Mayland Community College is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge section of the Appalachian Mountains on the Avery/Mitchell county line just outside the town of Spruce Pine.
Mayland has been serving Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties for over 40 years.
In The Spotlight
New program offers students more opportunitiesDalton Robinson enjoyed his first class in 3D modeling at Mayland Community College’s Yancey Learning Center after changing his educational path. He is excited about the possibilities that the Applied Engineering Program offers for his future.
MCC graduate highlights opportunitiesCherrie Patrick highlights the opportunities that an education from Mayland Community College can offer. Patrick earned her High School Equivalency Diploma with the Adult Education Program, and then continued her education in MCC’s Human Services Technology Program.
Receiving education at Mayland opens opportunities
June Elkins says her experience, as well as her family’s experiences as students at Mayland Community College, is why she would encourage anyone to put MCC high on their educational option list.
Elkins attended MCC after her high school graduation and pursued a degree in Administrative Office Technologies. The skills taught in this degree were emphasized from those she had come to enjoy while taking typing and short hand in high school.
Mayland alumnus pursuing PhD at Wake Forest University
Mayland Community College alumnus Andrew Zeidell believes that pursuing a higher education was one of his greatest accomplishments, as well as his greatest challenge. After graduating from MCC, Zeidell worked for a few years in the electronics field before enrolling at Appalachian State University in the department of Physics and Astronomy. This past spring Zeidell was accepted into the Physics PhD track at Wake Forest University, where he will study thin film electronics, to find uses in touchscreens and smartphones, with a world renowned researcher.
Mayland continues to rank among the top community colleges
Once again, Mayland Community College ranks as one of the top community colleges in the nation.
“We are pleased to be ranked as both the top community college in North Carolina and the as the 4th best in the United States” said Dr. John C. Boyd, President of Mayland Community College. “This is certainly an acknowledgement of the quality of our faculty and staff at Mayland and their dedication to students. It is also a testament to the quality and commitment of the students who attend Mayland.”
New Technology, New Partnerships, New Programs
Mayland Community College announces a joint investment opportunity with BRP of Spruce Pine. The funds given to the College by BRP used to purchase Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) technology for the College’s newly opened Anspach Advanced Manufacturing School at the Yancey Learning Center.
Mayland Community College is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge section of the Appalachian Mountains on the Avery/Mitchell county line just outside the town of Spruce Pine. Mayland has been serving Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties for over 40 years.
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