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Young Harris College Welcomes New Members to Board of Trustees

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College recently welcomed Eustace “Mac” McCannon, YHC Class of ’60, and Mickey Dunn as members of its Board of Trustees.

“We are so pleased to welcome Eustace and Mickey to the Board,” said YHC President Cathy Cox. “Our Board of Trustees represents a broad spectrum of perspectives and expertise, and I am excited to see what our new members will accomplish for Young Harris College.”

A YHC alumnus and native of Oglethorpe County, Ga., Eustace “Mac” McCannon, served as a certified public accountant in Georgia and South Carolina for 28 years before retiring in 1995. He currently resides in Greensboro, Ga., and is an avid cyclist, tennis player and golfer.

A native of Murray County, Ga., Mickey Dunn serves as the president and CEO of ML Industries, Inc., North America’s largest privately owned independent airbag manufacturer. Dunn was recently inducted into the Murray County High School Hall of Fame as well as Southern Polytechnic State University’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at Community Bank of Pickens County. Dunn calls both Aspen, Colo., and McAllen, Texas, his current home.

YHC’s Board of Trustees provides strategic leadership to the College by employing its members’ expertise in areas ranging from finance to philanthropy. As members of the governing board of YHC, Trustees are responsible for basic oversight and governance of the institution including educational and fiscal policy, the granting of degrees, and promotion and tenure of faculty.

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

Eustace McCannon, ’60, was recently named to Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees.

Mickey Dunn

Mickey Dunn was recently named to Young Harris College’s Board of Trustees.