Chancellor's Office Hour Chat Links

Chancellor's Office Hour Chat Links

Chancellor Judy Miner holds a weekly (monthly during the summer) virtual office hour on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. to give students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to share their thoughts and ask questions. Links to resources the chancellor mentions during her office hours are posted below for easy reference.


June 28

Legislature, Newsom compromise, quickly pass and sign 2023-24 state budget with fewer cuts for K-12 - Edsource article

What you need to know on the California budget deal - CalMatters article

Humanizing Online STEM

One group of students fled community college in record numbers during the pandemic. Can these schools lure them back? - CalMatters article

Analysis | Rodeo is an impractical candidate for college athletics at Humboldt - Times Standard article

The Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation has accredited De Anza College’s Automobile Technician-Training Program as meeting the strict industry standards required for ASE Program Accreditation

GoFundMe for our custodian Marivic Burdick who is recovering from a medical emergency

June 21

Google is warning staff about using AI chatbots - Forbes news article

Generative AI ethics: 8 biggest concerns - TechTarget Enterprise AI article

AI's Privacy Pandora's Box: The Risks of Oversharing with Generative AI - Manage Engine Insights article

Bay Area city names and their origin stories - SF Gate article

Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) - Summer Workshops

Cynthia Brannvall Exhibits at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) - On Land Exhibit runs June 17 - August 27, 2023 in the Main Gallery

Cupertino Night Market - Saturday, August 26 from 3:00-10:00 p.m. (sponsored by the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce and the Asian American Business Council)

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series talk by Dr. Eugene Chiang - Smithwich Theatre, Wednesday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m.

June 7

Kudos to classified professionals

De Anza College students compete in the 2023 North America Championship and Programming Camp for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC)

De Anza College celebrates PRIDE month in June - June 5, 2023

Foothill College celebrates PRIDE month in June - June 6, 2023

May 17

The City of Mountain View awarded a grant to Foothill College's workforce development programs - Mountain View Voice article

Eric Kneeland’s Black Stamp Studio in Half Moon Bay - Palo Alto Online article

Prakash Chandras participated in the South Bay Silicon Valley Open Studios - The Mercury News article

Foothill College Alum Jordan Tachibana shares her grandmother's story - Santa Clara University article

Passwords may become a thing of the past thanks to Passkeys - The Mercury News article

Health Matters event at Stanford - Stanford Medicine Article

May 10

Gov. Newsom signed SB 1116, an innovative new approach to public funding for small nonprofit arts organizations (SNPAOs) through the Equitable Payroll Fund

Send a letter to your California State Representative to support SB 1116

$10 tickets for Bay Area Residents to the San Francisco Opera House - Dolby Family's Opera for the Bay

The Foothill Theatre Arts Presents Infinite Black Suitcase By E. M. Lewis and Directed by Sinjin Jones
Get Tickets HERE (May 26 through June 11, 2023)

Episode 19 California Community Colleges' Baccalaureate Degree Program

The Potential of California's Community College Baccalaureate for Closing Racial Equity Gaps - UCLA's The Civil Rights Project report

An Evening with UCLA Chancellor Gene Block - May 11, 2023

Partners in Learning Conference - May 12, 2023

Run, Hide, Defend – Active Assailant Training - June 8, 2023 | Online 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Campus Outreach - Police Department

De Anza (end-of-year Celebrations)

Foothill (end-of-year Celebrations)

Submit your District opening day workshop proposals due by Friday, June 2

District opening day theme suggestions due by Friday, June 2

The Chancellor Search Timeline 

April 26

Board of Governors declares April as California Community College month

2023 Black Student Success Week events

Student Leadership Award winners

2023 Pathway to Government College Mentorship Program (Internship)

Free immigration legal services and how to get your DACA & Naturalization Application Filing Fees Covered

Bay Area school enrollment plummets for the sixth year in a row - The Mercury News article

What happened to students who left public schools during the pandemic? New Stanford-led research tracks their paths - Stanford News article

Shae St. Onge-Cole, Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) teaches at Elmwood Correctional Facility - YouTube video

Possible Self an Extreme STEM Experiential/Expo for all of the Bay Area’s Elementary, Middle and High school students and their families.

