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  • Reece Lecture: Poet Edward Hirsch Thursday, April 9 7:00 PM @ Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center

    The annual Byron Herbert Reece Lecture will feature prize-winning poet Edward Hirsch. Hirsch is the author of nine collections of poetry, most recently Gabriel and The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, and four books of prose, including the national bestseller How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry. He is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. A book signing will follow the reading, which is free and open to the public.

  • Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival Saturday, April 11 (All day) @ YHC Campus

    Learn about the tradition and history of the Appalachian region through storytelling and become part of its preservation during the inaugural two-day festival that brings together an array of award-winning storytellers. Visit gmsf.eventbrite.com for more information.

Graduation Application and Fees for December 2015 Graduates Due Thursday, April 2 (All day)
Fall Registration Friday, April 3 (All day)
Easter Holiday (No Classes) Friday, April 3 (All day) @ YHC Campus

View the full academic calendar for all important dates.

Appalachian Chapel Service Tuesday, April 7 7:00 PM @ Susan B. Harris Chapel

YHC will host double-neck guitarist Mark Kroos for the fifth annual Appalachian Chapel Service. Specializing in traditional Appalachian spiritual and folk music, Kroos plays both guitar necks simultaneously. His primary instrumental style is characterized by open harmonies, polyphonic textures and incredible tapping techniques.

Hamilton Lecture - Mike Ruse Wednesday, April 8 8:00 PM @ Wilson Lecture Hall, Goolsby Center

Dr. Mike Ruse is the Lucycle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University.  On Thursday, February 26 at 7 p.m. in the Wilson Lecture Hall of the Goolsby Building, Dr. Ruse will lecture on the debate between intelligent design and evolution.  The event is open to the entire campus and the wider community. The Hamilton Lecture Series brings outstanding religious spokespersons to YHC to discuss faith-based topics. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Strain, along with other members of their family, to honor Mrs. Strain’s parents, Rev. George Wharton Hamilton and Naomi Barton Hamilton. Rev. Hamilton was a 1907 graduate of Young Harris College who served on the YHC faculty and was active as a minister in the North Georgia Conference. 

Spring Senior Thesis Art Exhibition Thursday, April 9 6:00 PM @ Campus Gate Art Gallery

April 9-May 9; Opening Reception 6 p.m. This exhibition represents a culmination of artwork created by senior art majors graduating in May 2015. This gifted group will showcase a diverse body of work, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and many other mediums.

Acapalooza Thursday, April 9 7:00 PM @ Glenn Auditorium

Back by popular demand, this audience favorite devoted to lighter fare features a cappella pop song arrangements by YHC faculty and students. The Chamber Choir joins forces with the all-male ensemble Compulsive Lyres and all-female group Southern Harmony for a show that’s not to be missed.

Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival Friday, April 10 (All day) @ YHC Campus

Learn about the tradition and history of the Appalachian region through storytelling and become part of its preservation during the inaugural two-day festival that brings together an array of award-winning storytellers. Visit gmsf.eventbrite.com for more information.

Songs for a New World Saturday, April 11 7:00 PM @ Glenn Auditorium

Saturday, April 11, 7 p.m.; Sunday, April 12, 2 p.m. Using a score crafted from popular modern music, this revue-style show transports the audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue. Enjoy a collection of stories about how we survive in a new set of circumstances—a new world—even against seemingly overwhelming odds.

Songs for a New World Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM @ Glenn Auditorium

Saturday, April 11, 7 p.m.; Sunday, April 12, 2 p.m. Using a score crafted from popular modern music, this revue-style show transports the audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue. Enjoy a collection of stories about how we survive in a new set of circumstances—a new world—even against seemingly overwhelming odds.

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