Category Archives: News

GHC announces President’s & Dean’s list for fall semester 2017

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the fall 2017 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 least […]

GHC earns top honors at the 2017 Chancellor’s Annual Service Excellence Awards ceremony

Georgia Highlands College brought home the highest honor for colleges in the University System of Georgia at the 2017 Chancellor’s Annual Service Excellence Awards ceremony. GHC and President Don Green were presented with the Gold Award for Outstanding Institution of the Year and President. This award goes to the institution and president that demonstrated the highest […]

GHC student takes charge of his life and builds a better tomorrow

Lucas Lester’s college journey didn’t start like most. He wasn’t eagerly waiting for an acceptance letter. He wasn’t researching what degree he wanted to get or planning what career he might pursue. His future began with a decision—a decision to turn his life around… You see, Lucas found himself at his lowest point. He remembers […]

GHC’s new bachelor’s degree students help the homeless this holiday season with a service learning project, collect almost 1,400 items

Georgia Highlands College’s new bachelor’s in business administration (BBA) students brought their first semester to a close with a service learning project aimed to help the homeless this holiday season. GHC’s two new bachelor’s degrees in healthcare management and logistics and supply chain management started fall 2017. Students from both of the programs participated. The […]

GHC celebrates first-generation students all week

This week Georgia Highlands College will hold a First-Generation Student Celebration for all students, faculty and staff who are or were first-generation college students in their family. GHC’s New Student and Retention Programs is partnering with Student Life to have a table with buttons for all first-generation students, faculty and staff, as well as a graffiti […]

GHC part of initiative to support student-veterans

All University System of Georgia institutions agree on one thing: taking care of the state’s student-veterans should be a priority. The state’s 28 USG colleges and universities now have a dedicated space on campus just for veterans and also allow them to receive priority access to every course they need to graduate. “Georgia has a […]

GHC president and deans head student college success workshop

Around 25 students took advantage of a college success workshop organized and led by Georgia Highlands College President Don Green. The four-week workshop took place at the beginning of the semester. Dean of Natural Science and Physical Education Greg Ford and Dean of Health Sciences Michelle Boyce also worked with the students. The pilot workshop […]