Krause Center for Innovation to recognize the late Julie Cates, engineer, advocate and philanthropist

March 29

From the desk of: Bernadine Chuck Fong

Rotary of San José Supports the De Anza College Food Pantry

Tracking the San Francisco Bay Area's Pandemic Recovery

UC proposes first-time systemwide admission guarantee to all qualified transfer students - Los Angeles article

March 15

Foothill College art instructor Hilary Gomes has three floral paintings featured in March 2023 (Issue #209) of the American Art Collector Magazine

Mestre Beiçola at Foothill College at the Cesar Chavez Plaza - March 22, 2023

Faculty members can earn PGA credit by volunteering in Your Village Space at De Anza College

De Anza College Village Spaces - Guided Pathways

March 8

Foothill College Community Education Courses

Andy Ruble is exhibiting in Figure, Form and Space at the Felix Kulpa Gallery in Santa Cruz - March 3 - April 28, 2023

Police – Community Town Hall - May 31, 2023

Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Opinion: The Equity Imperative of the Place-Bound Student - Diverse Issues in Higher Education article

March 1

Debi Shafer-Braun former De Anza College women’s basketball and volleyball coach inducted into the 2023 Hall of Fame

California State Auditors Report - Report No. 2022-113

School districts can’t require COVID vaccines, California Supreme Court affirms - San Francisco Chronicle article

De Anza students' work showcased at Reikes Film Festival - La Voz article

Foothill College will soon offer 2 bachelor degree programs - Mountain View Voice article ranked Foothill College as number 1 for their 2023 Best Community Colleges in America! - article

Gala event to benefit the Foundation’s Hope Initiative – supporting the basic needs of Foothill-De Anza students - Saturday, June 3, 2023

Community College Board appoints Sonya Christian new state chancellor - The Renegade Rip article

February 22

Community College inches upward - CalMatters newletter

Breakdown of Dreamers Population – Both With and Without DACA - Presidents' Alliance article

Principia - a publication put together by our Foothill College STEM students

Donations for Turkey earthquake relief:

Embrace Relief 

Bohème Out of the Box is Visiting a City Near You! - Free Performances running March 10 - April 2, 2023

Foothill Commission for an Exclusive Winter Musical Benefit - March 12, 2023

De Anza College's Taste of History - March 25, 2023

Help our former Carpenter Gary Huerta's family with funeral expenses

February 1

Funeral Services for Tyre Nichols

Dean's Momentum Series

De Anza College - Tuesday, February 7 – Anti-Racist Organizing: In Dialogue with Steve Phillips (advance registration is required)

Free webinar series by Leadership Institute for Tomorrow (LIFT) (registration is required)

February 10 – Where can I go from here?
March 24 – What is my pathway to the professoriate?
April 21 – What can I do to stand up to injustice and inequality?
June 16 – How can I develop professionally?

Run-Hide-Defend training available (registration is required):

Foothill College - Tuesday, February 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
De Anza College - Wednesday, February 8, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Virtual - Wednesday, March 1, 11:00-1:00 p.m.

January 25

New Event Center at De Anza College – Please provide your input through a short survey

CalPERS Member Education Bulletin - (free two day event, February 8 & 9, registration is required)

Sign up to with CalPERS to receive bulletins in your own inbox
Active CalPERS members can explore resources
Many self-paced training videos are available on the CalPERS YouTube site

Run-Hide-Defend training available (registration is required):

Foothill College - Tuesday, February 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
De Anza College - Wednesday, February 8, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Virtual - Wednesday, March 1, 11:00-1:00 p.m.

Eduardo Rufeisen Wins Film Award

Help former Foothill student and bookstore employee Daphne Fontino's family

"Stronger Together" video honoring student veterans

People and the Art of Change in Higher Education IT (featuring Joe Moreau) - The Higher Edge Podcast

January 18

Paramedic and EMT Students Receive Christopher Meadows Memorial Scholarship - Paso Robles Press article

2022-2023 League Excellence Awards

The awards will be presented at the League’s annual Innovations Conference in March 2023.

