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GHC partners with Georgia College for new pathways and scholarship opportunities

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) kicked the new year off with a partnership with Georgia College & State University (GC) giving students the option to complete their associate degree with GHC before moving on to a four-year degree with GC. Additionally, GHC graduates transferring to GC will have special scholarship options available to them. The new […]

Hydroelectric dam operator found his start at GHC

A great concrete structure stretches across the Chattahoochee River in Roswell just north of Atlanta like a wall dividing the water. This concrete dam allows operators to control how much water filters through and when. At times, as the water is released over the dam, a thunderous hush dominates the area, and the still waters […]

GHC student hooks competitive research internship in Bermuda

With the closest ocean over 300 miles away off the coast of Tybee Island, marine science might seem like an odd passion for a Georgia Highlands College student. But Isaiah Calhoun, a geology major at GHC, isn’t letting the miles of dry land come between him and his dream of becoming a marine geologist. Instead, […]

GHC students participate in undergraduate field research for hands-on learning experience

Georgia Highlands College hosted a student research poster session showcasing undergraduate research in the field of environmental science recently in the student center on GHC’s Floyd campus. The session stemmed from GHC Professor Billy Morris’ ENVS 1123 course, where students spent part of their semester “doing science, rather than reading about it,” he said. Students […]

GHC Teacher of the Year recognized by Cobb County Chamber of Commerce

For 31 years, Cobb County has hosted Give Our Schools A Hand, an event honoring and recognizing outstanding educators throughout the county. This October, Kim Subacz, an assistant professor of biology at Georgia Highlands College, was one of the well-deserving educators celebrated with the breakfast and pep rally. “The event breakfast banquet and pep rally […]

GHC adds new way to take classes this spring

Beginning spring 2020, Georgia Highlands College is adding a variety of classes on a condensed schedule that will begin later in the semester. GHC’s new “Late Start Classes” offer students the opportunity to complete certain courses more quickly. This new model follows a successful pilot on GHC’s Cartersville site fall 2019. The new “Late Start […]

Savannah Sloan named head softball coach for GHC Chargers

Georgia Highlands College has chosen Savannah Sloan to lead the Chargers softball team. Sloan comes to GHC from LaGrange College where she has served as the assistant softball coach and recruiting coordinator since 2017. “We are excited to welcome Savannah Sloan to the Charger family. Savannah brings a tremendous knowledge of the game at the […]

GHC student thankful to earn US citizenship this holiday week

Achieving American citizenship is high on Lamin Kuyateh’s list of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday. After leaving his home country of Gambia and taking classes at Georgia Highlands College, Lamin started working toward his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. This year, Lamin completed the naturalization application and test. The test covered […]

GHC student helps bring Disney magic to life through Disney College Program

Coming from a self-proclaimed Disney family, Georgia Highlands College student Makaylah Young has been dreaming about working at Disney World since eighth grade. The nursing major’s dream finally came true with her acceptance into the Disney College Program. “The program has gained popularity over the years, so it is more competitive today. It took me […]