SRJC in the News - February 2021

SRJC Intercultural Center to present “Misfits” screening and Q&A
Oak Leaf
2/27/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Intercultural Center, Women’s History Month, Misfits
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/27/srjc-intercultural-center-to-present-misfits-screening-and-qa/

 

Intelligent.com Announces Best Accredited Certificate Programs for 2021
CISION
2/26/ 21
Top 50, Santa Rosa Junior College, curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, post-graduate employment, student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third party evaluations https://www.prweb.com/releases/intelligent_com_announces_best_accredited_certificate_programs_for_2021/prweb17760601.htm

 

Petaluma Officer of the Year ‘Zeus’ Rivera lauded for work with vulnerable community members
Katherine Palmer
Argus-Courier
2/25/21
Zilverio Rivera, Zeus, Officer of the Year, Santa Rosa Junior College, the campus police, trainee
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/petaluma-officer-of-the-year-zeus-rivera-lauded-for-work-with-vulnerable/

 

Local singer appears on ‘American Idol’
Tim Curley
Sonoma Index-Tribune
2/25/21
Anthony Guzman, Santa Rosa Junior College, Les Miz, Grease, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/entertainment/local-singer-appears-on-american-idol/?artslide=3
 

Also in:
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/santa-rosa-singing-viking-checks-in-with-seacrest/?artslide=1

 

SGA examines online test proctoring and previews student health, cultural events
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
2/25/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly, test proctoring software, student elections, health resources, Black History Month, SRJC Computer Studies, instructor, Ethan Wilde, Student Body President Delashay Carmona Benson, SGA Programs Coordinator Zack Miranda, student government positions, Mondays with Mary, Student Health Services, SHS nurse practitioner Mary Wyman, Food Distribution,  SRJC dance program, kinesiology, athletics and dance department, Celebrating Black Voices in Dance
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/25/sga-examines-online-test-proctoring-and-previews-student-health-cultural-events/



Santa Rosa Extends Remote Instruction through Summer
Inside Higher Ed
2/24/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, remote learning, services, SRJC, Chong, president/superintendent
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/02/24/live-updates-latest-news-coronavirus-and-higher-education

 

Sonoma County Vaccinations Clinics to Continue Operations Today
2/24/21
KSRO
Santa Rosa Junior College campus
https://www.ksro.com/2021/02/24/sonoma-county-vaccinations-clinics-to-continue-operations-today/

 

SRJC Foundation opens scholarship applications for 2020-21
Jessica Johnson
Oak Leaf
2/23/21
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Foundation, SRJC Foundation, Student Financial Services, Scholarship Zoom, application.
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/23/srjc-foundation-opens-scholarship-applications-for-2020-21/

 

A half century of nursing student scholarships paused by COVID-19 pandemic
Rollie Atkinson
Sonoma West
2/22/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, nursing program, SRJC, annual scholarships, The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses, Craig Thomas, Dr. Ezben Jen, director, SRJC Health Education and Health Care Department, Associate Degree in Nursing,
https://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/news/a-half-century-of-nursing-student-scholarships-paused-by-covid-19-pandemic/article_1dda957e-7573-11eb-8443-afbdbaeff71b.html

 

Crucial to the Sonoma County economy, career education reworked for pandemic
Bill Swindell
Press Democrat
2/19/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, career education courses, Brad Davis, dean of workforce development, viticulture and enology, Shone Farms in Forestville, theater arts, hospitality program, machine tool production, welding, Public Safety Training Center, geospatial engineering, upgrade, Petaluma campus, recording studio, X-ray lab, health sciences department, dental chairs, dental hygiene program, SRJC Construction Center, $7 million federal disaster relief grant, Catherine Williams, project lead
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/business/crucial-to-the-sonoma-county-economy-career-education-reworked-for-pandemi/

 

Healdsburg culinary teacher stars on Food Network’s 'Spring Baking Championship’
Matt Villano
Press Democrat
2/18/21
Derek Corsino, adjunct professor, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/lifestyle/healdsburg-culinary-teacher-stars-on-food-network-show/?artslide=0

Also in:
https://patch.com/california/napavalley/napa-valley-pastry-chef-compete-food-network-tv-show

 

