Caitlyn Floyd, a 2020 graduate of Young Harris College’s MAT Program, was named the 2020 Pepperell High School Teacher of the Year She earned this honor during her fourth year on the faculty and credited the role of YHC’s program and professors in shaping her approach to teaching.
Young Harris College is pleased to announce that Sophia Shook and Ashley Palmateer have been awarded Ledford Scholarships from the Appalachian College Association (ACA). The ACA’s Ledford Scholars Program offers financial assistance for intensive research projects to undergraduate students enrolled at ACA member institutions.
Ketrina Mitchell has recently been appointed to the Young Harris College Board of Trustees. CEO and co-founder of I Beat A.L.L., Ketrina Mitchell has joined the Board of Trustees in its dedication to the College’s academic excellence, responsible citizenship, and personal and professional growth.
Last Tuesday, April 11, saw the eleventh annual Undergraduate Research Day (URD) at YHC. If you were on campus, you would have seen poster sessions, creative performances, and students from all departments on campus presenting the culmination of their research. For the first time in the event’s history, all thirteen departments from the four academic divisions were represented at URD.
Young Harris College students McKayla Milam, Helen Hudgins, and Morganna Oberdorfer had the opportunity to study at the University of Salamanca in Spain through Young Harris College’s Study Abroad Program in Summer 2022. Not only did this international experience with Travel & Education allow these students to explore another country, culture, and language, it also allowed them to earn multiple credits towards their Spanish minors and electives.
Young Harris College (YHC) and Georgia Military College (GMC) have made it easier for GMC graduates to continue their education, working toward earning a baccalaureate degree. The articulation agreement, established March 9, 2023, created an educational partnership to better serve currently enrolled and future students at both institutions by creating a smooth transition for students transferring from GMC to Young Harris.
On Tuesday, April 4, Mark Dotson, Young Harris College Vice President for Advancement, met with Adam Born, President of the United Community Bank of Blairsville, to graciously accept the bank's generous donation to the 2023 Young Harris College Clay Dotson Open Golf Tournament.
Young Harris College is pleased to announce that student Caleb Thompson recently placed first in the Biology Section of the Georgia Academy of Science for his research on terrestrial isopods. Caleb Thompson and Dr. Kevin Geyer, Assistant Professor of Biology, have published their findings in the Georgia Journal of Science.
Montana Owens, class of 2025, was the first Young Harris College student to study abroad in South Korea. As an exchange student with our partner institution, Konkuk University, Montana studied for the entirety of Fall 2022 in Seoul, South Korea.
Young Harris College invites the community to attend fine arts events in April. All events will take place on the YHC campus, which is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582. Enjoy the following events: