Foothill-De Anza Foundation board president leaves a legacy
Los Altos Hills resident Kathleen Santora's passion for students and education leads the Foothill-De Anza Foundation board to focus on student equity, access and opportunity.
Longtime legislator John Vasconcellos memorialized at De Anza College
De Anza's Institute of Community and Civic Engagement Becomes VIDA, the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action.
De Anza EOPS program quietly changes lives
Dean Michele LeBleu-Burns recounts her story, and the stories of countless other EOPS students empowered by the program and using their education to create a positive impact in their community.
Students Create Adaptive Devices for Those with Disabilities
Foothill's Science Learning Institute offers a dynamic biomedical device course that incorporates industry guest speakers as well as cross-campus and community collaboration.
Former Student Trustee makes a career serving his community
Patrick Ahrens spent his early political career in Washington D.C., but his heart was set on coming back to the community that helped him succeed.
Foothill Alumnus begins entrepreneurial career Silicon Valley
Nimit Tank shows that when community college students use their grit and determination, they are destined for success
Former MLB player steps up to the plate
Sandy Wihtol's love of baseball and commitment to his community bring him back to De Anza college
Foothill Veteran continues to serve
Charles Viajar came to Foothill and found a home with the Veterans Resource Center helping other student veterans.
Building her Future, One Car at a Time
You might be surprised when Emily Lowdermilk looks up from underneath the hood of your car. In this male-dominated industry, Emily is not your stereotypical auto technician.
Alum Spreads the Wealth
With a difficult academic and personal history, Olivia was astonished by the support she received at De Anza. She realized that, up until De Anza, support was scarce.
Foothill Inspires a Passion for Engineering
As a student of Foothill College, he arrived on campus in need of basic skills. Through the caring support of his math and science instructors, he found direction and a passion for learning.
The FHDA Foundation has sets deadline of June 30, 2014 to divest from companies with the largest holdings of unburned carbon reserves as determined using Fossil Free’s Carbon Tracker of the top 200 fossil fuel companies
Honors Institute Provides a Foundation
Danielle 'Dani' Hayes entered Foothill College at age 16 after struggling to fit in at high school. She adjusted to Foothill quickly, and soon found her place in the Foothill Honors Program.
Setting a Vision of Academic Innovation in Motion
Having established themselves nationally as education philanthropists, Gay and Bill Krause are again sharing their generosity close to home with a commitment from their family foundation to give $3.5 million to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.
Astronomy Professor Catapults Students Forward
Sanjiv Indran graduated Foothill with A.S. degree in Physics & Engineering. Beyond his degree, Sanjiv also received a healthy dose of inspiration from astronomy Professor Fraknoi.