Free QPR Training!

As part of the University System of Georgia’s Mental Health Initiative, QPR Training is currently available to all students, faculty, and staff within USG. The 1.5-hour training session includes didactic instruction, role-play exercises, and time for questions. To learn more or register visit:

Register Today for Free Virtual Well-being Coaching

We are excited to announce that GHC has partnered with USG Well-being and Kaiser Permanente to provide free Virtual Well-being Coaching! These individual well-being coaching sessions are open to ALL benefits eligible GHC employees. Join us for the kick-off session to get your well-being journey started! We still have openings for this exciting program. Sign up today!  What: […]

Next Week In Wellness

Be sure to mark your calendars for next week’s exciting Wellness events: Tuesday, 8/3 12:00 – 1:00 pm Kiaser Permanente Virtual Well-being Individual Coaching Kick-Off Session. Register Here Tuesday, 8/3 1:00 pm Kiaser Permanente Taking Care of YourSELF: Sleep, Exercise, Love, Food Wednesday, 8/4 12:00 pm Kepro Identifying Signs of Addiction in a Loved One […]

USG e-clips for July 29, 2021

University System News: Douglas Now SOUTH GEORGIA STATE COLLEGE HAS $65.1 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT South Georgia State College (SGSC) has long been a center of instruction leading to opportunity for the residents in its region. While SGSC’s primary objective is to educate, it also carries a direct economic benefit for the citizens of the College’s […]

USG e-clips for July 28, 2021

University System News: Atlanta Jewish Times Georgia Colleges Return, In-Person As Georgia college students prepare to return to campus this fall, they will face a variety of precautions and requirements as in-person classes return to normal. By Nathan Posner As Georgia colleges prepare for a return to in-person classes next month, a variety of protocols […]

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Life Insurance and AD&D Life insurance is a cost-effective way to protect your family and your finances. It helps ensure your short- and long-term financial obligations could be met if something unforeseen happens to you.  Additional services available: Funeral Discount & Planning Services: Helps alleviate the burden of making funeral arrangements from your loved […]

Please tell us….

In preparation for Fall In-Service, we are inviting all employees to participate in this voluntary survey. This survey is designed to be fun and provoke creative, engaging answers that allow each of us to get to know each other.  You do not have to answer all the questions. These answers may be shared.   […]

Part-Time Faculty Symposium Update

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is excited to welcome new and returning part-time faculty to the Part-Time Faculty Symposium on August 7th, 2021. To facilitate more convenient participation and accommodate more registrants, the event has been converted to a virtual format. Note that since the afternoon’s optional D2L professional development session has […]

GHC FEATURE: Three generations of graduates call GHC home

Dunny Blankenship’s mom graduated as a registered nurse in one of the first nursing classes at Georgia Highlands College (then Floyd Junior College). Dunny followed in his mom’s footsteps by attending the same college and graduating in 1982 with an associate degree in criminal justice. In 2020, his daughter Katherine “Katy” Blankenship also graduated from […]

More to the game: student-athletes honored with national academic awards

Sixteen of Georgia Highlands College’s (GHC) student-athletes were recently recognized for their work in the classroom in addition to their abilities on the field and basketball court by receiving National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honors. Student-athletes are eligible to earn academic honors by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher for the […]