Evidence-Based Practice Symposium connects students and community healthcare partners

Students in the Nursing and Dental Hygiene programs at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) recently had an opportunity to share research with community partners, classmates and faculty and staff during the School of Health Sciences’ first Evidence-Based Practice Symposium. Held at the Lakeview Building at GHC’s Floyd site on April 14, around 20 groups of students […]

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 […]

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 […]

GHAME/B2B attend the Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University

Georgia Highlands College’s GHAME/B2B members recently attended the Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University. The summit themes include Career and professional development, Entrepreneurship, Masculinity/personal identity, Retention rates, graduation and student achievement, and Social/community engagement. Read the full article here Please like and share on social media: Facebook Instagram Twitter  

Students organize “Little Free Library” at GHC

Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) in an English course at the Cartersville site have worked together to create a “Little Free Library” program. Little Free Library is an organization that creates neighborhood and community libraries where people have access to take and share books. Touted as the “world’s largest book-sharing movement,” a map of […]

GHC names Jessica Lindberg the new dean of Humanities

Georgia Highlands College has appointed Jessica Lindberg as the new dean of Humanities. Lindberg will oversee the School of Humanities, which includes Art, Communication, English, Film, Music, and Spanish. She holds a Ph.D. degree in English from Georgia State University. During her undergraduate experience, she participated in an extended study-abroad program in Spain where she […]

Cost to attend GHC drops as much as 10%, college ranked highly for best return on investment in the state

Students at Georgia Highlands College will save as much as $200 each semester moving forward after the elimination of the Special Institutional Fee. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) voted last week to eliminate the Special Institutional Fee charged since 2009 to students systemwide. The Board had initially established the […]

Art students learn how to turn their skills into a business by working with clients

Second-year art students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) were recently tasked with creating a piece of artwork based on specifications of a client. The goal, said Dean of Humanities Jessica Lindberg, is to provide art students with the opportunity to experience the business side of the field. GHC held the first-ever “Moment for Art” reception […]

Consul General of Israel to the Southeast visits GHC

Consul General of Israel to the Southeast Anat Sultan-Dadon visited Georgia Highlands College this week. She was joined by members of the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeastern United States team to tour GHC’s Floyd campus and talk about potential partnership opportunities between GHC and colleges in Israel. The Consul Team toured GHC’s Rome location while learning more about the […]