Dave Capitolo, Instructor Automotive Technology
Claudia Guzman, Program Coordinator II, Staff and Organizational Development
Abdel-Moaty Fayek, Dean, Instruction

New bachelor's degree in Auto Tech Management at De Anza College

Red Wheelbarrow at De Anza College
Student Edition of Red Wheelbarrow at De Anza College

Foothill College and Bay Area nonprofit Dream Volunteershave partnered again on the Guatemala Teacher Corps for winter and spring 2023. With funding from the Foothill-De Anza Foundation, students will travel to Antigua to teach English in a K-12 school.

Dream Volunteers

For more information:
2023 Guatemala Teacher Corps

Foothill-De Anza Foundation

Foothill College study abroad opportunities through Global Experiential Learning

Study Abroad in Florence, Italy, Spring 2023
Study Abroad in London, England, Spring 2023

"Stronger Together" mural honoring student veterans at De Anza College

Foothill student Ricky Holder has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University - UChicago News article

Foothill alum Melvin Gaines named East Palo Alto city manager - Daily Post article

Change Students' Lives - Make a Legacy Gift

"Bill Owens: Suburbia at Fifty" - Exhibition at the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI), January 19 through February 27, 2023

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event January 27, 2023: Home & Belonging - Honoring Holocaust Survivor Stories

Run-Hide-Defend training available (registration is required):

Sunnyvale Center - Tuesday, January 24, 10:00-12:00 p.m.
Foothill College - Tuesday, February 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
De Anza College - Wednesday, February 8, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Virtual - Wednesday, March 1, 11:00-1:00 p.m.

Scott Olsen will be participating in his first AIDS/Life Cycle Event in 2023

The last day for onsite COVID PCR testing for all De Anza and Foothill employees is Monday, January 30, 2023

Free COVID Test Kits at De Anza – For Current Students while supplies last


November 23

Growing numbers of California highschoolers dual enroll in college courses, but access uneven statewide - EdSource article

Chancellor Judy Miner: a lifetime of learning - La Voz News article

Is it Safe to Plan Big, Indoor Celebrations This Holiday Season? - San Francisco Eater article

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for checking COVID-19 by County

November 9

Celebrating our Veterans this November 11, 2022

The Foothill College President Search Finalists Open Forums will take place next week in the Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313) from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Monday, November 14 Dr. Kristina Whalen
Tuesday, November 15 Dr. Gregory Anderson
Wednesday, November 16 Dr. Lisa Cooper Wilkins

Native American Heritage Night with the Golden State Warriors on November 18 at the Chase Center (Golden State Warriors versus the New York Knicks)

How the recent DACA court ruling affects undocumented students - La Voz News article

La Voz News brings home 15 awards at Journalism Conference - La Voz News article

'Missing middle' Los Gatos teacher housing applications to open soon - The Mercury News article

Foothill-De Anza Community College District has invested in the 231 Grant Educator Workforce Housing Project

231 Grant Educator Workforce Housing

Abode Communities

The County of Santa Clara and the Foothill-De Anza Community College District to work together on the exploration of a possible site for a county operated medical office building (MOB) on the De Anza College campus.

November 2

ACCT Announces Newly Elected, Re-elected and Appointed Board Members and Officers

The Cupertino Veterans Memorial Foundation will host its Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 11 at Memorial Park across the street from De Anza College where President Holmes will be opening the ceremony.

Register to attend the Run, Hide, Defend Emergency Preparedness training on Tuesday, November 15 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Theatre Arts presents Aristophanes' The Birds in the Lohman Theatre Performances Nov. 4-20, Thursdays-Sundays

Attend the new Euphrat exhibit now through December 17 at De Anza College titled "Hamsters, Hedgehogs and Hummingbirds" where the exhibit explores how humans relate to, imagine and interact with animals.  

October 26

Stanford is making Community College Connections - Stanford Report article

'Why bother with a real map?': Here are the dubious sites NIMBY Bay Area cities propose for housing - San Francisco Chronicle article

September 7

Assemblymember Marc Berman Honors Local Fallen Hero and Navy Cross Recipient with Highway Designation

Foothill College's Science Learning Institute selected for Inspiring Programs in STEM Awards by Insight Into Diversity

Foothill College Students Travel to Guatemala to Teach English - Los Altos Town Crier article

OPINION:  As Students Return to Campus, Higher Ed Must Build on What We Learned During the Pandemic - The Hetchinger Report

August 10

Digital Transformation for the New 'Now' in Higher Ed - Campus Technology article featuring former Vice Chancellor of Technology Joe Moreau

2022 Educause Horizon Report Data and Analytics Edition - Foothill-De Anza Community College District featured on page 22

Appointment of Foothill College alumna to California Student Aid Commission

California COVID hospitalizations have quadrupled. Who is getting really sick? - The Mercury News article

July 13

Spring 2022 Snapshot on International Educational Exchange - Report from the Institute of International Education, Inc. 

