SRJC In the News - August 2021

Supervisors Award $500,000 PG&E Grant Wildfire Training Program to Santa Rosa JC
Bay City News
SF Gate
8/25/21
Wildfire resiliency training program, Santa Rosa Junior College, $500,000 grant, adult education, prescribed grazing, forest fuel reduction, fire-resilient landscaping, defensible space, post-fire mitigation and restoration, SRJC, Benjamin Goldstein, dean, Agriculture and Natural Resources
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Supervisors-Award-500-000-Pg-E-Grant-Wildfire-16410380.php

Also in:
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Supervisors-Award-500-000-Pg-E-Grant-Wildfire-16410380.php

https://norcalpublicmedia.org/2021082766707/news-feed/fire-prep-recovery-program-launched-at-srjc3

https://www.ksro.com/2021/08/26/srjc-get-500000-for-wildfire-program/

https://krcb.org/2021082766707/news-feed/fire-prep-recovery-program-launched-at-srjc3

https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/sonoma-county-awards-santa-rosa-junior-college-500000-grant-for-wildfire-resiliency-program

https://www.audacy.com/kcbsradio/podcasts/kcbs-on-demand-20757/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-hold-most-classes-online-this-fall-619423011

 

SRJC to implement COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Kaylee Tornay
Press Democrat
8/16/21
Kelvin Castillo, Introduction to Art and Design, Santa Rosa Junior College, Art instructor Donna Larsen, Analy Hall, Janek Cosiakowski, Markus Obata, Josh DeLawrence, Zoe House, proof of vaccination, weekly testing, President Frank Chong, soft mandate, SRJC Board of Trustees,  SRJC, fall semester, Anne Belden, communication studies department, The Oak Leaf, Jimena Garcia, automotive technology, yoga
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/srjc-to-implement-vaccine-mandate/\

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https://www.ksro.com/2021/08/17/srjc-mandating-the-covid-19-vaccine/

https://californiahealthline.org/morning-briefing/tuesday-august-17-2021/

 

Expert Insight on Leisure and Hospitality Jobs
Money Geek.com
Dr. Albert Yu, Business Administration Faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.moneygeek.com/coronavirus/cities-most-hospitality-jobs-impacted-coronavirus/#expert=dr-albert-yu

 

Community college housing deal driven by California crisis
Keeley Webster
The Bond Buyer
8/12/21
Housing, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, housing insecurity, homelessness, on-campus housing, Dr. Pedro Avila, Assistant Superintendent, Santa Rosa Junior College District, Santa Rosa, Petaluma campuses, term bond, speculative-grade BB rating, S&P Global Ratings, 95,281-square-foot project,  352 total beds, living room, common areas, common kitchens, public restrooms, activity lounges, game rooms, study areas, quiet study areas, co-ed restrooms, 24-hour security, 92-space parking lot, culturally, economically diverse student population 20,000 students, 300 degree and certificate programs
https://www.bondbuyer.com/news/community-college-housing-deal-driven-by-california-crisis\

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https://www.oc-breeze.com/2021/08/10/201260_treasurer-fiona-ma-announces-first-sale-of-revenue-bonds-for-community-college-housing/

 

Some in-person learning for fall semester at SRJC
Argus Courier
8/10/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, in-person instruction, SRJC Plan for a Safe Return to Campus, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong,  health sciences, public safety, art, history, English, math, career education, Ag and natural resources, communications, culinary, biological sciences, anatomy, physiology, administration of justice, microbiology, chemistry, music, theatre arts, physics, floristry, horticulture, auto tech, machine tech, welding, counseling, kinesiology/dance, astronomy, anthropology, animal health, business administration, sociology, Vice President, Academic Affairs Dr. Jane Saldaña-Talley, career education certificates
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/news/some-in-person-learning-for-fall-semester-at-srjc/

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https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/08/12/more-than-800-fall-2021-srjc-classes-will-be-in-person/

https://www.ksro.com/2021/08/09/30-percent-of-srjc-classes-this-fall-in-person/

https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/More-Than-30-Percent-Of-Fall-Classes-At-Srjc-To-16371371.php

https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/srjc-to-hold-more-than-800-classes-in-person/

https://www.audacy.com/kcbsradio/podcasts/kcbs-on-demand-20757/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-hold-most-classes-online-this-fall-619423011

 

SRJC’s cautious approach to mostly remote fall semester: Masking, no vaccine requirement
Kaylee Tornay
Press Democrat
8/5/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, volleyball, Destiny Clark, Isa Ponce, Haehl Pavilion, football, Gjerdonte Williams, Trevon Manning, Matt Markovich, Will Dithrich, computer science, SRJC, SRJC President Frank Chong,  indoor mask mandates, delta variant, essential services classes, Pedro Avila, vice president of student services
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/news/srjcs-cautious-approach-to-mostly-remote-fall-semester-masking-no-vaccin/

 

Education Evolution
Judith M. Wilson
North Bay Business Journal
8/5/21
Remote learning, Santa Rosa Junior College, Superintendent/President Frank Chong, Ed.D., distance education, technology staff, SRJC, police, firefighter training, nursing, Zoom, faculty, laptops, transferring, flexibility
https://www.northbaybiz.com/2021/08/05/education-evolution/?fbclid=IwAR1FQESqZHab2xzHWoihqC50HiX9Egoi4khaxZIayOU4DaTH0iQisw3qn9A

 

Free online class for LGBTQ+ seniors
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
8/3/21
Aging Gayfully, Older Adults Program of Santa Rosa Junior College, Gary Buz Hermes MA
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/free-online-class-for-lgbtq-seniors/

 

North Bay Credit Union announces 2021 scholarship recipients
Daily Republic Solano County
Staff
8/2/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Kaia Stites
https://www.dailyrepublic.com/all-dr-news/solano-news/solano-business/north-bay-credit-union-announces-2021-scholarship-recipients/
 

More than 800 fall 2021 SRJC classes will be in-person
Oak Leaf
Audrey Fry
8/12/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, SRJC, Student Health Center, Dr. Jane Saldaña-Talley, vice president of Academic Affairs, art, history, English, math, career education, agriculture and natural resources, communications, culinary, biological sciences, anatomy, physiology, administration of justice, microbiology, chemistry, music, theatre arts, physics, floristry, horticulture, auto tech, machine tech, welding, counseling, kinesiology/dance, astronomy, anthropology, animal health, business administration,  sociology, Virtual Welcome Week, workshops, transferring, financial aid, health services, food giveaway, Shone Farm produce, Santa Rosa Campus, Emeritus parking lot, student services  
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/08/12/more-than-800-fall-2021-srjc-classes-will-be-in-person/