La Voz News

Academic renewal, the little-known hack that can save your GPA

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Academic renewal is a way for students who have been with the college for over two years to wipe out Ds and Fs from the calculation of their GPA. Ian Balene, 20, criminal justice, said he believes the policy would be helpful to students trying to transfer.  “I know that some classes you just...

Academic Senate: Semester system for district, academic renewal, enrollment

Ethan Bennett, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Semesters at Foothill and De Anza colleges? It could happen. Karen Chow, Academic Senate president, presented a letter from vice chancellor Dorene Novotny and Kathy Perino, chief negotiator of the faculty association, announcing a new task force that will gather and discuss information about changing...