Stunning spread of BA.5 subvariant shows why this California COVID wave is different - The Mercury News article

Infected? Don’t try to power through. Put down your laptop:  Experts say rest is key to recovery and may ward off long COVID - Los Angeles Times article

Foothill College president search website

Foothill-De Anza Foundation Education Matters Newsletter

June 8

Dealing with the Hate They Give: Antidotes to Microaggressions, Racelighting, and Attribution Ambiguity - Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Rostrom article coauthored by District Academic Senate President Karen Chow  

Equal Employment Opportunity training for hiring committee members

Foothill College president search timeline

June 1

Humanities Mellon Scholars video

May 18

De Anza College Badminton Team wins state championship and ends season with a 15-0 record

Foothill-De Anza Community College District awarded a grant from the California Education Learning Lab to focus on Humanizing Online STEM

May 11

‘We’ve got a lot of virus circulating right now’:  Santa Clara County’s health officer - San Jose Mercury News article

Exodus:  Bay Area, California population dropped in 2021 as people exited - San Jose Mercury News article

The Governor’s Revision will be released later this week - Community College League of California message

April 27

Campaign for College Opportunity 2022 Excellence in Placement Awards

Coming to Life:  A Mural and a Campus - De Anza College video

April 13

Science Learning Institute offers internships with pathway to STEM – Los Altos Town Crier article

Associated Students of Foothill College President Fatai Heimuli selected for California Community Colleges Board of Governors Student Leadership Award

Inside the Exodus from Bay Area neighborhood schools - San Jose Mercury News article

Community College League of California's letter on Governor Newsom's 2022-23 Budget 

Association of California Community College Administrators Professional Development Opportunities

March 16

Newly tenured faculty at De Anza and Foothill colleges

Classified Employee of the Year nomination of District Technical Services Supervisor John Vandercook

De Anza College Jewish Inclusion and Anti-Semitism Community Education events

March 9

De Anza Colleges Design and Manufacturing Technologies Department awarded $525,000 National Science Foundation grant

Public Policy Institute of California’s “Geography of Community College Transfers in California” recognizes De Anza College’s high transfer rate - Public Policy Institute of California blog post

Artist and Foothill College instructor Cynthia Brannvall's "The Threads That Bind" on display at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco as part of the 2022-23 Emerging Artists Program

Students sue Santa Clara University over COVID-19 vaccine booster mandate - San Jose Mercury News article

De Anza College Women's History Month events

Foothill College Women's History Month events

Foothill College Musical Theatre presents "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" March 10-20 at the Lohman Theatre

March 2

League for Innovation in the Community College Excellence Award winners

New video on De Anza's Autonomous Vehicle Technician partnership with Nuro

State budget update PowerPoint slides

Recommended Projects for the 2021-22 Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program Appropriation

How to help Ukraine

February 23

Edwina Stoll scholarship fund (indicate Edwina Stoll under the “in memory” box)

Black Faculty Staff and Administrators Network Blood Drive - March 10 - 9:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. - Register HERE (Use group ID BFSA@DEANZA COLLEGE)

New CAN/DID miniseries “Personal Stories” in honor of Black History Month

Drive thru PCR test event at De Anza for all district employees and current De Anza students every Wednesday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. 

