SRJC In the News - July 2021

North Bay Credit Union announces 2021 scholarship recipients
Daily Republic Solano County
Santa Rosa Junior College, Kaia Stites

The Last Nomad: One woman’s journey from the Somali desert to Santa Rosa
Meg McConahey
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, Shugri Said Salh, nurse, memoir, The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert

JC Wildfire Classes + Local Farm Animals 'Dumped' Amid Drought
Simone Wilson
The Patch
Santa Rosa JC, Santa Rosa Junior College, Wildfire Resilience Program" within the school's Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sustainable Ag Production with Animals, Landscape Plants: Summer/Fall.
Healdsburg Water Activism and Mill District Latest and Labor Shortage, Restoring Native Habitats

Healdsburg Water Activism + Mill District Latest + Labor Shortage
Simone Wilson
The Patch
Forest intern, Santa Rosa Junior College, vegetation management work, Shone Farm, native species

North Bay construction leaders reveal how the pandemic has affected revenues, jobs, materials costs: Santa Rosa Junior College Athletics Complex
North Bay Business Journal
Wright Contracting partnered with TLCD and ELS Architectural firms to design and build a new athletics complex on the Santa Rosa Junior College campus, baseball, softball, soccer fields, 52-meter race and diving pool, outbuildings, stadium bleachers, press box, football/track fieldhouse, locker rooms, showers, restrooms, classroom/team room, coaches offices, conference room, storage, entry gate, kiosk, ticket office, snack shack, Design-Build delivery method, Jeff Kunde Hall, environmental building goals, the Zero Net Energy requirements, reconstruction, Bailey Field, turf, track, electronic scoreboard

Sally Srok Hired as Director of Hospitality at Sonoma’s Arista Winery
Wine Industry Network Advisor
Sally Srok, adjunct faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College, Wine Studies program

Nonprofit, business sectors team up to bolster financial literacy in Sonoma County
Mary Fricker
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, free, bilingual financial literacy classes, Nancy Miller, director, Regional Adult Education Programs, online

M.L.B. DRAFT: After 45 Years, a Cop Still Looks After His Favorite (Base) Thief
Alex Coffey
The New York Times
J.J. Guinn, criminology at Santa Rosa Junior College, Rickey Henderson

Miami Marlins: Is the Closer of the Future Beginning to Emerge?
Matt Melton
Anthony Bender, relief pitcher, Miami Marlins, Santa Rosa Junior College, 20th Round pick, Royals, 2016, MLB Draft

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation grants $1M to local nonprofits
North Bay Business Journal
Sonoma County Wine Auction, Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation

Shelly Kaldunski….SRJC Culinary Program Coordinator/Chef/Instructor….Baking And Pastry
Shelly Kaldunski, SRJC Culinary Program Coordinator, Chef, Instructor, Baking, Pastry, Orange Cherry Cream Scones

Sonoma Clean Power gives $10000 entrepreneurship grant to Santa Rosa Junior College student
North Bay Business Journal
Frank P. Doyle Library, Santa Rosa Junior College campus, “Spirit of Entrepreneurship” grant, Santa Rosa Junior College Business Entrepreneurship Certificate Program, Tori O’Neill, awarded $10,000, The Bark Yard, SRJC entrepreneurship students, environmental stewardship, social equity

Petaluma podcaster co-hosts ‘Sonoma Confidencial’
Dan Taylor
Petaluma Argus Courier
Pedro Avila, vice president for student services and assistant superintendent at Santa Rosa Junior College

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