SRJC In the News - March 2020

‘Social justice scholar’: UC Berkeley alumna Sylvia Bracamonte dies at 33
Maxine Mouly
Daily California
Santa Rosa Junior College, graduation, first Latina valedictorian,

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Benefield: SRJC athlete's one-man track meet provides much-needed stuck-at-home humor
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa JC, Jeff Morris, Santa Rosa Junior College, track and field, Bear Cubs, coronavirus, spring semester

Sonoma County volunteers sew surgical masks for nurses
Ethan Varian
The Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College

From ball to ballet
With scholarship support, first-gen student pursues second passion: performing arts
Christine Catlett
UCI News
Santa Rosa Junior College, In the Heights, Summer Repertory Theatre, performing arts, dance, musical theatre.

Donations of masks helps Sonoma County medical professionals
Chris Smith
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, donated, 2,000 masks

Close to Home: Welcome to the new world of online education
Richard Hertz
Press Democrat
Richard Hertz, American Politics, Santa Rosa Junior College, on-campus, online classes, asynchronous, synchronous, accessibility, training, Canvas

SRJC to begin remote instruction March 30
James Domizio
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College, remote instruction, President Dr. Frank Chong
SRJC Student Health Service, coronavirus webpage

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Spring sports cancelled indefinitely; Athletes given another season of eligibility
Kayla Beaton
California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) 
Santa Rosa Junior College, Logan Douglas, COVID-19, baseball,

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Refurbished Burbank Auditorium opens after year-long closure
Edgar Soria Garcia

Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, Leslie McCauley, SRJC’s theater arts department, Measure H bond, Studio Theatre, Patricio Becerrim, Britt Kruljac, Miguel Sanchez, James Newman, “The Cripple of Inishmaan”

More Sonoma County school districts close amid coronavirus concerns
Petaluma 360
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus, suspension of classes, online learning system

Wine of the Week: Frank Family Vineyards 2018 Carneros Pinot Noir
Peg Melnik
Press Democrat 3/17/20
ToddGraff, Rich Thomas, viticulture instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College.

Sonoma County Latino builds fast-growing marketing firm from clients 'no one else wanted'
Jessica Zimmer
North Bay Business Journal
Mustafa Tolosa, Santa Rosa Junior College Adult Education, associate’s degree, digital media, Santa Rosa Junior College

Sonoma International Film Festival, other events canceled over coronavirus concerns
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College,  “The Cripple of Inishmann,” Burbank Studio Theatre

Santa Rosa Junior College among schools suspending classes amid coronavirus concerns 
Yousef Baig
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus pandemic, SRJC President Frank Chong, coronavirus task force at SRJC, suspend classes,

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Return to Stage SRJC's renovated auditorium opens with Irish drama
Daniel Dow, Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, Theatre Arts Department, Studio Theatre, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Riley Craig, Hayley Hollis, Samuel Gleason, Allyson Bray, Samantha Bohlke-Stater,  Leslie McCauley, Ariel Allen, Peter Crompton, Theo Bridant, Lisa Doyle Sonia Tubridy

Santa Rosa Student Home From Coronavirus Stricken-Italy Is Sleeping In His Driveway
John Ramos
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Health, Italy, Quarantine, Santa Rosa Junior College, Self-quarantine, student, Jake Eastman, SRJC, Anthony Giampaoli, Florence

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Virus impact on U.S. sports grows; more restrictions in Europe
San Franacisco Chronicle
California Community College Athletic Association, state basketball tournaments, men’s field, Santa Rosa Junior College, without fans

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Chantelle Lee
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College students, study abroad, SRJC, Anthony Giampaoli, Jacob Eastman

SRJC strongly recommends study abroad students self-quarantine
The Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College, study abroad program, coronavirus, email, self-isolate, Robert Ethington, dean of students,  SRJC, Professor Jeanette Ben Farhat, Allison Khadoo, Vienna Throngrasmy, Djuna Barricklow, Riley Palmer

A solution for SRJC­
Wednesday’s Letters to the Editor
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, enrollment, SRJC, lifelong-learning classes

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors select insider as next agricultural commissioner
Bill Swindell
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, graduate, agriculture and natural resources program,  Andrew Smith

Theater gets a $30 million facelift at Santa Rosa Junior College
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
Burbank Auditorium, studio theater, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Theater Arts, SRJC President Frank Chong, Leslie McCauley, chairwoman, artistic director, theater and fashion department, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Wedding Singer, Studio Theatre, Vince Mothersbaugh, Kyle Sheridan, Kerry Loewen, dean of humanities, Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Choir, Chamber Singers, Mark Anderman, music department chairman, Summer Repertory Theatre, artistic director, James Newman, Renaissance: The New Burbank, costume workshop

SRJC prepares for coronavirus after Sonoma County declares public health emergency
Luke Morrow
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, emergency operation plan (EOP), Student Health Services

SRJC study abroad cancelled due to coronavirus fears
Zane Zinkl
Oak Leaf
Santa Rosa Junior College study abroad, Kerry Loewen, study abroad director and dean of arts and humanities, SRJC, Professor Jeannette Ben Farhat, Djuna Barricklow, Vienna Thongrasmy, Anthony Giampoli

No reports of coronavirus in Sonoma Valley
Anne Ward Ernst
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Santa Rosa Junior College