Board of Trustees final trustee areas map with Cupertino and Sunnyvale areas up for election in November 2022

Joint Venture Silicon Valley 2022 Silicon Valley Index

February 2

GoFundMe for De Anza student in need

January 26

COVID-19 Decision Tree - Higher Education

Foothill-De Anza COVID-19 Testing and Isolation Protocols

Foothill College Science and Learning Institute Micro-Internships with nano@stanford

Foothill College Hosting COVID Test Kit Distribution January 22-29 - Register HERE

Bay Area Community College Consortium - Regional Joint Ventures

The Economic Value of the California Community College System 

Dr. Isaiah Nengo biography and Leakey Foundation video of Dr. Nengo's October 12, 2017, presentation "Alesi:  The Life, Death, and Discovery of an Ancestor"

January 19

Support for the Tongan community 

United States Postal Service taking orders for free COVID-19 test kits

San Jose Approves Booster Mandate for City Workers, City-Owned Properties - NBC Bay Area article

American Red Cross facing a national blood crisis - Sign up to donate HERE

More than 1 million fewer students are in college. Here's how that impacts the economy - NPR article

January 12

Governor Newsom’s proposed budget 2022-2023 


November 24

11/18/21 Budget Town Hall recording and slideshow

New De Anza College Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Technician pathway announcement 12/2/21 at 10:30 a.m. RSVP here.

November 17

Foothill-De Anza Foundation Education Matters Newsletter

De Anza College Strategic Plan:  2022-2026

Legislative Analyst’s Office Overview of Student Housing report

Happy Vax-Giving - The New York Times Morning Newsletter

November 10

De Anza College one of 150 community colleges nationwide eligible to apply for $1 million Aspen Prize for Excellence

Foothill College to be honored November 16 as a 2021 Equity Champion of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer for Latinx Students by the Campaign for College Opportunity

Krause Center for Innovation Annual Report

This tool shows which community college degree can earn you $113,000 — and which Stanford graduates make $24,000 - San Jose Mercury News article

California community college enrollment drops below 2 million students, more than previously reported – EdSource article

November 3

De Anza College Auto Tech Canned Food Drive

Foothill College Theatre Arts presents The Book of Will

October 13

Undocumented Student Week of Action

Joint Venture Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Poll

October 6

Clean Air Day - Take the pledge

Changing the Subject at California’s Community College Libraries - By Stephanie M. Roach, San Mateo County Community College District & Pawel Szponar, Foothill College

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Transition to Trustee Area Elections website

September 8

October 6 Clean Air Day Pledge

VTA driver captures beauty of transit in photographs (San Jose Mercury News article)

Los Altos Rotary Club Sponsors and Unveils a New Mural at the City’s Veterans Community Plaza (La Oferta article)

EDUCAUSE Community Conversations: Judy Miner and Joe Moreau on the Imperative to Use Analytics

Will Delta Derail Our Reopening:  8/05/21 (Bay Area Council webinar)

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees transition to trustee area elections - First public hearing September 13, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

August 4

Building Diverse Campuses:  4 Key Questions and 4 Case Studies (The Chronicle of Higher Education article)

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Local Voter Rights Act Tool Kit

Foothill De Anza Community College District COVID-19 vaccination policy and administrative procedure

California’s COVID surge would vault a dozen or more counties to restrictive purple tier (San Jose Mercury News article)

Five things Californians should do to slow the Delta variant (San Jose Mercury News editorial)

Bay Area counties urge employers to require vaccinations; Santa Clara County will mandate for 22,000 county workers (San Jose Mercury News article)

Map:  California counties where the CDC urges indoor masks for everyone (San Jose Mercury News article)

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees transition to trustee area elections - First public hearing September 13, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

July 14

Mural Developing at Veterans Community Plaza (Los Altos Town Crier article)

Slideshow of mural in progress

Euphrat Museum of Art Hope and Solace banners

Swimming to Scotland:  My North Irish Channel Crossing by Lauren Lesyna

2021-22 California Enacted Budget Joint Analysis

Build America's Libraries Act legislator contact form

What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others (The New York Times article)

June 16

Fundraiser to help Marlo Custodio and his family pay for funeral services for mother Marilou Alvarado

American Council on Education Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning panel featuring Thuy Nguyen - June 24 at 9:30 a.m.