SRJC Board of Trustees announces new vaccination sites and emergency funding for students
Michael Combs and Jennifer Sawhney
Oak Leaf
2/17/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees, vaccination sites, emergency funding, Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses, Dr. Katherine Magee, interim associate dean of the nursing program, Race building, health students’ state-mandated vaccination requirements, program completion, Rebecca Norwick, director of Student Health Services, Health Sciences, Student Health Services, Dr. Matthew Long, executive dean of the Petaluma campus, SRJC Petaluma Fitness Center, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, Pedro Avila, vice president of student services, financial aid office, emergency grants, students, Board of Trustees Member Mariana Martinez, ad hoc racial justice committee, student member, Mariana Martinez, Dorothy Battenfeld, Jordan Burns, Delashay Carmona-Benson, Student Government Assembly, Bring Your Own Business Expo, Club Card Premium, Black Student Union, Brad Davis, dean of workforce development, entrepreneurship program, grant, Serafin Fernandez, senior director of capital projects, SRJC Petaluma Student Life Center, Doyle Library first floor media services, Shone Farm, SRJC Trustee Maggie Fishman, fundraising programs, Petaluma campus agricultural and natural resources, STEM, new student housing, athletic programs, Dr. Nikki Slovak, behavioral sciences anthropology faculty member
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/17/srjc-board-of-trustees-announces-new-vaccination-sites-and-emergency-funding-for-students/

 

College students suffer from COVID-19 solitude
Zena Bounsall
Sonoma State Star
2/16/21
Calvin Bartholow, a Santa Rosa Junior College student
http://www.sonomastatestar.com/opinion/2021/2/16/college-students-suffer-from-covid-19-solitude

 

Black lives more than matter: Being an agent of change against structural racism
Michael Combs
Oak Leaf
2/11/21
Santa Rosa Junior College students, faculty, Delashay Carmona Benson, SRJC, student body president, Abrea Tillman, Walter Isaac
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/11/black-lives-more-than-matter-being-of-agent-of-change-against-structural-racism/

 

SRJC clubs present online in semester’s first Club Day
Ashley Luna
Oak Leaf
2/11/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Inter-Club Council, ASL Club, Baha’i Club, Biology Club, Black Student Union, MEChA, Second Chance Club, Student Ambassadors, Young Americans for Liberty,  SRJC President West Below, Student Body President Delashay Carmona Benson, Julio Torres, Inclusivity, Black History Month, Black Disability in Resistance and Creating, and Black Mental Health Matters
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/11/srjc-clubs-present-online-in-semesters-first-club-day/

 

Climate Corps, Proven Model for Jobs and Climate Action, Poised to Answer Biden's Call
CISION
2/10/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Energy Programs Manager, David Liebman
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/climate-corps-proven-model-for-jobs-and-climate-action-poised-to-answer-bidens-call-301226164.html

 

SSU sexual assault prevention compared SRJC
Zena Bounsall
Sonoma State Star
2/9/21
The Oak Leaf News, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, campus police
http://www.sonomastatestar.com/opinion/2021/2/9/ssu-sexual-assault-prevention-compared-srjc

 

Sonoma County looks to entrepreneurs to help with forest management
2/5/21
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, Fred Euphrat, forest management
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/business/sonoma-county-looks-to-entrepreneurs-to-help-with-forest-management/?artslide=1

 

SGA appoints new vice president of marketing and discusses Zoom fears
Cass Stewart
Oak Leaf
2/2/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly, SGA, Vice President of Marketing, Ally Luba, Abrea Tillman, Santa Rosa vice president of marketing, wine studies, SRJC, fee payment options, student club organizations, Student Body President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Zoom, LGBTQ+ students, food distribution, Student Life, Equity and Engagement, Executive Vice President of Legislation, Sierra Garcia, Director of Student Equity and Persistence, Genevieve Bertone,
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/02/02/sga-appoints-new-vice-president-of-marketing-and-discusses-zoom-fears/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College yoga certificate
Kenwood Press
2/1/21
https://www.kenwoodpress.com/2021/02/01/frederick-weisel-debut-novel-eventsafari-west-live-inseparable-water-wetlands-life-mushroom-field-exploration-art-spots-jacob-lawrence/