Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Highlands College commencement will be held on Saturday, May 11, at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome at 10 a.m. GHC will have up to 973 students receiving diplomas.

The nurse pinning ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on May 10 at West Rome Baptist Church.

The faculty chose Kristie Kemper as the 2019 Mace Bearer and Nancy Applegate as the recipient of the Wesley C. Walraven Faculty Award.

Regent Sachin Shailendra will give the commencement address and bring greetings from the Board of Regents. Student Government Association President Danielle Griesemer will speak on behalf of the student body.

The Honorary Faculty Marshals will be Frank Minor and Billy Morris, and Donnie Denson will speak on behalf of GHC alumni.

On the floor of the arena will be reserved seating for staff and invited guests. Free parking is available at the Third Avenue Parking Deck adjacent to the Forum and West Third Street parking lot across the bridge from the Forum. Shuttle service will be available throughout the day from Broad Street, all the parking decks, and West Third Street.