La Voz News

Diversity needed in De Anza hiring process

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Social sciences and humanities division faculty members selected volunteers to create a dean’s hiring committee for reviewing the application and statements of the applicants that are applying to be a faculty member at De Anza.  The senate reviewed and confirmed three volunteers from the list to be par...

Community Colleges offer a chance to get a head start, a degree, and some work-life balance

A. Robert DeHart Library, De Anza College

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Going to a community college for a two-year degree such as an associate's degree or for the first two years of an undergraduate degree is a no-brainer. It is simply the most efficient and effective way to get high-quality education in California and there are little-to-no downsides. The times of bein...

Another UC drops its TAG program

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

UC San Diego officials recently announced the college will no longer participate in the Transfer Agreement Guarantee program. For years, California community colleges students have been able to sign a TAG agreement that guarantees admission to a specific University of California school. But many universities,...