Volunteers for any and all commencement ceremonies are encouraged to email Brad Gilmore at bgilmore@highlands.edu with time availability and preferences. Thursday, May 12th Floyd Campus Gymnasium, Rome *** 10:00 a.m. Commencement with guest speaker USG Regent Cade Joiner *** 2:00 p.m. Nursing Pinning & Commencement  with guest speaker Rebecca Maddox, retired Director of Nursing *** […]

Disaster simulation at GHC helps healthcare students apply classroom lessons to real-world scenario

Nursing students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) recently learned how collaboration and keeping one’s composure are as important as their technical knowledge when it comes to serving others in times of crisis. In an annual disaster scenario simulation exercise held this week at the college’s Heritage Hall site, students were tasked with triaging “victims” of […]

USG e-clips for April 28, 2022

University System News: WRDW ‘This is only the beginning’: AU sets goals in new 5-year plan By Staff Augusta University’s president on Wednesday presented the school’s new strategic plan, titled “Creating a Legacy Like No Other.” The initiative sets such goals as increasing enrollment to 16,000 by 2030 and earning Carnegie Community Engagement Classification by […]

Schedule Change: PTK New Member Induction – Now Virtual

Schedule Change: PTK New Member Induction Ceremony – Switch to Virtual! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be moving Phi Beta Kappa’s New Member Induction online. If you have received and accepted your invitation at https://join.ptk.org/, we look forward to seeing you Friday, April 29th at 7:00pm on Zoom. You should have a Zoom invite coming shortly to […]

Free Books!

GHC Faculty Learning Communities are open to part- and full-time instructors. Small Teaching Online Summer 2022  |  Format TBD by Participants  |  Facilitator: Josie Baudier Join this Faculty Learning Community to read and discuss Small Teaching Online by Flower Darby and James Lang. “The concept of small teaching is simple: small and strategic changes have enormous power to […]

Georgia Highlands College is one of 25 semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has been named an Aspen Prize Semifinalist by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. GHC is one of 25 colleges across the country eligible to compete for a $1 million prize recognizing excellence in equitable outcomes for students in and after college. GHC was the only institution in the University System […]

USG e-clips for April 25, 2022

University System News: Albany Herald Albany State University offers affordable education From staff reports Albany State University students enrolled in the fall 2022 semester will receive lower tuition and fees, school officials announced. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents recently voted to eliminate the Special Institution Fee and not to raise tuition rates […]

USG e-clips for April 26, 2022

  University System News: Marietta Daily Journal Tift student names ABAC Arts and Sciences Student of Distinction The Albany Herald, Ga. Giovani Jimenez, a biology major from Tifton, has been selected as the Student of Distinction from the School of Arts and Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Students of Distinction are chosen by faculty […]