Institutional Philosophy

Mission Statement

Mayland Community College is the educational gateway to opportunity in Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties.

Vision Statement

MCC will EMBRACE the communities and citizens of Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties. Mayland Community College will:

Establish respectful learning environments
Maximize natural resources unique to our area
Bridge the gap between goals and achievement
Respond to the needs of the community
Advance opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation
Cultivate relationships with community partners Encourage lifelong learning


Respect - Collaboration - Learning

Engagement - Community - Innovation

Responsibility - Assessment - Integrity


1. Community: Mayland Community College will be a communities we serve.

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

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

4. Resource Development: Mayland Community College will focus on developing the fiscal resources to achieve the previously stated goals.