SRJC in the News - January 2020

Breaking News: SRJC opens the new Burbank Auditorium
Jeanie K. Smith
The Sonoma Gazette
1/29/20
Burbank, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, SRJC, Dr. Frank Chong, Leslie McCauley, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Studio Theatre 
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/sonoma-county-theater-preview-for-february-2020

Garden club offering scholarships
Lynn Caruso
Cloverdale Reveille
1/29/20
Green Thumb Garden Club, SRJC, Scholarship Office
http://www.sonomawest.com/cloverdale_reveille/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-jan/article_18bb5242-42ff-11ea-8b2b-4bbe9b5a19d1.html

Sonoma State battles dropping enrollment
Kylie Lawrence
Sonoma State Star
1/30/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, wine program
http://www.sonomastatestar.com/news/2020/1/30/sonoma-state-battles-dropping-enrollment

California activists join Global Day of Protest
Liberation
1/29/20
Santa Rosa Junior College Students for Socialism and Liberation Club, Delashay, vice president of clubs, SRJC
https://www.liberationnews.org/california-activists-join-global-day-of-protest/

Bring Back Trade Schools
The Anderson Valley Advertiser
Letters to the Editor Rick Duste
1/29/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, building trades training center, SRJC’s program, Kudos,
https://www.theava.com/archives/118391

Honoring Black History
Karen Hess
Bohemian
1/29/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Our House Intercultural Center, Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma.
https://m.bohemian.com/northbay/honoring-black-history/Content?oid=9717644

Child of survivors helps people transition from prison into college
Alix Wall
Jewish News of Northern California
1/29/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, Apolinar Vega, Rhonda Findling, Second Chance Program, re-entry program, formerly incarcerated students, EOPS, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
https://www.jweekly.com/2020/01/29/qa-child-of-survivors-helps-people-transition-from-prison-into-college/

'Aw, shucks': Santa Rosa Junior College advertising students win campaign for Bodega Bay Oyster
Gary Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
1/28/20
SRJC Big Advertising Challenge, Advertising Instructor Kelly Windsor, Casey Butulia, Miguel Romero, Ryan Beck, Laura Feil, Jennifer Keag, Santa Rosa Junior College, business students,
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10610588-181/srjc-advertising-education-big-ad-challenge?artslide=0

Around the County: Community colleges seek student housing
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Staff Report
1/27/20
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomanews.com/news/10639340-181/around-the-county-community-colleges?sba=AAS

100 largest nonprofits in Sonoma County
Janet Balicki-Weber
Press Democrat
1/24/20
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/specialsections/sonomagives/10591240-181/100-largest-nonprofits-in-sonoma

Santa Rosa Junior College’s Culinary Cafe reopens for spring semester
Chantelle Lee
Press Democrat
1/23/20
Santa Rosa Junior College Culinary Café, culinary arts class, Kody-Michele Hamlow, B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center, culinary arts department, Betsy Fischer, Catelyn Kennedy, Shelly Kaldunki, Enrico Lucchetti, Tyler Ferrari, Natalie Masterson, Vanessa Pettibone, Lydia Hall, Cindy Mushet, Sarafina Broderick, Axael Angel, Natalie Masterson, Gabby Are, Rick Baum
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10610723-181/santa-rosa-junior-colleges-culinary?artslide=0&sba=AAS

Santa Rosa-based TLCD Architecture names 4 new principals
North Bay Business Journal
1/17/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium renovation, Jeff Kunde Hall 
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/construction/10599766-181/tlcd-architecture-construction?artslide=0

Laughing Matters Gina Stahl-Haven changes the story
Karen Hess
Bohemian
1/15/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, instructor, Gina Stahl-Haven, headlines the Best of the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition
https://www.bohemian.com/northbay/laughing-matters/Content?oid=9652033

Young winemakers learn the craft at Healdsburg farm
Matt Vilano
San Francisco Chronicle
1/14/20
Arboriculture students, Santa Rosa Junior College's Shone Farm, Agriculture and Natural Resources department, hands-on experience, Collette Williams, Alexis Garvin-Boggs, Pick & Sip days, Wine Studies Program, Warren G. Dutton Jr. Agricultural Pavilion
https://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Young-winemakers-learn-the-craft-at-Healdsburg-14963201.php#photo-18841942

