Wednesday, July 21, 2010

GHC/UWG Venture Set to Launch

There will be a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of the new instructional site of Georgia Highlands College and the University of West Georgia at Douglasville. The newly renovated facility is housed in a former retail facility. GHC will offer core curriculum courses toward an associate degree. The University of West Georgia will offer upper-level classes at the site in several popular majors.

The ceremony will take place Thursday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. at 5901 Stewart Parkway in Douglasville.

Speakers will include Dr. Randy Pierce, president of GHC; Dr. Beheruz Sethna, president of the University of West Georgia; Willis Potts, chair of the Board of Regents; Kenneth R. Bernard, Jr., who represents congressional district 13 on the Board of Regents; Sen. Bill Hamrick, Georgia General Assembly; Rep. Bill Hembree, Georgia General Assembly; Mickey Thompson, mayor of Douglasville; Tom Worthan, chair, Douglas County Board of Commissioners

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