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GHC libraries expand resources for fall semester

As students prepare to head back to campus, Georgia Highlands College’s library system is hard at work to provide additional resources to help enhance the numerous education options being offered. GHC will have in-person, remote, and hybrid options available for classes this fall, and students who want to start may still apply by August 14 […]

GHC ranks high in national reviews, still time to apply for fall

Although Georgia Highlands College has long been known for its value, the college was recently ranked by several national outlets for its affordability, accessibility and the quality of its programs. And students looking to start this fall still have time if they apply before the extended deadline of August 14. GHC was featured on three […]

GHC creates flexible class options, extra health and safety measures ahead of return to campus in August

Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) will have a number of options to choose from when taking classes during the upcoming fall semester, including both online and in-person as well as hybrid formats, depending on the student’s preference. Additionally, GHC has posted new guidelines and taken extra health and safety measures to ensure students and […]

GHC launches new application to keep students safe online

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) will utilize Duo Security for student accounts starting in August. Duo is a multi-factor authentication service that protects accounts from malicious activities like hacking and identity theft. GHC will require the use of Duo Security for student accounts beginning on August 1st, 2020. “This service will enhance the security of student […]

More than 100 high school students from Polk County have graduated with college credit from GHC

Over 100 high school students have enrolled in Georgia Highlands College’s Dual Enrollment program in Polk County and graduated while gaining college credit thanks to a partnership between GHC and the Polk County School District. “Over the past five years, the partnership between the Polk School District and Georgia Highlands College has proven to be […]

Graduate’s persistence to complete amid challenges of COVID-19 symbolizes the spirit of GHC’s 50th graduating class

As students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) worked toward graduation this spring semester, the novel COVID-19 virus created a unique situation for students across all programs of study. However, through their resilience, more than 1,000 students are set to be highlighted in the upcoming virtual commencement. The pre-recorded 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony will be available […]

GHC’s criminal justice program sees first graduate during college’s 50th anniversary

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program at Georgia Highlands College, which began in 2019, is celebrating its first graduate, Richey Harrell. Harrell’s accomplishment coincides with the college’s 50th graduation commencement, which will be celebrated virtually on July 25. “I had been involved in law enforcement for 25 years when I decided it was […]

New pathway in sports management opens up career possibilities for GHC students

Georgia Highlands College is now providing students an opportunity to enter the growing world of sports management by introducing the Sports Management Pathway this fall. Students can start this pathway in August by applying before the July 15th fall deadline. “This program was developed to meet a growing need of professionals that are interested in […]

GHC student organizations overcome pandemic setbacks for a successful year

Although COVID-19 and the switch to remote delivery at the college caused some setbacks, Georgia Highlands College’s student organizations overcame many obstacles to achieve a series of state and national first place awards and accolades. Chief among these are GHC’s Alpha Psi Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and the GHC student newspaper the […]