Foothill-De Anza Community College District online archives

De Anza College End-of-Year Events 

Foothill College Year-End Recognition & Celebrations 

Return to campus survey results

De Anza Vaccination Clinic - July 6

June 9

California Student Aid Commission Cash for College Webinars

Higher Education for AB 540 Students (HEFAS) Annual Summit

Return to campus student survey results

COVID-19 vaccination policy draft

Foothill Vaccine Clinic - June 12

June 2

May 26 Return to Campus and Lessons Learned informational session recording, presentation, and Q&A

Foothill-De Anza, Where Art Thou? FA News article by Tim Shively

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Updated Guidance Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations and Vaccination Records

Fundraiser supporting victims and families of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority tragedy

COVID-19 Vaccination clinics

May 26

De Anza College return-to-campus student survey results

Foothill College Vaccine Clinic - Next clinic June 12

De Anza COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Event - June 8, 9, and 10 from 9:00 a.m.-noon

Community College May Revise proposal letter from the Community College League of California

Early Music America Virtual Performance Project - Musicking Abroad:  A Collaborative Virtual Performance Presented by EMA's Early Music Educators Group (YouTube video)

May 12

Expansion of Emergency Educational Funding Regardless of Immigration Status by Biden Administration Welcomed by Coalition of College and University Presidents (Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration press release) 

De Anza College nursing program ranked #1 in California by Best Value Schools

Understanding the Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience hosted by Asian Americans for Community Involvement and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian

  • May 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Notions of Identity featuring Thuy Nguyen - Register HERE

Borneo, Boundaries, and Borders:  Merasa Village by Sherri Harvey

Addressing Student Conduct Issues presentation by Michele LeBleu-Burns and Leticia Maldonado

Mountain View - Los Altos - Los Altos Hills Challenge Team

Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity finalist forums and feedback forms (feedback forms due by May 14 at 5:00 p.m.)

De Anza College geese video (Instagram post)

May 5

Walk up vaccination sites widely available in Santa Clara County this week

Foothill College Science Learning Institute COVID-19 Vaccine Education Series

De Anza College Library libguide about Dr. Joy DeGruy

Foothill College Pharmacy Technician Program ranked #1 in the nation by the Pharmacy Technician Guide

Foothill-De Anza Community College District 2021-26 Facilities Master Plan

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees resolution 2021-12 commending classified professionals and proclaiming May 16-22, 2021, Classified School Employee Appreciation Week

April 28

AB 927 Public Postsecondary education: community colleges: statewide baccalaureate degree program

With Eligibility Now Open to All Adults, Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Urges Students, Faculty and Staff to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 (California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office press release)

Here's a List of Colleges That Will Require Students or Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Covid-19 (The Chronicle of Education article)

Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration update on China-related bills introduced in Congress that negatively affect international students and scholars from China.

April 21

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Why We Need Poetry

April 14

Multicultural Staff Association Revival - Social Hour Friday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m.

Humanities Mellon Scholars presentation

California Community College Athletic Association Student-Athlete Health and Wellness Study

April 7

BAYouth interview of Karen Chow (YouTube video)

Stop Asian Hate rally - April 10 at 1:00 p.m. in Cupertino

Assembly Bill 1073 (Berman) Community colleges: students enrolled in early childhood education or child development courses: fee waivers

Foothill College COVID-19 Vaccine Education Series (April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10)

Leticia & Emigdio Cervantes GoFundMe page

Konnilyn Feig endowed scholarship to benefit Foothill College Honors students

Foothill-De Anza Foundation presentation

March 31

Not Throwing Away My Shot (YouTube video)

Assembly Bill 1073 (Berman) Community colleges: students enrolled in early childhood education or child development courses: fee waivers

Foothill College Dental Hygiene Program video

March 24

Stop Asian Hate rally – March 27 at 11:00 a.m. at Saratoga City Hall

Moody’s assigns Aaa to Foothill-De Anza CCD, CA’s 2021 GO Bonds; outlook stable (Yahoo Finance article)

American Council on Education Reimagining Transfer for Student Success

March 17

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Analysis of the American Rescue Plan Federal Stimulus

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Courageous Leadership webinar featuring Foothill College - March 18 - noon

Educator Workforce Housing - 231 Grant

March 10

GoFundMe fundraiser for Gabriel Figueroa, son of Arcela Figueroa of Foothill College

International Collegiate Programming Contest Pacific Northwest Regional Division 1 standings

March 3

Joint Venture Silicon Valley State of the Valley Conference

Impressions from the February 19, 2021, Professional Development Day

De Anza College's 2021 League for Innovation in the Community College Excellence Award Winners

