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GHC listed for best online two-year degree in Georgia

GHC has been highlighted for having one of the best online associate degree options in Georgia by SR Education Group. The education research publisher recently released their first-ever online rankings categorized by state on their website: Each college highlighted on the Georgia list was ranked based on several important factors, including retention rate, graduation […]

Commencement planned for May 11th, 973 diplomas to be conferred

Georgia Highlands College Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome at 10AM. GHC will have up to 973 students receiving diplomas.* The nursing pinning ceremony will be held at 6PM on May 10th at West Rome Baptist Church. The faculty chose Kristie Kemper as the 2019 […]

GHC nursing students participate in disaster training with local emergency responders

Cathy Furtado and other Georgia Highlands College nursing students funneled into a small room at Heritage Hall Wednesday morning where several disaster victims were awaiting help during a disaster training simulation with the Floyd County Police Department and other emergency personnel. The disaster victims were played by other nursing students who were given unique health […]

German CEO to speak at GHC about the solar industry

Georgia Highlands College will host speaker Rainer Walter-Helk, CEO of Innotech Solar GmbH, for a presentation on “Entrepreneurship and the Solar Industry in Germany” on April 24 at 3:30PM at GHC’s Cartersville location. The event is free and open to the public. Walter-Helk will discuss his experiences as a CEO creating and operating a new […]

Military Family Fun Day returns to GHC in April

Georgia Highlands College is set to continue its annual Military Family Fun Day for the sixth consecutive year. This year’s event will be held on April 13th starting at 10AM and ending at 1PM on the Floyd Campus at the pavilion next to Paris Lake. The free event is a partnership between GHC and the […]

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on March 12 at Cartersville in the new GHC academic building from 1 PM to 3 PM.  The event is open to the public. GHC is looking to fill a variety of positions in areas like admissions, the business office and more, […]

UPCOMING PRESENTATION: GHC Professor’s grandfather helped save Vermont author’s grandfather and hundreds more during the Holocaust

Georgia Highlands College will be hosting “Passports for Life: Holocaust Rescue & Survival” on April 4th from 2PM to 3:30PM in Cartersville. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Students Without Borders. The event will take place in the Student Center in Room 102 A/B. GHC Assistant Professor of […]

GHC continues STEMFIT ‘math boot camp’

After a successful pilot last year, GHC is continuing the STEMFIT “math boot camp” this summer. Its aim is to help incoming high school dual enrollment students or college freshmen start at a collegiate mathematic level of pre-calculus or higher. “In order to complete a STEM pathway in a timely manner and maintain momentum toward […]