Young Harris College conferred 381 undergraduate degrees and 30 master’s degrees on graduates participating in the College’s Commencement Ceremonies this past May.
On Monday, May 17, Young Harris College hosted the 17th annual Clay Dotson Open golf tournament at Brasstown Valley Resort to raise money for student scholarships. A total of 127 golfers played in the tournament, which raised more than $70,000.
Young Harris College graduate Victoria Beck, ’21, of Hayesville, North Carolina, was recently named the Joseph Wilson Boone, ’31, History Award recipient.
Young Harris College invites community members to register for the 17th annual Clay Dotson Open on Monday, May 17 at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Georgia. This highly anticipated golf tournament is YHC’s premier fundraising event for student scholarships.
Young Harris College’s Campus Gate Art Gallery recently announced the winners of the 2021 Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition.
On the advice of the Young Harris College Pandemic Recovery Task Force, YHC President Dr. Drew Van Horn has announced that Young Harris College is planning to return to fully in-person classes beginning in the fall 2021 semester.
Young Harris College plans to hold in-person, indoor Commencement ceremonies for the undergraduate class of 2020 on Saturday, May 1, for the undergraduate class of 2021 on Saturday, May 8 and for the MAT classes of 2020 and 2021 on Friday, May 7. Each graduating student will be permitted to invite up to four in-person guests to the ceremony.
Former Young Harris College Chief of Police Kenneth “Ode” Henderson has been elected Towns County Sheriff after 38 years at Young Harris College.
On Nov. 13, 2020, Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees elected Jason Norton, ’02, as a trustee.
Young Harris College recently established the Ja’lessa Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of Ja’lessa Morris, a 2011 YHC graduate who passed away Oct. 24, 2020. After graduating from YHC, she earned a master’s degree at the University of West Georgia before moving to Guilford College in North Carolina. At Guilford, Morris served as a residential education and housing community director, and more recently, as a career guide.