Author Archives: Nick Godfrey

GHC names Michelle Boyce the new dean of Health Sciences

Georgia Highlands College has appointed Michelle Boyce as the new dean of Health Sciences. Boyce will oversee the Division of Health Sciences, which includes nursing and dental hygiene. GHC currently offers an associate and bachelor’s in both nursing and dental hygiene. Boyce is a Registered Dental Hygienist with an Associate of Science Applied Technology in […]

Faculty member chosen to study in South Africa

Georgia Highlands College Assistant Professor of Sociology Christina Wolfe has been chosen to take part in the University of South Carolina’s International Perspectives on Higher Education (IPHE) in March. Wolfe will join a group of other college faculty and staff from around the country on a visit to South Africa. “We will be visiting universities […]

 Etowah Scholarship Foundation’s sixth annual Reality Store held at GHC

Bartow County freshmen learned a valuable lesson last week — life is expensive when mom and dad are no longer paying the bills. About 1,300 freshmen from Adairsville, Cartersville, Cass and Woodland high schools — along with freshmen and sophomores from Excel Christian Academy and all high schoolers from Grace Academy — attended the Etowah […]

President Donald Green says college degrees must be affordable

Making a quality, four-year degree program affordable to students across Northwest Georgia is the top priority for Georgia Highlands College President Donald Green. “If we do not have the workforce, we cannot attract the business opportunities that will fuel our future economic development,” Green said to members of the Rome Rotary Club during Thursday’s meeting. […]

Advancement team brings home 2016 Overall Institutional Excellence in Advancement award from the Georgia Education Advancement Council

 Georgia Highlands College’s Advancement Division recently received the 2016 Overall Institutional Excellence in Advancement award. The annual award is given out by the Georgia Education Advancement Council (GEAC), which selects a winner from all public, private and technical colleges and universities in Georgia each year. The Overall Institutional Excellence in Advancement award is presented to […]

GHC sees three awarded the Heart of the Community for 2017

Nine local ”unsung heroes” Heritage First Bank, David Mathis, Joe Montgomery, Jim Powell, Pamela Roberts, Kristen Sheeley, Mary Hardin Thornton, Tashia Ingram Twyman and Board of Governor’s Honoree, Dr. Richard Dixon have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor. Three of those awarded are affiliated with GHC. […]

GHC alumna selected to participate in presidential inauguration

She spent her senior year at Cass, graduating in 1992, then earned an associate’s degree from Floyd Community College — now Georgia Highlands College — and a certificate in respiratory therapy from Coosa Valley Technical College. A Cass High graduate is about to take part in an event that she believes will be the highlight […]

GHC student chosen as Board of Regents Academic Day representative

Theresa Arthen has been working full-time while pursing her Associate of Science in Nursing from GHC since 2013. She’ll be the first to tell you it’s not easy. But she’s quick to say, it can be done. And all this comes from a student who holds a perfect 4.0 GPA. One student is chosen from […]