Alumni Weekend

June 3 and 4, 2022
Alumni Weekend 2022

We look forward to seeing you at the next Alumni Weekend, June 3 - 4, 2022!

As we prepare, a special thank you goes to:

  • The Alumni Association Board of Directors and Young Professionals for their assistance with the planning of all the festivities
  • The Class Coordinators for planning and promoting class reunions
  • The Classes of '70 and '72 Reunion Committees for planning wonderful 50th reunion celebrations
  • All the Alumni Award recipients and their families for their continued service to YHC and their communities

Click here to view photos from the 2021 Half-Century Club Dinner and Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony!

Check out the schedule below!

2022 Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open

All YHC alumni receive a 15% 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 suggested), and anything else you might need for the weekend.

3 p.m. – 4:30p.m.
Alumni House Open House
Join us for coffee and cupcakes and see your new Alumni House.
Located cross the street on the corner of the traffic light
Walk or drive, there is plenty of parking!

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of ’70 - 50th Reunion Reception

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
Light refreshments will be provided for the Class of 1970 and their guests. Pre-registration is required.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of ’72 - 50th Reunion Reception

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
Light refreshments will be provided for the Class of 1972 and their guests. Pre-registration is required.

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 the Classes of 1970 and 1972 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 Classes of 1970 and 1972 members, $20 for all Half-Century Club members, $30 for all other alumni and guests. Pre-registration is required.

Award Recipients

The Young Alumni Achievement Award
Emily Hartbarger Bagwell, 2010

The Spirit of Young Harris Award
Charlotte Sparks McCloskey, 1964

The Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Career Achievement
Jim Humphrey, 1960

The Nancy Louise Haynes Robertson Award Given to an Outstanding Friend of Young Harris College
O.V. Lewis

The YHC Family of the Year Award
Rollins Family


SATURDAY, JUNE 4

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 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open

9 – 10 a.m.
Dorcas/SPAT Breakfast

Grace Rollins Dining Hall, Rollins Campus Center
$10 per person, pre-registration required

10:30 – 11:30a.m.
Alumni Greek Council Meeting: All Council members are invited!
Susan B. Harris Chapel

11:30 a.m.
1886 Society College Update: All alumni are invited!

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 Professionals, Class Coordinators, emeriti, and current faculty and staff.

12:30p.m.– 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 – 3 p.m.
Afternoon Chapel Service

Susan B. Harris Chapel
Enjoy a traditional chapel service and time of remembrance.

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! Pre-registration is requested.

3 p.m.
Classes of ’91 and ’92, 30th Reunion Celebration

New Alumni House
Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.
Classes of ’90 - ’93 are invited!

3 p.m.
Class of '62, 60th Reunion Celebration

YHC Gazebo
Light refreshments will be provided.

3 – 5 p.m.
It’s a Party on the 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.

4 p.m.
Class of 1970 (1969), 50th Reunion Celebration

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
5:30
Reunion Dinner

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person. Pre-registration is required.

4 p.m.
Class of 1972 (1971 and 1973), 50th Reunion Celebration

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
5:30
Reunion Dinner

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person. Pre-registration is required.

4:30 p.m.
Class of 1967 (1966 and 1968), 55th Reunion Celebration

Admissions Suite, Rollins Campus Center
5:30
Reunion Dinner

Admissions Suite, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person. Pre-registration is required.

6 – 8 p.m.
Alumni Social

Crane Creek Vineyards
Reminisce about your days at YHC while enjoying the beauty of the vineyards. All alumni are invited. Each alum will get two tickets for two complimentary glasses of wine. Everything Crane Creek has to offer will be available for purchase at the event. Visit cranecreekvineyards.com for additional information.

 

This weekend, use the hashtag #YHCAW22 on your Alumni Weekend social media posts and tag YHC.
Register Now!
Save the Date!

SweetWater Brewery

Atlanta, Georgia
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Click here to register!

For More Information
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