SRJC in the News - January 2020

Breaking News: SRJC opens the new Burbank Auditorium
Jeanie K. Smith
The Sonoma Gazette
Burbank, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, SRJC, Dr. Frank Chong, Leslie McCauley, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Studio Theatre

Garden club offering scholarships
Lynn Caruso
Cloverdale Reveille
Green Thumb Garden Club, SRJC, Scholarship Office

Sonoma State battles dropping enrollment
Kylie Lawrence
Sonoma State Star
Santa Rosa Junior College, wine program

California activists join Global Day of Protest
Santa Rosa Junior College Students for Socialism and Liberation Club, Delashay, vice president of clubs, SRJC

Bring Back Trade Schools
The Anderson Valley Advertiser
Letters to the Editor Rick Duste
Santa Rosa Junior College, building trades training center, SRJC’s program, Kudos,

Honoring Black History
Karen Hess
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Our House Intercultural Center, Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma.

Child of survivors helps people transition from prison into college
Alix Wall
Jewish News of Northern California
Santa Rosa Junior College, Apolinar Vega, Rhonda Findling, Second Chance Program, re-entry program, formerly incarcerated students, EOPS, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services

'Aw, shucks': Santa Rosa Junior College advertising students win campaign for Bodega Bay Oyster
Gary Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
SRJC Big Advertising Challenge, Advertising Instructor Kelly Windsor, Casey Butulia, Miguel Romero, Ryan Beck, Laura Feil, Jennifer Keag, Santa Rosa Junior College, business students,

Around the County: Community colleges seek student housing
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Staff Report
Santa Rosa Junior College

100 largest nonprofits in Sonoma County
Janet Balicki-Weber
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College’s Culinary Cafe reopens for spring semester
Chantelle Lee
Press Democrat
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

Santa Rosa-based TLCD Architecture names 4 new principals
North Bay Business Journal
Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium renovation, Jeff Kunde Hall

Laughing Matters Gina Stahl-Haven changes the story
Karen Hess
Santa Rosa Junior College, instructor, Gina Stahl-Haven, headlines the Best of the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition

Young winemakers learn the craft at Healdsburg farm
Matt Vilano
San Francisco Chronicle
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

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
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

Sonoma County's Tom Simoneau chooses Best Reds of 2019
The Weekly Calistogan (Napa Valley Register)
Shone Farm Winery, Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm Winery

Sonoma State University plans to offer 4-year wine business degrees that start at Santa Rosa Junior College
Gary Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
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

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Photos: Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay awards for 2019
Jeff Quackenbush
North Bay Business Journal
Santa Rosa Junior College Burbank Auditorium, Frank Chong, president and superintendent, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium historic restoration modernization

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Santa Rosa Junior College gets $7 million federal grant for program to train construction workers
Guy Kovner
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma campus, SRJC, North Bay Regional Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center, SRJC President Frank Chong

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SRJC’s Ag Department Evolves with Sonoma County’s Changing Farmscape
Tim Tesconi
Sonoma County Farm Bureau
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.

Top Torn Tickets A look at 2019's best North Bay musicals
Santa Rosa Junior College, Jesus Christ Superstar, SRJC theater folk, The Sound of Music, SRJC's Burbank Auditorium

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Give Back on the Slopes: Volunteer for Tahoe Donner Ski Patrol
Tiffany Connolly
Tahoe Donner News January 2020
Santa Rosa Jr. College, EMT certification, Claire Wright