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President's and Dean's Lists Announced for Fall Semester

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 2017. The following students are on the President’s List for Fall Semester 2017 and are listed by county (Atkinson) Araceli Elias,...



Wiregrass Literary Journal Takes Top Honors

FITZGERALD, Ga — The Wiregrass Reader, a literary journal published by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, won first place for its outstanding format, content, and presentation in the American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Scholastic Yearbook and Magazine Awards. Wiregrass English Instructor Cathy Leeman was the Editor. She shared, “The Wiregrass Reader gives our student, faculty, and friends a chance to show off their amazing talents as artists. There is a ton of talent...



Wiregrass Navigating Students Through College

Valdosta, Ga - Navigating through college can be overwhelming for students. From completing admissions and financial aid paperwork by required deadlines to knowing what classes to take and when, it can be difficult to keep up and all this happens outside the classroom. The leadership at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has made an investment in technology and support that is helping them take steps to navigate students through college as easy as possible. A training was held for...



Jamie Grady has Earned a Golden Start to her Career

August 1, 2017 Valdosta, GA., Wiregrass Georgia Technical College graduate Jamie Grady has definitely made a name for herself in the world of Esthetics. This summer the Esthetician graduate took top honors winning gold at the National SkillsUSA competition representing the State of Georgia and Wiregrass after winning gold at the state competition earlier in the spring. More than 6,000 students competed in 100 different trade, technical, and leadership fields. Students worked against the...



Wiregrass Foundation Awards Summer Semester Scholarships

July 20, 2017 Foundation Scholarship Recipients Valdosta, GA., Sometimes students in college need a boost to help them reach their educational and career goals while supporting their families and managing their personal expenses. The Wiregrass Foundation South at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College provides that boost with donations from faculty and staff, community members, businesses, and organizations. With those donations, the Foundation awarded approximately 35 students with...



Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Offered

July 25, 2017 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 compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. BLS for Healthcare Providers teaches skills using the American Heart Association's proven...



Wiregrass to offer summer camps for kids

Valdosta, GA. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is hosting fun and educational camps this summer. The Valdosta Campus will be hosting two camps, Nail Tech Kids Camp, and C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation Camp. The Cosmetology Department is hosting the Nail Tech Kids Camp for students in grades second to eighth. Students will learn to perform manicures and pedicures. They will get to create nail art while learning proper sanitation measures. The camp will be held on the Valdosta Campus...



President’s and Dean's Lists Announced

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is pleased to announce the Spring Semester President’s List. The 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 Spring Semester 2017. The following students are on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2017 and are listed by county: (Atkinson) Amber Chaney, and Tori Morris; (Ben Hill) Bernardina...



Camp TIMBER Returns to Wiregrass

Valdosta, Ga. – Does your middle school student enjoy outdoor activities? Wiregrass Technical College and Enay Coaching will be hosting Camp TIMBER July 24-27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Campers must be between the ages of 9 and 14 by camp start date. Campers will experience the great outdoors through team-based adventure challenges and educational activities. The camp will be held on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass. Students who complete this camp will earn an official Get Outdoors...



Career Expo at Wiregrass

Fitzgerald, GA— The public is invited to the 2017 Career Expo sponsored by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Wiregrass Career Services Department, Wiregrass Veteran Services, and Georgia Department of Labor. The expo will be held Thursday, June 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in the Charles Harris Learning Center. This is open to the public, and job seekers are encouraged to dress for success, and bring copies of their resumes.See below for a list...



Free Application Day and New Fall Programs

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will accept new student applications for Fall Semester on Free Application Day, June 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. Fall Semester classes begin August 17. Students applying for Fall Semester have...