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Like Father, Like Daughter - Wiregrass SkillsUSA Legacy

Darel Rayburn and daughter Hannah Rayburn both won silver medals at SkillsUSA State competitions 31 years apart. Darel is a graduate from Valdosta Tech (now known as Wiregrass Georgia Technical College) and Hannah is currently a Radiologic Technology student at Wiregrass. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Radiology Tech student Hannah Rayburn recently received a silver medal for her t-shirt design in the State SkillsUSA competition. When accepting her award Hannah...



Wiregrass Awarded National Marketing Awards

The Wiregrass Marketing and Public Relations team recently was recognized with national advertising awards. L-R Jessica Thornhill, Recruitment Coordinator; Mary Ann Garner, Webmaster; Lydia Hubert, Director of Marketing and Public Relations; and Taylor Powell, Graphic Design and Social Media Specialist. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was named among the top in the nation in the 2018 Collegiate Advertising Awards program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is...



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Students on Coffee Campus Participated in Wiregrass Scholarship Signing Day

Pictured: (L-R) Raheem King, (Nursing Technician), was awarded the Frances Lott Douglas Lions Club Scholarship, Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, and Abigail Abonza (Business Technology) was awarded both the Buck and Libby Anderson and the Ken and Cheryl Coffee Memorial Scholarships. Douglas, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recognized two students from the Coffee Campus at a special Scholarship Signing Day event. Thanks to the generous donation of friends and...



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Wiregrass Tech Top in Awards Count for Second Year at SkillsUSA State Championship

Wiregrass Tech competed in the State SkillsUSA competition last weekend and will have 26 students advancing to National SkillsUSA competition in Kentucky this June. Those pictured are listed not in order as they are standing are: James Grobsmith, ShaDawn Powell, Emily Anderson, Carson Poindexter, Clay Schools, John Lake, Jeffrey Betts, Heather Bennett, Deric Jackson, Jeff Gary, Caleb Wells, Abigail Abonza, DeMorrio Hansley, Jacquelyn Mitchell, Dasha Morgan, Don Reeves, Geremy Brantley,...



SGMC Donates Equipment to Wiregrass' Radiology Program

Wiregrass students will enjoy learning how to use the portable x-ray machine donated by SGMC. Pictured (L-R) Wiregrass Radiologic Technology Program Coordinator Jennifer Ray, Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson, SGMC Administrative Director of Imaging, SGMC Chief Operating Officer David Schott, and SGMC Radiology Chief Technologist Leslie Lyons. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Tech students will benefit from the generosity of South Georgia Medical Center’s (SGMC) recent donation for...



Education Matters Day at Wiregrass' Cook Campus

Ronald Mitchell and Chair of Wiregrass Tech Board of Directors, spoke to the students about giving back to their community. Adel, GA –“Education Matters Day” was a special day coordinated for Cook County High School juniors. A group of 66 students participated in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s 10th Annual Geekfest event held on the Valdosta Campus and then returned to the Cook County Workforce Development for lunch. Following lunch the community leaders served as guest...



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Wiregrass Tech Named One of Top Online Community Colleges in the State

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in Georgia by SR Education Group. Wiregrass is ranked #6 in the state among community colleges. The SR Education Group is a leading education research publisher founded in 2004. Each community college highlighted on the rankings list received a score based on several important factors including retention rate, graduation rate, and percentage of online enrollment data...



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Dual Enrollment Students at Berrien Academy Earn CPR Certification

While on campus earning their CPR Certification, Berrien Academy students toured different Allied Health programs, like the Practical Nursing (LPN) program pictured. Nashville, GA – High School students from Berrien Academy can now say they are one step closer to their career goals, thanks to Wiregrass Tech’s Dual Enrollment program. These high school sophomores worked hard to receive their CPR certification: Isabelle Palmer, Alexis Skinner, Rachel Dees, Clarence Wardwell, Connor...



Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Offered at Wiregrass

Douglas, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be holding an American Heart Association certification for first responders in the community or workplace on April 5 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Develop skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The course covers Adult First Aid, CPR and AED. A two-year certification card is awarded at completion. The cost is $65....



GED® Graduates for Wiregrass Coffee Campus

Douglas, GA – The Adult Education Program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is excited to announce the following students who have recently completed their GED®. Congratulations to the following students for completing their GED® Brooklyn Kirkland, Miguel Marin, Victor Mendoza, Christine Moore, Celestino Gaona and Natairi Kirkland. Since earning her GED® Natairi Kirkland has enrolled in the Early Childhood program on the Coffee Campus at Wiregrass. The Coffee County Adult...



Free Application Day Scheduled for March 21 at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will accept new student applications for Summer Semester on Free Application Day, March 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. The college is offering two options for Summer Semester. For full term Summer...