Vaccination Administrative Leave

In alignment with the intent of the Governors Vaccination Day for state employees, USG employees may request eight (8) hours of administrative time off between September 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021.   See below for FAQ’s and request form: FAQs_Vaccine Admin Day_FINAL GHC Vaccine Administrative Leave Requst Form    

USG e-clips for November 30, 2021

University System News: Marietta Daily Journal Kennesaw State research team looks to expand mushroom production range Demand for culinary mushrooms in Georgia and the wider region is far higher than supply, leaving both home cooks and chefs wanting. Mushroom-growing technology developed at Kennesaw State University could be poised to change that. “There is about an […]

OneUSG Connect Will Be Unavailable 11:15 p.m., December 3, 2021, – 12 p.m., December 4, 2021

Good Morning, OneUSG Connect will be unavailable to all University System of Georgia employees from 11:15 p.m., Friday, December 3, 2021, until 12 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 2021. During this time, Employee Self Service and Manager Self Service will not be available. Benefits will be available. If you have any questions, please email Thank […]

What’s in a library visit at GHC?

If you asked someone, “What’s inside a library?” The answer would probably be, “Books.” And while that’s true, the library at Georgia Highlands College offers a whole lot more. In fact, recent studies show that visiting a library, like the one at GHC, is directly tied to higher overall GPAs, higher course grades, and increased […]

USG e-clips for November 29. 2021

University System News: The Chronicle of Higher Education Have We Gotten Student Success Completely Backward? By Aaron Basko Between 2003 and 2014, in collaboration with the consulting firm EAB, Georgia State University led a revolution in student success. Through a series of pilot programs that grew into a sweeping campus-culture shift, Georgia State raised its six-year graduation […]

New Episode of Charge Together!

As seen in the Update from the Office of the President: I am happy to share the newest episode of our ongoing update series called Charge Together! This episode features Michelle Lockett (Assistant Vice President of Academic Resources and Retention) and Ken Reaves (Marietta Campus Dean). You can watch the full video by clicking here, or you can […]

Remote Work Opportunity

In an effort to recognize the fine work our teams continue to do and save a little money for the college in the process, GHC will have remote operations starting December 16, then returning to in-person operations on January 4. Please work with your manager to determine the best way for you to do this […]

HOLIDAY SWEATER CONTEST: Cartersville Photo Op 12/01!

Join remote holiday Charger game fun by participating in the 2021 Sweater Contest! GHC photographers will be on campus for scheduled Jingle Mingle events on the following dates: December 1, Cartersville December 9, Floyd December 15, Paulding Wear your holiday sweater for photos at upcoming Jingle Mingle events to have your picture submitted for one of the […]

USG e-clips for November 23, 2021

University System News: Georgia Public BroadcastingBoard of Regents won’t change names of buildings, colleges with racist linksBy Dave WilliamsThe University System of Georgia has decided not to pursue plans to rename dozens of buildings and colleges named for historical figures associated with racism. The board voted Monday not to accept the recommendations of an advisory […]