Spring and Summer graduates were greeted by a “packed house” as they made their way into the UGA Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia on Thursday, July 13, 2017! There was standing room only! Wiregrass is extremely proud of all our graduates and would like to thank all those who came out to support them.
As part of a tour of the colleges and universities in South Georgia, the House Higher Education Committee visited the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass on Thursday, June 15. They received a “hands-on” tour of our “hands-on” training!
On Tuesday, February 28, our annual “Get Wired for Allied Health” event was held on the Valdosta Campus. Almost 1000 students from 18 different high schools and middle schools got to see “up close” some of the allied health programs offered at Wiregrass.
Our annual award luncheons were held recently on the Ben Hill-Irwin and Valdosta Campuses. Honored were: the Wiregrass GOAL winner Eli Metts, Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year Donna Norman, winner of the Lewis I. Brinson, Sr. Leadership award, Bonnie Kelly, and Roxane Gay winner of the James A. Bridges Vanguard Award. Years of ServiceContinue reading “2017 Wiregrass Awards Luncheon”
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.
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.
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.
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”
The eighth edition of The Wiregrass Reader was celebrated on the Valdosta Campus on Thursday, November 12. Those with submissions were given the opportunity to read from or give a description of their works.