Alumni Weekend

June 3 and 4, 2022
Alumni Weekend 2022

We look forward to seeing you 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

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration Open

Campus Plaza
Pick up your registration materials, full schedule of events, nametag, your Alumni Weekend T-shirt ($10 pre-purchase suggested), and anything else you might need for the weekend. Class of 2022, stop by the registration table for a free T-shirt!

3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Alumni House Open House
Join us for coffee and cupcakes and see your new Alumni House (across the street, on the corner of the traffic light)! Walk or drive. There is plenty of parking!
All alumni are invited!

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1970 - 50th Reunion Reception

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
Light refreshments will be provided.
Classes of 1969, 1970, and 1971 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1972 - 50th Reunion Reception

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
Light refreshments will be provided.
Classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 are invited!
Pre-registration is required. 

6:30 p.m.
Half-Century Club Dinner and Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
Free admission and special VIP tables are provided for Class of 1970 and Class of 1972 members celebrating their 50th reunion and induction into the Half-Century Club; Free admission for Classes of 1970 and 1972 members; $20 for Half-Century Club members; $30 for all other alumni and guests
All alumni are invited!
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, full schedule of events, nametag, your Alumni Weekend T-shirt ($10 pre-purchase suggested), and anything else you might need for the weekend. Class of 2022, stop by the registration table for a free T-shirt!

9 – 10 a.m.
Dorcas/SPAT Breakfast

Grace Rollins Dining Hall, Rollins Campus Center
$10 per person
Pre-registration is required.

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

11:30 a.m.
1886 Society College Update

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 classes and alumni award recipients, as well as the Alumni Association Board, Young Professionals, Class Coordinators, and emeriti, retired, and current faculty and staff.
All alumni are invited!

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
All alumni are invited!
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!
All alumni are invited!

2 – 3 p.m.
Afternoon Chapel Service

Susan B. Harris Chapel
Enjoy a traditional chapel service and time of remembrance.
All alumni are invited!

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 invited!
Pre-registration is requested.

3 p.m.
Classes of 1991 and 1992 - 30th Reunion Celebration

New Alumni House
Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.
Classes of 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.

3 p.m.
Class of 1962 - 60th Reunion Celebration

YHC Gazebo
Classes of 1961, 1962, and 1963 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.

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 to casually mingle with classmates.
All alumni are invited!

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.
All alumni are invited!

4 p.m.
Class of 1970 - 50th Reunion Celebration

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
Classes of 1969, 1970, and 1971 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.
5:30 p.m.
Class of 1970 - Reunion Dinner
Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person
Classes of 1969, 1970, and 1971 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.

4 p.m.
Class of 1972 - 50th Reunion Celebration

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
Classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.
5:30 p.m.
Class of 1972 - Reunion Dinner

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person.
Classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 are invited.
Pre-registration is required.

4:30 p.m.
Class of 1967 - 55th Reunion Celebration

Admissions Suite, Rollins Campus Center
Classes of 1966, 1967, and 1968 are invited!
Pre-registration is required.
5:30
Class of 1967 - Reunion Dinner

Admissions Suite, Rollins Campus Center
$25 per person
Classes of 1966, 1967, and 1968 are invited!
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.  Each registered guest will receive two complimentary glasses of wine along with light hors d’oeuvres. In addition to the cash bar, everything Crane Creek has to offer will be available for purchase. Visit cranecreekvineyards.com for additional information.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested.
All alumni are invited!

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