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 St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582. For more information about Fine Arts events, please contact YHC Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.
Young Harris College recently received a gift from long-time donor Ethel Winters of Hiawassee, Georgia as a contribution to the Edward W. Winters Scholarship.
The O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium at Young Harris College will host “From Earth to the Universe” on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8 p.m. The Planetarium is housed in the Maxwell Center for Mathematics and Sciences on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College Street, Young Harris, Georgia. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children, and is free for YHC students and employees.
On Thursday, August 26, Young Harris College partnered with the Towns County Health Department to hold its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic of the 2021-2022 academic year. All YHC students and employees were invited to participate. Sixty-six individuals attended the clinic and received a dose of the FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine.
Young Harris College has been approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new financial planning minor program.
YHC student Jillian Dixon is interning for the Appalachia Georgia Friends of the Bears to help acquire and compile public data from county agencies in Georgia on road-killed black bears to help shape wildlife policy.
Young Harris College President Dr. Drew L. Van Horn was appointed to the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission by Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp.
In preparation for the 2021-2022 academic year at Young Harris College, new and returning students will begin moving in Monday, August 9. Based on their class year, students will continue moving in through Sunday, August 15. The first day of classes for the new academic year is Monday, August 16.
Young Harris College was one of only three institutions in Georgia, and the only private college, to be selected by the Association of American Colleges and Universities to participate in this summer’s Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success. The five-person team consisted of Dr. Theresa Spanella, Dr. Jennifer Hallett, Dr. Linda Jones, Jackie Lewis-Burton, and Lundon Addison.
Private, nonprofit colleges and universities, including Young Harris College, play significant roles in the everyday lives of those living and working in college communities and are important contributors to the nation as a whole. In fact, a recent report from the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) found that America’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities are a vital economic engine to the nation, generating $591.5 billion in economic impact in 2018-2019.