SRJC In the News - April 2021

SRJC to lead Climate Action Night Thursday, Apr. 29
Christine Hoex
Sonoma County Gazette
4/28/21
SRJC Sustainability Committee, Climate Action Night, Youth Presentation on Climate Legislation for 2021
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/srjc-to-lead-climate-action-night-thursday-apr-29/
 

We can all learn a thing or two from wisdom of SRJC’s ’Overcome’
Jenny Hollingworth
Sonoma County Gazette
4/27/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Overcome,  student-created online performance, Grace Mosier, Norman Eisley,  Kira Catanzaro, Gwendolyn Phair, Chinel Kremesec, Peri Zoe Yildirim-Stanley, Sky Hernandez-Simard, Emma LeFever, Alexx Killian, background and animations designer, Amber MacLean, Reed Martin
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/we-can-all-learn-a-thing-or-two-from-wisdom-of-srjcs-overcome/
 

The Flip Side opens in Rohnert Park
The Community Voice
Cassandra may Albaugh
4/23/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Adult Education, life skills
https://www.thecommunityvoice.com/article/The-Flip-Side-opens-in-Rohnert-Park
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The Press Democrat names a diversity and equity reporter
Press Democrat
4/21/21
Nashelly Chavez, Santa Rosa Junior College, journalism, The Oak Leaf
https://lca.sfsu.edu/lcanews/2021/04/21/820795-alum-nashelly-chavez-named-diversity-equity-reporter-press-democrat


Candlelight vigil at SRJC protests death of Daunte Wright
Kathleen Coates
Press Democrat
5/16/21
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/candlelight-vigil-at-srjc-protests-death-of-daunte-wright/
 

Live theaters can reopen, but shows are still in early stages
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
4/15/21
Chris Shayota, Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts department,  actor-created virtual performance, overcome, Reed Martin, Alyce Finwall, Chris Shayota, Grace Mosier, Rachel Calos, hiatus, theatrical performances, Leslie McCauley, chairwoman and artistic director, department of theater and fashion, skills-based classes, spring’s live productions, sound, lighting and rigging equipment, tech classes
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/live-theaters-can-reopen-but-shows-are-still-in-early-stages/

Also in:
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/entertainment/out-and-about-10-things-to-see-watch-stream-and-do-in-petaluma/

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/things-to-do-in-sonoma-county-april-30-may-9-2021/
 

Santa Rosa cuts back recycled water allocations to agriculture by two-thirds as drought looms
Susan Wood
North Bay Business Journal
4/14/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, secondary agricultural water supply, Dean of Agriculture, Benjamin Goldstein
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/santa-rosa-cuts-back-recycled-water-allocations-to-agriculture-by-two-third/
 

California Community Colleges Seeing Low Enrollment, SRJC Included
KSRO
4/13/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, record low enrollment, decrease of 20.11%.
https://www.ksro.com/2021/04/13/california-community-colleges-seeing-low-enrollment-srjc-included/
 

Santa Rosa Junior College to remain ‘largely remote’ in fall
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
April 13, 2021
Dr. Frank Chong,   Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Petaluma campus, Bertolini Student Center, SRJC campus,  transition plan, All Faculty Association, Jeff Kunde, board of trustees, Mickey Abate, Ty Brenninger
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/santa-rosa-jc-to-remain-largely-remote-in-fall/?artslide=2

Also In:
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/12/students-and-faculty-react-to-srjc-remaining-mostly-online-through-2022/

https://www.ksro.com/2021/04/13/srjc-plans-to-continue-remote-learning-through-fall-2021/

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/srjc-will-expand-in-person-classes-but-stay-largely-remote-in-fall/?artslide=0

https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/news/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-remain-largely-remote-in-fall/
 

Petaluma Buzz: Film Fest Petaluma returns with new partners, all-virtual line-up
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF
April 7, 2021
Petaluma Film Alliance — the Santa Rosa Junior College organization that annually sponsors Film Fest Petaluma, Mike Traina
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/entertainment/petaluma-buzz-film-fest-petaluma-returns-with-new-partners-all-virtual-li/
 

Lakeport Police Department swears in new sergeants in Monday ceremony
Lake County News
4/5/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa Junior College Police Department, Sgt. Andrew Welter
https://www.lakeconews.com/news/68677-lakeport-police-department-swears-in-new-sergeants-in-monday-ceremony
 

Job fair aimed at local students
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
4/5/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Virtual North Bay Regional Job Fair, SRJC’s Career Hub, RJC Career Education Job Developer, Ann Mansfield
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/job-fair-aimed-at-local-students/
 

At This Sebastopol Farm, Heritage Inspires a Bounty of Foods
Derek Moore
Sonoma Magazine
4/2021
Santa Rosa Junior College, sustainable agriculture, Leslie Wiser
https://www.sonomamag.com/specialty-vegetables-come-with-a-helping-of-social-justice-at-this-sebastopol-farm/?gSlide=7

 

