President's Circle at Mission College

Find meaning in membership at Mission College

The Mission College President’s Circle is the most prestigious philanthropic group at Mission College. This group is comprised of caring and courageous community leaders, local businesses, successful alumni and individual donors who are dedicated to the success of Mission College.

Mission College President Seher Awan with Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor

What is the President's Circle?

Mission College President Seher Awan welcomes you to become a change agent within our region and in the lives of students. This powerful group of champions directly supports the continued transformative power of Mission College.

An annual membership donation of $1,000 or more demonstrates your commitment to our students and the economic and social impact of Mission College. All donations to the President’s Circle are fully tax-deductible unrestricted gifts to support the college's top priorities and greatest needs.

By joining the Mission College President's Circle, you're not just investing in education; you're changing lives, empowering dreams, and becoming a key architect of positive change in our community.

Seher Awan with Student

Your Membership Changes Lives

Your contributions to the President’s Circle empower the college to support innovation, engaging community events, unique programming, equity and social justice initiatives, and the greatest student needs. Your membership builds capacity and cultivates resources to have a far-reaching impact within the lives of thousands of students and our community.  

Membership Levels and Benefits

Membership in the Mission College President’s Circle is a philanthropic investment supporting the future success of Mission College and our students. In appreciation of this investment, the College is pleased to offer a unique package of benefits for members during the 2023-2024 academic year. Join a diverse network of members and make a difference today!

Transformation Level - $10,000+
  • Highly Personalized Mission College Experience, including VIP access to campus events and activities based on your areas of interest.
  • Donor recognition on internal campus TV monitors for one academic term
  • Four weeks of social media recognition
  • Includes $500 contribution to a scholarship of your choice and invitation to annual Scholarship Celebration event
  • Plus all benefits provided to Champion and Change Agent level members
Champion Level - $5,000
  • Two complimentary tickets to the President's Circle Culinary Arts Experience
  • Recognition in college newsletter
  • Donor recognition on internal campus TV monitors for one academic term
  • Plus all benefits provided to Change Agent level members
Change Agent Level - $1,000
  • Reception with Mission College President Seher Awan
  • Two complimentary tickets to the President’s Circle Summer Concert Series Reception
  • Two complimentary tickets to a dance, symphony, athletic performance of your choice (upon request)
  • Swag bag full of Mission College branded items
  • Mission College parking pass (upon request)
  • Invitations to other exclusive Mission College events.

Seher Awan at Commencement