Spring and Summer graduates were greeted by a “packed house” as they made their way into the UGA Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia on Thursday, July 13, 2017! There was standing room only! Wiregrass is extremely proud of all our graduates and would like to thank all those who came out to support them.
As part of a tour of the colleges and universities in South Georgia, the House Higher Education Committee visited the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass on Thursday, June 15. They received a “hands-on” tour of our “hands-on” training!
Area high school students enrolled in Wiregrass Tech’s Move On When Ready (MOWR) program recently had their eyes opened and ears tickled with the language of William Shakespeare. On Tuesday, April 18, Wiregrass hosted the Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse. The actors with the traveling group performed, “Shakespeare: The Language that Shaped a World.” They sharedContinue reading “Shakespeare Comes to Wiregrass!”
Approximately 1100 students from area middle and high schools attended the 8th Annual Wiregrass Geekfest on Friday, March 17 on the Valdosta Campus. The students toured the programs and enjoyed lunch sponsored by Chik-Fil-A, SCW, Dell, and the Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority. A group of seniors from Cook High School also took advantage of a specialContinue reading “8th Annual Geekfest held on the Valdosta Campus”
On Tuesday, February 28, our annual “Get Wired for Allied Health” event was held on the Valdosta Campus. Almost 1000 students from 18 different high schools and middle schools got to see “up close” some of the allied health programs offered at Wiregrass.
Our annual award luncheons were held recently on the Ben Hill-Irwin and Valdosta Campuses. Honored were: the Wiregrass GOAL winner Eli Metts, Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year Donna Norman, winner of the Lewis I. Brinson, Sr. Leadership award, Bonnie Kelly, and Roxane Gay winner of the James A. Bridges Vanguard Award. Years of ServiceContinue reading “2017 Wiregrass Awards Luncheon”
Over the past few months, the Marketing and PR team has been busy shooting and editing new commercials which will feature some of our programs at Wiregrass. Check out these behind-the-scene photos! We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who helped put these together. It was definitely a TEAM effort!
On Friday, February 3, 2017, the Dental Clinic at Wiregrass served the children in our community with FREE dental services as part of the national Give Kids A Smile program. To learn more about our Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant programs, visit http://www.wiregrass.edu />
For the first time, on December 16, 2016, Wiregrass Commencement Exercises were held at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The ceremony included all credit programs and GED graduates, and the John Hunt Auditorium easily accommodated the families and friends of our graduates.
Anthony Urrabazo has been chosen to represent Wiregrass Georgia Technical College as the 2017 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Student of the Year. The award was announced on December 13 at a reception sponsored by the Valdosta Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and Smith Drug Company. The finalists, including the winner, are MaryContinue reading “Wiregrass EAGLE Student Chosen”