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AT&T Donation Making Wiregrass Virtual Classroom a Reality

L-R AT&T South Georgia Regional Director, External Affairs, Gary Sanchez: Wiregrass Distance Education Specialist, Jennifer Bevis: Wiregrass Executive Director for Distance Education, Sabrina Cox: Wiregrass Distance Education Specialist, Kieandria Williams: and Wiregrass President, DeAnnia Clements. Valdosta, GA — AT&T has donated $25,000 to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Online Center. The college’s online programs were recently recognized among the top in the nation for...



Wiregrass Offering AWS Cloud Skills Online

Valdosta, GA – Companies need employees with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud skills, and Wiregrass is now offering online AWS skills training. As part of the Governor’s initiative between the Technical College System of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Education, the Technology Association of Georgia, and Amazon Web Services to provide cloud computing training throughout the state by 2024, Wiregrass is now offering the AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist certificate program. The new online...



Wiregrass Tech Celebrates 2021 National Apprenticeship Week

Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Tech celebrates the 7th annual National Apprenticeship Week (November 15-19, 2021) by highlighting the value of Registered Apprenticeships for growing South Georgia’s skilled workforce. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and its 22 technical colleges serve as Registered Apprenticeship sponsors making it the largest Registered Apprenticeship network in the state. In recent years, Wiregrass has sponsored more than 70 apprentices for 28 local...



Wiregrass Board Members Receive Certification

Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Greg Dozier, Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements, Wiregrass Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley, Wiregrass Foundation South Trustee Chairman Michael Smith, Wiregrass Board of Director Alfalene Walker, Wiregrass and TCSG 2020 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year Mike Day, Wiregrass Foundation North Trustee Tom Smith, Executive Director for Academic Success Mona Paulk, TCDA Director Adie Shimandle. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass...



Wiregrass Student Signs Apprenticeship Program with WATCO

Wiregrass Welding Instructor Terry Johnson, Wiregrass Apprentice Spence Tomberlin, WATCO Weld Test Administer/Trainer Mike Hancock. Standing WATCO South Shop Supervisor Steven Everett, Wiregrass Dean for Technical and Industrial Programs Michael Williams, and Wiregrass Executive Director of Departmental Affairs Nicole West. Fitzgerald, GA — Wiregrass Tech Welding and Joining student, Spencer Tomberlin, signed an Apprenticeship agreement with WATCO Mechanical Services of Fitzgerald....



Wiregrass’ LPN Program Receives Accreditation

Valdosta, GA - The Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Practical Nursing program (LPN) has received program accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This program is one of the college’s most popular programs and is offered on the Valdosta, Ben Hill-Irwin, and Coffee Campuses. Students go through a competitive admissions process to enter the two-year program. The program includes both classroom and supervised clinical experiences including patient...



TCSG Names DeAnnia Clements as President of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed DeAnnia Clements as the third President of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Savannah, GA – Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed DeAnnia Clements as the third President of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College after serving more than six months as the college’s Interim President. Commissioner Dozier’s recommendation to appoint Clements as the new...



Wiregrass Tech and MANA Begin Apprenticeship Partnership

Wiregrass Interim President DeAnnia Clements, Wiregrass student, and MANA apprentice Stone Statham, and MANA Plant Manager Allen Galbraith. Standing: Wiregrass Industrial Systems Technology Instructor Phillip Taylor, Dean for Academic Affairs - Technical and Industrial Michael Williams, and Wiregrass Executive Director of Departmental Affairs and Apprenticeship Nicole West. Fitzgerald, GA – Through the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Apprenticeship Program, MANA Nutrition has...



Georgia Power donates to Wiregrass’ New Task Force

Pictured l-r Kimala Howard, Human Resources and Career Services Specialist; Katrina Royal, Director of Testing and Special Populations; Joe Brownlee, Georgia Power Regional Director for Southwest Region; DeAnnia Clements, Wiregrass Interim President; Dr. Jammie Wilbanks, Associate Vice President for Academic Success; and April McDuffie, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Valdosta, GA – Georgia Power has donated $30,000 to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to support the...



Free Application Week Happening November 1- 5 at Wiregrass Tech

Valdosta, GA – The college is hosting Free Application Week on all campuses November 1 - 5, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday. The campuses are closed on Friday, but applicants may still apply online and save money that day. Any new student who applies during the week of November 1 will have their application fee waived. Spring classes begin January 10, 2022 Wiregrass continues to look at expanding online offerings for students. Effective for Spring Semester, students...



Wiregrass Tech Ranked #4 Among Nation’s Top Online Community Colleges

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has earned a top ranking for Top Online Community Colleges by OnlineSchoolsGuide.net. The Online Schools Guide editors examined accredited community colleges offering online or hybrid degree programs. The ranks were determined based on the number of online programs offered, then the cost, student reviews, and salary. Wiregrass is ranked #4 in the nation. With campus locations in Valdosta, Fitzgerald, Douglas, and Sparks, the college can...



Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers offered at Wiregrass on Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Media contact: Lydia Hubert Director of Marketing and Public Relations Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (229) 245-2460 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2021 Fitzgerald, GA – The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest...