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YHC students at a past Move-in Day
Thursday, July 22, 2021

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 Focuses on Lifelong Literacy After Attending AAC&U’s Institute on High-Impact Practices & Student Success
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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.

Rollins Campus Center
Friday, June 25, 2021

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.

Young Harris College conferred 381 undergraduate degrees and 30 master’s degrees on graduates participating in the College’s Commencement Ceremonies this past May.
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Young Harris College conferred 381 undergraduate degrees and 30 master’s degrees on graduates participating in the College’s Commencement Ceremonies this past May.

Winners of the 2021 Clay Dotson Open Alumni Challenge included Jarrell Johnson, ’77, Jim Hudgins, ’77, Grady Mosley and John Sillay, ’75. They are pictured between Dr. Drew Van Horn, president of Young Harris College, and Dr. Clay Dotson, for whom the tournament is named.
Thursday, May 20, 2021

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.

Beck Named the YHC Joseph Wilson Boone, ’31, History Award Recipient
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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.
Monday, April 19, 2021

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.

YHC freshman William Jones wins the Birdie Bryan Miller Art Award for Outstanding Freshman Art in the 2021 Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition.
Monday, April 5, 2021

Young Harris College’s Campus Gate Art Gallery recently announced the winners of the 2021 Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition.

Young Harris College Announces Fully In-Person Classes for Fall 2021 Semester
Friday, March 26, 2021

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.

YHC Will Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremonies
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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.

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