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”
Wiregrass Foundation North celebrated 31 years of giving at its annual meeting and banquet on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Premium Peanut of Douglas was presented the Heritage Award for their commitment to the college in hiring students as well as making a donation to the Foundation for students. For information on the Foundation and waysContinue reading “Wiregrass Foundation North Annual Meeting”
Write Night ceremonies were held on the Valdosta and Ben Hill-Irwin Campuses recently celebrating the ninth edition of the award-winning literary journal, “The Wiregrass Reader.” The goal of the journal is to promote literacy within the Wiregrass region of Georgia while preserving and honoring its ecological, historical, and cultural legacy.
Wiregrass Student Veterans of America Club (SVA) celebrated Veterans Day 2016 with a breakfast on the Valdosta Campus honoring the contributions and sacrifices of all veterans.
Over 1,000 students signed up to participate in the Get Wired for a Career event held on the Valdosta Campus Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Programs featured were the technical and industrial programs, along with horticulture, cosmetology, barbering, and culinary arts. Thank you to our wonderful sponsors who helped make the event possible!
Corks and Forks is a Wiregrass Foundation South annual fundraising event. Monies raised are used to fund scholarships, textbook assistance for students, program expansions, equipment and supplies for programs. Area chefs prepared appetizers and showed off their culinary talents for our guests. Silent and live auctions were also held throughout the night with items donatedContinue reading “6th Annual Corks and Forks”
Wiregrass GA Tech recently hosted a Practical Nursing Forum sponsored by the Technical College System of Georgia. Practical Nursing is one of 28 programs offered at Wiregrass that qualifies for the Governor’s Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG).
The event was held on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on Monday, September 19, 2016. Keynote speaker was Lyn Ross and her topic was “Ultimate Secret to Aging Skin.” There were panel discussions given by Sonya Merriman, MD, Betsy Perry Thacker, MD, and Emily Hunt, PhD, RPh as well as breakout sessionsContinue reading “Foundation South Event – The Art of Aging Well”