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GHC has highest enrollment increase among state colleges

Georgia Highlands College leads the University System of Georgia’s state colleges in enrollment growth for fall 2018 with a 2.8 percent increase. GHC continues to hold the second highest enrollment for state colleges in Georgia. According to the USG, fall 2018 enrollment in the USG’s 26 colleges and universities had an increase of 1.1 percent […]

New Navigate platform helps GHC students save time and money

Georgia Highlands College is launching a new platform called Navigate to help students with everything from admissions and financial aid to knowing what classes to take and when. Navigate was created by the Education Advisory Board (EAB). EAB is a best practices firm that uses research, technology, and consulting to address challenges within the education […]

GHC’s business students choose Children’s Advocacy Center for service learning project

Each semester GHC’s bachelor’s in business administration (BBA) students take on service learning projects that are focused on using the skills and knowledge they gain from the classroom to help out the community in some way. The students chose Children’s Advocacy Center in Cartersville for their fall community project. The Children’s Advocacy Center serves as […]

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on November 8 in Rome at the Floyd Campus (McCorkle Building Entrance) from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  The event is open to the public. GHC is looking to fill a variety of positions in areas like admissions, the business […]

GHC hosts Medical History Workshop with Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home

Georgia Highlands College hosted a Medical History Workshop this week for students with the Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home. The focus was on the threat of epidemics in today’s society. “The academic workshop was organized for students and faculty and focused on two issues in medical history of both local and global importance,” Professor of History […]

More than 300 people attend GHC’s Ribbon Cutting and Open House for new academic building in Cartersville

Just over 300 people celebrated as Georgia Highlands College cut the ribbon for its new academic building in Cartersville this week. The 52,000-square foot building will be focused on STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) areas of study and will have a full slate of classes starting January 2019. The building adds an art studio, […]

Local author to speak at GHC in Douglasville

Georgia Highlands College will be hosting local author Roger Johns at the Douglasville location on October 30th at 3:30PM. Johns will be speaking about leisure reading, creative writing and his newest book “River of Secrets.” The event is free and open to the public. Johns will be covering topics on what leisure reading is and […]

The Penny Hoarder lists GHC as ‘best bang for your tuition’ in Georgia

Georgia Highlands College was listed as one of the top two colleges in Georgia with the “best bang for your tuition,” according to The Penny Hoarder. The Penny Hoarder is one of the largest personal finance websites and was ranked the No. 1 fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. for the second consecutive year […]