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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 […]

GHC holds enrollment steady amid improving processes

Georgia Highlands College spent summer 2017 and fall 2017 working to improve enrollment processes for all students. Updates included some risk to enrollment growth for both semesters, but are expected to help students in the future. Summer 2017 enrollment saw a decrease of 73 students overall, while fall 2017 enrollment remained at 6,013 students (a […]

GHC creates robotics program for middle school students

Georgia Highlands College has launched a new robotics program for middle school students called Charger Robotics. Students from fifth grade through eighth grade were formed together into teams, and will compete in the upcoming 100 Scholars First Lego League Regional competition on December 16 at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, facing 750 other teams collectively at […]

GHC hosting major academic conference on the history, politics, society and cultural aspects of doing business in China

Georgia Highlands College continues its “Charging Across China: A Cultural Celebration” yearlong event in October with an academic conference jointly sponsored with Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Ohio State University East Asia Studies Center, Middle Georgia State University and The Nine University and College International Studies Consortium of Georgia. The conference will take place […]

GHC named most affordable four-year college in Georgia

Georgia Highlands College has been named the most affordable four-year college in Georgia by Scholarship Owl. GHC was also referenced in an article by Ebony highlighting the research gathered by Scholarship Owl. In Ebony’s article called “A List of the Most Affordable 4-Year Colleges in Each State,” it explains how obtaining a degree has become […]

Students at GHC get a lesson in ‘Adulting’

Georgia Highlands College has launched a new workshop series for students called #Adulting that focuses on practical skills students can use in their everyday life. “Adult” as a verb or “Adulting” as a gerund may seem a little off, but it is becoming more commonly used to explain the action of doing things an adult […]

Dean of Health Sciences featured in American Dental Hygienists’ Association magazine

Georgia Highlands College’s Dean of Health Sciences Michelle Boyce was featured in two editions of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association magazine called Access. In the July 2017 issue, Boyce explained the dental hygienist’s role in an article called “Interprofessional Collaboration: Dental Hygienists Taking an Active Role.” In it, she explains how interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is […]

GHC sees two graduate from Cobb Consortium, two more join

Georgia Highlands College had two of its members in the Cobb Education Consortium (CEC) graduate the Leadership Academy: Professor of Communication Travice Baldwin Obas and Advisor Jillian Petro. Baldwin served as project director for the inaugural community service committee. They partnered with MUST Ministries to provide financial literacy resources for the organization’s annual “Step Up […]

Nursing program cited as ‘most affordable’ in the state by College Choice

Georgia Highlands College’s nursing program was ranked as the “#1 Most Affordable Nursing Degree in Georgia” by College Choice. This follows the program’s recent inclusion in’s article called ““30 Most Affordable Nursing Degree Programs,” and in 2015, being ranked second on a list of the 30 most affordable online RN-BSN degree programs in the […]

Three new coaches join basketball and softball staff

Georgia Highlands College welcomed three new coaches over the summer for the men’s basketball team, the women’s basketball team and the softball team. Greg Schiefen comes all the way from Corning, New York. He will serve as the assistant men’s and women’s basketball coach. Schiefen is a graduate of the College at Brockport, State University […]