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ServSafe Food Safety Offered at Wiregrass Tech

Fitzgerald, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will offer the ServSafe Food Manager Certification course on February10 on the Ben Hill-Irwin 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...



Wiregrass Offering IndustryReady Classes on Cook Campus

Adel, GA – It’s time to sign up for Wiregrass’ IndustryReady classes on the Cook Campus. The four-week class will run February 3 through February 27. The classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This class is geared for those who are in need of employability skills. Candidates must be 22 years of age and fit one of the following criteria: unemployed, underemployed, adult education graduate, displaced worker, dislocated worker, transitioning veteran, a...



President's and Dean's List Announced for Fall Semester at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is pleased to announce the Fall 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 Fall Semester 2019. The following students are on the President’s List for Fall Semester 2019 and are listed by county: (Atkinson) Abigail...



Information Sessions for Wiregrass Tech Scheduled

Fitzgerald, GA – Apply for free at Wiregrass Tech’s information session on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Tuesday, January 28. The session will begin at 4:00 pm and will be an informative session where attendees can talk with an admissions counselor, ask questions about financial aid, and learn about programs. There will be opportunities to learn more about the business programs, and technical and industrial programs offered on this campus. Those interested earning their GED® will be able...



Georgia Power Presents $25,000 to Wiregrass' Women in STEM Event

Georgia Power Executive Secretary Southwest Region Tiffany Thomas, Georgia Power Region Director Joe Brownlee, Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, Georgia Power Local Manager Don Hutchinson, and Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College hosted the first Women in STEM Symposium and Professional Development Day last year. The event reached out to high school counselors, teachers, and administrators across the 11 counties...



Guardian Bank Entrepreneurship Spring Academy Dates Set at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces the Spring Guardian Bank Entrepreneurship Academy starting in February, free for current Wiregrass students and alumni. The UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Valdosta State University is partnering with Guardian Bank and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to deliver six courses with 12 hours of total class time. The business topics to be discussed include: writing a business plan, money finance and accounting,...



Wiregrass Tech Student Signs Internship with Walmart Distribution Center

L-R: Wiregrass Dean of Academic Affairs Michael Williams, Wiregrass Diesel Maintenance Instructor Ashley Merritt, Reed Chaney, Walmart Shop Service Manager Jim Westenfeld, Associate Vice President of Program Development Joe Sumner, and Walmart General Transportation Manager, Bill Sleeth Douglas, GA – The need for educated, skilled, and trained Diesel Maintenance Technicians is increasing in South Georgia. The Coffee Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Diesel Maintenance...



AT&T Donates to Wiregrass Foundation South

Pictured is Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, South Georgia Regional Director, External Affairs Gary Sanchez, and Wiregrass Executive Director for Fundraising Crissy Staley. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass is grateful to our faithful supporters at AT&T for their annual gift to the college’s Foundation. This year's donation of $2,000 will support the Wiregrass Foundation's Last Mile Fund, which is a scholarship fund that assists students in their final semester. Over time, AT&T...



Wiregrass Inducts Students into Honor Society

(L-R) Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, Mary Ann Eason – Health Information Management Technology, Sarah Martin – Accounting, Mary McCall – Opticianry, Shannon Fleener – Accounting, Sabrina Sicoli – Radiology, Rhea Armentrout – Cosmetology, Tracy Smith – Cosmetology, Rose Sysskind – Practical Nursing. Back Row (L-R) Joseph Lucarino – Radiology, Jacquelyn Mallard – Auto Collision Repair, Sherina Foster – Business Management, Austin Gittins – Game Development,...



New Students Inducted into Honor Society

(L-R) Cosmetology students – Lori Harper from Ocilla, Melinda Ingram from Fitzgerald, and Sheena Crosby from Fitzgerald Fitzgerald, GA – Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is proud to announce the 2019 Fall Semester National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) members. The criteria to be a member of NTHS is to have a cumulative GPA of 3.66 or better and be nominated by their instructor based on work ethics and leadership qualities. Students from the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus that...



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Wiregrass Inducts New Student into the Honor Society

Accounting student Kattie Aycock was recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at Wiregrass Tech. Douglas, GA — Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is proud to announce the 2019 Fall Semester National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) members. The criteria to be a member of NTHS is to have a cumulative GPA of 3.66 or better and be nominated by their instructor based on work ethics and leadership qualities. Kattie Aycock an Accounting student from the Coffee...



Wiregrass’ Pharmacy Program Ranked Among Top in State and Nation

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is proud to share that the college’s Pharmacy Technology program has been ranked number third in the state and eighth in the nation by 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...