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Student Organizations

YHC recognizes and sponsors more than 60 student organizations that welcome student participation, energy and leadership. With social groups, honorary and service organizations, religious fellowship groups and other special interest groups, there are activities that appeal to every student's interests.
 

Contact these groups directly or contact Eugene Burton, Director of Student Involvement, with any questions.
 
Academic/Departmental Organizations

A.M.P. (Aspiring Medical Professionals)

A.M.P. brings students together who are interested in pursuing careers in the health care field and to offer opportunities for these students to organize and participate in health-related volunteer opportunities on and off campus.

The Appalachian Club

The Appalachian Club provides an opportunity for club members to experience the local culture and to explore a wide variety of practices, traditions and topics relevant to the Appalachian Region.

Campus Activites Board (CAB)

CAB is a student-run programming board that contributes to the social, cultural and educational development of students, faculty and staff at Young Harris College by providing a variety of programs and services.

Chemistry Club

The Chemistry Club grants opportunities for students of a chemical science to gain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences and achieve an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.

Alpha Psi Omega

The purpose of Alpha Psi Omega is to perpetuate good taste in drama, ensure the right to interpretation, preserve dramatics on the campus, promote interest in drama by the students of Young Harris College and transmit to all the enjoyment of dramatics.

Photography Club

This group is dedicated to the education of the photographic arts for all members of the YHC community who enjoy being behind the lens. The organization meets regularly to discuss old and new practices of the art, learn about photographic techniques and technologies, discuss photographic methods and create images in digital and darkroom spaces. The organization hopes to branch out in the future to encompass many other facets of the educational institution, including dramatic arts, science and astronomy, outdoor leadership and athletics, where photography is of common use in these fields. The Photography Club is affiliated with the Campus Gate Art Gallery and the Department of Art at YHC.

Pre-Law Club

Pre-Law Club is intended to provide preparation and information to those students wishing to further their education in law school.

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club encourages, stimulates and maintains excellence in scholarship of its members, especially in the field of psychology.

Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators (SPAGE)

SPAGE serves as a professional affiliation for the development of pre-service educators. SPAGE is affiliated with the PAGE Foundation of Georgia.

Math Club

Club Sports

Find out more about club sports at YHC.

Archery Club

This group is open to all students, faculty and staff who have an interest in learning and practicing archery. Participants will be taught different techniques and safety measures and will be offered the opportunity to improve skills.

Bass Fishing Team

The Young Harris College Bass Fishing Team strives to teach students the importance of fellowship through the art of fishing. An understanding of the sport and experiences in nature can stay with a person forever, therefore, the Bass Fishing Team hopes to instill in its members a life-long appreciation or love of fishing and the outdoors.

Climbing Club

The YHC Climbing Club prides itself on the promotion of rock climbing as a competitive and social sport at all difficulty levels, inherently creating a supportive and encouraging atmosphere for members.

Fly Fishing Club

The purpose of this organization is to educate and grow experience in the sport of fly fishing. This organization is partnered with Southern Highroads Outfitters in Blairsville.

Rugby Team

This group allows students at Young Harris College to learn and participate in the sport of rugby. The team will teach fundamental rugby skills, sportsmanship and teamwork, as well as foster quality personal character in its members.

Ultimate Frisbee Club Team

The purpose of the YHC Ultimate Frisbee Club Team is to introduce, teach, promote and encourage participation in the sport of ultimate frisbee in all its aspects within the college and within the community.

Cultural Organizations

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

The purpose of this organization is to work toward a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, through education, support and advocacy.

Multicultural Student Club

Change, diversity and involvement are the three main aims of this group, as well as bringing forth leaders and creating a bridge of unity and commitment.

Greek Organizations

Find out more about Greek life and these chapters at YHC.