Foothill College's Frank Cascarano, David Marasco, and Geoffrey Mathews selected as Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors to Bring NASA Science to Classrooms (SETI Institute press release)

The Coronavirus Is Threatening a Comeback. Here’s How to Stop It. (New York Times article)

New Stanford Research:  Why Zoom meetings can wipe you out (San Jose Mercury News article)

February 17

April 26-30, 2021 - Black Student Success Week

De Anza College Black History Month events

Foothill College Black History Month events

February 26, 2021, 4:00 p.m. - Multicultural Staff Association Social Hour 

Foothill-De Anza Foundation Valentine's Day video

February 10

Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (YouTube recording by the Stanford Talisman Alumni Virtual Choir)

Day of Remembrance events

Taste of History Dreaming and Imagining recording

De Anza College Health Services Drive-Through Flu Vaccine Clinic

De Anza College Black History Month events

Foothill College Black History Month events

Application for the Anti-Racist Teaching Practitioners Pilot Cohort (due 2/16) 

Stop AAPI Hate

"We are crying out for help" Actors, activists sounding alarm on surging attacks against Asian Americans (MSNBC video interview) 

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Amanda Nguyen Tweet on attacks against Asian Americans

February 3

COVID-19 vaccine administration and vaccination eligibility tiers

Bay Area Impact: The Path to a Vaccine (1/7/21 Bay Area Council webinar)

California COVID-19 vaccine eligibility website

President Joe Biden's 1/20/21 executive order Preserving and Fortifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

2/8/21 Palo Alto City Council study session agenda - 231 Grant Avenue proposed teacher housing project

January 6

January 13 - 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Register HERE) - Join Assemblymember Marc Berman, Chair of the Select Committee on the Master Plan, for a virtual conversation on transfer with California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California State University Chancellor-Select Joseph I. Castro, University of California President Michael V. Drake, and Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities President Kristen Soares. 


December 9

Foothill alumnus Nick Shafer wins the Marshall Scholarship

Favorite books of 2020 from Mary Thomas, and Judy Miner's pick for the 20 best audiobooks of 2020

December 2

Support the Foothill-De Anza Foundation through Amazon Smile

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Legal Opinion 2020-12: Online Class Cameras-On Requirements

Santa Clara County Department of Public Health Executive Summary of Changes Effective November 30, 2020

California delays start of high school football, other sports — again (San Jose Mercury News article)

IBM New Collar Programs

November 18

Santa Clara County Public Health Order announcing move to Purple Tier 11/16/20

Keep high school sports shut down during pandemic (Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial Boards opinion piece)

De Anza College’s presentation on Student-Centered Enrollment Practices for California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office 11/18/20 webinar

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees 2020-2021 Board Priorities

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees 11/2/20 Study Session on Measure G Planning

Community college enrollment falls as students grapple with job loss, online learning (CalMatters article)

Recording of 11/16/20 Foothill-De Anza Athletics meeting

November 4

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees 2020-2021 Board Priorities

Foothill College, De Anza College, and Central Services budget reduction collateral lists as of 11/1/20

Robert Cormia's Silicon Valley Leadership Group Annual Forum slides

De Anza alumnae Jeannie Mai in the news

October 28

Associated Students of Foothill College November 10, 2020, Return to Campus Town Hall flyer

Link for more information on proposed changes to F1 and F2 student visas proposed by the Trump Administration that would curtail the time limit for approval to four years maximum and require federal appeals to be granted for time extension

Photo shows how coyotes in SF have become used to humans (Zaki Lisha’s coyote photo in SFGATE)

October 21

Community College Enrollment Is Way Down (New York Times article) 

Is Virtual Learning Creating New Equity Gaps in Student Engagement? (Webinar recording)

Registration link for virtual conversation on the student transfer experience in California with Assemblymember Marc Berman, Chair of the Select Committee on the Master Plan, and the Campaign for College Opportunity - 10/27/20 at 1:00 p.m.

