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Joy Hamm - Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Joy Hamm

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management

Hi! I am Joy Hamm, and I am excited to serve as the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management here at Young Harris College! As a graduate of a small, liberal arts college, I personally know the value of receiving an education from a place like YHC. I have worked in higher education for over 20 years, and I love using my experiences to help students and their families through the admissions and financial aid processes. I can’t wait to meet you!

(706) 379-5172
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Kelley Bryson, '18 - Assistant Director of Recruitment
Kelley Bryson, 2018

assistant director of recruitment

Area: Freshman Students from Union County and Towns County, Early College, Transfer, Re-admit, and Graduate students

My name is Kelley Bryson, and my heart bleeds Mountain Lion Purple! I graduated from Young Harris College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies in 2018. I’m a local girl from the next town over, and I commuted to YHC during my time in the Enchanted Valley. I worked in the Admissions Office as a Student Representative, and when I graduated, I joined the team as a staff member. I love serving our students from Union County, Georgia, and students who transfer to YHC, enroll in Early College or enroll in our graduate program.

(706) 379-5222
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Myra O'Connor, 1981 - Assistant Director of Admissions Operations
Myra O'Connor, 1981

assistant director of admissions operations

My name is Myra O’Connor, and I am the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations here at YHC. I am happy to sign you up for a campus visit where you can tour our beautiful campus, sit in on a class that you are interested in, meet a professor from your intended major, and get a glimpse of everything you are looking for in your college experience!

(706) 379-5123
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Katie Phenix
Katie Phenix, 2021

Admissions counselor

Area: Freshman Students from South Georgia and Out of State

My name is Katie Phenix, and I am from Loganville, Georgia. I graduated from YHC in May 2021 with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Women’s Studies. I took my first tour of YHC in 8th grade and knew this was where I was supposed to be! I worked in the Office of Admissions as a Student Representative giving tours of the Enchanted Valley, and now I have the opportunity to serve incoming freshmen from not only South Georgia, but from all across the U.S.! I was also a part of the YHC Competitive Cheerleading team, Greek Life, and Residence Life. On the weekends, you can usually find me adventuring with my pup, Tallulah! Go Mountain Lions!

(706) 379-5029
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Adam Trotman
Adam Trotman

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Area: All of North GA (minus Towns and Union Counties) and International Students

My name is Adam Trotman, and I am from Demorest, Georgia. I graduated from YHC in May 2017 with a B.A. in Music Education. After my first tour of YHC, I knew this was where I was supposed to be! I worked in the Office of Admissions as a Student Representative giving tours of the Enchanted Valley, and now I have the opportunity to serve incoming freshmen! I was also a part of the YHC Choirs, Greek Life, and Theater. You can usually catch me geeking out over superheroes and Disney!

(706) 379-5379
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Cindy Gray
Cindy Gray

Regional Recruiter

(706) 379-5056
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Leah Henderson
Leah Henderson

ADMISSIONS Record Specialist

(706) 379-5053
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