The Georgia Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) recently donated four ballistic vests to the Young Harris College Police Department. These vests, provided through the Georgia FOP's "Protect the Protectors Program," were presented to YHC Chief of Police Ken Henderson by John Gardner and Kevin Shrodes. Gardner and Shrodes are members of the ballistic vest committee for the Georgia FOP. The vests will be used by the YHC Police Department’s officers.
Dan Tancredi of Brooklyn, New York, recently donated more than 1,000 comic books to the Andy Rowe Comics Collection at YHC.
Young Harris College invites the community to attend fine arts events in October. All events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582.
Young Harris College’s O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium invites the community to upcoming planetarium shows. Each planetarium show costs $5 per adult, $3 per child and is free for YHC students, faculty and staff. To purchase tickets in advance, visit yhc.edu/planetarium.
On Sept. 15, 2019, Young Harris College will welcome Emily Carella to serve as the director of admissions. In this role, Carella will build and develop the admissions team and implement new strategies to grow enrollment.
The annual Ragsdale Lecture at Young Harris College will feature Dr. Jordan Rowan Fannin on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Rollins Campus Center’s Hatcher Dining Room. The campus is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia. This event is part of YHC’s academic lecture series and is free and open to the public.
Young Harris College is among Georgia’s top-ranked colleges and universities, according to James magazine. Additionally, LendEDU recently recognized YHC for having one of the lowest average student loan debt per borrower figures—not only in Georgia, but in the entire country.
Young Harris College invites the community to attend fine arts events in August and September. All events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582.
On Aug. 1, 2019, Young Harris College will welcome the Rev. Ryan C. Snider to serve as chaplain.
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, which was established in honor of her late husband to benefit the College’s Local Scholarship Campaign. Since 1998, Winters has given $1,000 annually to support local students pursuing an education at YHC.