October 14

Foothill-De Anza Foundation 2020 Annual report 

Foothill-De Anza Foundation payroll deduction form

Annette Bening video encouraging voting

October 7

A Student Dies, and a Campus Gets Serious About Coronavirus (New York Times article)

California Virtual Campus Videos to Support Students in Online Learning

Registration link for 10/14/20 webinar Is Virtual Learning Creating New Equity Gaps in Student Engagement? 

Updated COVID-19 Industry Guidance:  Institutions of Higher Education

September 30

October 2, 2020, Districtwide professional development workshops

Stop Expecting Life to Go Back to Normal Next Year (New York Times opinion piece)

Andy Ruble Go Fund Me 

California History Center and Euphrat Museum of Art Taste of History on October 22, 2020

Family Engagement Institute's 10th anniversary celebration on October 9, 2020

Chris Kwak's student welcome video

Contact Tracing Guest Panel and Discussion/Q&A session being held October 8, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

Office of Institutional Research and Planning district enrollment reports 

COVID-19 Industry Guidance:  Institutions of Higher Education

September 9

2020 Undocumented Student Action Week October 19-23 website 

Go Fund Me for former Foothill College student trustee Tiffany Nguyen

August 26

How Digital Transformation at a Community College Bolsters Student Success (Adobe Blog)

Democracy Counts 2018: Increased Student and Institutional Engagement (Report by Tufts University Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life Instituted for Democracy in Action)

Help for those affected by recent wildfires

Karen Villalba Go Fund Me

Karen Smith Go Fund Me 

Foothill College Go Fund Me for Evacuated Colleagues

Central Services Classified Senate is offering support to evacuated colleagues. Please contact Monica Garcia if you need help or know of a Central Services colleague who needs help.

August 12

Poll results
If you are a classified professional, faculty with a non-instructional assignment, or administrator and had to perform 100% of your work remotely during Fall 2020, which schedule would you prefer?
5 days per week: Monday through Friday - 40 respondents chose this answer

4 days per week: Monday through Thursday - 97 respondents chose this answer

Colleges Are Deeply Unequal Workplaces by Jeffrey Selingo (The Atlantic)

COVID-19 Industry Guidance:  Institutions of Higher Education

LatinX  in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter webinar registration link (8/13 at 2:30 p.m.) 

July 15

Krause Center for Innovation UniDIVersity Makerspace Certificate

Red Wheelbarrow Student Edition 2020

July 1

De Anza College Standing Against Racism webpage

Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen's May 31 letter to students

Foothill College Office of Equity and Inclusion website

De Anza College Veteran Scholars' Journeys webpage 

Administrative procedure 3216 Procedures for Naming of College and District Buildings or Facilities

June 24

Addressing Anti-Blackness on Campus: Implications for Educators and Institutions (webinar recording)


The Danger of a Single Story

From Our Student Athletes: Black Lives Matter

Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee application (deadline June 24)

What Is Owed - New York Times Magazine article on reparations

Upcoming and recorded end-of-year celebrations at De Anza

Silicon Valley Pain Index: racial discrimination and income equality (news article)

Whites for Racial Equity

June 17

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Police Officers' Association George Floyd Resolution

Preliminary injunction preventing the U.S. Department of Education from imposing student eligibility requirements for distribution of emergency relief assistance to students under the CARES Act

June 10

Affordable housing survey

June 3

Euphrat Museum of Art 2020 Student Art Show Art at Home Gallery - Fatema Kazi "Untitled"

Euphrat Museum of Art 2020 Student Art Show Main Gallery - Alyanna Posadas "I Belong"

Anti-racism resources suggested by meeting participants:


May 20

Euphrat Museum of Art 2020 De Anza Student Art Show

Foothill College Theatre Arts Virtual Play Reading Festival

Robert Hartwell San Francisco Opera lectures

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice #Real College Bears Witness Stories from the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13

Potential budget revenue scenarios as of 5/13/20

May 6

May 18-21 Mental Health Awareness Week 

"Recording Classical Music in Lockdown" video 

Update on California's Pandemic Roadmap

April 29

De Anza College Child Development Center "Stronger and Happier Together" e-book by Sofia Varela

April 22

De Anza College President Search Timeline

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Vision Resource Center

April 15

California Virtual College-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) Preparing for Online Learning student resources 

CVC-OEI Finish Faster

April 8

Foothill-De Anza Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund 

Take the 2020 Census