Alumni returned to the Enchanted Valley for Alumni Weekend 2017 to reconnect with the classmates, friends, and faculty that made YHC your home away from home. 

Relive the wonderful memories made at Alumni Weekend 2017

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Alumni Weekend Schedule of Events

schedule of events

Friday, June 7

 

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

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

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Registration Opens
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.

Noon  1 p.m.
A Blast from the Past
Join us at Gibson’s for tater tots. Receive a 50 percent off coupon upon arrival. A full lunch is available. Pay at the door.

3 p.m. 
Legacy Campus Tour

Susan B. Harris Chapel
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. Pre-registration is suggested.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
Class of ’69 50th Reunion Reception

Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center
Light refreshments will be provided for the Class of 1969 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 1969 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 1969 members, $20 for all Half-Century Club members (including Class of 1964 members celebrating their 55th reunion), $30 for all other alumni and guests. Pre-registration is required.


Saturday, June 8 

 

7:30 – 9 a.m.
Breakfast

Grace Rollins Dining Hall
$8 per alum, $8.69 per guest. Pay at the door.

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

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

– 10 a.m.
Dorcas/Spat Breakfast

Grace Rollins Dining Hall
$8 per alum. Pay at the door.

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), and anything else you might need for the weekend.

10 a.m.
The Zell B. Miller Campus Swing Dedication

Located next to Sharp Hall
Sponsored by the SPAT Club. All alumni and friends are welcome.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phi Chi Foundation, Tailgate and Student Scholarship Fundraiser

Campus Lawn
All Phi Chi alumni and guests are welcome. Stop by to purchase a raffle ticket to win a Big Green Egg! All proceeds benefit student scholarships.

10:30 a.m.
Coffee with Southern Biscuits and Local Honey

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
Mingle with YHC President Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, retired faculty and staff, and fellow alumni. Special 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 – 1:30 p.m.
Alumni Weekend Luncheon

Suber Banquet Hall and Patio, Rollins Campus Center
Mix and mingle with generations of YHC alumni and friends, as well as emeriti, retired and current faculty and staff. Live music by Border Hop Five, Hal Misseri, ’95, John Events, ’99, and friends.
$10 per person. Free for children 12 and under. Pre-registration is suggested.

Noon – 5 p.m.
Tailgate Tent Takeover

Campus Lawn
Calling all ages, classes, Greek organizations or your own special group! Bring tents, chairs and refreshments to enjoy an afternoon visiting with classmates. All alumni and guests are welcome. Children’s activities provided by Chick-fil-A Winshape Camp.

1 – 2 p.m.
Legacy Campus Tour

Susan B. Harris Chapel
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. Pre-registration is suggested.

– 3 p.m.
Susan B’s Watermelon Cutting

Cupid Falls
All Susan B alumni and friends are welcome.

2 – 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Chapel Service

Susan B. Harris Chapel
Enjoy a traditional chapel service and time of remembrance led by YHC Chaplain and Dean of the Chapel Rev. Blair Tolbert.

2 – 5 p.m.
Class of 1994's 25th Reunion Celebration

Patio of Appleby Center
A class photo will be taken at 3 p.m.

2:30 – 3 p.m.
A Blessing of the Bricks

Campus Plaza in front of Susan B. Harris Chapel
Purchase your plaza brick before April 15, and be a part of this campus tradition. Bricks can be purchased on the YHC website.

3 – 5 p.m.
All-Class Social

Campus Plaza
Celebrate while enjoying live music and complimentary snacks and beverages. Classes are welcome to gather in celebration of a milestone reunion or casually mingle with classmates. A live performance will be provided by the Phi Chi Band!

3 – 5 p.m.
Class of 2009's 10th Reunion

Join the Class of 2009 at their tent on the lawn.

3:30 p.m.
Alumni Weekend Group Photo

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

– 6 p.m.
Young Alumni Social

Hesed House
Take a short walk over to Hesed House to hear ways that Young Alumni (Classes of 2005-2019) can support current students at YHC in exciting and new ways. Enjoy a beer and engaging with your fellow classmates on how you can make a difference!

5 – 7 p.m.
Trip to Bell Mountain

Hiawassee, Georgia
A caravan to Bell Mountain will leave from the Campus Plaza. Some transportation will be provided (limited space is available on a first-come, first-served basis).

5 – 7:30 p.m.
Dinner

Grace Rollins Dining Hall
$10.75 per alum, $11.41 per guest. Pay at the door.

6 p.m.
Class of 1969 (1968 and 1970), 50th Reunion Dinner

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

6 – 8 p.m.
Music Around the Fire

The Village fireplace and patio, YHC Campus
Bring an instrument to jam, or relax and mingle with friends and family.


Sunday, June 9

8:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m.
Alumni Weekend Church Service with Rev. Dr. Dave Benson, '79

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.

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Alumni returned to the Enchanted Valley for Alumni Weekend 2017 to reconnect with the classmates, friends, and faculty that made YHC your home away from home. 

Relive the wonderful memories made at Alumni Weekend 2017