GHC President Don Green accepts new position in Pennsylvania

Georgia Highlands College President Don Green has accepted a new position as president of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “President Green’s outstanding work has emphasized student success both in the classroom and in the workforce, helping GHC expand its degree programs and carry out its mission as an access point to higher education,” University […]

Passing of a Retiree

It is with great sadness that I announce that Dr. Jim Cook, retiree of GHC, original faculty at the college and Professor of History Emeritus , passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. He taught history at Georgia State University for four years until 1970 when he became one of the original faculty members at Floyd […]

OneUSG Connect is Operational

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529 College Savings Plan

Benefits of a 529 Plan Not only will you get a head start on saving for college, but Georgia residents get exclusive savings on state income taxes. Reduce your 2020 state taxable income up to $8,000 per child when you open and contribute to your account before April 15th, 2021. Any earnings in your account grow […]

CETL: “Caring for Self and Students” is Tomorrow!

Caring for Self and Students Tues, Apr 13  |   4:00-5:15 pm, Zoom   |   Facilitators: Angie Wheelus & Josie Baudier This workshop is a combination of two previous workshops offered in February and March. Join Angie and Josie to discuss emotions, stress and how you may see them in students and yourselves, identify how these experiences […]

Quarantine After International Travel

We know most of us will not be traveling but if you are planning a trip out of the country, or have traveled recently, it is safest to stay home when you return for 10 days after travel. If you have recently traveled internationally or are planning a trip, be sure to contact Read […]

USG e-clips for April 9, 2021

University System News: Albany Herald Georgia Tech named tops in value among state universities By Dave Williams, Bureau Chief Capitol Beat News Service Georgia Tech provides the best value among the Peach State’s public and private universities, according to a new study by a New York-based financial technology company. WGAU Radio UGA pilot program to […]


Primary updates to share this week include 1) need for volunteers and 2) safety protocols. Staff volunteers are needed at Floyd Campus for Wednesday set-up details (May 12) and for Thursday commencement details (May 13). Staff should confirm approval with their supervisor and then email Bradley Gilmore at with their approved date and availability. […]

Next Week In Wellness

Be sure to mark your calendars for next week’s exciting Wellness events: Date Time Sponsor Activity Monday, 4/12 11:30 am USG Well-being Yoga (All Levels) Tuesday, 4/13 10:00 am USG Well-being Office Stretch Break Tuesday, 4/13 12:30 pm Kiser Permanente Family Health (Session Password: Thrive123) Wednesday, 4/14 12:00 pm USG Well-being Well-being Wednesday: How to […]