North Bay construction gets ‘shot in the arm’ for training next generation
Cheryl Sarfaty Staff, writer Jeff Quackenbush and The Press Democrat contributed to this story
Argus-Courier
1/14/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, The North Bay Regional Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center, SRJC’s 40-acre Petaluma campus, SRJC, President Frank Chong, SRJC’s construction training center
https://www.petaluma360.com/home/a1/10586247-181/why-a-planned-california-north?sba=AAS

Sonoma County's Tom Simoneau chooses Best Reds of 2019
The Weekly Calistogan (Napa Valley Register)
1/10/20
Shone Farm Winery, Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm Winery
https://napavalleyregister.com/community/calistogan/lifestyles/sonoma-county-s-tom-simoneau-chooses-best-reds-of/article_806fb223-f4a9-5ff5-8a44-5d133559cc6d.html

Sonoma State University plans to offer 4-year wine business degrees that start at Santa Rosa Junior College
Gary Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
1/9/20
Santa Rosa Junior College enology and viticulture students, SRJC, Kevin Sea, Ph.D., SRJC wine studies program coordinator, SRJC/SSU joint program, SRJC’s Shone Farm
https://www.sonomanews.com/news/education/10566613-181/new-wine-production-degree-program

Also in:
https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/01/two-new-wine-degree-courses-launched/
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/01/15/colleges-start-new-academic-programs
https://www.ktvu.com/news/sonoma-state-and-santa-rosa-junior-college-partner-for-wine-production-management-studies
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/north-bay/ssu-srjc-form-new-bachelors-degree-program-for-wine-production-management-students/2217391/

Photos: Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay awards for 2019
Jeff Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
1/8/20
Santa Rosa Junior College Burbank Auditorium, Frank Chong, president and superintendent, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium historic restoration modernization
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/construction/10493973-181/north-bay-top-construction-projects

Also in:
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/construction/10383665-181/santa-rosa-education-construction-sonoma?artslide=2

Santa Rosa Junior College gets $7 million federal grant for program to train construction workers
Guy Kovner
1/6/20
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma campus, SRJC, North Bay Regional Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center, SRJC President Frank Chong
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10543223-181/santa-rosa-junior-college-gets

Also in:
https://www.laprensasonoma.com/santa-rosa-junior-college-recibe-7-millones-para-programa-de-trabajadores-de-la-construccion/
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/north-bay-leaders-meet-with-dc-official-on-2017-wildfire-recovery/2210994/
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/north-bay/officials-announce-7-1m-grant-for-srjc-construction-and-building-trade-center/2211224/
https://www.laprensasonoma.com/santa-rosa-junior-college-recibe-7-millones-para-programa-de-trabajadores-de-la-construccion/
https://patch.com/california/petaluma/7-1m-grant-announced-srjc-construction-training-center
https://www.ksro.com/2020/01/07/srjc-receives-large-grant-from-us-economic-development-administration/
https://www.chicoer.com/2020/01/07/commerce-department-funds-disaster-recovery-position-in-paradise/
https://www.paradisepost.com/2020/01/06/commerce-department-grants-paradise-300000/
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/10595973-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor?sba=AAS

SRJC’s Ag Department Evolves with Sonoma County’s Changing Farmscape
Tim Tesconi
Sonoma County Farm Bureau
1/2/2020
Santa Rosa Junior College Agriculture Department, SRJC, viticulture, winemaking and specialty crop production, organic vegetable production and forestry, veterinary technician program, horticulture program, Benjamin Goldstein, SRJC’s Dean of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Culinary Arts, Shone Farm, hands-on learning, Culinary Arts, J. Wesley Jamison, vocational agriculture instructor, Steve Olson Lane, Steve Olson, Dean of Occupational Education and Economic Development, Richard Thomas, Dr. Merilark Padgett-Johnson SRJC viticulture instructor and program coordinator, Dr. Kevin Sea, coordinator of the wine studies program SRJC agriculture department, vineyard management, best agriculture faculty in the California Community College System.
https://sonomafb.org/srjcs-ag-department-evolves-with-sonoma-countys-changing-farmscape/

Top Torn Tickets A look at 2019's best North Bay musicals
Bohemian.com
1/1/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, Jesus Christ Superstar, SRJC theater folk, The Sound of Music, SRJC's Burbank Auditorium
https://www.bohemian.com/northbay/top-torn-tickets/Content?oid=9593716

Additional News:

Give Back on the Slopes: Volunteer for Tahoe Donner Ski Patrol
Tiffany Connolly
Tahoe Donner News January 2020
12/30/19
Santa Rosa Jr. College, EMT certification, Claire Wright
https://issuu.com/tahoedonnernews/docs/tdnews_jan_2020_web/8