Wiregrass hosted the April Business After Hours with the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce. Guests was able to stroll around campus while enjoying appetizers & drinks catered by Wiregrass Culinary Arts Alum, Heidi Shelley, with Billiards on Baytree and The Cove. The college was celebrating 60 years of workforce development in our great community! ThankContinue reading “Business After Hours: Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce!”
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Breaking Ground: A New Commercial Truck Driving and Diesel Technology Facility
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Commercial Truck Driving and Diesel Technology Facility. The new facility is a public and private partnership that began fifteen years ago with the land that was donated to the college by the Douglas-Coffee County Development Authority with the purpose of offering Commercial Truck Driving classes. InContinue reading “Breaking Ground: A New Commercial Truck Driving and Diesel Technology Facility”
2022 TCSG GOAL and Rick Perkins Week
Wiregrass GOAL Winner Ryan Degner and Rick Perkins Instructor Darron Lanier represented the college well. The week in Atlanta was packed with fun, workshops, and opportunities to network. On Tuesday evening the top 9 finalists were named and Ryan Degner, a Welding student, was named as a top 9 finalist for the state title ofContinue reading “2022 TCSG GOAL and Rick Perkins Week”
SkillsUSA State Conference 2022 – A Visual Story
Thirteen students from Wiregrass Georgia Technical College are headed to the National SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta this June after winning gold medals at the state-wide SkillsUSA Championship this past weekend. This was the first in-person competition since 2019. The college had an exceptional showing bringing home 13 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze medals. ForContinue reading “SkillsUSA State Conference 2022 – A Visual Story”
STEM & Manufacturing 2022!
This is the first in-person event the college has hosted in two years and excited to welcome students from the following school systems to our campus in Valdosta – Atkinson County High School, Berrien Academy, Cook High School, Delta Innovative School, Echols High School, Fitzgerald High School College and Career Academy, PMLC – Lowndes Alterative,Continue reading “STEM & Manufacturing 2022!”
A Small Town Story
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”
So, What Now?
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?”