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Learning Communities

Making Connections

What is a Learning Community?

A learning community is a a group of students, or cohort, who start and finish a program together with support from dedicated faculty, counselors and staff.


Honors Institute

Experience specialized courses, special focus seminars, exposure to exciting cultural opportunities, and transfer scholarship opportunities. You are in good hands with the Honors Institute. Our very own counselors, faculty and staff will work with you every step of the way.

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Humanities Mellon Scholars

This program is designed to get you ready for transfer in two years with a strong foundation in the humanities. You will take the five courses that lead to the Certificate of Achievement in Humanities as a member of a learning community, allowing you to enjoy the social camaraderie and a network of support among classmates while you sharpen your study skills.

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Puente Project

Puente, the Spanish word for Bridge, is a national-award winning student leadership program that provides a structured pathway for transfer to the UCs and CSUs while engaging participants in community service.

Assessment Eligibility Requirements: ENGL 1A

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TechCore

TechCore  is a two-year program  for students  from underrepresented groups in the STEM field, providing a shared learning experience to ensure success completing the Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) in Computer Science.

To get started this summer, attend our tuition-free, intensive three-week TechCore Summer Institute from Aug. 10–28.

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Umoja Community

Umoja, a Kiswahili word meaning unity, is a year-long learning community and critical resource at Foothill College dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students.

Assessment Eligibility Requirements: ENGL 1A

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About Assessment

Humanities Mellon Scholars

Supercharge Your Education!

APPLY by AUG. 2 for FALL 2020

Attend one of our virtual info sessions to learn more.


  • Wednesday, July 22 at Noon
  • Thursday, July 30 at 7 p.m.

Visit program website for details

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Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Counseling Center

650.949.7423


fhcounseling@fhda.edu


Student Services Building 8300, Room 8302

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