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”
Geekfest/STEM&M Spring 2022
This was our 2nd in-person event since the pandemic and our largest crowd with over 1,000 high school students attending! The college showcased careers with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities in the Medical field and Computer Science and Business fields. The purpose was to engage these students in activities where students could learn and askContinue reading “Geekfest/STEM&M Spring 2022”
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!”
Give Kids A Smile Day on the Valdosta Campus
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 />
Wiregrass Fall Commencement
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.
6th Annual Corks and Forks
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”
Practical Nursing Forum held on the Valdosta Campus
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).
Grand Opening of New Buildings on the Coffee Campus
The grand opening and ribbon cutting of our new Allied Health and Public Safety building AND the Wiregrass Regional College and Career Academy was held on Thursday, July 21, 2016. TCSG Commissioner Gretchen Corbin, along with students, instructors, local legislators and business leaders were there to celebrate with us.