollment Program at Wiregrass...



Wiregrass Announces Summer Hours

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces operational hours for summer semester 2018. Beginning May 21 until July 26 all Wiregrass campuses will be open on Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday. Most Wiregrass offices will operate on a Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. schedule with the campuses open until evening classes completed. Summer Semester classes begin May 14 and Summer Express classes begin May 29, please visit wiregrass.edu for more...



Wiregrass Hosting Dell Technologies Tech Roadshow

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and DellEMC are partnering to present the Dell Technologies Tech Roadshow. This is a unique opportunity in our area to see the newest and future technologies from DellEMC. The event is happening Thursday, April 26 from noon till 3:00 p.m. in Brooks Hall on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Tech. Some of the technology on display will be SonicWall, Aerohive, Education Strategy, Mid-Range Storage Solutions, Dell Data Protection ESSE, and...



Walmart Presents Check to Wiregrass Tech's Foundation

Douglas, GA – The Wiregrass Foundation North was the recipient of a $5,000 check from Wal-Mart Foundation Community Grant Program. Dr. Tina K. Anderson, President of Wiregrass along with Rodney Baggett, Commercial Truck Driving Instructor accepted the check on behalf of the college. The funds presented will be used to support the Commercial Truck Driving Program. The Commercial Truck Driving program at Wiregrass is a ten-week course with both day and night classes. The Commercial Truck...