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Division of Humanities


In support of the mission of Georgia Highlands College (GHC), the Division of Humanities provides students with access to excellent educational opportunities via the disciplines of art, communication, music, foreign languages, journalism, drama, composition,  English, creative writing, and technical writing, all of which are an integral part of the University System of Georgia core curriculum and two-year associate degrees offered by the college.

The division is committed to enhancing the intellectual and cultural development of our diverse student population, emphasizing an education based on the college’s student-learning outcomes, recruiting and supporting highly qualified faculty, and facilitating student success through advising and support.

Our Humanities faculty reaches nearly every student who attends GHC. In addition to advising student groups such as The Writers’ Collaborative (, the division is associated with award winning publications such as GHC’s student newspaper, The Six Mile Post (, and student literary magazine, Old Red Kimono ( – Old Red Kimono). The division also is associated with yearly trips to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival (

Jonathan Hershey, Ph.D., Dean
Brig Kerce, Administrative Assistant