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Academic Senate task forces target enrollment, guided pathways form meta majors groupings

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

De Anza Academic Senate is implementing task forces to tackle issues around campus like course scheduling and enrollment. Ishmael Tarikh, task force co-chair and political science instructor, is a member of the course scheduling and enrollment task force. He said the main objectives of the task force...

De Anza should allow high school freshmen, sophomores to enroll

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

De Anza College should allow high school freshmen and sophomores to enroll to boost enrollment and allow these students to have more specialized educational experiences that prepare them for college careers. Last month, the De Anza academic senate discussed the possibility of allowing younger hig...

Dancers’ energy belies trouble ahead for De Anza department

The workshop class finalizes the DA Dance Demonstration with a bang on March 22 at the Visual & Performing Arts Center at De Anza College.

William Roman, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018

“Take a dance class and save your life,” dance instructor Warren Lucas implored the audience at the DA Dance Demonstration held on Thursday, March 22 at De Anza Collge. What started off gently with a ballet performance soon turned into a highly energetic show. Contemporary, salsa, freestyle an...

Psychological services works with minimal budget, staff

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018

De Anza College’s drop in enrollment has caused Psychological Services to tighten their budget and come to terms with working with what little space and staff they have. In fall 2017, Psychological Services was moved to a new location near the bookstore. The new office was an upgrade, but was so...

DA Autotech Dept. suffers low enrollment

Stephanie Lam, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

Over the past six years, De Anza College's automotive technology department has faced a shortage of student enrollment. The decline in enrollment, according to department chair and machining instructor Dave Capitolo, was gradual and almost proportional to the declining enrollment at De Anza. "[Automotive...

De Anza College enrollment decline, potential budget cut

Simone Clay & Aysha Rehman, Staff Reporters

January 19, 2018

A drop in enrollment at De Anza College has led to the prospect of a potential budget cut for the future. In a statement released to faculty, President Brian Murphy mentions that for every 1,000 students lost, $5 million in state funding is lost. Students affected by the recent rulings on DACA...

Enrollment drop leads to canceled classes

Enrollment drop leads to canceled classes

Hina Ahmed, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2014

Winter quarter enrollment at De Anza College fell by about 2 percent compared to Winter 2013, and contributed to the cancellation of up to 128 classes. The total head count of students for the Winter 2014 census was 21,311, compared with 21,711 students the previous winter quarter, according to the...