  • Alpha Iota Sorority
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity
  • Alpha Xi Fraternity
  • Chi Delta Phi Fraternity
  • Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
  • Gamma Psi Sorority
  • Kappa Tau Omega Fraternity
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity
  • Phi Alpha Phi Society
  • Phi Sigma Kappa
  • Sigma Beta Sigma Sorority
  • Upsilon Delta Sigma Society
  • Zeta Pi Fraternity
Honor Societies

Find out more about these honor societies at YHC.

  • Alpha Chi
  • Gamma Sigma Alpha
  • Kappa Pi
  • Lambda Pi Eta
  • Mu Phi Epsilon Professional Music Fraternity
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Sigma Tau Delta
Media & Publications

YHC has three student publications, including the Corn Creek Literary Review, Enotah yearbook and Mosaic religious life publication.

YHC TV

YHC TV is a student-led committee that works closely with other student organizations and campus departments to achieve its broadcasting and advertising goals.

Service Organizations

Circle K International

The purpose of this organization is to provide opportunities for leadership and fellowship and to inspire a passion for service in its members.

Dorcas Society (Sigma Delta Chi)

The purpose of this organization is to enrich the community through the service of motivated young women.

Roots & Shoots

The mission of Roots & Shoots is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.

Spat Club (Sigma Beta)

Spat Club strives to form a body of men thoroughly representative of the best social, spiritual and scholastic interest in the student body. The club unites its members intrinsically in the bonds of good fellowship and unites them extrinsically to the campus through the bonds of leadership and service.

Rotaract

The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Special Interest Groups

Animal Lovers in Action (Animalia)

Animalia provides the opportunity for students to care for, research and discuss members of the animal kingdom through pet care and training opportunities; zoo or aquarium visits; and experiencing animal-oriented films, discussions or novels in a group setting.

Anime Club

Anime Club provides students with opportunities to learn about storytelling though the medium of Anime, which provides a unique and expansive picture of the world. The ambition of this club is to inform students about Anime and Manga and how they are a worldwide phenomenon of cultural expression.

Business Club

The YHC Business Club offers an environment in which business students or those interested in business may share common interests, learn from one another, and be educated in many areas of business outside of the classroom.

Chess Club

The YHC Chess Club provides a friendly and fun atmosphere to promote the game of chess through good sportsmanship while enhancing critical thinking and logical reasoning skills.

C.L.A.W. (Campus Leaders Advocating Health and Wellness)

Members of C.L.A.W. promote a life of healthy living and good decisions. This group actively provides education regarding sexual health, relationships, nutrition, stress and alcohol awareness on campus.

Equestrian

Young Harris Equestrian promotes horsemanship and sportsmanship among students at Young Harris College regardless of their riding level. The club provides a place where equestrians can come together in their shared enthusiasm for horses and riding.

Harry Potter Club

The Harry Potter Club meets regularly to discuss different scenarios, read from the books, set days to watch the movies, host fundraisers and themed events, and sort members into each Hogwarts House!

The Indoor Club

Indoor Club offers students who wish to partake in hobbies such as RPGs, tabletop games and trading cards a place to meet other people who share their interests.

Magicians Association for Growing In Christ (M.A.G.I.C.)

M.A.G.I.C. strives to teach, learn and perform magic along with ministering through the art of illusion.

Mountain Lion Dance Team

The purpose of the Mountain Lion Dance Team is to promote the social, cultural and athletic benefits of students in dancing by providing opportunities to learn, practice, perform and enjoy social dance. 

Odyssey of the Mind Team

This group provides a creative problem-solving outlet for YHC students by competing in "Odyssey of the Mind" competitions.

Young Democrats

Young Democrats inspires political awareness and excitement among the students, faculty and staff of Young Harris College. This organization strives to empower students with the knowledge of what it means to be a part of the Democratic Party.

Spiritual Organizations

Find out more about these religious organizations at YHC.

  • Baptist Collegiate Ministry
  • Catholic Student Association
  • Chapel Ministry Team
  • Delight
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Generation X Gospel Choir
  • S.I.G.H.T. (Student Inquiry Group for Humanist Thought)
  • The Well
  • Underground Bible Study
  • Wesley Fellowship