Category Archives: News

Virtual HUB at GHC connects students with advisors, other services from anywhere

Since its inception in the 2020 fall semester, the Virtual HUB has grown from serving 660 students in its first month to now serving more than 2,800 students at Georgia Highlands College this semester. The ongoing tool continues to help in-person and online students access resources virtually and more conveniently than ever before. The goal […]

Healthcare program at GHC ranked as ‘best affordable’ degree in the country

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has been ranked No. 1 by University HQ as the “Best Affordable College” to earn your degree in Healthcare Administration. GHC’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management offers students the foundational knowledge and practical skills that are essential for a demanding and rapidly changing healthcare industry. “The faculty in GHC’s […]

Renovation project at GHC’s Paulding site now complete

Georgia Highlands College received a total of $4.1 million in state funding to renovate its Winn Building in Dallas near the current Paulding instructional site under the fiscal year 2019 state budget. A ribbon cutting is planned for September 28. The project has transformed the facility into a modern academic building, expanding degree and program […]

Childhood actress from ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ to speak on mental health

Next week, former childhood actress and current mental health advocate Lisa Jakub, who took on roles in movies such as “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Independence Day,” will speak virtually at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) on ways to cope with anxiety, the value of self-acceptance, and methods for recognizing anxiety in your life. Titled “Anxiety, Depression & […]

New articulation agreement guarantees admission from GHC to UGA

Thanks to an exclusive articulation agreement between Georgia Highlands College (GHC) and the University of Georgia (UGA), GHC students who complete their associate degree in biology while taking specific courses in the biology pathway will be admitted into UGA’s Bachelor of Science in Microbiology program on their Griffin Campus, easing the transition toward obtaining a […]

Forensic scientist and entrepreneur starts fall speaker series

Georgia Highlands College’s School of Business and Professional Studies will begin its Entrepreneur Speaker Series on Sept. 1. Two more speakers are planned for Sept. 15 and Oct. 6. The series will connect successful entrepreneurs with students and the community to share stories and advice in a virtual format. “One of the best ways you […]

Search engine optimization and marketing agency started by Justin Deal

Primeful Digital in Chattanooga is a search engine optimization and marketing agency started by GHC graduate Justin Deal. After completing his political science degree at GHC, Deal went on to study at Columbia University in New York. “GHC provided me with maximum opportunity in a comfortable setting,” Deal said. “…and I always felt inspired to […]

New Video Recording Studio for faculty and students

Through the collaboration of multiple departments, Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has recently unveiled its new Video Recording Studio (VRS) to allow faculty to easily record lectures and supplemental content for their classes. Dean of Libraries and College Testing Julius Fleschner said the VRS, which is located at the Cartersville site, will have several benefits to […]

President’s and Dean’s list announced for summer 2021

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the summer 2021 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 […]