HR Policy Spotlight – Leave for Blood Donations

A regular employee, as defined by the Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual, who works one-half time or more, is allowed a leave of absence, without loss of pay, for the purpose of donating blood with his/her supervisor’s approval. Georgia Highlands College encourages employees to understand the Blood Donation Leave types available to them and the […]

USG e-clips for April 15, 2021

University System News: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hank Huckaby, served in some of Georgia’s highest offices, dies at 79. By Phil Kloer Henry “Hank” Huckaby, couldn’t seem to extricate himself from tough state jobs and even once famously took a pay cut to take one. He served the state of Georgia in a wide range of […]

USG e-clips for April 16, 2021

University System News: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Kennesaw State University’s president to lead Indiana University By Eric Stirgus Pamela Whitten, who’s led Kennesaw State since June 2018, announced Friday she’s leaving to become Indiana University’s president. She’ll become Indiana’s president on July 1 and become the first woman to hold that position. “While I have loved […]

Disability Myths

Everybody’s fighting some kind of stereotype, and people with disabilities are no exception. The difference is that barriers people with disabilities face begin with people’s attitudes — attitudes often rooted in misinformation and misunderstandings about what it’s like to live with a disability. GHC is committed to a culture of inclusivity, and it takes every […]

GHC Wins the first East-West Innovation Bowl competition against Sierra Nevada University

Congratulations to GHC students – Erica Wittenbrook, Brea Wells, Lance Philp, Tommy Sullivan, and Tynasia Bunting who put their innovative ideas to the test facing off against excellent competition from Cali Carlson and Mateo de las Heras at Sierra Nevada University.  Our students made presentations in front of business executives and faculty from both schools […]


Primary updates to share this week include 1)  ceremony programs and 2) dedicated web page. Walraven Award: Congratulations to Billy Morris for being selected 2021 Walraven Faculty Award! (re: Dana Nichols’ email dated 04/15/21) Mace Bearer: Billy Morris (re: Dana Nichols’ email dated 03/22/21) Honorary Faculty Marshals: Frank Minor (6pm), Mark Pergrem (10am), and Lynn Herman […]