2020-21 Academic Year

Here are some examples of what makes De Anza College "simply the best."


Women's Soccer Team Honored for Academic Achievement

2019 women's soccer teamDe Anza's women's soccer program was recognized by the United Soccer Coaches organization in September for strong academic performance last year. The 2019 women's team, led by Coach Cheryl Owiesny, earned the national organization's College Team Academic Award after achieving an overall team GPA of 3.40. 


VIDA Director's New Book Examines Ways to Challenge Power

Challenging Power coverFaculty member Cynthia Kaufman has a new book out that examines ways of challenging the power structures that underlie important social problems – including climate change, police abuse and economic inequity.

"Challenging Power: Democracy and Accountability in a Fractured World," was published in June by Bloomsbury and is Kaufman's fourth book on issues relating to activism or social change. She teaches philosophy at De Anza and is faculty director of the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA), which sponsors a variety of civic engagement programs for students. 


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