Category Archives: Emergency News

Emergency News

July 6 Update – Updated Guidance on Age, Underlying Medical Conditions, Use of Face Coverings

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance for managing COVID-19 related issues. Among the changes are to definitions for people who will need extra precaution due to age and underlying medical conditions. In response to those changes from the CDC, the University System of Georgia is providing updated guidance on […]

May 21 Update – Virtual Commencement Details

We wanted to update everyone on the upcoming virtual graduation planned for July 25th. The virtual graduation will be aired on July 25th via YouTube and Facebook. More information will be shared by email and social media as we get closer to that date. While this approach is different than a traditional ceremony, it is a […]

April 2 Update – Remote Delivery Extended Through Summer

We want to take this time to thank all our students, faculty, and staff for working through the first week of resumed classes at GHC. As you know, GHC students continued courses remotely on Monday, March 30, and will continue this way for the remainder of the semester. Additionally, GHC and the University System of Georgia’s […]

March 30 Update – Charging Ahead!

We wanted to take this time to let our students, employees, and community know Georgia Highlands College is Charging Ahead!   The way we teach, advise, support, and much more may change for a little while, but one thing remains true: whether we connect in person or remotely, we care about you, and we care […]

March 23 Update – New Deadlines

In an effort to increase academic success and degree completion, GHC will be extending a number of deadlines at this time. We believe this will help students focus on the transition to remote delivery set for March 30. The last day to withdraw from classes without academic penalty is outlined here:     PART OF […]

March 23 Update – Commencement Questions

Graduation is an important time of year, and we are always very excited to celebrate your academic success. As you know, GHC will be postponing the graduation ceremony set for May 16 and nursing pinning set for May 15, but that doesn’t mean we are not going to commemorate your special moment. At this time, […]

March 20 Update – Commencement Postponed

Per the guidance of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Highlands College will postpone the graduation ceremony set for May 16 and nursing pinning set for May 15. Students will still graduate consistent with academic standards, but the actual ceremonies will not be held as originally scheduled. The USG and GHC continue to follow Centers […]

March 17 Update – Remote Delivery Set for March 30

We want to thank you for your continued support and patience during this time. Georgia Highlands College is working to keep you informed while we continue to diligently address challenges surrounding COVID-19 together. Your health and safety are always our highest priority, and your success here at GHC remains our biggest mission. Just like every […]