USG e-clips from April 13, 2021

University System News:   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Board of Regents freezes tuition and fees for 2021-22 school year By Eric Stirgus The Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to freeze tuition and fees for the 2021-22 school year at the University System of Georgia’s 26 public colleges and universities at current levels, citing in […]

USG e-clips for April 14, 2021

University System News: The Augusta Chronicle University System of Georgia holding the line on tuition By Dave Williams Students at Georgia’s 26 public colleges and universities won’t be hit with a tuition increase this fall for the second year in a row. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents (USG) voted Tuesday to hold […]

Mark Your Calendars – 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 […]

Telehealth Options

Both Anthem and Kaiser Permanente offer telehealth options. If you have nonemergency healthcare concerns, telehealth can be a good option. While COVID-19 cannot be confirmed through virtual or remote care, provider teams can help with screening symptoms, assign risk, answer questions and recommend the next steps. USG is continuing to cover all telehealth visits, including […]

Biweekly Payroll Reminder

Good Morning, Timesheet Approval for All Biweekly Employees  Biweekly Employees: Please enter all time worked and all Absence Request for the April 04 – April 17, 2021 pay period by 4:00pm, Thursday, April 15th. Employees no longer need to approve their own timesheet, however, employees will not be paid for any time or absences that […]

Mandatory Cybersecurity Awareness Training in D2L – Spring 2021

GHC’s “2021 Spring USG Cybersecurity Awareness” training module is now available in D2L. Employee participation is mandatory and GHC will be required to finalize this training in order to compliance to USG Cybersecurity by April 30th, 2021. All employees who have not completed this module by April 30th will have their Single Sign-On accounts suspended. […]

GHC virtual career fair to feature more than 20 employers

Georgia Highlands College’s (GHC) upcoming Spring Virtual Career Fair will feature more than 20 local employers with career options in healthcare, finance and more. The event is free and open to the public and available via Zoom on April 15. While the event will be held virtually, Director of Student Support Services Angie Wheelus said […]

Please share with students: COVID-19 Vaccination Events for Students in April

Georgia Highlands College is excited to announce that vaccination events for students are currently being planned for April. (These events are not mandatory.)  In an effort to continue increasing our health and safety measures, GHC will offer onsite COVID-19 vaccination events by partnering with Cartersville-based West End Pharmacy. To share with students: Please complete this interest form if you are a […]


Livongo is a new vendor Partner for the USG Healthcare plans for employees, retirees under age 65, and their covered spouses who are enrolled in the Anthem plans. Livongo combines advanced technology and one-on-one coaching. There are three program offerings: Diabetes Management Diabetes Prevention Weight Management There is no cost to employees (or spouses) for participating in these […]