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GHC continues to hold second highest enrollment among state colleges in Georgia

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) continues to lead the University System of Georgia’s (USG) state colleges in enrollment for fall 2019, according to the USG’s “Fall 2019 Semester Enrollment Report.” GHC holds the second highest enrollment for state colleges in Georgia next to Georgia Gwinnett College.  According to the USG, fall 2019 enrollment in the USG’s 26 […]

GHC student club hosts GBI agent for professional crime scene investigation crash course for students

Solving a murder doesn’t require a Gucci sweater vest and dramatic monologues, Special Agent Audey Murphy joked. The popular forensic show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” gets some things right, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) agent said, but by and large, the real work is a long, hard and often gritty process. GHC’s Political Science […]

GHC collaborates with TheatreExtreme to present ‘Introduction to Improv’

Georgia Highlands College is partnering with local non-profit TheatreExtreme to present an “Introduction to Improv” for students, faculty and staff. The free event will be held on Wednesday, November 13 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM at GHC’s Cartersville site in room 102 of the student center. During the event, TheatreExtreme will demonstrate several improv […]

USG Highlights Ethical Culture Through Ethics Awareness Week

The University System of Georgia (USG) is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct in pursuit of its mission to create knowledge. Accomplishing this mission demands integrity, good judgment and dedication to public service from all members of the USG community. Annually, the USG highlights this commitment through an Ethics Awareness Week […]

GHC expands night class offerings

Starting spring 2020, Georgia Highlands College will extend classes being offered at night to students in Douglasville. The new classes will include college algebra, American history, English composition and physical science. Each night class will take place on a different weekday and be available to students as a 6PM to 8:30PM class. Vice President of […]

GHC offers new priority admissions deadline for spring semester

Prospective Georgia Highlands College students can now apply, enroll and register for classes sooner than ever before. Students interested in taking courses in spring 2020 can submit their applications and necessary documents by November 1, 2019 to receive priority processing. “The earlier students apply and submit their documentation, the faster each student can be processed […]

Info sessions offered for prospective GHC nursing students

Georgia Highlands College nursing faculty and staff are hosting information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about GHC’s nursing program. The sessions will cover the application process and course requirements while also giving attendees the chance to tour nursing classrooms and the simulation lab. Each session will be held in room 233 at GHC’s […]

Bachelor’s in business students at GHC take on historic Cartersville building for service learning project

Georgia Highlands College’s business administration program is looking to the past to give students the hands-on experience they need to take charge of their futures. For this year’s annual community service learning project, students have been charged with creating a comprehensive business plan for Cartersville’s historic Bandy Building. In 1940, the tufted textile industry was […]

AJC: Redshirt GHC baseball player inspires other female baseball players

As seen in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: More young female players unwilling to give up beloved sport for softball By Helena Oliviero Ashton Lansdell, 18, steps to the plate at a baseball field in Emerson, Georgia, on a warm fall afternoon. She’s already walked and stolen a base. Her teammates shout their support from the dugout […]