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GHC admissions team staffed with Charger alums

College admissions can be a confusing time for prospective students, whether they are fresh out of high school or starting their education later in life. Between completing applications, deciding where to attend and securing financial aid, navigating it all can be overwhelming. Luckily, for students looking to attend Georgia Highlands College this August, a group […]

GHC Alumnus is Award-Winning Filmmaker

Taking Charge of the Silver Screen “All that glitters ain’t gold,” flashes across the screen, stark red against a dark background. The trailer for “Ark Ridge,” the latest film from award-winning filmmaker and Georgia Highlands College alumnus Trey Squire, takes an ancient expression adapted by the likes of Shakespeare and Tolkien and turns it on […]

GHC staff member conquers 52 hikes a year challenge

When Andrea Mathis tells you to “take a hike,” she might very well literally mean “take a hike.” Andrea has become a bit of a veteran hiker with three continuous years of 52 hikes a year. That’s right. Andrea has committed to 52 hikes each year for 2017, 2018, and 2019. She hikes as a […]

Experience nature at Paris Lake on GHC’s Floyd Campus

Paris Lake on Georgia Highlands College’s Floyd Campus is a nature lover’s dream complete with fishing and a hiking path full of wildlife – and it’s open to the public for everyone to enjoy! One of the lake’s biggest draws is its abundance of popular sport fish, like bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, catfish and more. […]

Spots available for GHC science camps in Cartersville

Georgia Highlands College is hosting a series of STEM-based camps at its Cartersville location in July. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Registration is now open for all three science camps. For more information about any of the camps or to sign up, please visit: and click the “Camps” link in the […]

GHC nursing program nationally ranked

The Georgia Highlands College nursing program has been ranked number two in the nation for paramedics looking to expand their careers by becoming a registered nurse., an organization based out of California, awarded GHC’s program the second-place spot in its 2019 Best Paramedic to RN Programs list. examined several factors in creating its […]

President’s & Dean’s list announced for spring 2019

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the spring 2019 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 […]

Four GHC employees retire with over 100 years of cumulative service

Four longtime Georgia Highlands College employees, with over 100 years of service between them, will be retiring in 2019. The retirees encompass faculty, staff and administrators, and span four different college divisions and two instructional sites. Kristie Kemper (40 years) With 40 years of service, Professor of English Kristie Kemper is GHC’s most senior faculty […]