May 24, 2007
Student Art Show
The exhibition features paintings, drawings, mixed-media works, photography, graphic design, sculpture and ceramics created by De Anza students. The DASB, the Euphrat and the Creative Arts Division sponsor the show.
When: May 21-June 14, Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Art on Campus Committee Announces New Installation
A new sculpture titled "Trinom" by Magma Latin, a former De Anza sculpture student, will be installed at the Mary Avenue entrance to campus beginning June 11. The installation will be completed in two weeks.
Relay For Life of Cupertino at De Anza College
Relay For Life® is a fun-filled overnight event designed to bring together those who have been touched by cancer in our community. The event celebrates survivorship and raises money to help the American Cancer Society in its mission to save lives. During the event, teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds or parks and take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times.
When: Saturday, July 28, 10 a.m.-Sunday, July 29, 10 a.m.
If you are interested in participating as a team captain or a team member, contact Lois Jenkins in the Marketing/Communications office at ext. 8948 or email@example.com. Visit www.acsevents.org/relay/ca/cupertino if you would like to participate or donate to the event.
Mark Your Calendars
* The State of the College Annual Report presentation to the Board of Trustees is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, June 18 at the Kirsch Center, Room 115.
* The Visual and Performing Arts Center kickoff is scheduled for Tuesday, October 9 at 11 a.m. at the building site in Parking Lot A. More information will follow.
Outreach Coordinator Rob Mieso wishes to thank to all the divisions, departments and programs that participated in De Anza's New Student and Parent Nights this spring and made them the most successful ever. At the last two events, more than 1,800 students and parents attended, and more than 700 high school students applied to the college and registered for Counseling 100. Special appreciation goes to Admissions and Records for providing paper applications for on-the-spot sign ups.
Massage Therapy Program Grad Honored by Mountain View Voice
De Anza graduate Bryan Reisinger's Dragon Touch Massage was named the "Best Massage" and the "Best New Business" in the April 27 edition of the Voice of Mountain View's Best of 2007. Reisinger merges traditional and modern therapeutic practice in a winning combination, and according to the Voice "has surfaced as the most popular new business in Mountain View." Call 408.569.9154 to make an appointment.
Comp TechS/Computer Donation Program Receives NSA Grant
The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of $749,995 to the college district in support of the Comp TechS/Computer Donation project titled "Internships and Underrepresented Student Persistence in Technical Education." Program Coordinator Susan Malmgren also announced that there are plenty of free, refurbished computers available for De Anza students who qualify. Contact Malmgren at ext. 5713 for eligibility rules.
TV/Film Students Continue to Earn Kudos
De Anza graduate Mohammad "Mo" Gorjestani recently graduated from the Vancouver Film School, and his 11-minute short film, "The Shade," has been selected to play at the Tribeca Film Festival. You can view the film on YouTube at http://youtube.com/watch?v=gKG-7kdcCBc.
Bobby Shelby has been accepted for the American Pavilion Student Program at this year's Cannes Film Festival. He is the second De Anza Film/TV student to attend. Shelby's film "Rebecca" was curated as part of the Pacific Film Archive's Alternative Requirement 2006: Experimental Works from Bay Area Schools. Information about the program is available at http://www.ampav.com/ampav3.html.
Current De Anza student Bill Stahl is featured on an Internet blog and video for the film "Shrek the Third." He has been a De Anza student for three quarters and is enrolled Film/TV 50: Introduction to Film/Television Directing. Go to http://www.shrek.com and click on "Production Blog," then on "Filmmakers Production Blog," then on "Bill Stahl" to find him.
Four De Anza Students Place in 2007 Media Arts Competition
Office of Community and Civic Engagement
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a reception to meet and greet members of the dialogue and deliberation community doing civic engagement work at local, national and international levels.
When: Tuesday, May 29, 5-6:30 p.m.
Faculty are invited to free training focused on engaging campus faculty and departments in community service learning: "Learning Together: How to Design a Community Service Learning Project."
When: Friday, June 8, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reserve your spot by Tuesday, June 5, through Mary Kay Englen in Staff Development: firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8349.
A screening of "Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes" is being offered by KQED Education Network and the Office of Community and Civic Engagement. The film by Byron Hurt takes an in-depth look at manhood in rap music and hip-hop culture. The event is free and open to the public.
When: Thursday, June 14, 3:30 p.m. reception and music; 4:30-6:30 p.m. film screening and panel discussion
For more information on these OCCE events, contact Rowena Tomaneng at ext. 8349 or email@example.com.
Program Offers B.S. in Psychology and Social Action at De Anza
The Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP) offers a two-year B.S. degree completion program in conjunction with De Anza for students with an A.A. or its equivalent from an accredited college. In the P3 program (Psychology, Passion and Promise) classes are held at De Anza and students have access to all student services from both schools. Because of the partnership between De Anza and PGSP, students matriculating from De Anza are eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship to attend the program. For more information, see http://p3.pgsp.edu and http://www.pgsp.edu.
Offices Move to Mod Quad C
Due to renovation of the Campus Center, the following offices have relocated to Mod Quad C, in Parking Lot C next to the tennis courts:
|Kevin Harral, May 2007
"Kevin helped establish a cohesive working group that augments the college outreach activities and, in particular, provides individual service to our lowest income students."