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A YHC student performed in a past Valentine’s Day Cabaret Fundraiser.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

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.

Rebecca Baker Named the 2022 Woodward Scholar at Young Harris College
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Rebecca Baker, 2023, of Dacula, Georgia, was recently awarded the Beverly Barrow Woodward, 1953, Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Leonard and Beverly Woodward of Rome, Georgia, and it is granted annually to one YHC student to study abroad in England at Harlaxton College.

YHC’s Rollins Planetarium Presents “The Sun: Our Living Star”
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium at Young Harris College will host “The Sun: Our Living Star” on the following Friday nights: Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 18, and Feb. 25.

The YHC Concert Band
Friday, January 7, 2022

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.

Dr. Joy Hamm
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Young Harris College is pleased to welcome Dr. Joy Hamm to the Mountain Lion staff as the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management (AVPEM). Hamm will begin her role with the Office of Admissions January 1, 2022.

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.

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GENERAL MEDIA INQUIRIES
(706) 379-5373
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CAMPUS GATE ART GALLERY
(706) 379-5114
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MUSIC PERFORMANCES
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O. WAYNE ROLLINS PLANETARIUM
(706) 379-5195
smorgan@yhc.edu

THEATRE YOUNG HARRIS
(706) 379-4307
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