Author Archives: Nick Godfrey

Construction begins on new GHC academic building in Cartersville, progress video live

Construction has started on Georgia Highlands College’s new academic building in Cartersville. GHC has installed progress cameras giving viewers a chance to watch the construction live. The link to those channels can be found here: http://www2.highlands.edu/site/misc/steambuilding/ GHC has also asked students, employees, and visitors to use caution and avoid the construction zone. Currently, the Cline […]

GHC garden offers education opportunities, produce for students

The school garden and greenhouse at Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville campus is killing two birds with one stone. Since early 2016, the two gardening projects have been offering educational opportunities at GHC while also providing produce for students who are food-insecure. “Educational gardens can serve as a focal point for active learning in the classroom […]

Great Value Colleges lists GHC as one of the ‘Top 10 Colleges for an Associate Degree in Business Administration Online’

Georgia Highlands College was recognized by Great Value Colleges as one of the “Top 10 Colleges for an Associate Degree in Business Administration Online.” “Georgia Highlands College offers great tuition value and a gateway to an online bachelor’s from the University of Georgia,” said Jennifer Eisenberg, Editor of Great Value Colleges. “They go the extra […]

Six Mile Post Year in Review: GHC student newspaper celebrates a winning year

Georgia Highlands College’s student-run newspaper the Six Mile Post has been quite comfortable going head-to-head against larger schools in the state, bringing home several awards this past year, including first place in General Excellence and first place for Online Newspaper. The student paper started competing against four-year colleges for the first time in 2015. But […]

Advancement team brings home several national Collegiate Advertising Awards

Georgia Highlands College was named among the top in the nation in the 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising and promotions of their schools. The 2016 CAA program had more than 900 entries from the United States […]

Three-time state martial arts champion uses skills to conquer college

Georgia Highlands College student Rena Couzzart has a few extra skills to help her navigate her college courses. She holds a black belt in two Korean martial arts: Taekwondo and Hapkido. Rena says the journey to completing anything in life, including college, is fueled by dedication and passion. “Getting a black belt is all about […]

GHC added to GeriatricNursing.org’s ‘30 Most Affordable Nursing Degree Programs’ in the country

Georgia Highlands College was touted by GeriatricNursing.org for being one of the top three most affordable nursing schools in the country in an article called “30 Most Affordable Nursing Degree Programs.” According to GeriatricNursing.org: The healthcare system in the U.S. is going through a rapid change. As more and more people require short and long-term […]

GHC celebrates diversity with new webpage

Georgia Highlands College faculty, staff, students and alumni came together to display and define what diversity means to them on a new webpage devoted to “Diversity and Inclusion at GHC.” The site was recently published and is in its first phase of many. “We believe students, faculty, staff and administrators will agree that the content […]