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Free GED Practice Tests at MCC

For a limited time, Mayland Community College’s Adult Education Program will offer free GED® Practice tests to those who are interested in earning their GED®. From September 22-October 3, practice tests will be free for those who come to the College’s Mitchell Campus. (more)

New Members Join MCC Board

Mayland Community College’s Board of Trustees welcomed new members during the September board meeting. Bryan Peterson was appointed by the Governor of North Carolina for a four-year term. Peterson is the Human Resources Manager at Altec Industries in Burnsville. (more)

Yancey County Dream Home Tour

Going on five years, the Yancey County Dream Home Tour has welcomed and delighted visitors from across the region with crisp weather, incomparable homes and gracious, welcoming hosts.  The 2014 tour will be held on Saturday, October 11. The Meadows, the home  (more)

WNC Service Groups Supports MCC Program

Pictured from left to right are MCC’s Adult Education Recruiter Joyce Boone presenting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local business and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program to David Whitson of WNC Service Groups. WNC Service Groups in Spruce Pine is participating in Mayland (more)

MCC Welding Lab Honors Glenn and Carol Arthur

On Thursday, August 14, Mayland Community College administration, staff, and supporters gathered to cut the ribbon to name and open the Glenn and Carol Arthur Welding Lab at Mayland Community College’s Avery Learning Center. (more)

MCC Gateways Now Available

The third edition of Gateways, the creative arts journal of Mayland Community College that celebrates the creative work of our communities, is now available.  The College welcomed submissions from students, community members, and faculty and staff, with the theme of the third edition focusing on the untraveled road. Gateways features short stories, photography, and poetry. Contributors for (more)

Cranford Wins Poster Contest

Mayland Community College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Marketing Committee held a student poster contest in May to help Mayland kick off its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), “Preparing Students to Learn Online.” Mayland Computer Information Technology student Matthew Cranford was the contest winner and was awarded a $200 Visa gift card. Mayland’s QEP is (more)

SOAR Shapes a Student Leader at MCC

Moving from foster home to foster home, a ward of the state, Daryl Byrd did not envision himself as a future college student or a leader. By age 17 he had dropped out of high school and had three misdemeanors and a felony on his record. “I was really good at making bad decisions,” Byrd admits. Working as a landscaper instilled in him a strong work ethic and a desire to do something (more)

Anspach Conference Room Named for Bill and Sharla Baker

On Saturday, July 28, the Mayland Community College Foundation hosted its annual Red, White, and Brass celebration at the Burnsville Town Center. Over 125 guests attended as Charlotte party band Coming Up Brass led the evening of music and dancing. (more)