Voyager Coffee owner Sameer Shah standing in the Voyager Cupertino Location.

Voyager Craft Coffee

For Voyager Craft Coffee, everything starts with community. Voyager was founded in 2016 by Sameer Shah, a De Anza College alumnus, and his wife Lauren Burns. It began with the hope of bringing a passion for travel and coffee to Santa Clara County.

Alum Danielle Padron

Danielle Padron Story

To understand how much Danielle Padron loves microbiology, you have to know that in order to study it she commuted to De Anza College from Modesto via public transit, a trip that on some days took more than 4 hours. "I'm glad I did because the instructors are amazing," she said.

Institute for Research in the Social Sciences Interns Hardian Thamrin, Andrea Goepel and Yiran Wang

Foothill Partners with Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences

For many students, taking an unpaid internship is a rite of passage, an opportunity to have a glimpse into their future career. But for some students who are the first in their families to attend college or those with financial obligations, an unpaid internship is not an option. The reality is that many of our students are supporting their families or paying expenses on their own and must piece together a steady income.