YHC students presented their research titled “Connecting Volunteerism, Science and Community Engagement to Protect Water Quality in a Southern Appalachian Watershed.” Pictured are Bethany Kenney, Mallory Downs, Matthew Cowart, Devin Filicicchia, Kelsie Floyd, Elizabeth Howell and Mikayla Escamilla. The students’ research was part of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Appalachian Teaching Project, and the presentation took place at the annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Eight students from Young Harris College recently traveled...
2/17/20
YHC students Darrien Henson, Mallory Downs, Aubrey Crowell, Caroline Cox, Mark Howington, Robert Moser and Hannah Walker (not pictured) presented their research on the Southern Appalachian Snorkeling Trail as part of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Appalachian Teaching Project at the annual conference in Washington, D.C. Harrison Scott and David Thompson also participated in the research but are not pictured.
Nine students from Young Harris College recently developed...
4/11/19

SGA members talks about recycling at the College including what and where to recycle on campus.

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YHC Green Profile

Facility Initiatives

  • LEED Gold certification earned for the Rollins Campus Center; LEED Silver certification earned for Enotah Hall residence hall; LEED Certification earned for Recreation and Fitness Center, The Village and The Towers
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems installed to serve Enotah, Hillgrove and Manget residence halls
  • YHC Fine Arts Annex repurposed for art department space and environmentally friendly pervious concrete pad installed to reduce runoff
  • Green cleaning supplies used throughout campus

 

Administrative Initiatives

  • Member of Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • YHC Sustainability Committee
  • Campus-wide recycling

 

Student Initiatives:

  • Project Artemas
  • Swap Shop
  • Student Government Association Green Fee of $5 per semester (matched by the College)

 

Academic Initiatives:

 

Religious Initiatives:

  • Special chapel services and religious life programming are offered
  • Opportunities for students to participate in special summer programs are available

Sustainability Initiatives

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YHC students presented their research titled “Connecting Volunteerism, Science and Community Engagement to Protect Water Quality in a Southern Appalachian Watershed.” Pictured are Bethany Kenney, Mallory Downs, Matthew Cowart, Devin Filicicchia, Kelsie Floyd, Elizabeth Howell and Mikayla Escamilla. The students’ research was part of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Appalachian Teaching Project, and the presentation took place at the annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Eight students from Young Harris College recently traveled...
2/17/20
YHC students Darrien Henson, Mallory Downs, Aubrey Crowell, Caroline Cox, Mark Howington, Robert Moser and Hannah Walker (not pictured) presented their research on the Southern Appalachian Snorkeling Trail as part of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Appalachian Teaching Project at the annual conference in Washington, D.C. Harrison Scott and David Thompson also participated in the research but are not pictured.
Nine students from Young Harris College recently developed...
4/11/19

SGA members talks about recycling at the College including what and where to recycle on campus.