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May 30, 2023

Quick Notes for the Week of May 29

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Pride Center Events

pride flagPlease join us for the Pride and Trans Flag Raising event this Monday, June 5, from 10-11 a.m., in the Main Quad to celebrate Pride month.

Attendees will be joined by members of De Anza's LGBTQ+ community, includng students and allies, along with civic leaders including Cupertino Mayor Hung Wei and Councilmember J.R. Fruen.

trans flagHead over to the Pride Center in Library 138 after the flag raising for light refreshments and a tour. Please RSVP in advance.

Everyone is also welcome to attend the Queer & Now Conference the following day – Tuesday, June 6. This year’s theme is “Be Unapologetically You.” Learn more at

Awards and Honors

CIS Students Compete in National Coding Championship

CIS studentsCongratulations to three De Anza computer science students who competed over the weekend in the North American Championship of the International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Ralph Cao, Ji-yoo Dojun and Sunho Kim represented De Anza as the only community college team that qualified for this prestigious event, which drew teams from MIT, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Cal Tech and other top universities. The Mountain Lion team finished in the middle of the field and earned an honorable mention for what team adviser Manish Goel, a De Anza Computer Information Systems instructor, called “a tremendous performance.”

Graduation News

New Graduation Date and Upcoming End-of-year Celebrations

grads in groupDe Anza will hold its 56th annual commencement on Saturday, July 1, beginning at 4 p.m. in the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California.

You can order your graduation regalia now. Graduation Packs — which include a graduation gown, cap, tassel and diploma cover — and affinity stoles are available for purchase online at Items can be picked up at the campus Bookstore or shipped to students directly. You should order online by June 12 to receive regalia in time for graduation.

Remember: In order to graduate, you must apply for a degree by submitting the online form to Admissions and Records.

Upcoming end-of-year celebrations:

  • IMPACT AAPI celebration – Wednesday, May 31, 4-6 p.m.
  • ¡LEAD! and Puente Celebration – Thursday, June 1, 4-6 p.m.
  • Film/TV Department Annual Student Film and Video Show – Friday, June 2, 7-9 p.m.

Check the end-of-year celebrations webpage for more information.

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