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STORIES: CHANGING LIVES. ONE STUDENT AT A TIME.
Dani at Cambridge

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.

Jesus Ruelas outside his office at De Anza College

De Anza Alumnus Comes Full Circle

Jesus Ruelas is passionate about higher education, and passionate about helping others. A De Anza alumnus, Ruelas is now an academic advisor at De Anza and his journey to that position demonstrates the value of retention programs on the De Anza College campus.

music technology student records in sound studio

Passionate faculty and creative students tell stories with sound

Foothill College Music Technology Instructor Eric Kuehnl spent much of his career in the music and sound design industry, working at two audio technology giants, Avid and Sony. He brings his industry experience to his classes, and sees his students as entrepreneurs who will take the skills they learn from the music technology program and use them in a variety of disciplines.