Awards and Honors Articles


De Anza Wins Quiz Bowl Championship

Monday, March 4th, 2019

De Anza Quiz Bowl team members with trophies

A team of De Anza students showed their smarts by winning a national Quiz Bowl championship tournament over the weekend - becoming the first California team ever to win the community college title.

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2019 Excellence Awards

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

English instructor Lydia Hearn, longtime EOPS supervisor George Robles and the staff of De Anza’s Office of Communications were honored this week with Excellence Awards from the League for Innovation in the Community College.

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De Anza Alum Wins Oscar

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

There were lots of surprises at the Oscars this week, but no surprise that a De Anza alum was among the winners: John Ottman won the Oscar for film editing for his work on the rock biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

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Website Earns No. 1 Ranking

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

The De Anza College website earned the No. 1 ranking for accessibility, outscoring the nation's leading universities and community colleges, in a comparison by a commercial website evaluator.

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Big Finish in Business Contest

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Business student Maksym Chernenko

A De Anza College business student made it to the final round of an international competition, in which aspiring executives vied to be the most successful in running their own virtual company.

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Two Alumni Win MacArthur Fellowships

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Two De Anza alumni have won MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grants," awarded annually to artists, scientists, activists and others who are singled out for their "exceptional creativity" and the potential for making a significant impact in their fields.

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Film/TV Student Wins $2,000 Scholarship

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Jia Yi Lim

A De Anza student has won a $2,000 scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Jia Yi Lim was recognized for her work as director, editor, videographer and producer on several films made with fellow students.

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Honors for Matt Trosper

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Matt Trosper

Matt Trosper, who has been De Anza's athletics academic coordinator for 27 years, will be honored next month with an award from a statewide professional group, the Community College Counselors/Advisors Academic Association for Athletics (3C4A).

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2018 League for Innovation Awards

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

The League for Innovation in the Community College will present its annual Excellence Awards next month to three members of the De Anza community. The awards are given for outstanding contributions in teaching, leadership and service.

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