Support Your Alma Mater

Support Your Alma Mater

Wondering how you can give back to Young Harris College? The Office of Alumni Engagement is always happy to discuss unique ways to help YHC alumni show their appreciation for the school that means so much to all of us. Whether through traditional monetary donations, volunteering your time to help out on campus, or just coming out to cheer on a YHC athletic team or watch a musical production, every alumnus and alumna can make a difference!

Whether you're an alumnus, parent or friend of YHC, here are several ways you can help advance the mission of Young Harris College through your time, experience or resources. Some of these ideas require very little time or effort, but can bring tremendous benefit to our alma mater.

Make a Difference Right Now

Gift Opportunities

Know all the ways to give back to YHC.

• Make a gift to the Young Harris Fund. Every gift, regardless of size, helps.
• Support your Class Scholarship Challenge.
• Support alumni programming by joining the Endowed Century Club.
• Identify potential donors for scholarships, endowments and naming opportunities.
• Remember YHC in your will and estate plan.

Show up!

Visit campus. You're always welcome at YHC!

• Support YHC athletics. Attend and cheer loudly at games!
• Attend a Young Harris College alumni event in your area...and take a fellow alum with you.
• Attend and promote Young Harris College cultural activities such as Theatre Young Harris performances, music events, lectures and art gallery openings.
• Encourage friends and classmates to attend Alumni Weekend and their class reunions.

Share the Good Times

• Help recruit future YHC students, and encourage a prospective student to visit campus.
• Hire YHC students and graduates.
• Host YHC alumni gatherings.
• Wear YHC clothing and/or display YHC memorabilia at home and at work. YHC merchandise can be purchased online at the YHC Bookstore.
• Stay educated about Young Harris; share what you know with others.
• Be sure your local high school is well informed about Young Harris College.
• Read Echoes Magazine and the alumni newsletter - and share them with a friend or prospective student when finished.
• Identify future leaders for the Alumni Board, Young Professionals and other alumni volunteer boards/councils.
• Contact a former professor and say thanks for his/her teaching and mentoring.

Keep Us Informed
Keep Us Informed
  • Update your contact information online or by contacting us at (800) 241-3754, (706) 379-5334 or
  • Help the Office of Alumni Engagement locate “lost” alumni. Encourage fellow alumni to keep records up to date.
  • Submit a Class Note to tell fellow alumni about personal achievements, marriages, births and other news.