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The Young Harris Connection is your opportunity to renew friendships, make new friends, network and learn more about Young Harris College happenings. No matter where you live, you're not far from other YHC alumni. Turn to the Young Harris Connection to help you keep in touch with local alumni and friends, as well as prospective students and their parents.

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Services at (706) 379-5335 or


Homecoming 2014 - Magic in the Mountains

Saturday, Nov. 15

Following the theme "Magic in the Mountains," Young Harris College students, alumni and Mountain Lions fans will celebrate the home opener of the 2014-2015 basketball season with Homecoming, Saturday, Nov. 15. This exciting annual event will be presented in collaboration with the offices of Student Development and Alumni Services and the Department of Athletics.

Homecoming will kick off with the annual Homecoming parade on Saturday morning that will include a variety of student-created floats as well as local civic leaders and businesses.

Tailgating festivities and a celebratory pre-game picnic lunch catered by Atlanta’s world-famous drive-in The Varsity will follow for YHC students, alumni, faculty and staff. Tours of the new 121-square-foot Rollins Campus Center will take place and s'mores and face painting will be available for families at the new YHC Park.

The women’s basketball team will take on Brenau University at 1:30 p.m. and the men’s basketball team will play Temple Tennessee University at 3:30 p.m. in the YHC Recreation and Fitness Center.

Attention Alumni:

Cost per person: $20 (includes pre-game lunch catered by The Varsity and basketball game tickets); $10 kids 10 and under.

Register with the Office of Alumni Services by Friday, Nov. 7.

A special celebration will be held in the Recreation and Fitness Center Studio. (Please indicate if you are a former athlete when you RSVP.)

Support student scholarships by trying your hand at the second annual 50/50 3-point shootout between the men’s and women’s games. 


Spring 2015 EVENTS

Mountain Lions Mingle – Florence, SC

Saturday, January 17, 1 p.m.
YHC Basketball vs. Frances Marion
1 p.m. - YHC Alumni Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - Women’s Basketball Game
3:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball Game
Smith University Center
Cost per person: $10
Please RSVP by Friday, Jan. 9.

Mountain Lions Mingle – Columbus

Saturday, January 24, 1 p.m. 
YHC Basketball vs. Columbus State University
1 p.m. - YHC Alumni Luncheon, Frank G. Lumpkin Jr. Center
1:30 p.m. - Women’s Basketball Game
3:30 p.m. - Men’s Basketball Game
Cost per person: $10
Please RSVP by Friday, Jan. 16.

2000s Decade Gathering

Saturday, March 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Red Brick Brewing Company, Atlanta
Cost per person: $10pp at door
Please RSVP by Wed., March 18.

The Young Harris Connection – Macon
Monday, March 23, 11 a.m.
Mulberry Street United Methodist Church
11:00 a.m. - Organ Musical Performance
12:00 p.m. - YHC Alumni Luncheon
Cost per person: $10
Please RSVP by Monday, March 16.

Alumni Weekend 2015
Friday-Sunday, April 24-26
More details to follow!

Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.
Class of 1965 Breakfast
Please RSVP by Friday, May 1.

Clay Dotson Open
A golf tournament to benefit scholarships for local students
Monday, May 18, 2015
Brasstown Valley Resort
More details to follow!

1970s and 1980s Decade Gathering
Saturday, May 30, 6-9 p.m.
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Cost per person: $25
Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 26.

1990s Decade Gathering
Saturday, June 13, 6:30 p.m.
Stone Mountain Park
Cost per person: $15
Please RSVP by Monday, June 15.

The Young Harris Connection – Tifton
Thursday, June 4, 6:30 p.m.
Cost Per Person: $20
Please RSVP by Thursday, May 28.
More details to follow!

The Young Harris Connection – Athens
Thursday, June 18, 12 p.m.
Please RSVP by Friday, June 12.
More details to follow! 

Alumni and Friends Whitewater Adventure
Saturday, July 25, 12:30 p.m.
Appalachian Rivers Raft Company
12:30 p.m.- Lunch
1:30 p.m.- Rafting Trip
Cost per person: $35
Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 22.


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