The Heights

Recognition

Foothill receives prestigious statewide diversity award

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Updated: December 19, 2016

Foothill College’s Family Engagement Institute was named a recipient of the prestigious Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Award on July 19, 2016. The award, established in 2001, honors community college staff members, districts, colleges or programs that have made the greatest contribution toward faculty, staff and student diversity and equity.

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Foothill students name psychology instructor Eta Lin the most transfer friendly for 2016

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Updated: December 19, 2016

More than 300 Foothill students who are bound for colleges and universities across the globe this fall gathered together with family and friends at the college’ s annual Transfer Achievement Celebration in June to celebrate their transfer successes, and applaud the faculty and staff who supported them throughout their Foothill experience.

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Summer 2016 achievements and awards

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Updated: December 19, 2016

Congratulations are in order for these Foothill College community members and departments: Foothill College President Thuy T. Nguyen, our Men's and Women's Swimming Teams, the Anthropology Summer Abroad Program, and Astronomy Instructor Andrew Fraknoi.

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Faith and Foothill help East Palo Alto woman redefine herself and her future

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Updated: December 19, 2016

A cancer survivor and caregiver to her aging parents, Ruth Talamoa is very familiar with challenges. Despite a diagnosis of multiple myeloma that has left her permanently disabled, the 33-year-old resident of East Palo Alto will not let blood cancer prevent her from earning degrees in psychology, biology and oncology.

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