GHC scholarship application deadline extended to June 30

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has extended the deadline for institutional scholarships to June 30. Facilitated through the GHC Foundation and specifically tailored toward current GHC students, the college offers more than 35 institutional scholarships funded through generous donors throughout the region. Once enrolled at GHC, students have access to hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth […]

‘Water bears,’ educational board games, and live music kick off the first Academic Showcase at GHC

From ‘water bears’ to educational board games to live music, the first Academic Symposium at Georgia Highlands College saw more than 100 students, faculty and staff converge at the Cartersville site for a display of academic research, presentations and projects. Through research presentations, posters and exhibits, members of the GHC community were able to share […]

GHC Academic Showcase Feature: GHC students discover ‘water bears’ during academic research

Under the guidance of their instructor and Interim STEM Division Chair Brandy Rogers, Georgia Highlands College (GHC) students Jared Ponder, John Thomas Tapp and Trinity Young have worked to share their recent biology research on locally discovered tardigrades — also known as ‘water bears’ – with an international database. The research was part of what […]

Dr. Mike Hobbs Named President of Georgia Highlands College

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today named Dr. Mike Hobbs president of Georgia Highlands College (GHC), effective July 1, 2022. Hobbs currently serves as vice president for student affairs and athletic director at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala. Dr. Dana Nichols, GHC’s chief academic officer and provost, […]