Author Archives: Nick Godfrey

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 […]

First Latino Literature class at GHC to be offered fall 2017

Georgia Highlands College will be offering its first Latino Literature class for fall 2017. The ENGL 2135 course is potentially one of the first Latino Literature surveys offered on the sophomore level in the University System of Georgia. Dean of Humanities Jon Hershey stated GHC has had such a good response with its African American Literature […]

GHC becomes one of eight USG colleges to launch a pilot kiosk for digital doctor visits

Georgia Highlands College has joined eight other University System of Georgia colleges in launching a system-wide pilot for LiveHealth Online Kiosks, a live two-way video machine with a board-certified doctor. In 10 minutes or less, employees/students can see a physician for things like cough, cold, flu, sinus infections, urinary tract infections and so on. The […]

GHC Players to offer dinner and a show

Students at Georgia Highlands College are offering a little mayhem and murder with a holiday theme during the college’s upcoming mystery dinner theater. “Murder Under the Mistletoe,” a medieval murder mystery written by, directed by and starring GHC students, will start Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 415 E. Third Ave. Tickets for […]

Pollinator garden featured in PBS special

In the middle of an area surrounded by concrete and asphalt sits a flower garden designed as a refuge for butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators that need a place to refuel. Situated behind the academic building on Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville campus is a 300-square-foot pollinator garden started in May 2013 after one of […]

GHC offering kickoff for personal development classes Dec. 3

The Office of Continuing Education at Georgia Highlands College will begin offering a slate of personal-development courses in January that people can take just for fun. As a sample of what classes are to come, the college will host a Personal-Development Kickoff Saturday,  Dec. 3, on the first floor of the three-story academic building on […]