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Young Harris College Center for Appalachian Studies and Community Engagement to Host “Re-Visioning Justice at YHC” Event

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.—Young Harris College’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Community Engagement (CASCE) will host a new event as part of the ongoing series “Re-Visioning Justice at YHC” on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. in Wilson Lecture Hall of Goolsby Center on the YHC campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Chris Richardson, Ph.D., will present “Virtual Crime: Criminal Justice and Contemporary Media Ecologies.”

Designed to foster open communication about difficult racial and social justice issues, the “Re-Visioning Justice at YHC” series of events is an exciting and meaningful opportunity for the Young Harris College community. 

For more information about the event, call (706) 379-5104.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,200 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. In 2014, the College was granted active membership in NCAA Division II and is a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2015-2016 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit