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”
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”
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”
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!”
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.
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 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.
The tenth annual Gathering of Eagles symposium was held on the Valdosta Campus on Thursday, February 18. This annual event provides valuable services to our businesses and industries, and also serves as a fundraiser for our college foundation. Opening keynote speaker this year was Ricky Steele, President of Richard E. Steele, Jr. & Associates. TheContinue reading “Tenth Annual Gathering of Eagles”