Author Archives: Nick Godfrey

Charger baseball team wins first NJCAA Region XVII Championship

A win four years in the making came Saturday for the Georgia Highlands baseball team as the Chargers beat Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 8-3 at LakePoint to clinch their first-ever GCAA championship. Colby Taylor overcame a shaky first inning to throw a complete game and every Chargers starter either scored or drove in a run […]

GHC commencement speaker to show graduates just how far alumni can go

GHC alumnus Joseph “Joey” Johnson will be the 2017 commencement speaker, where he will address GHC’s 689 graduating students on May 13th at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome at 1PM. Joey, who earned a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine just this year, has had an incredible journey: he went from working 70 hours a […]

Commencement planned for May 13th, nearly 700 diplomas to be conferred

Georgia Highlands College Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 13th, at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome at 1PM. GHC will have 689 students receiving 691 diplomas (with two receiving two degrees). The nursing pinning ceremony will be held at 6PM on May 12th at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville. The faculty […]

GHC academic building groundbreaking in Cartersville happening Wednesday

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a special groundbreaking event at its Cartersville site on Wednesday (April 26) at 11AM for its new academic building. After holding the third highest enrollment increase in the state in 2015 and witnessing a consistent swell in enrollment, GHC pursued funding for the construction of a new academic building […]

Seventh annual GHC Public Speaking Competition brings out over 120 people to compete and watch

Over 120 people showed up from all five of Georgia Highlands College’s locations on April 14th for the seventh annual GHC Public Speaking Competition in Cartersville. The event invites GHC students to prepare and deliver a persuasive speech to an audience of fellow students, faculty, family and friends. Many students learn basic public address theory […]

GHC to host Veterans and Military Family Fun Day for the community

Making its return for the fourth consecutive year is the annual Veterans Family and Military Family Fun Day at Georgia Highlands College. The event is free and open to the public and hosts over 30 vendors and a 20-piece military band. New this year is the Mobile Vet Center, which provides readjustment counseling and information […]

GHC’s enrollment growth continues, spring up 3.9 percent

Georgia Highlands College continues to grow with a consistent swell in enrollment. Spring enrollment is up 3.9 percent. This increase follows a 4.6 percent increase last fall, a 9.9 percent increase last summer and a 6.3 percent increase last spring. President Don Green stated the value of a GHC education continues to contribute to the enrollment increases […]

Date set for new GHC academic building groundbreaking in Cartersville

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a special groundbreaking event at its Cartersville site on April 26 at 11AM for its new academic building. After holding the third highest enrollment increase in the state in 2015 and witnessing a consistent swell in enrollment, GHC pursued funding for the construction of a new academic building with […]