Foothill Alumnus begins entrepreneurial career in Silicon Valley
Nimit Tank grew up in Cupertino, surrounded by entrepreneurship. Ever since high school he's spent his free time engaged in activities that would enhance his ability to work with others and create something new. Now, with a degree in business from the University of Southern California, he's working for a technology company as a business consultant and pursuing his passion to make a difference by launching his own start-up. He credits Foothill College as essential to his success.
Former Student Trustee makes a career serving his community
De Anza College graduate Patrick Ahrens is passionate about public service. One of the first classes he took at De Anza was Political Science 1, an American government and politics taught by Professor Nicky Gonzalez Yuen. He says he was inspired not only by the class and Professor Yuen, but by De Anza itself.
Foothill Veteran continues to serve
Charles Viajar’s eyes light up when he talks about the Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College. “It’s just such a welcoming place,” he said. “I looked at a bunch of different community colleges before deciding to attend Foothill, and one of the main motivators behind that decision was the experience I had with the Veterans Resource Center.”