GHC is a JED Campus

Georgia Highlands College has joined JED Campus, a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to guide schools through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program and policy development with customized support to build upon existing student mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts.  GHC’s interdisciplinary, campus-wide team will assess, support and implement […]

Mental Health Initiative: Thrive@GHC

I am thrilled to share some exciting news regarding important resources that will be available to our students beginning January 1, 2021 The University System of Georgia (USG) has launched a comprehensive plan to significantly expand student mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is being funded by an allocation of the Governors […]

Fall Virtual Career Fair 10/21

Student Support Services will be hosting a Fall Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Breakout rooms will be available for Mock Interviews and The Resume Doctor. Various employers will also be available to discuss immediate job openings. Join the following Zoom meeting on October 21st to participate. Join Zoom […]

A word from our Counseling Intern

Dear Faculty and Staff, My name is Kevin Fitzsimmons.  I am a graduate student with the University of West Georgia completing my internship in counseling here at Georgia Highlands College. I would like to borrow a few minutes of your class time to introduce myself to students and tell them a little bit about some […]

GHC’s Virtual Career Fair – April 29

GHC’s Virtual Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 29th in Zoom from 9am-5pm.  Check the schedule below for your industry of interest. Students can expect: Interaction with company representatives such as Coca-Cola, Advent Health, UWG, Surya, etc. Real time job postings at Mock Interview breakout room Resume Doctor break out room Schedule […]

Online Counseling Groups for Students

Student Support Services now offers online groups daily for any student that wants to participate! Several topics are available and students are able to select the group that best suits their schedule while spending time at home during this difficult time. Please encourage students to participate in this creative form of self-care and wellness. For […]

Student Support Spotlight: Service Animals

There’s a dog in my classroom… what do I do? Did I just see a rat in a backpack? Good question! Today’s Student Support Spotlight features Service Animals on campus. Take a minute to review the policy link below.  In accordance with federal and state laws, service animals assisting students with disabilities are permitted […]

GHC’s Towards Zero Suicide Coalition

The Georgia Highlands College Towards Zero Suicide Coalition (GHC TZSC) is dedicated to educating people using the Zero Suicide Framework on effective suicide prevention strategies that can be employed by all members of our GHC community. Members of GHC’s TZSC include representation from across departments and all of our campuses/sites including: President/Identify Chair: Tara Holdampf, Student […]

September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month

Suicide is preventable, and with help comes hope. Be on the lookout September 9th through 13th  on your campus for various activities to support Suicide Prevention & Awareness such as: Mardi Gras Beads with Meaning Purple beads – I have lost someone I care about to suicide Green beads – I have struggled myself with […]

GHC’s Towards Zero Suicide Coalition Quick Survey

Hello, As we prepare for the end of the semester, members of GHC’s Towards Zero Suicide Coalition (TZSC) are looking towards planning for the next year and are requesting that willing employees at GHC (faculty, staff, and administrators) participate in a quick six question survey to help us determine what training offerings would be the […]