The Oak Leaf

SRJC Board of Trustees renames on-campus museum and supports climate change policies
Jennifer Sawhney
The Oak Leaf
4/20/21
The Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees, eliminate, media services, Petaluma, managerial position, classified, Matt Pearson, Board member, Caroline Bañuelos, Jessica Toscano, Maggie Fishman Dorothy Battenfeld, Dr. Jane Saldana, vice president of academic affairs, budgetary constraints, Kate Jolley, vice president of finance and administrative services, reduce spending, Dr. Chong, SGA president Delashay Benson-Carmona, Unity Through Community Walk, Meatless Monday, Hemp, Hemp Hooray, Trashion Fashion Show, Sean Martin, president, All Faculty Association, AFA, Jesse Peter Multicultural Museum, SRJC Multicultural Museum, Rachel Minor, supervisor and curator, Native American cultural relics, reducing climate change, Sarah Jones and David Liebman, members of the sustainability committee
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/20/srjc-board-of-trustees-renames-on-campus-museum-and-supports-climate-change-policies/
 

SGA approves May 15 Unity Walk and discusses campus reopening
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
4/29/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Student Government Assembly, Unity Walk, peaceful walk,
students from all SRJC campuses, staff, faculty, clubs, intercultural center, Senior Dean of Students, Robert Ethington, Student Body President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Santa Rosa Vice President of Marketing, Abrea Tillman, libraries, outdoor study spaces, Vice President of Student Services, Pedro Avila, Centers for Disease Control, social justice
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/29/sga-approves-may-15-unity-walk-and-discusses-campus-reopening/
 

Healing through remembrance: Herbalism in Chicanx culture
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
4/27/21
Chicanx educators, Última: La Curandera, Zoom event, traditional healing, SRJC’s Intercultural Center, EOPS Outreach Program Coordinator, Rafael Vázquez, Latinx, undocumented, bilingual students, Culture and Values in Latin America and The Caribbean, Chicanx author Rudolfo Anaya, Bless Me, Última 
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/27/healing-through-remembrance-herbalism-in-chicanx-culture/
 

SGA student election results are in
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
4/22/21
Student Government Programs Coordinator, Zack Miranda, Student Government Assembly elections, SGA, Student Body President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Executive Vice President of Legislation, Ally Lubas, Santa Rosa Vice President of Marketing, Abrea Shavaun Tillman, re-elected, Brandon J. Repp, Petaluma vice president of clubs, Anetra McCartney, student trustee,  SRJC’s Office of Institutional Research, Student Headcount, unity walk, SRJC President’s Cabinet
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/22/sga-student-election-results-are-in/

Sonoma County Student Film Festival: A virtual showcase of student talent
Liam Vinueza
Oak Leaf
4/22/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Sonoma County Student Film Festival, communications studies, film production, instructor Brian Antonson, James Domizio, Out For Delivery, Crysta Andrews, Boogie Bar, Alex Fuller, Max Belove, Summertime
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2021/04/22/sonoma-county-student-film-festival-a-virtual-showcase-of-student-talent/


SGA highlights mental health
Audrey Fry
The Oak Leaf
4/15/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly, Student Health Services, SHS,new therapists, Corey Timberlake, Nadine Henley, Black and African American students, letter to address, marginalized students, Student Body President Delashay Carmona Benson, Health Fee, Brijida Christina Alemán, Latinx and Native American students, Emily Chung, Asian American and Pacific Islander community, LGBTQ, Mental Health Program Manager Bert Epstein, Senior Dean of Students Robert Ethington, continued mental health services, Petaluma Vice President of Marketing Ally Lubas, executive vice president of legislation, Petaluma Vice President of Clubs Anetra McCartney
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/15/sga-highlights-mental-health/

 

SRJC will remain mostly online for Fall 2021
Jonathan Bigall
The Oak Leaf
4/8/21
Rosa Junior College President Dr. Frank Chong Fall 2021 courses, remotely, students, faculty, non-instructor SRJC staff
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/08/srjc-will-remain-mostly-online-for-fall-2021/
 

SGA debates letter supporting racial minorities, announces upcoming events
Audrey Fry
The Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Student Government Association, SGA, Student Body President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Black Student Union, SRJC leaders, Vice President of Finance, Evelyn Navarro Shindels, Vice President of Student Health, Maria Arreguin, Mondays with Mary, Student Health Services, Student Elections, Virtual Election Assemblies, Queer Resource Corner, Vice President of Diversity, Felix Santiago
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/04/08/sga-debates-letter-supporting-racial-minorities-announces-upcoming-events/
 

Sonoma County local theater roundup: April 4–May 1
Jessica Johnson
The Oak Leaf
4/1/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, overcome, SRJC, stream, live, YouTube
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2021/04/04/sonoma-county-local-theater-roundup-april-4-may-1/
 

The Oak Leaf wins 16 awards for 2020 work
James Domizio
The Oak Leaf
4/1/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, The Oak Leaf, Connect2021 Spring National College Media Convention, Anne Belden, Journalism Association of Community Colleges, Associated Collegiate Press, Online General Excellence award, Alex Fuller, Maritza Camacho, Emma Molloy, Lilia Epstein, Michael Combs, Lauren A. Spates, James Domizio, Luke Morrow, Priscilla Navas, Nick Vides, Sarah Montano
https://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/opinion/columns/flashbacks/article_0e5a090c-934d-11eb-86a7-53802cde6c1f.html