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Dr. Keith DeFoor, Cynthia DeFoor, former First Lady Shirley Miller, 1954, Dr. Drew Van Horn, and Jeffrey Bauman with the Kayagum that Miller donated to the College.
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Young Harris College recently welcomed former First Lady Shirley Miller, 1954, to campus to thank her for donating her family’s Kayagum (Korean zither) to the College. She met with YHC President Dr. Drew Van Horn, Dean of the Division of Fine Arts Dr. Keith DeFoor, Chair of the Department of Music and Professor of Music Jeffrey Bauman, and Instructor of Music Cynthia DeFoor.

Five of the 9,000+ comics in YHC’s Richards Comics Collection
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Young Harris College recently celebrated the unveiling of the extensive Richards Comics Collection (previously known as the Andy Rowe Comics Collection) in an event organized by YHC Library Assistant Jacqueline Bruen. YHC is thrilled to have this collection of more than 9,000 comic books available for use by students, faculty, and the community.

Dr. Joshua Guitar
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Young Harris College Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Joshua Guitar recently published his first book, “Dissent, Discourse, and Democracy: Whistleblowers as Sites of Political Contestation.”

The YHC Jazz Band performs in Glenn~McGinnis Hall.
Friday, October 29, 2021

Young Harris College invites the community to attend upcoming Fine Arts events. All events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College Street, Young Harris, Georgia 30582. For more information about Fine Arts events, please contact YHC Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.

Young Harris College students snorkel in Cupid Falls near campus.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Young Harris College is one of 17 institutions selected to participate in the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP). ATP is an applied research training program during which students work with communities to address needs affecting long-term economic development. Participating students spend a semester developing projects to meet those needs, which they present at ARC’s annual ATP Symposium.

Young Harris College to Host Annual Fall Fest Thursday, October 28
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Young Harris College invites the community to attend Fall Fest Thursday, October 28 from 6 - 8 p.m. The event is open to the public and promises to be a fun-filled experience for all ages. The College’s main plaza will be full of Halloween games, trick-or-treating, activities, and photo opportunities to capture pictures of the best Halloween costumes.

Young Harris College Associate Professor of Theatre Anne Towns (left) is presented with the 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award by Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, president of YHC.
Monday, October 18, 2021

Young Harris College announced that Associate Professor of Theatre Anne Towns earned the 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award. The $1,000 award is sponsored by Vulcan Materials Company. It was established in 1991 to honor outstanding professors on select member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association.

Young Harris College Hosts Leadership Union
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Young Harris College recently welcomed the 2021 Leadership Union class to its campus. Leadership Union is a program of the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the program is to develop leaders in the area to reach a higher quality of community life.

Young Harris College graduate Kurt Mueller, 2021, received the Woodward Scholarship to study abroad in England at Harlaxton College. Here he is with a piper during his study abroad experience.
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Kurt Mueller, a 2021 Young Harris College graduate from Woodstock, Georgia, received the Beverly Barrow Woodward, 1953, Endowed Scholarship, which was established by Leonard and Beverly Woodward of Rome, Georgia, and is granted annually to one YHC student to study abroad in England at Harlaxton College.

At the most recent board meeting, Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees elected Derek B. Goshay, Rev. D. Thad Haygood, 1992, and William B. “Bill” Jones as new trustees, and welcomed Jane Roberts, 1970, as Alumni Board President, as an ex-officio trustee.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

At the most recent board meeting, Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees elected Derek B. Goshay, Rev. D. Thad Haygood, 1992, and William B. “Bill” Jones as new trustees, and the Board welcomed Jane Roberts, 1970, as Alumni Board President and an ex-officio trustee.

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