Mission Statement - De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. The college engages students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies:
           • Communication and expression
           • Information literacy
           • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
           • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental justice
           • Critical thinking                                                                                                    — Updated Spring 2014

SSPBT Meeting Notes - May 11, 2017

Attending Members: Argyriou, Cook (co-chair), Doan, Glapion (co-chair), Kirkpatrick, Mandy, Mieso, Phillips, Robles, Shears, Ward, White-Daniels

There were no amendments to the agenda or to the notes.


  • A demo had been scheduled a couple weeks ago and Mieso wanted to bring it to SSPBT for discussion.
    • A student communication software application
    • The software can be customized for different areas
  • The committee agreed to move forward with the software and the next step will be to bring it to the Tech Committee.

Program Review – Teams Updated

Committee members volunteered to review Program Reviews in Student Services.

1.   Articulation/Transfer – Cortez
2.   Counseling – Doan
3.   DSPS – LeBleu-Burns
4.   EOPS – Mandy
5.   Financial Aid – Shears
6.   Health Services – Cook
7.   Office of College Life – Cook
8.   Psychological Services – Glapion
9.   Transfer Center – Cortez
10. Veterans – White-Daniels

Program & Committee Updates

Sheila reported on Mellon Scholars

  • The committee is finalizing the application process.
  • Brochure

Phillips reported on Career Week

  • They are thinking about having another one in the fall quarter
  • There is high demand from employers and students

Mieso reported on the Transfer Fair this week

  • The Transfer Fair hosted by ISP was well attended and had about 70 colleges/universities
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