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Wiregrass Announces Spring and Summer 2022 Graduates

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College held the Spring and Summer 2022 Commencement Exercises Thursday, July 14. The ceremony honored both Spring and Summer Semester, graduates. Spring and Summer Semester had 944 students combined who were awarded their associate degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit, and 226 students who were High School Equivalency graduates. Among those graduating, the college awarded 144 associate degrees, 197 diplomas, and 1101 technical...



Wiregrass Participates in State-Wide Student Application Celebration

Valdosta, GA — Students at Wiregrass Tech will benefit from a new student application, “TargetX”, recently implemented at all technical colleges in Georgia. An implementation celebration hosted by Salesforce, TargetX, and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) was held to recognize the staff at each college that helped with the process of getting the student application from ground level to operational status for Fall Semester enrollment. Before the new TargetX...



Wiregrass Tech’s Corks and Forks Returns

Valdosta, GA – The popular Corks and Forks fundraiser event is returning, and for the first time will be held on the Wiregrass Campus, Thursday, November 3. The event is presented by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation as a fundraiser to provide student scholarships and program assistance for the College. The event will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the new Edward and Rhonda Mark Health Sciences Building. Come sample some fabulous food from a great lineup of local...



Wiregrass Announces Spring Scholarship Recipients

Valdosta, GA — Students at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College learned recently that their hard work is paying off. Thanks to the generous donation of friends and supporters of the college, 22 Wiregrass students awarded were scholarships that will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. The students from the Valdosta Campus awarded scholarships for Fall Semester were: Melissa Hill, Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, Early...



Wiregrass Announces New Board Members

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President DeAnnia Clements announced the appointment of six new board officers to the College Board of Directors. The new board members are Rodney Green, Lowndes County Schools Assistant Superintendent (Lowndes County); Phaydra Crews, U.S. Department of Air Force Moody Air Force Base Community Support Coordinator and Master Resilience Trainer (Lowndes County); Dr. Joi Williams, Cook High School Interim Principal (Cook County); Lisa...



Wiregrass Announces Fall Scholarship Recipients for Coffee Campus

Douglas, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills. Ten students from the Coffee Campus were among the 22 Wiregrass students awarded scholarships, which were made possible because of generous college supporters. The scholarships will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. The scholarships were merit-based and applicants had to complete an...



Whidden Gunworks Celebrates First Registered Apprentice

Nashville, GA – Third-generation technical college student, Garyson Scheller, signed a Registered Apprenticeship agreement with Whidden Gunworks. Garyson is a Precision Machining and Manufacturing student on Wiregrass Tech’s Valdosta campus. He began working at Whidden Gunworks as a Berrien High School Work-Based Learning student. “Work-Based Learning is a great pathway into the Registered Apprenticeship training model. We are a proud that Garyson chose Wiregrass Tech to...



Wiregrass Announces Fall Scholarship Recipients on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Fitzgerald, Ga— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation North awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills. Two students from the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus were among the 22 Wiregrass students awarded scholarships, which were made possible because of generous college supporters. The scholarships will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. The scholarships were merit-based and applicants...



Coffee Regional Medical Center Makes Pledge to Wiregrass Tech Foundation

Douglas, GA — Coffee Regional Medical Center President and CEO Vicki Lewis announced at a ceremony Thursday that the hospital is committing $300,000 payable over the next four years to the Wiregrass Tech Foundation North. The pledge will support costs for the new Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) for the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on the Coffee Campus. “Assuring we have the number of talented and well-trained RN’s needed to care for our patients is challenging and a...



Guardian Bank Entrepreneurship Fall Academy Dates Set at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College announces the 8th Fall Guardian Bank Entrepreneurship Academy starting in October and November, free for current Wiregrass students and alumni. The UGA Small Business Development Center 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...



Governor’s GEER II Award to Benefit students at FHSCCA

Fitzgerald, GA – Fitzgerald High School College and Career Academy (FHSCCA), Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, and Dorminy Medical Center were selected to participate in the Healthcare Pilot for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) II Award. Earlier this month, the Governor’s office announced the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Pilot Program which is designed to support the work and partnership of Georgia’s College and Career Academy sites, their local...



Wiregrass Hosts Dedication Ceremony for Dr. Charles and Nancy Hobby

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recently hosted a dedication ceremony renaming the Radiologic Technology program after long-term college supporters, Dr. Charles and Nancy Hobby. The dedication ceremony celebrated the many years of support by the Hobby’s before a crowd of family, friends, co-workers from South Georgia Medical Center, and Wiregrass Radiologic Technology students, faculty, and staff. The newly named Dr. Charles and Nancy Hobby Radiology Technology...