Category Archives: News

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on March 12 at Cartersville in the new GHC academic building from 1 PM to 3 PM.  The event is open to the public. GHC is looking to fill a variety of positions in areas like admissions, the business office and more, […]

UPCOMING PRESENTATION: GHC Professor’s grandfather helped save Vermont author’s grandfather and hundreds more during the Holocaust

Georgia Highlands College will be hosting “Passports for Life: Holocaust Rescue & Survival” on April 4th from 2PM to 3:30PM in Cartersville. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Students Without Borders. The event will take place in the Student Center in Room 102 A/B. GHC Assistant Professor of […]

GHC continues STEMFIT ‘math boot camp’

After a successful pilot last year, GHC is continuing the STEMFIT “math boot camp” this summer. Its aim is to help incoming high school dual enrollment students or college freshmen start at a collegiate mathematic level of pre-calculus or higher. “In order to complete a STEM pathway in a timely manner and maintain momentum toward […]

Cartoon Network Executive speaks at GHC about African American Influences in cartoons and comics

Georgia Highlands College is hosting Cartoon Network’s Mark McCray at each of its locations for a special lecture series about African American influences in cartoons and comics this week. McCray is a senior manager of programming operations for Adult Swim on the Cartoon Network, overseeing Adult Swim’s on-air promotion and scheduling strategy. His presentation discusses […]

GHC among top in the country saving students money with free textbooks

Georgia Highlands College was listed by Rice University-based publisher OpenStax as one of the top 10 schools that has served the most students with the adoption of free college textbooks in the 2017-18 school year. GHC was one of only two colleges in Georgia listed. The University of Georgia also made the list. To date, […]

GHC bringing in guest lecturer Karcheik Sims-Alvarado for Black History Month

Georgia Highlands College is hosting guest lecturer Karcheik Sims-Alvarado on February 24th from 2:00PM to 3:30PM at the Cartersville location for Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public. Sims-Alvarado has studied the history and culture of African Americans throughout the Black Atlantic World. Whether in the classroom, museum, or in […]

GHC brings acclaimed authors together for the second Highlands Writers Conference

Georgia Highlands College has opened registration for the second annual Highlands Writers Conference set for March 2nd at the GHC Cartersville location. Attendees will have the opportunity to spend the day with acclaimed authors, including prize-winning poet Christopher Martin, memoirist and Vice President of Membership for the National Book Critics Circle Anjali Enjeti, and Charles […]

Art show open to the public in GHC Lakeview Art Gallery in Rome this week

The Georgia Highlands College Lakeview Art Gallery in Rome is currently showing art from GHC Professor of Art Brian Barr’s drawings for a children’s book series called “Martin the Guitar.” The gallery is free and open to the public and will be available Monday (Feb. 18) through Friday (Feb. 22). The collection of artwork was […]

GHC student chosen as Board of Regents Academic Day representative

Cindy Mendoza may be the first person in her family to go to college and she may be starting a little later in life than some, but that hasn’t stopped her from holding down a nearly perfect 4.0 GPA, working as the vice president for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), and earning her degree […]

GHC listed for having one of the best online nursing programs in Georgia

Georgia Highlands College has been listed by as one of the “Best Online RN to BSN” options in Georgia. GHC was ranked second, just after South Georgia State College. The site touts GHC’s nursing program for its affordability, quality, and the opportunity for students to “complete in as little as three semesters when attending […]