SRJC in the News - January 2021

New federal hemp cultivation rules set for March rollout
North Bay Business Journal
Susan Wood
1/29/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Benjamin Goldstein, dean of agriculture, hemp crops, Hemp Agriculture Program Coordinator George Sellu
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/new-federal-hemp-growing-rules-out-in-march/
 

SRJC in Petaluma to host mass COVID vaccinations
Kathryn Palmer
Sonoma Index-Tribune
1/28/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus, SRJC, President Dr. Frank Chong, gym, vaccination site
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/srjc-in-petaluma-to-host-mass-covid-vaccinations/

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https://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/news/local-health-officials-try-to-clear-up-confusion-over-vaccine-distribution-process/article_b766072a-629d-11eb-a559-ebed60db37aa.html

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/rohnert-park-clinic-opens-adding-to-sonoma-countys-vaccine-distribution/
 

New Classes approved for Laguna High
Camille Escovedo
Sonoma West
1/28/21
SRJC, web development course, coding,
https://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/news/new-classes-approved-for-laguna-high/article_4ed3c774-61d0-11eb-9144-9b4515836f10.html
 

Education Roundup
SRJC news
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
1/25/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC’s 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/lorna-sheridan-education-roundup-jan-26/

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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/
 

Sonoma County Office of Education could start COVID-19 vaccines for school employees Monday
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
1/25/21
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-office-of-education-could-start-covid-vaccines-for-school-emp/

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https://californiahealthline.org/morning-briefing/tuesday-january-26-2021/
 

Helping Sonoma students SOAR
Faith Gates
Sonoma Index-Tribune
1/25/21
EMT program, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/helping-sonoma-students-soar/
 

New Sonoma County initiatives seek to help first responders cope with health toll of their work
Press Democrat
Julie Johnson
1/23/21
Santa Rosa Junior College firefighter academy
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/new-sonoma-county-initiatives-seek-to-help-first-responders-cope-with-healt/
 

Shortage of coronavirus vaccine slows Sonoma County immunization campaign
Phil Barber
Press Democrat
1/21/21
Fitness Center, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/shortage-of-coronavirus-vaccine-slows-sonoma-county-immunization-campaign/?ref=TSM

 

COVID Distance Learning: Santa Rosa Jr. College Continuing Remote Instruction through Summer 2021
KPIX CBS5 SF Bay Area
1/21/21
School president, Dr. Frank Chong, board of trustees, faculty, chancellor, California Community Colleges, Sonoma County’s health officer, remote instruction, Covid-19
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/01/21/covid-distance-learning-santa-rosa-jr-college-remote-instruction-through-summer/

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https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/north-bay/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-extend-remote-learning-through-end-of-summer-2021/2449747/

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/01/22/bay-area-covid-19-roundup-south-bay-church-racks-up-huge-fines-report-warns-of-looming-california-eviction-crisis-slow-vaccination-roll-out/

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/02/05/live-updates-latest-news-coronavirus-and-higher-education
 

SRJC FREE Genealogy classes
Patch.com Rohnert Park- Cotati
1/21/21
Online courses, SRJC Older Adults Program, student discounts and services, Denise Beeson
https://patch.com/california/rohnertpark-cotati/calendar/event/20210120/960807/srjc-free-genealogy-classes
 

Making history: Joining the ranks
Lucy Llewellyn Byard
Lake County Record-Bee
1/19/21
Katie Morfin, Police Academy at Santa Rosa Junior College, COVID safety, Associate Dean of Santa Rosa Junior College, Director Lanny Brown, Intensive Basic Police Academy.
https://www.record-bee.com/2021/01/19/making-history-joining-the-ranks/
 

Sonoma County readying system to vaccinate school staffers
Kerry Benefield
1/15/21
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-readying-system-to-vaccinate-school-staffers/
 

As county ramps up vaccination effort, health officials ask for patience
Katherine Minkiewicz
The Healdsburg Tribune
1/14/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus, fitness center, vaccines
https://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/news/as-county-ramps-up-vaccination-effort-health-officials-ask-for-patience/article_4526b5c0-56c6-11eb-9f50-ff763a3862fa.html
 

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https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-in-home-care-workers-get-first-vaccine-doses-at-new-drive-up/

https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/sonoma-county-seniors-aged-65-74-elevated-in-line-for-vaccines/
 

Nursing students in San Mateo Co. will soon be COVID-19 vaccinators, helping cut down backlog
ABC 7 News
1/12/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, nursing students, administering vaccines
https://abc7news.com/coronavirus-california-san-mateo-county-covid-vaccine-plan-19/9605205/
 

SRJC swimmers, coach, athletic trainer honored for lifesaving effort
Staff
Petaluma Argus-Courier
1/5/21
Morgan DeSalvo, Dr. Monica Ohkubo, head athletic trainer and sports medicine and athletic training program director, SRJC, Santa Rosa Junior College swim team,  The American Red Cross, Lifesaving Awards, Katie Morrison, Megan Ference, Head swim coach, J ill McCormick,  head assistant coach, Tyler Denize, Assistant coach, Nolan Stimple

https://www.petaluma360.com/article/sports/srjc-swimmers-coach-athletic-trainer-honored-for-lifesaving-effort/
 

Meet Murdock, the Marvelous
Dianne Reber Hart
Press Democrat
1/3/21
Veterinary technician program, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/meet-murdock-the-marvelous/