SRJC in the News - June 2022

Going to Nursing School After 30 Is Worth It, Here Are 4 Success Stories To Prove It
Kathleen Gaines
nurse.org
6/29/22
Santa Rosa Junior College, ADN program, Christina Croco, nursing clinical instructor 
https://nurse.org/articles/going-to-nursing-school-at-30-40-50/


Santa Rosa Junior College’s new Olympic-sized pool makes a splash
Kaylee Tornay
6/23/22
Jill McCormick, head coach, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Quinn Swim Center, swim and dive teams, SRJC athletics, aquatic center, Olympic-sized, outdoor pool, capital projects, Measure H,  Frank Chong, president,  field house, Bailey Field complex, turf football fields, track, STEM center, David Salo, Matthew Markovich, dean of the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance department, founding swim coach, Bob Miyashiro, Bob Miyashiro Pool,  Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, Guy Miller, 50m, Nolan Stimple
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/santa-rosa-junior-colleges-new-olympic-sized-pool-makes-a-splash/

Also in:
https://www.ksro.com/2022/06/24/srjc-unveils-olympic-size-pool-and-aquatic-center/

https://patch.com/california/rohnertpark-cotati/srjc-unveils-olympic-sized-pool-celebrates-new-athletic-facilities
 

On 50th anniversary of Title IX, Sonoma County coaches reflect on progress, shortcomings in women’s sports
Guy Morris
Press Democrat
6/22/22
Caren Franci, coached, women’s basketball, Santa Rosa Junior College, Karen Stanley, Hall of Fame coaching career
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/sports/on-50th-anniversary-of-title-ix-sonoma-county-coaches-reflect-on-progress/
 

How 3 SRJC graduates are using their culinary arts training to influence the way we eat
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center, main campus, SRJC, culinary arts program, Forest Kellogg, estate chef at J Vineyards and Winery, Liz Guerra, executive chef of Oliver’s deli, Kaitlyn Taylor, Stark Reality Restaurants, chef de cuisine, Cathy Burgett, baking and pastry chef/instructor, Betsy Fischer, front house/restaurant management instructor, certificates, culinary arts, baking and pastry, dining room service, front house operations and restaurant management
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/lifestyle/feeding-the-local-economy/
 

Give Out Day
Cassandra may Albaugh
The Community Voice
6/17/22
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, SRJC,
https://www.thecommunityvoice.com/community/give-out-day-june-2022/article_97ee79cc-ecda-11ec-a2ba-b3f1af7ee680.html
 

The coolest-ever tool and toy
Meg McConahey
Press Democrat
6/17/22
Donald Laird, chair, computer studies department, Santa Rosa Junior College, 3D printing, classes, Maggini Hall, campus maker space
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/lifestyle/the-coolest-ever-tool-and-toy/
 

Summer Repertory Theatre returns with four shows
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
6/16/22 
Summer Repertory Theatre program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, renovation, James Newman, artistic director, mainstage theater, studio theater, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde, Cinderella, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Sister Act, Silent Sky, Lauren Gunderson
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/summer-repertory-theatre-returns-with-four-shows/
 

Local Nonprofit Designs Spaces for People in Need
Sonoma Magazine
Karen Kizer
6/16/22
Natasha Stocker, Santa Rosa Junior College, interior design classes, Inspired Spaces Foundation
https://www.sonomamag.com/local-nonprofit-designs-spaces-for-former-homeless-clients/


Benefield: Petaluma’s Sammy Wester heading to Special Olympics USA Games
Kaylee Tornay
Press Democrat
6/1/22
Sammy Wester, graduate, Santa Rosa Junior College, College to Career program, dean, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Kimberly Starke, commencement ceremony, graduation, track and field, Special Olympics
 

Sonoma County firefighters train on how to control flames as wildfire season arrives
Alana Minkler
Press Democrat
6/2/22
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Fire Technology Program, Kim Thompson, coordinator, live training burn,  
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-firefighters-train-on-how-to-control-flames-as-wildfire-seaso/
 

Benefield: Petaluma’s Sammy Wester heading to Special Olympics USA Games
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
6/1/22
Sammy Wester, graduate, Santa Rosa Junior College, College to Career program, dean, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Kimberly Starke, commencement ceremony, graduation, track and field, Special Olympics
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/benefield-casa-srjc-grad-headed-to-special-olympic-usa-games-in-orlando/
 

North Bay Fashion Ball pushes boundaries and creates safe space for all
Kylie Lawrence
Press Democrat
6/1/22
Santa Rosa Junior College, dancers,
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/north-bay-fashion-ball-pushes-boundaries-and-creates-safe-space-for-all/
 

Microgrid Knowledge names Greater Good Award winners at Microgrid 2022
Lisa Cohn
Microgrid Knowledge
6/1/22
Santa Rosa Junior College, Microgrid, award, behind-the-meter, 100-acre campus, funding, California Energy Commission Electric Program Investment Charge program, EPIC, economic benefits, distributed energy resource assets, DER, power management system,  organizational continuance plan, critical facilities, services, public safety, student support space, financial aid, payroll, classrooms
https://microgridknowledge.com/microgrid-knowledge-greater-good-awards-2022/
 

SRJC fire tech program to hold 80-acre prescribed burn at Lake Sonoma Dam June 1-3
Alana Minkler
Press Democrat
5/31/22
Santa Rosa Junior College, firefighting, Fire Technology Program, prescribed burn, Warm Springs Dam, SRJC 
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/srjc-fire-tech-program-to-hold-80-acre-prescribed-burn-at-lake-sonoma-dam-j/

Also in:
https://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Stories/Article/3048339/controlled-burn-scheduled-for-lake-sonomas-warm-springs-dam/

https://www.ksro.com/2022/06/01/notice-prescribed-burn-near-lake-sonoma-this-week/

https://patch.com/california/healdsburg/fire-watch-smart-train-update-healdsburg-knife-makers

 

Oak Leaf:

Hoax bomb threat prompts evacuations, bomb squad at SRJC’s Bailey Hall
Aryk Copley
Oak Leaf
6/29/22
Santa Rosa Junior College Police, bomb threat, hoax, Santa Rosa campus, Bailey Hall, SRJC District Police, Chief Robert Brownlee, SRJC alert
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2022/06/29/hoax-bomb-threat-prompts-evacuations-bomb-squad-at-srjcs-bailey-hall/
 

SRJC faculty, advisers, alumnus key players in production of new play centering on gun violence
Ayrk Copley
6/1/22
Santa Rosa Junior College faculty, adviser, alumnus, Brent Lindsay, SRJC, theater department, advisory board, Costume Designer, Coleen Trivett, faculty, teaches, costuming classes, design, technology, specialty costumes, draping, tailoring, millenary
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/uncategorized-2/2022/06/01/srjc-faculty-advisers-alumnus-key-players-in-production-of-new-play-centering-on-gun-violence/