The ceremony honored 354 students who were awarded their associate degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit, and 57 students who were High School Equivalency graduates. Among those graduating, the college awarded 65 associate degrees, 109 diplomas, and 313 technical certificates for Fall Semester 2021. The commencement ceremony was held at the University of GeorgiaContinue reading “Fall Graduation 2021: A Photo Album”
By Nicole West, Executive Director for Departmental Affairs Apprenticeships are experiencing a renaissance, but they don’t look the way they used to. Apprenticeships have been around for a long time—since the Middle Ages. That might be why the topic of apprenticeships has some people imagining a set from Game of Thrones. But those people are thinkingContinue reading “Rediscovering Apprenticeships”
By Michael Williams The biggest shock I ever had in my life was when I was about to undergo throat surgery in my local hospital, and two of my former students appeared wordlessly in the waiting area and began slowly wheeling me back into the operating room. Already nervous, I began racking my brain, franticallyContinue reading “A Small Town Story”
By Joe Sumner, Interim Associate Vice President for Economic Development. As the world continues to shake off the COVID slumber of the last 18 months, businesses are opening, restaurants are serving, movies are playing on the big screens, roller coasters are running, and assembly lines are cranking up. Crowds of people, eager for food, fun,Continue reading “So, What Now?”
The 10th Annual Wiregrass Geekfest was held on the Valdosta Campus Friday, March 8, 2019. Over 1,000 high school students and approximately 700 middle school students attended.