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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)


Ingram Chosen for Disney College Program

Mayland Community College student Lauren Ingram will be spending time where dreams are made into reality this summer and fall. Ingram, a Mayland Associate in Arts transfer student, was accepted into the Fall Advantage Disney College Program. Ingram will be spending several weeks living in a dorm like setting while working for Disney in Orlando.(more)

Pinning Ceremony for Medical Assistants

Mayland Community College Medical Assisting students recently held their pinning ceremony.
Mayland’s Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals who are qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures. (more)