Awards and Honors Articles


De Anza Named in Top 150

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

De Anza has again been named one of the nation's top 150 community colleges by the prestigious Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, which has invited De Anza to enter a $1 million prize competition for colleges with outstanding performance in teaching, learning, equity and other factors.

De Anza has again been named one of the nation's top 150 community colleges by the prestigious Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, which has invited De Anza to enter a $1 million prize competition for colleges with outstanding performance in teaching, learning, equity and other factors.

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League for Innovation Excellence Awards

Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Claudia Guzman, Dave Capitolo and Moaty Fayek

Three members of the De Anza College community will be honored this month with Excellence Awards from the national League for Innovation in the Community College. The recipients were selected for their outstanding service to the college.

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Tops in Transfer - And in ADTs!

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

De Anza has been named a "Champion of Higher Education" for its success in expanding transfer opportunities for a growing number of students earning associate degrees for transfer, which guarantee admission to the CSU system.

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2021-2022 Excellence Awards

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Four members of the De Anza community will be honored this week with Excellence Awards from the national League for Innovation in the Community College. The recipients were selected in recognition of their outstanding service to the students of De Anza College.

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Online Ed Center Earns Innovation Honors

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Online Ed Center staff members in different scenes

De Anza's Online Education Center has won national recognition for developing two comprehensive resource hubs for students and faculty members, providing extensive tools to assist with the transition to online this spring.

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Instructor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

English instructor Francesca Caparas has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to spend next year teaching and conducting research in the Philippines.

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Excellence Award Winners Honored

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

League for Innovation Excellence award winners

The winners of this year's League for Innovation Excellence Awards are all familiar faces on De Anza's campus, with well-deserved reputations for going out of their way to support students, help others and make the college a better place.

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Student Film Selected for Cinequest

Monday, February 24th, 2020

A short animated film by Film/TV student Nick Ybarra has been selected for showing at this year's Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival, which showcases outstanding work from around the world.

A short animated film by Film/TV student Nick Ybarra has been selected for showing at this year's Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival, which showcases outstanding work from around the world.

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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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