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GHC partners with Sierra Nevada University for Innovation Bowl

Inspired by the Charger Innovation Challenge (CIC), Georgia Highlands College (GHC) and Sierra Nevada University (SNU) will partner to present the virtual East-West Innovation Bowl (EWIB) on April 16. The EWIB will follow the same format as the CIC. Similar to the popular television series “Shark Tank,” teams will present their ideas using an elevator […]

GHC virtual career fair to feature more than 20 employers

Georgia Highlands College’s (GHC) upcoming Spring Virtual Career Fair will feature more than 20 local employers with career options in healthcare, finance and more. The event is free and open to the public and available via Zoom on April 15. While the event will be held virtually, Director of Student Support Services Angie Wheelus said […]

GHC President Don Green accepts new position in Pennsylvania

Georgia Highlands College President Don Green has accepted a new position as president of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “President Green’s outstanding work has emphasized student success both in the classroom and in the workforce, helping GHC expand its degree programs and carry out its mission as an access point to higher education,” University […]

GHC’s PTK chapter students nominated for All-USA Academic Team

Georgia Highlands College’s (GHC) Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter Alpha Psi Omicron has many reasons to be excited this semester. Several members of the organization have been placed in competition for the All-USA Academic Team, Coca-Cola Academic Team and the New Century Pathway Scholarship Awards. Those students are Dariela Delgado-Castro and Carl Hayes, who attend […]

GHC student newspaper wins first in state in multiple categories

Georgia Highlands College’s student newspaper, the Six Mile Post (SMP), won three first-place awards from the Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) and a first-place award from the Georgia College Press Association (GCPA). From the SRPI, the SMP brought home first-place awards for Best Website, Best Opinion or Editorial in the Editorial category and Best Podcast […]

GHC student chosen as Board of Regents Academic Day representative

Recently, Chinelo Nwokike received a surprise phone call from Georgia Highlands College (GHC) President Don Green. She had been chosen as the Board of Regents Academic Day representative for GHC. Her perfect 4.0 GPA and a nomination by her mentor and advisor, Jon Hershey, who serves as dean for the School of Humanities, led to […]

GHC student wins national PTK TikTok challenge

For Georgia Highlands College (GHC) student Camille Brown, adapting to change, staying focused on goals and putting in hard work to succeed are not the only attributes of a successful college student – you also have to have some fun. Brown utilized all of these elements to create a TikTok video that won a recent […]

GHC now offers certified electronic diplomas to graduates

Georgia Highlands College graduates now have a way to take and use a certified electronic diploma wherever they need it. In addition to receiving a printed version of their diploma, graduates now have the option to receive a duplicate CeDiploma. A CeDiploma is an official, secure and verifiable PDF version of a diploma that allows […]

GHC student’s work as intern recognized in national competition

Daniel Belisle’s recent internship led to work in a national competition. And for Belisle, it was an “incredibly fulfilling” opportunity to take his classroom knowledge and “apply it to a project that was viewed on a national level.” Belisle is a Georgia Highlands College (GHC) student enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration’s Logistics and […]