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.

Tenth Annual Gathering of Eagles

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”

Public Safety Appreciation

On November 11, a Public Safety Appreciation Ceremony was held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. The college’s Criminal Justice and Early Childhood Care and Education programs teamed up to recognize those who serve to protect us every day. As a tribute to all those who lost their lives while in the line of duty, theContinue reading “Public Safety Appreciation”

Write Night Ceremony on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

The Eighth Annual Write Night Ceremony was held in Irwin Hall on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus on Thursday, November 12. The Wiregrass Reader is a compilation of poetry, photography, and writings which include narratives, stories, and analyses. The submissions come from students, faculty and staff, and members of the community. Those with submissions are givenContinue reading “Write Night Ceremony on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus”

Art Exhibit and Book Signing featuring work of David Malcolm

The Charles Harris Learning Center of Wiregrass Georgia Tech was the venue for David Malcolm’s first exhibit of his series of paintings titled, “Home Place.” David Malcolm is a local artist, a long time supporter of the Wiregrass Foundation North, and retiree from Ben Hill-Irwin Tech.