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  • 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.
     

    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.
  • De Anza's Institute of Community and Civic Engagement Becomes VIDA, the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • Foothill's Science Learning Institute offers a dynamic biomedical device course that incorporates industry guest speakers as well as cross-campus and community collaboration.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • Nimit Tank shows that when community college students use their grit and determination, they are destined for success
     

    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
  • Sandy Wihtol's love of baseball and commitment to his community bring him back to De Anza college
     

    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
  • Charles Viajar came to Foothill and found a home with the Veterans Resource Center helping other student veterans.
     

    Foothill Veteran continues to serve

    Charles Viajar came to Foothill and found a home with the Veterans Resource Center helping other student veterans.
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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
     

    FHDA Divests

    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
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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.
  • 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.
     

    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.