Press Room

The Rollins Campus Center at Young Harris College
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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.

Artwork by Allen Peterson
Monday, August 19, 2019

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.

The Rev. Ryan C. Snider will serve as Young Harris College’s chaplain beginning Aug. 1, 2019.
Thursday, July 25, 2019

On Aug. 1, 2019, Young Harris College will welcome the Rev. Ryan C. Snider to serve as chaplain.

Hiawassee resident Ethel Winters stopped by Young Harris College to present President Drew L. Van Horn, Ph.D. with a $1,000 donation to support local students at the College.
Thursday, July 18, 2019

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.

Jennifer Rushton will serve as director of athletics for Young Harris College beginning July 1.
Friday, June 21, 2019

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.

David Gurley, ’69, Charlie Butler, ’69, Joe Lashley and Jerry Waller, ’69, won the Tom Forkner, Sr. Alumni Challenge at Young Harris College’s 2019 Clay Dotson Open golf tournament.
Friday, May 31, 2019

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 graduates at Commencement
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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 back to campus for “Sunshine and Good Times.”
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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.”
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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

Sponsors David and Sherry Bubeck of Blairsville, Georgia (pictured center) with members of The Grapevine, a Macon, Georgia-based band, at Young Harris College’s Big Dance on Friday, April 26.
Friday, May 3, 2019

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.


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