SRJC In the News - December 2020

Free online courses connect LGBT seniors
Tina Dungan and Gary "Buz' Hermes
Sonoma County Gazette
12/31/20
COVID-19 pandemic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, seniors, LGBT, Santa Rosa Junior College’s Older Adults Program, Zoom, Aging Gayfully!, introductory class, aging strategy, LGBTQI History: A Sonoma County Timeline
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/free-online-courses-connect-lgbt-seniors/

 

The downward spiral of the screen: Online education and motivation quagmire
Michael Combs
Oak Leaf
12/31/20
Joseph Sapp, communication studies, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC students,
Motivated, engaged, online education, Santa Rosa Junior College PEERS workshop, Motivation and Mental Health, Liya Levanda, graduate level therapist, student psychological services, grades, apathy, Tyler Shatto, civil engineering, Rafael Vasquez, instructor, outreach coordinator, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Michelle Knutson, natural resource management, Jocelyn Toscano, Student Health Services, Convivencias, Humanidad Therapy and Educational Services
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/features/2020/12/31/the-downward-spiral-of-the-screen-online-education-and-motivation-quagmire/

 

New Year, New Dreams; DACA re-opened
Christopher A. Kerosky
Sonoma County Gazette
12/29/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, SRJC, Dream Center, AB540 admissions, California Dream Act Application, CA Promise Grant, BOG Fee Waiver, DACA Renewals, Academic Counseling, EOPS, VIDAS Legal Services, matriculation
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/new-year-new-dreams-daca-re-opened/

 

Press Democrat Editorial: A generous gift to sustain local journalism
Sonoma Index-Tribune
12/29/20
https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.sonomanews.com/article/opinion/pd-editorial-a-generous-gift-to-sustain-local-journalism/&ct=ga&cd=CAEYASoUMTUwMTYwNTUyNTUyNTE1MzY3ODMyGjBiYjRkMWU5Nzc4NjQxMTI6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHR6ZwVB63_7troIk6DkKi1cVyx7A

 

Junior College Expands On-Campus Classes For Spring
Bay City News Service
SFGate
12/27/20
Course offerings, Santa Rosa Junior College, in-person instruction, biology/anatomy, chemistry/physics, computer science, select culinary courses, outdoor agriculture, natural resources classes, engineering and applied technology, essential workforce, hybrid format, strict social distancing protocols
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Junior-College-Expands-On-Campus-Classes-For-15830582.php

Also in:
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/lorna-sheridan-education-roundup-dec-22/

https://www.ktvu.com/news/santa-rosa-junior-college-expands-on-campus-classes-for-spring

https://www.petaluma360.com/article/news/more-on-campus-classes-coming-to-srjc-in-the-spring/


Monday’s Letters to the Editor
Press Democrat
12/28/20
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/opinion/mondays-letters-to-the-editor-330/

 

Sonoma County’s unemployed hoping for help from new stimulus deal
Phil Barber
Press Democrat
12/19/20
Angela Ortiz, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-countys-unemployed-hoping-for-help-from-new-stimulus-deal/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College pushes back on-campus housing timeline
Kaylee Tornay
Press Democrat
12/18/20
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/santa-rosa-junior-college-pushes-back-on-campus-housing-timeline/

 

SRJC’s Jeff Kunde Hall is a Top Real Estate Project Award winner
Gary Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
12/18/20
Jeff Kunde Hall, Santa Rosa Junior College, main campus, temporary housing, classrooms, labs, math department, modular construction, 25,000 square foot facility, $18.8 million
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/news/srjcs-jeff-kunde-hall-is-a-top-real-estate-project-award-winner/

 

Geodesy: Mentoring the Next Generation of Women in Agriculture 
Advisor
12/16/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, WG Edge scholarship program, women, agriculture, SRJC, Wild Goat Foundation, Judy Jordan, J Vineyards, Geodesy, WG Edge, Benjamin Goldstein, Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Santa Rosa Junior College
https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2020/12/16/geodesy-mentoring-next-generation-women

 

Education Roundup
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
12/14/20
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/lorna-sheridan-education-roundup-6/?sba=AAS

 

Meet the principal: Creekside’s Liz Liscum
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
12/14/20
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/meet-the-principal-creeksides-liz-liscum/

 

It’s up to us! Sonoma County Climate Activists Community Summit
Sonoma County Climate Activist Network
Sonoma County Gazette
12/14/20
Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks, Professor, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/its-up-to-us-sonoma-county-climate-activists-community-summit-2/

 

Election reflection: SRJC students weigh in on Biden, division and two-party fatigue
Lila Epstein
Oak Leaf
12/10/20
Ally Lubas, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC Young Americans for Liberty, Petaluma campus, Student Government Assembly, Joe Gurrola,  Delashay Carmona Benson, SRJC’s Student Government Association president, Black Student Union
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/election/2020/12/10/election-reflection-srjc-students-weigh-in-on-biden-division-and-two-party-fatigue/

 

Sonoma County Christmas Concerts and Winter Festivals Make Music Online
Charlie Swanson
North Bay Bohemian
12/7/20
Santa Rosa Junior College music students, SRJC Choirs, Symphonic Band, String Quartet, Music Across the Distance,  Jody Benecke, SRJC Choirs director, Dr. Jerome Fleg, SRJC Director of Bands, Nancy Hayashibara, SRJC Choirs accompanist
https://bohemian.com/sonoma-county-christmas-concerts-and-winter-festivals-make-music-online-1/

 

SRJC student to host winter donation drive Saturday
Emma Malloy
Oak Leaf
12/4/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, Kay Trieseberg, winter essentials
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2020/12/04/srjc-student-to-host-winter-donation-drive-friday/

 

SRJC theater presents a pandemic miracle with “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Michael Combs and Peyton Krzyzek
Oak Leaf
12/4/20
SRJC’s Theater Arts, It’s a Wonderful Life, Animation, live Zoom performances, music, Director John Shillington, Noah Sternhill, Alexx Valdez, Maryanne Boaz, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, Crystal McDougall-Purdy, costume designer, Kira Catanzaro, makeup artist, Britt Kruljachttps://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2020/12/04/srjc-theater-presents-a-pandemic-miracle-with-its-a-wonderful-life/

Also in:
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/entertainment/petaluma-lights-up-for-the-holidays/