link The Names Behind Mission College

Mission College has a lot of name recognition of its campus, these are the reasons behind it.

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Freeberg Foundation

Hospitality Management and its kitchen and dining room are named in honor of the Freeberg Foundation.

Gillmor Family


Hunter Family

Pioneering family was one of the first to settle in Santa Clara County off of Agnew Road in the 1850s. Their 160 acre ranch and pear orchard were near the current campus location. "Hunter's Circle," the front of campus is named for the family.

Warren Sorenson


Michael Vargas

Home to our rotating art gallery, the Vargas Gallery is named for long-time art instructor Michael Vargas.

Von Raesfeld Family

A family dedicated to public service, the Von Raesfeld Fire Tower is named in honor of the family.

Viso Family

The Viso Sports and Kinesiology Complex and the Viso Family Student Engagement Center are both named after the Viso Family.