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Thuy Nguyen named seventh president of Foothill College

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Updated: September 12, 2016

On Monday, May 2, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Thuy Thi Nguyen as the next president of Foothill College. She will begin her new position on July 1.

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Inspiring one energy champion at a time

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Updated: November 10, 2016

What if we all understood the basics of how energy works, its use and misuse, and how to correct the misuse within our homes, workplace and broader communities? Foothill engineering/nanoscience instructor and long-time energy champion Robert Cormia continues working on this one student at a time.

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Foothill swimmers dive into record-breaking season

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Updated: September 12, 2016

Broken records, personal bests and gold medals rounded out the season for Foothill’s men’s and women’s swimming team. Under the leadership of Coach Jeffrey Bissell, Foothill Owls’ student-athletes finished in the top 10 at the California Community College Athletic Association Swimming & Diving State Championships.

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New initiative changing the face of online education for all

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Updated: September 12, 2016

When the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office needed help creating a centralized program to ensure that more students complete their educational goals by increasing access to and success in high-quality online courses, the agency turned to Silicon Valley’s Foothill-De Anza Community College District.

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