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GHC Advancement team brings home several national awards from Collegiate Advertising Awards and Educational Advertising Awards

Georgia Highlands College was honored with seven gold awards, two silver, and three bronze from two national award programs for work completed in communications, marketing, advertising and promotions of the college by the Advancement Division. GHC was up against over 900 entries from across the U.S. in the Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA). CAA awarded GHC […]

Year in Review: GHC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter named ‘Regional Top Distinguished Chapter Overall’ for third year in a row

Georgia Highlands College’s Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has had a busy year and has been named the “Regional Top Distinguished Chapter Overall” for the third year in a row at regionals. PTK students completed several local service projects, including a Christmas Angel Tree program, knitting scarves for the homeless and participating in GHC […]

Alumnus builds business on academic foundation GHC helped him create

In 2002, Derrick Lepard may have been a shy high school student taking his first class at Georgia Highlands College, but now, he owns his own business in Atlanta called Cultivators. “GHC was a great stepping stone for me right out of high school,” he said. “I was somewhat reserved and shy right out of […]

GHC faculty member’s grandfather honored by Polish Embassy for secretly saving hundreds during the Holocaust

In 2017, Georgia Highlands College Assistant Professor of Communication Alexandra Van Ryn MacMurdo Reiter was contacted by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Bern looking for more information about her grandfather. “As you may know, your grandfather, a former Polish consul in Latvia in the 1930s and a head of the Political Section […]

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on June 12th in Cartersville and June 28th in Douglasville and Marietta. The first event will take place in the Cartersville Student Center. The event in Douglasville will be in the Auditorium (Room 111) and the event in Marietta will […]

GHC names Jesse Bishop the new dean for Planning, Assessment, Accreditation and Research

Georgia Highlands College has appointed Jesse Bishop as the new dean for Planning, Assessment, Accreditation and Research (PAAR). He will oversee the office of PAAR, which provides services, guidance and facilitation in support of the college’s mission and pursuit of continuous improvement through planning, assessment and institutional research. Bishop graduated from GHC in 2002. He […]

GHC announces President’s & Dean’s list for spring semester 2018

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