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Young Harris College to Host Annual Fall Fest Thursday, October 28
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Young Harris College invites the community to attend Fall Fest Thursday, October 28 from 6 - 8 p.m. The event is open to the public and promises to be a fun-filled experience for all ages. The College’s main plaza will be full of Halloween games, trick-or-treating, activities, and photo opportunities to capture pictures of the best Halloween costumes.

Young Harris College Associate Professor of Theatre Anne Towns (left) is presented with the 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award by Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, president of YHC.
Monday, October 18, 2021

Young Harris College announced that Associate Professor of Theatre Anne Towns earned the 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award. The $1,000 award is sponsored by Vulcan Materials Company. It was established in 1991 to honor outstanding professors on select member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association.

Young Harris College Hosts Leadership Union
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Young Harris College recently welcomed the 2021 Leadership Union class to its campus. Leadership Union is a program of the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the program is to develop leaders in the area to reach a higher quality of community life.

Young Harris College graduate Kurt Mueller, 2021, received the Woodward Scholarship to study abroad in England at Harlaxton College. Here he is with a piper during his study abroad experience.
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Kurt Mueller, a 2021 Young Harris College graduate from Woodstock, Georgia, received the Beverly Barrow Woodward, 1953, Endowed Scholarship, which was established by Leonard and Beverly Woodward of Rome, Georgia, and is granted annually to one YHC student to study abroad in England at Harlaxton College.

At the most recent board meeting, Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees elected Derek B. Goshay, Rev. D. Thad Haygood, 1992, and William B. “Bill” Jones as new trustees, and welcomed Jane Roberts, 1970, as Alumni Board President, as an ex-officio trustee.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

At the most recent board meeting, Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees elected Derek B. Goshay, Rev. D. Thad Haygood, 1992, and William B. “Bill” Jones as new trustees, and the Board welcomed Jane Roberts, 1970, as Alumni Board President and an ex-officio trustee.

The YHC Concert Choir performed at last year’s Fall Choral Concert.
Thursday, September 16, 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 St., Young Harris, Georgia 30582. For more information about Fine Arts events, please contact YHC Fine Arts at (706) 379-5182.

Hiawassee resident Ethel Winters (left) met Vice President for Advancement Mark Dotson (right) at Brasstown Valley Resort with a $1,000 donation to support local students at Young Harris College.
Thursday, September 9, 2021

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. 

Friday, September 3, 2021

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.

Luke the Mountain Lion at YHC's Vaccine Clinic
Friday, August 27, 2021

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.

The Rollins Campus Center
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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.

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O. WAYNE ROLLINS PLANETARIUM
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