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Help for Ukraine

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Here are some organizations that are providing humanitarian aid to people in Ukraine and to those who have been forced to flee that country.

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Remember to Vote by Sept. 14

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

It's easy to mail in your ballot or drop it off. There's an official Drop Box on the De Anza campus – on the sidewalk outside the Registration and Student Services Building entrance that faces Stevens Creek Boulevard.

It's easy to mail in your ballot or drop it off – but you must do it by Sept. 14. There's an official Drop Box on the sidewalk outside the Registration and Student Services Building entrance that faces Stevens Creek Boulevard.

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Nursing Students Give COVID-19 Vaccinations

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

students with Gov. Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newsom recently thanked some of the De Anza College Nursing students who are helping give COVID-19 vaccinations at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.

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Introducing the CAN/DID Inclusion Series

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

cover image showing woman in colorful blouse with title: CAN/DID: Introducing the Series

CAN/DID is a new multimedia series that will explore equity and social justice issues by drawing on the knowledge and experiences of our own community members - including students, faculty and classified professionals.

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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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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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1500 Stories Project to Host Community Meetings

Friday, October 5th, 2018

De Anza College will host an Oct. 25 community meeting as part of "1500 Stories," an ambitious digital storytelling project that is exploring the effects of economic inequality in Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

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Magazine Says Murphy Set National Standard

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Retired President Brian Murphy is the subject of a new profile in the magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. It says he "set a national standard not only for educational excellence, but also for a comprehensive commitment to social justice."

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50th Anniversary Speaker: DJ Patil

Monday, April 30th, 2018

DJ Patil

DJ Patil, a De Anza alumnus, earned a Ph.D. in mathematics and was the first Chief Data Scientist for the United States during the Obama Administration. He'll be speaking on campus about "Engaging the Future."

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