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Wiregrass Awarded National Marketing Award

Paige Duckworth, Wiregrass Graphic Design Specialist, and Lydia Hubert, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, display the 2020 Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) award winning marketing pieces. Valdosta, GA - Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was named among the top in the nation in the 2020 Collegiate Advertising program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing,...



Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Ranks Among the Top Online Community Colleges

The Higher Education Resource Guide releases the best online programs for 2021 Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has earned a top ranking for Best Online Community Colleges by Intelligent.com. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,280 accredited colleges and universities. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. The 2021 rankings are then calculated through a unique...



Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Names DeAnnia Clements as Interim President

Academic Affairs V.P. to assume role upon Dr. Tina Anderson’s retirement FROM: TCSG ATLANTA, GA--Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Vice President of Academic Affairs, DeAnnia Clements as Interim President of the college upon the retirement of Dr. Tina Anderson. “Dr. Anderson has been a tremendous leader for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College for the last eight years, and we will truly miss her...



Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson Announces Retirement

The end of April will be the end of Wiregrass President Dr. Tina K. Anderson’s tenure at Wiregrass, but a new beginning for her. Valdosta, GA – The lyrics to Wiregrass Tech’s new song, Giving Work a Good Name, reflect the legacy that President Dr. Tina K. Anderson will be leaving upon her retirement at the end of April. Devoting years of service to technical education, her passion for what technical education provides led her to write the lyrics to a song that is now Wiregrass’s...



Cherlyn Sands-Anderson Named Wiregrass’ Instructor of the Year

Adult Education Instructor, Cheryln Sands-Anderson, has been named Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s 2021 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Adult Education Instructor, Cherlyn Sands-Anderson, received the 2021 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, also known as Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year award. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction is awarded annually. This award is...



Walmart Distribution Donates to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

Walmart Distribution Donation.jpg) Wiregrass Tech Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley accepts a check for $1,500 for the Wiregrass Foundation to benefit students from Walmart Distribution Center Human Resources Manager Julie Germani. Valdosta, GA — The Wiregrass Foundation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has received a $1,500 donation from the Walmart Distribution Center in Douglas, Georgia. The donation was given through the companies’ Community Grant programs...



VSU Signs Joint Engineering Technology Agreement with Wiregrass Georgia Tech

Jessica R. Pope Communications and Media Relations Coordinator Valdosta State University April 1, 2021 Valdosta State University signed a new course articulation agreement with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College earlier this week, simplifying student transition between the two institutions of higher education. Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Robert T. Smith, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at VSU; Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, president of VSU; Dr. Tina K. Anderson,...



Adel Walmart Donates to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

Walmart Adel Store #7194 Manager Marcus Johnston presents a check for $1,000 to Wiregrass Tech Executive Director of Fundraising Crissy Staley for the Wiregrass Foundation to benefit students. Valdosta, GA — The Wiregrass Foundation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has received a $1,000 donation from the Adel Walmart #7194. The donation was given through the companies’ Community Grant programs and will support students at Wiregrass with scholarships. Adel Store Manager, Marcus...



Wiregrass Graduate Dawn Longieliere Finding a Career Through Healing Touch

Wiregrass Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Graduate Dawn Longieliere is bringing light to another side and benefitting massage therapy. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Graduate Dawn Longieliere is shining light to additional benefits of massage therapy. When one thinks of massage therapy they usually think of a dimly lit and cozy room with soothing music playing in the background. “Massage therapy can also be used as a tool for treating chronic pain, acute...



Wiregrass’ Cali McDuffie Awarded Scholarship in Dental Hygiene Program

Dental Hygiene Senior student, Cali McDuffie, was awarded the 2021 P.R.I.D.E. Award and given $500 to help pay for her National Dental Hygiene Exam. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Senior Dental Hygiene student, Cali McDuffie, was awarded the P.R.I.D.E. award by Dr. and Mrs. Brad Bynum and North Valdosta Dental Care. The award stands for Performance, Resulting in Distinguished Excellence. The award is given annually to a student who consistently strives to improve...



Wiregrass Tech Announces Students Nominated for GOAL Award

Valdosta, GA – Instructors at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College have nominated nine of their students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition, according to Molly Summer, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program. These nominations come from the college’s four campuses: Ben Hill-Irwin, Coffee, Cook, and Valdosta. GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia, honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s...



Wiregrass Designated Military Friendly for 2021

Valdosta, Georgia – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been designated a Military Friendly® School Gold Award recipient in the Small Community College category for having outstanding programs and support for our nation’s veterans and their families. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Schools at...