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Singing voice of Simba from Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ joins GHC business speaker series

Georgia Highlands College’s School of Business and Professional Studies will continue its virtual Entrepreneur Speaker Series this spring, kicking off Feb. 17 with actor and singer Jason Weaver, whose credits include the 1991 TV miniseries “The Jackson’s: An American Dream,” and providing the singing voice of Simba in the 1994 film “The Lion King.” The […]

National Book Award winner of John Lewis trilogy speaks at GHC student virtual event

Andrew Aydin, the creator and co-author of the graphic novel memoir series “MARCH,” spoke to Georgia Highlands College (GHC) students on Tuesday, Jan. 12, during a virtual event. The National Book Award winning story focuses on the real-life experiences of late U.S Congressman John Lewis. Aydin’s trilogy showcases the civil rights movement and is told […]

President’s and Dean’s list announced for fall 2020

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the fall 2020 President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List students, must complete a minimum of nine semester hours and achieve at […]

National journal publishes chapter by GHC teaching center director highlighting online education strategies

Georgia Highlands College’s Josie Baudier recently took her knowledge in instructional design to the next level. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning director recently saw her researched published in a national journal. The scholarly publication was called “The Learner-Centered Instructional Designer.” “This book is written for instructional designers as one way to support […]

GHC program coordinator receives leadership award

Georgia Highlands College’s Bachelor of Business Administration Program (BBA) Coordinator Mecole Ledbetter has been named a recipient of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 IMPACT Awards. According to the chamber’s website, the annual IMPACT Awards are designed to recognize emerging leaders within the Chamber community. These individuals are “leading the field in their line […]

New GHC business pathway for entrepreneurs launches next semester

At Georgia Highlands College (GHC), budding entrepreneurs can now gain and hone the skills necessary to imagine, create and run a successful venture thanks to GHC’s new Entrepreneurship pathway launching in the 2021 spring semester. Currently, the Entrepreneurship pathway, which is housed under the School of Business and Professional Studies, is geared toward individuals who […]

Three vice presidents set to retire after lengthy tenure with GHC

Three employees in leadership roles at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) are set to retire from the University System of Georgia (USG) at the beginning of February in 2021 after serving several years in the system and with GHC. These vice presidents direct the work of multiple divisions within the institution: Jeff Patty Vice President for […]

Students honor advisors at GHC

Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) recently named one faculty and one staff member as the college’s “Advising is Teaching Award” winners. Students chose Assistant Professor of Biology Brandy Rogers, who was named “Faculty Advisor of the Year,” and Academic Advisor Josh Grant, who was named “Professional Advisor of the Year.” “These award nominations are […]

GHC student organization gives back to the community

One of Georgia Highlands College’s student organizations has been busy this year working with a local nonprofit to serve the community. Woman 2 Woman has rallied behind Helping Hands in Paulding on several community projects. Woman 2 Woman is a GHC student organization founded in 2010 with an emphasis on developing communications skills, volunteering in […]

GHC chair joins state leadership program

Georgia Highlands College’s Department Chair of Kinesiology and Wellness Lisa Jellum was recently selected to serve as a University System of Georgia (USG) Leadership Fellow by the USG Center for Leadership Excellence. As a leadership fellow, Jellum will work with others to provide support around the system and will be called upon to facilitate workshops […]