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The Office of Student Development supports the mission of Young Harris College by creating a campus environment that cultivates and celebrates the holistic development of educated, inspired, and empowered individuals.

The Robinson Family Student Development Suite is located on the second floor of the Rollins Campus Center. Visit our offices Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Summer hours: Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. - noon. Call us at (706) 379-5180 or toll free at (800) 241-3754. You can also email the Office of Student Development.

LAURA WHITAKER-LEA, PH.D.

Vice President of Student Development 

(706) 379-5170
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Jacqueline Williams

Assistant to the Vice President of Student Development 

(706) 379-5118
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Megan Ridley

Assistant Dean for Campus Life 

(706) 379-5340
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About Student Life
About the Harp Recreation & Commencement Center

Avery McCoy

Interim Director of Student Involvement

(706) 379-5025
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Student Involvement


Bethany Ramos, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Community Standards and Student Conduct

(706) 379-5065 Student Conduct Board
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Guide to Student Life
Student Conduct Board
AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention

SUSAN A. MURPHY, L.A.P.C., N.C.C.

Director of Student Counseling

(706) 379-5160
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Student Counseling Services

John Beck

Director of Career & Professional Development

(706) 379-5100
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Career & Professional Development

Mark Jestel

Director of Residence Life

(706) 379-5300
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Residence Life

Shlea Wright

Residence Life Coordinator

(706) 379-5242
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Residence Life

Chaplain

(706) 379-5166
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Religious Life

Marti Slaughter

Director of Disability Services

(706) 379-5042
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Disability Services