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President’s & Dean’s list announced for fall 2018

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the fall 2018 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 […]

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on January 24 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, […]

Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice now available at GHC

Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) are now able to earn a bachelor’s in criminal justice entirely online. The new Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice comes from a partnership between GHC, Dalton State College and Georgia Southwestern State University. Applications are currently being accepted with classes beginning in January. The new area of study […]

GHC’s economic impact approaches $170 million

The University System of Georgia (USG) recently released the USG’s total economic impact on the state of Georgia. Of the more than $16.8 billion reported by the USG as a whole, Georgia Highlands College’s contribution was over $168 million. The USG report is for Fiscal Year 2017 and is conducted by the Selig Center for […]

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

Instructor of Physical Education Jonathan Howard climbs onto the tables at the front of his class. He is about to demonstrate to his students how to measure the intensity of exercise by how easy it is to talk while increasing the speed of activity. He runs along the tables in front of the class as […]

GHC’s SGA collects nearly 300 pounds of relief items to aid Gulf Coast State College in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Georgia Highlands College collected nearly 300 pounds of relief items and travelled to Panama City, Florida, to aid Gulf Coast State College in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on October 10. It was one of the most intense hurricanes to hit the United […]

New soccer club brings extramural sports to GHC

A new student organization at Georgia Highlands College is well on its way to a full membership with the Southeast Collegiate Soccer Alliance and a chance to compete in state championship tournaments. The new GHC Soccer Club was started last year by students who wanted to play extramural soccer at GHC. Extramural teams travel and […]

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 […]