Longtime legislator John Vasconcellos memorialized at De Anza College
The mission statement of the Institute for Community and Civic Engagement (ICCE) is "to empower students to be agents of change in their communities and beyond." The actions that take those words into reality are some of the most exciting student stories to hear.
Foothill-De Anza Foundation board president leaves a legacy of dynamic leadership
Kathleen Santora joined the Foothill-De Anza Foundation Board of Directors in 2011 and became its president in 2013. As she steps down from her role of president this July, she leaves behind a legacy of dynamic leadership as well as a personal story that demonstrates how being an engaged community member can change lives.
De Anza EOPS program quietly changes lives
Michele LeBleu-Burns is dean of Student Development and Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) at De Anza College. A community college graduate and former EOPS student herself, she speaks from experience when she lauds the benefits of the program. LeBleu-Burns credits EOPS with giving her the resources, support and resilience she needed to succeed and to earn her master's degree.