Awards and Honors Articles


College Honored for Sustainability Programs

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

De Anza College has been named a 2019 Sustainability Champion in recognition of the college’s extensive efforts to conserve natural resources, reduce waste and prevent pollution.

De Anza College has been named a 2019 Sustainability Champion in recognition of the college’s extensive efforts to conserve natural resources, reduce waste and prevent pollution.

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Instructor Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Sociology instructor Jennifer Myhre

Sociology instructor Jennifer Myhre has won a prestigious fellowship and a $40,000 stipend to support her work on 1500 Stories, a digital storytelling project about economic inequality.

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De Anza Wins Conference All Sports Award

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

De Anza has won the Coast Conference All Sports Trophy for the 12th year in a row, marking another outstanding year for the college athletics program.

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Awards for Student-Centered Communications

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

De Anza won first-place awards for its redesigned website, campus video tour and a related social media campaign, in a competition with other communications professionals at California's community colleges.

De Anza won first-place awards for its website, campus video tour and a related social media campaign in a statewide competition among community colleges.

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College Wins Green Award, Joins Transit Campaign

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

De Anza has been named a 2019 Sustainability Champion in recognition of the college's extensive efforts to reduce waste and conserve natural resources. The college is joining the VTA's Get on Board campaign on April 25.

De Anza has been named a 2019 Sustainability Champion in recognition of the college's extensive efforts to reduce waste and conserve natural resources. The college is joining the VTA's Get on Board campaign on April 25.

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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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