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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College recently welcomed the 2021 Leadership Union class to its campus. Leadership Union is a program of the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the program is to develop leaders in the area to reach a higher quality of community life.

During Leadership Union’s visit to YHC, class members received a campus tour. Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, president of the College, provided an overview of YHC’s history, mission, goals and current programs.

After dinner, YHC’s Dean of the Division of Professional Studies, Dr. Todd Jones, presented on organizational leadership and ethics. The class reviewed case studies and participated in group discussion on the topic.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science and Technology; and Professional Studies. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit