SRJC In the News - March 2020

‘Social justice scholar’: UC Berkeley alumna Sylvia Bracamonte dies at 33
Maxine Mouly
Daily California
3/31/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, graduation, first Latina valedictorian,
https://www.dailycal.org/2020/03/31/social-justice-scholar-uc-berkeley-alumna-sylvia-bracamonte-dies-at-33/

Also in: 
https://www.ktvu.com/news/social-worker-allegedly-killed-by-teen-she-was-trying-to-help
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10841041-181/teen-arrested-in-slaying-of


Benefield: SRJC athlete's one-man track meet provides much-needed stuck-at-home humor
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
3/26/20
Santa Rosa JC, Jeff Morris, Santa Rosa Junior College, track and field, Bear Cubs, coronavirus, spring semester
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10849345-181/benefield-srjc-athletes-one-man-track?artslide=0&sba=AAS


Sonoma County volunteers sew surgical masks for nurses
Ethan Varian
The Press Democrat
3/24/20
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/local/10845589-181/sonoma-county-volunteers-sew-surgical?sba=AAS&artslide=0


From ball to ballet
With scholarship support, first-gen student pursues second passion: performing arts
Christine Catlett
UCI News
3/23/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, In the Heights, Summer Repertory Theatre, performing arts, dance, musical theatre.
https://news.uci.edu/2020/03/23/from-ball-to-ballet/


Donations of masks helps Sonoma County medical professionals
Chris Smith
Press Democrat
3/22/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, donated, 2,000 masks
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/local/10837948-181/donations-of-masks-helps-sonoma?artslide=4&sba=AAS


Close to Home: Welcome to the new world of online education
Richard Hertz
Press Democrat
3/22/20
Richard Hertz, American Politics, Santa Rosa Junior College, on-campus, online classes, asynchronous, synchronous, accessibility, training, Canvas
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/10840365-181/close-to-home-welcome-to?sba=AAS&artslide=0


SRJC to begin remote instruction March 30
James Domizio
Oak Leaf
3/21/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, remote instruction, President Dr. Frank Chong
SRJC Student Health Service, coronavirus webpagehttps://shs.santarosa.edu/corona-virus https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2020/03/21/srjc-to-begin-remote-instruction-march-30/

Also in:
https://edsource.org/2020/list-california-colleges-and-universities-that-have-moved-classes-online/625374
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/napacounty/10862525-181/napa-valley-college-online-classes-coronavirus


Spring sports cancelled indefinitely; Athletes given another season of eligibility
Kayla Beaton
Oakleaf
3/19/20
California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) 
Santa Rosa Junior College, Logan Douglas, COVID-19, baseball,
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2020/03/19/spring-sports-cancelled-indefinitely-athletes-given-another-season-of-eligibility/

Also in;
https://www.sonomanews.com/sports/10823383-181/sonoma-schools-among-area-districts
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10823897-181/play-put-on-pause-throughout


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

3/19/20
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” 
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2020/03/19/spring-sports-cancelled-indefinitely-athletes-given-another-season-of-eligibility/


More Sonoma County school districts close amid coronavirus concerns
Petaluma 360
3/17/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus, suspension of classes, online learning system
https://www.petaluma360.com/home/a1/10830390-181/more-sonoma-county-school-districts


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.
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/10814469-181/wine-of-the-week-frank?sba=AAS&artslide=0


Sonoma County Latino builds fast-growing marketing firm from clients 'no one else wanted'
Jessica Zimmer
North Bay Business Journal
3/12/20
Mustafa Tolosa, Santa Rosa Junior College Adult Education, associate’s degree, digital media, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10775476-181/mustafa-tolosa-latino-business-owner


Sonoma International Film Festival, other events canceled over coronavirus concerns
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
3/12/20
Santa Rosa Junior College,  “The Cripple of Inishmann,” Burbank Studio Theatre
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/a1/10817519-181/sonoma-international-film-festival-other?sba=AAS&artslide=0


Santa Rosa Junior College among schools suspending classes amid coronavirus concerns 
Yousef Baig
Press Democrat
3/12/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus pandemic, SRJC President Frank Chong, coronavirus task force at SRJC, suspend classes, https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10817465-181/santa-rosa-junior-college-suspends

Also in:
https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/Sports-on-all-fronts-being-brought-to-a-halt-by-15126654.php
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10819008-181/coronavirus-north-bay-colleges-universities

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
https://www.bohemian.com/northbay/return-to-stage/Content?oid=9915203
 

Santa Rosa Student Home From Coronavirus Stricken-Italy Is Sleeping In His Driveway
John Ramos
KPIX CBS SF Bay Area
3/10/20
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Health, Italy, Quarantine, Santa Rosa Junior College, Self-quarantine, student, Jake Eastman, SRJC, Anthony Giampaoli, Florence

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2020/03/10/santa-rosa-student-snagged-flight-home-from-coronavirus-stricken-italy-but-is-sleeping-in-his-driveway/

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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/santa-rosa-student-snagged-flight-home-from-coronavirus-stricken-italy-but-is-sleeping-in-his-driveway/ar-BB11117o?ocid=hplocalnews
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8099983/Parents-make-California-student-quarantine-RV-returned-Italy.html
https://www.newsbreak.com/california/santa-rosa


Virus impact on U.S. sports grows; more restrictions in Europe
San Franacisco Chronicle
3/10/20
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
3/9/20
Santa Rosa Junior College students, study abroad, SRJC, Anthony Giampaoli, Jacob Eastman
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10805801-181/flights-canceled-for-some-srjc


SRJC strongly recommends study abroad students self-quarantine
The Oak Leaf
3/5/20
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 https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2020/03/05/srjc-strongly-recommends-study-abroad-students-self-quarantine/


A solution for SRJC­
Wednesday’s Letters to the Editor
Press Democrat
3/4/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, enrollment, SRJC, lifelong-learning classes
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/10750294-181/wednesdays-letters-to-the-editor


Sonoma County Board of Supervisors select insider as next agricultural commissioner
Bill Swindell
Press Democrat
3/4/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, graduate, agriculture and natural resources program,  Andrew Smith
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/10783070-181/sonoma-county-leaders-select-insider


Theater gets a $30 million facelift at Santa Rosa Junior College
Dan Taylor
Press Democrat
3/4/20
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
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/entertainment/10683973-181/theater-gets-a-30-million?artslide=0&sba=AAS


SRJC prepares for coronavirus after Sonoma County declares public health emergency
Luke Morrow
Oak Leaf
3/4/20
Santa Rosa Junior College, coronavirus, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, emergency operation plan (EOP), Student Health Services
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2020/03/04/srjc-prepares-for-coronavirus-after-sonoma-county-declares-public-health-emergency/


SRJC study abroad cancelled due to coronavirus fears
Zane Zinkl
Oak Leaf
3/4/20
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 
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2020/03/03/srjc-study-abroad-cancelled-due-to-coronavirus-fears/


No reports of coronavirus in Sonoma Valley
Anne Ward Ernst
Sonoma Index-Tribune
3/2/20
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomanews.com/news/10775429-181/no-reports-of-coronavirus-in?sba=AAS