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HBCU Transfer Guarantee Workshop

Join Diane Crosley-Mayers, HBCU recruiter/presenter for this online info session to learn more about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and the guaranteed transfer pathways that will facilitate a smooth transition for students from a California Community College to the partnered HBCUs.

This event is hosted by the Umoja program in partnership with the Transfer Center. All students from both De Anza and Foothill are invited to attend.


Previous Events

Black Student Welcome Day

Thank you for joining us at Black Student Welcome Day, hosted by the Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators (BFSA) Network. Below, see links to more information about the resources, services and learning communities that were at the event.

View a list of all student services at deanza.edu/services and explore De Anza's Learning Communities at deanza.edu/learning-communities.


Black Student Success Week: April 25-29, 2022

Black Student Success Week is an annual campaign that encourages everyone across the California Community College system to examine the resources and programs that support Black student success. This year's theme is "A Vision for Black Student Success: Creating a New Landscape to Succeed." See the Black Student Success Week Linktree for additional information about activities. 

Celebrating Student Success

In celebration of Black Student Success Week, our Umoja program highlighted a De Anza Umoja student for every day of the week, April 25-29.

Black Student Success Week is organized in partnership with A2MEND, Umoja Community Education Foundation, The Campaign for College Opportunity, The Education Trust-West, the Equity Avengers, The RP Group, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, the Community College League of California, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges.

An Evening For Men Only: Moments in the Shave Room

Students, faculty and classified professionals are invited for a special event focusing on men's health hosted by the Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators (BFSA) Network. Topics of discussion will include prostate and testicular health as well as men's suicide. This event is hosted as part of Movember, No-Shave November and Men's Health Month.

Black Student Union Meeting

Join us virtually and be a part of bringing back Black student representation at De Anza College! Sign up and learn more about this much-needed club.

Help create and express your independent voice to eliminate anti-Blackness in the community college system!

The BSU will offer opportunities to learn leadership skills, participate in potential internships, design and conduct club activities, and attend conferences to network with other students driven to amplify the Black student voice! 

African American Male Summit

  • Oct. 22, 2020AA Summit Flyer
  • 4 p.m.

Learn strategies for moving forward during challenging times with these exciting speakers

  • Dr. Calvin Mackey, author
  • Dr. Marc LaMont Hill, journalist
  • Robert Jackson, author

This event is co-sponsored by the Umoja programs at De Anza College, Evergreen College, Foothill College, San José City College and West Valley College. 

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