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Wiregrass Tech’s RN Program Receives Accreditation

Valdosta, GA- Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is pleased to announce the Accreditation of the Associates of Science in Nursing (ASN - RN) program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The college began in 2012 when application for the ASN program through the Georgia Board of Nursing was made. In January of 2014 the first ASN class began. Recently, the program was recognized as #4 in the state among colleges. The ranking was based...



High School Students Can Earn College Credit this Summer at Wiregrass

Fitzgerald, GA – High School students may enroll for Dual Enrollment classes during Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Summer Express Semester. High School students can start classes beginning May 29. Classes will not meet during the week of July 2–6, and there are no classes on Fridays during the summer. Summer Express allows students to get ahead and take core classes in a shortened semester during their summer break. All tuition, fees, and books are at no cost to the students....



High School Students Learn about College and Career Opportunities

Fitzgerald, GA - Students from Fitzgerald High School, Irwin County High School, Atkinson County Middle School, Coffee Middle School, and Wiregrass’ Adult Education classes visited the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to learn about careers and programs. There were 30 fun, interactive activities for the students to engage in to learn about the programs, as well as possible careers in related fields. The activities were designed to share about the programs and...



Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Offered at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Fitzgerald, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be holding an American Heart Association certification for first responders in the community or workplace on April 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on the Ben Hill- Irwin Campus at 667 Perry House Rd. You will 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 & Child First Aid, CPR and...



Wiregrass Tech Top in Awards Count at SkillsUSA State Championship

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College had an excellent showing at the SkillsUSA State Championship in Atlanta this past weekend. The college brought back 15 gold, 11 silver, and 7 bronze medals in the skills competition among other colleges. The college medaled in 21 out of 31 contests for those with Wiregrass competitors. Among the gold medal count is the Chapter of Distinction Gold level award. Wiregrass was one of two colleges in the state recognized at this level which also...



EMS Program Coming to Wiregrass' Cook Campus

Adel, Ga – Starting Summer Semester students can enroll into the EMS program at the Cook Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. The EMS program is new to the campus, classes for Summer Semester begin May 14. If a student takes a full load of 12 hours per semester, the program can finish in three semesters which means students beginning the program this May can expect to graduate in May of 2019. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency...



Wiregrass' Dual Enrollment Students Top State Mechatronic Winners

Congratulations to Irwin County High School's TSA team! These students competed at the TSA State Conference last weekend and brought back some trophies! Five of these 8 students are also Dual Enrollment Wiregrass Mechatronics students. There were over 2700 TSA students from all over Georgia gathered to compete at The Classic Center in Athens. Pictured from Left-Right first row are: Robby Espano -2nd Place in Future Technology Teacher, Lauren Freeman (Wiregrass Mechatronics) - 1st Place...



Wiregrass RN Program Named One of the Top in State

Valdosta, Ga— According to the Registered Nursing.org the Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been named one of the top in the state of Georgia. The RN program is ranked #4 in the state among colleges. The ranking was based on the students’ National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) pass rates. According to the Registered Nursing.org site “We have ranked the top 20 nursing schools in Georgia by analyzing current and historical...



Wiregrass Announces Free Application Day for Summer Semester

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be accepting new student applications for Summer Semester on Free Application Day, March 22. 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. Students have two choices for earning summer college credits at...



Seeking Entries for Award-Winning Wiregrass Literary Journal

Valdosta, GA —The Wiregrass Reader, a literary journal published by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, has won multiple awards for its format, content, and presentation in the American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Scholastic Yearbook and Magazine Awards. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is requesting submissions for its tenth annual literary journal, The Wiregrass Reader, which will be published Fall Semester 2018. Submissions are accepted in the following...



Wiregrass Recognized as One of the Top Online Colleges in Georgia

Valdosta, GA., Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been recognized by the Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) for their excellence in online learning. ACO is a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings. "We wanted to honor the colleges and universities setting the bar for online learning," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs an...



Wiregrass SkillsUSA Adding Service to their List of Skills

Valdosta, GA – Team members of SkillsUSA at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College have a long history of using the skills taught in the classroom and labs to become top medalists on both state and national level. The team recently used a different kind of skill that has made an important impact in the lives of others -- that skill is community service. The members started working back in November 2017 on the Valdosta, Cook, Ben Hill-Irwin, and Coffee Campuses of Wiregrass collecting...