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Mission and Vision

Our Mission

Mayland Community College promotes individual, community, and economic growth by providing affordable, high quality and easily accessible lifelong learning.

Our Vision

To be a dynamic community partner by attracting and retaining both working and retirement age residents by providing exceptional and innovative workforce and entrepreneurial education, broadening cultural opportunities, and advancing the quality of life.

Our Values

Community: Mayland Community College will be a driving force in developing the economy of the communities we serve.

Serving the Community

  1. Active service of MCC Leadership on local Economic Development Commissions, Chambers of Commerce, and Agricultural Extension Boards in Mitchell, Avery and Yancey Counties.
  2. Enhance partnerships among Small Business Center, Chambers, Economic Development Boards and each Certified Entrepreneurial Community, to provide summits, forums and classes to help local businesses network and grow collectively.
  3. Serve as an economic driver for business and industry

Excellence: Mayland Community College will strive for excellence in the development of a quality workforce that meets the needs of businesses and industries.

Meeting Business and Industry Needs

  1. Offer quality credit and non-credit programs that meet current and future industry demands. Programs and courses will be taught by qualified instructors within well maintained facilities using state-of-the-art equipment.
  2. Maintain and enhance our partnerships with the public schools, home schools, private colleges, universities, the High-Country Council of Government and other support agencies to develop a regional emphasis on educational opportunities, critical careers and employment successes.
  3. Continue to refine strategies to incorporate soft skills into the student learning experiences of all MCC students.
  4. Investigate new programs in technical and vocational programs, including certificate, diploma and degree options.

Opportunity: Mayland Community College will assist our citizens in getting the education necessary to improve their quality of life.

Striving for Opportunity

  1. Provide educational opportunities that meet the necessities of students in taking them from where they are educationally, to a higher level.
  2. Expand financial opportunities to ensure that all students have adequate access to financial assistance necessary to achieve their educational goals.
  3. Research, design, and implement best practices in faculty development and course design of quality distance learning opportunities for students.
  4. Create an overall Academic Master Plan using information from the program review process. Once the academic plan is complete, the following plans will be created: Technology Plan, Equipment Plan, Staffing Plan, Marketing Plan, Facilities Master Plan and Resource Development Plan.
  5. Meet 100% of the Performance Measures established by the North Carolina Community College System.
  6. Complete the Compliance Certification, implement the Quality Enhancement Plan and receive no recommendations from SACSCOCOC during the Reaffirmation process.