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.
Young Harris College President Dr. Drew L. Van Horn recently announced that Jennifer Rushton will serve as director of athletics for the Mountain Lions beginning July 1.
On Monday, May 13, Young Harris College hosted the 15th annual Clay Dotson Open golf tournament at Brasstown Valley Resort to raise money for student scholarships. Approximately 150 golfers played in the tournament, which raised more than $95,000.
Young Harris College conferred 195 degrees on graduates participating in the College’s Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 11 in the YHC Recreation and Fitness Center.
Young Harris College invites alumni and their families to return to campus Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9 for Alumni Weekend.
The O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium at Young Harris College will host “Planet Nine” on the following Friday nights: May 17, June 14, June 21, July 12 and July 19. Each show begins at 8 p.m
On Friday, April 26, Young Harris College hosted The Big Dance to raise scholarship funds for more than 200 students from eight surrounding counties: Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Rabun, Towns and Union counties in Georgia, and Cherokee and Clay counties in North Carolina. Approximately 240 community members attended the event, which raised more than $10,000 for the Local Scholarship Campaign.