Alumni Weekend

June 4-6, 2021

Below is the tentative schedule. Check back periodically for the most up-to-date information!

Pre-registration will open May 1, 2021.

Schedule of Events

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating may be limited. Masks are required for all indoor events.


FRIDAY, JUNE 4

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open
All YHC alumni receive a 15 percent discount off one item!

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration Open
Campus Plaza

Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, nametags, your Alumni Weekend T-shirt ($10 pre-purchase), and anything else you might need for the weekend.

3 p.m.
Legacy Campus Tour
Meet the Office of Admissions (Rollins Campus Center Plaza)

Are you bringing your college-bound children to Alumni Weekend? Make plans to join them on a Legacy Tour and information session sponsored by YHC’s Office of Admissions. All alumni are welcome!

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Alumni House Open House

Located across the street on the corner of the traffic light

Join us for coffee and cupcakes and see your new Alumni House! Walk or drive--there is plenty of parking.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of ’71- 50th Reunion Reception
Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center

Light refreshments will be provided for the Class 1971 and their guests.

6:30 p.m.
Half-Century Club Dinner and Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony
Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center

All alumni are invited! Free admission and special VIP tables are provided for Class of 1971 members celebrating their 50th reunion and induction into the Half-Century Club. Other milestone reunion classes should contact the Office of Alumni Engagement to request reserved group seating.

Free admission for Class of 1971 members, $20 for all Half-Century Club members, $30 for all other alumni and guests. Pre-registration is required.


SATURDAY, JUNE 5

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration Open
Campus Plaza

Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, nametags, your Alumni Weekend T-shirt ($10 pre-purchase suggested), and anything else you might need for the weekend.

9 – 5 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open

All YHC alumni receive a 15 percent discount off one item!

9 – 10 a.m.
Dorcas/SPAT Breakfast
Grace Rollins Dining Hall, Rollins Campus Center

$10 per person. Pre-regestration is required.

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Alumni House Open House
Located across the street on the corner of the traffic light

Join us for coffee and Danishes and see your new Alumni House! Walk or drive--there is plenty of parking.

10:30 a.m.
1886 Society College Update, all alumni are invited!
Southern Biscuits and Local Honey
Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center

Mingle with YHC President Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, retired faculty and staff, as well as fellow alumni. Recognition will be given to this year’s 50th reunion class and alumni award recipients, as well as the Alumni Association Board, Young Alumni Council, Class Coordinators, and emeriti and current faculty and staff.

Noon – 2 p.m.
Alumni Weekend Luncheon
Rollins Campus Center Patio

Mix and mingle with generations of YHC alumni and friends, as well as emeriti, retired and current faculty and staff.

$10 per person. Free for children 12 and under. Pre-registration is suggested.

Noon – 5 p.m.
Tailgate Tent Takeover

Calling all ages, classes, Greek organizations or your own special group: Bring your tailgate tent and camp chairs and enjoy an afternoon visiting with classmates!  

2 p.m.
50th Reunion Toast and Class Photo

Hatcher Dining Room

Don't go anywhere! A socially distanced arial class photo will be taken on the RCC patio.

2 – 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Chapel Service
Susan B. Harris Chapel

Enjoy a traditional chapel service and time of remembrance.

2:30 p.m.
Classes of ’80 and ’81- 40th Reunion Celebration
Rollins Campus Center-2nd floor balcony

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.

Classes of ’79-’82 are invited!

3 – 5 p.m.
All-Class Social- Celebrating the 135th Anniversary of YHC
Campus Plaza

Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided. Classes are welcome to gather in celebration of a milestone reunion or casually mingle with classmates.

3:30 p.m.
Alumni Weekend Group Photo
Gather in front of the Susan B. Harris Chapel

Grab your fellow alumni and smile for the camera! You just might see yourself in a future issue of Echoes magazine.

6 – 8 p.m.
Young Alumni Social
Crane Creek Vineyards

Reminisce about your days at YHC while enjoying the beauty of the vineyards. All alumni are invited. Everything Crane Creek has to offer will be available for purchase at the event. Visit cranecreekvineyards.com for additional information

5 p.m.
Class of 1971 (1970 and 1972), 50th Reunion Celebration
Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center

$25 per person. Pre-registration is required.


SUNDAY, JUNE 9

8:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m.
Alumni Weekend Church Service
Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday Brunch
Grace Rollins Dining Hall

$12 per alum, $12.75 per guest. Pay at the door.

Let’s get social! This weekend, use the hashtag #YHCAW21 on your Alumni Weekend social media posts and tag YHC.
Save the Date!

Creature Comforts Brewery

Athens, Georgia
Saturday, June 19, 2021

 

Wild Heaven Brewery

Decatur, Georgia
Saturday, June 26, 2021

For more information about Alumni Weekend, contact:

Young Harris College Office of Alumni Engagement
P.O. Box 275 | Young Harris, GA 30582
(706) 379-5336 | alumni@yhc.edu