SRJC in the News - February 2021

SRJC Intercultural Center to present “Misfits” screening and Q&A
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College Intercultural Center, Women’s History Month, Misfits Announces Best Accredited Certificate Programs for 2021
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


Petaluma Officer of the Year ‘Zeus’ Rivera lauded for work with vulnerable community members
Katherine Palmer
Zilverio Rivera, Zeus, Officer of the Year, Santa Rosa Junior College, the campus police, trainee


Local singer appears on ‘American Idol’
Tim Curley
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Anthony Guzman, Santa Rosa Junior College, Les Miz, Grease, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera

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SGA examines online test proctoring and previews student health, cultural events
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
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

Santa Rosa Extends Remote Instruction through Summer
Inside Higher Ed
Santa Rosa Junior College, remote learning, services, SRJC, Chong, president/superintendent


SRJC Foundation opens scholarship applications for 2020-21
Jessica Johnson
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Foundation, SRJC Foundation, Student Financial Services, Scholarship Zoom, application.


A half century of nursing student scholarships paused by COVID-19 pandemic
Rollie Atkinson
Sonoma West
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,


Crucial to the Sonoma County economy, career education reworked for pandemic
Bill Swindell
Press Democrat
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


Healdsburg culinary teacher stars on Food Network’s 'Spring Baking Championship’
Matt Villano
Press Democrat
Derek Corsino, adjunct professor, Santa Rosa Junior College

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SRJC Board of Trustees announces new vaccination sites and emergency funding for students
Michael Combs and Jennifer Sawhney
Oak Leaf
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


College students suffer from COVID-19 solitude
Zena Bounsall
Sonoma State Star
Calvin Bartholow, a Santa Rosa Junior College student


Black lives more than matter: Being an agent of change against structural racism
Michael Combs
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College students, faculty, Delashay Carmona Benson, SRJC, student body president, Abrea Tillman, Walter Isaac


SRJC clubs present online in semester’s first Club Day
Ashley Luna
Oak Leaf
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


Climate Corps, Proven Model for Jobs and Climate Action, Poised to Answer Biden's Call
Santa Rosa Junior College, Energy Programs Manager, David Liebman


SSU sexual assault prevention compared SRJC
Zena Bounsall
Sonoma State Star
The Oak Leaf News, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, campus police


Sonoma County looks to entrepreneurs to help with forest management
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, Fred Euphrat, forest management


SGA appoints new vice president of marketing and discusses Zoom fears
Cass Stewart
Oak Leaf
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,


Santa Rosa Junior College yoga certificate
Kenwood Press