Sign up will begin Monday, February 1, for GHC’s 31st annual trip to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery Alabama, set for the weekend of April 30-May 1. As usual, the trip is open to GHC employees and students and their guests. This year’s trip will feature “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Shakespeare and the […]
University System News: www.myajc.com ‘Campus carry’ gun bill filed in Georgia House http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/campus-carry-gun-bill-filed-in-georgia-house/nqDW7/ By Aaron Gould Sheinin – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The author of 2014 legislation that expanded gun rights in Georgia is back this year with another effort to legalize firearms on college campuses. State Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, and state Rep. Mandi Ballinger, […]
University System News: www.middlegeorgiaceo.com Chancellor Hank Huckaby Discusses the New Georgia Film Academy (video) http://middlegeorgiaceo.com/video/2016/01/hank-huckaby-discusses-georgia-film-academy/ Chancellor of the University System of Georgia Hank Huckaby talks about what led to the creation of the Georgia Film Academy, and the game changer it will be to keep the film industry booming in the state. www.washingtonexaminer.com Georgia legislator: […]
If anyone needs business cards, please submit an order today via https://www.highlands.edu/site/misc/businesscards/. I have several orders pending and would like to submit these to the printer tomorrow morning. We must have 10 orders before we can submit.
Path2College 529 Savings Plan is available to all employees at all USG Institutions. It allows employees the ability to save for qualified higher education expenses. It is offered by the State of Georgia and TIAA-CREF serves as the plan manager. Contributions can be made after-tax through payroll deduction or automatic draft from a checking or […]
This week of Jan. 25-30 is 1st Amendment Awareness week at GHC. The week is sponsored by the Six Mile Post and co-sponsored by a number of the college’s student organizations and other groups (see list below). Please take part by reading the Amendment and thinking about its importance: Congress shall make no law respecting […]
USG Institutions: www.myajc.com Lawmakers grill Tech leaders on student hearings, punishment http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-education/lawmakers-grill-tech-leaders-on-student-hearings-p/nqCGy/ By Janel Davis and Shannon McCaffrey – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution State legislators grilled Georgia Tech’s president Monday amid complaints that the school has unfairly punished those accused of sexual assault and other wrongdoing. Tech has been hit with a pair of lawsuits by […]
University System News: www.chronicle.augusta.com No easy explanation for high costs of college http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2016-01-23/no-easy-explanation-high-costs-college By Bill Kirby Columnist Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. – Voltaire Why does college cost so much? Why does tuition soar for no apparent reason? Why do required textbooks costs hundreds of dollars? Last year I actually […]
Success Coaches Needed! Are you ready to play a role in student success at GHC? We are needing individuals to serve as Success Coaches for the Spring 2016 semester. Success Coaches serve as a student’s personal cheerleader, support system, and a resource for all things GHC. Success Coaches are assigned a load of 5 students. […]
Calling all Alumni and Friends! Charger Day, Saturday, February 13, 2016. $5.00 ticket gets you both games. REGISTER TODAY!.highlands.edu/chargerday Come cheer on our amazing basketball teams!! All alumni receive refreshments and a gift. Game time is 2:00PM and 4:00PM. Alumni will be recognized at half time.