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Service Leadership

Service Leadership at Foothill College

Initiative Overview

Service leadership is Foothill College's unique vision for educating students while preparing them to be community and global leaders. Service leadership happens in and outside of the classroom, allowing students to feel more engaged in the college community, and to give back to our neighbors.

Projects are shared at venues throughout the year, culminating in the Research & Service Leadership Symposium where students, faculty and staff share their work with a broader audience. 

Service leadership at Foothill College is built with these concepts:

Service Learning • Leadership Courses • Civic Engagement • Scholarship Research and Publication • 21st Century Skills (CTE) • Community Service • Equity

Spring 2020 COVID-19 PSA Contest Winners

Create a Video, Film, Song, Art Piece

See the winners and their PSA work! Each  #hashtag winner received $500.

Hashtag categories. SEE FULL DETAILS

  • #FHOnlineLearning
  • #FHMentalWellness
  • #FHStandTogether
  • #FHSpreadTheTruth

President Thuy served as judge for the contest. Read her letter!

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Presidential Service Leadership Award



Eman Magzoub was awarded the first ever Foothill College Presidential Service Leadership Award at the 2019 commencement ceremony.

Also she  received the Newman Civic Fellowship, upon nomination by President Thuy Nguyen. This award recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership.

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60 for 60 Service Leadership Projects 

Spring 2023

Leadership in times of change

Take CNSL 6: Exploring Leadership. CRN 41522

April 18–June 18, 2023,  4 Units, Online

Learn concepts of leadership theory with direct applications for leading organizations and creating change in one's community.

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President's Office


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Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Join Us May 16, 2024

It's not too early to prepare for our spring RSLS. Develop projects in research, service and art.

Applications open Oct. 24, 2023.

See upcoming workshops. Start planning this fall.

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