SRJC In The News - March 2021

Pandemic reshapes Sonoma County business, shifting office work into homes
Guy Kovner
Press Democrat
3/27/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, curriculum, 93%, online, remote instruction, President Frank Chong, convenience
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/specialsections/pandemic-reshapes-sonoma-county-business-shifting-office-work-into-homes/

 

Sonoma County taps up to $4 million for wildfire prevention
Mary Callahan
Press Democrat
3/25/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, educational programming, fuels management, career opportunities in a nascent field, natural resources, landscape design and construction, and animal sciences programs, grazing for vegetation management, wildfire risk reduction and mitigation, Ben Goldstein, SRJC’s dean of Agriculture/Natural Resources, Culinary Arts, and Industrial & Trade Technologies, paid internships, certification, associate degree, fire reduction and prevention
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-taps-up-to-4-million-for-wildfire-prevention-projects-partn/
 

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https://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/news/supervisors-allocate-chunk-of-pg-e-settlement-funds-toward-vegetation-management/article_623ff732-8e9a-11eb-89e0-0b3d3d5ad279.html

https://www.ksro.com/2021/03/26/sonoma-county-invests-in-vegetation-management/

 

Campus construction: What SRJC students have missed since last March
Jonathan Bigall and Hannah Cunha
Oak Leaf
3/18/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus, Petaluma classrooms,  Shone Farm, Kinesiology and Movement Project, KEM, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Project, STEM, Central Plant Plan, Senior Director of Capital Projects Serafin Fernandez, Bayfield, fieldhouse, locker rooms, offices, swimming pool, Shuhaw Hall, Lindley Center for STEM education, Jeff Kunde Hall, Lark Hall, Bech Hall, demolition, Bussman Hall, Pioneer Hall, Doyle Library, Garcia Hall, Tauzer Gym, Analy Village, The SRJC Board of Trustees, Measure H funds, updated technology, equipment
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/18/campus-construction-what-srjc-students-have-missed-since-last-march/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma campus construction nearly complete
Tyler Silvy
Argus-Courier|
3/18/21
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma campus, chemistry lab, anthropology lab, quad, student welcome center, Petaluma campus Dean Matthew Long, Santa Rosa campus, anta Rosa Junior College President Frank Chong, SRJC mask, Serafin Fernandez, senior director of capital projects
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/news/santa-rosa-junior-college-petaluma-campus-construction-nearly-complete/

 

Rise in violence against Asian Americans decried in Sonoma County
Julie Johnson
Press Democrat
3/18/21
Santa Rosa Junior College trustees, resolution, solidarity, Asian American Pacific Islander communities, SRJC president Frank Chong, assault
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/rise-in-violence-against-asian-americans-decried-in-sonoma-county/?ref=recent


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https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/17/srjc-board-of-trustees-approves-transition-toward-in-person-athletics-denounces-anti-asian-violence-and-updates-land-acknowledgement/

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/opinion/close-to-home-anti-asian-violence-has-no-place-in-sonoma-county-or-in-amer/

https://www.petaluma360.com/article/sports/padecky-sports-not-immune-from-racism/?sba=AAS

 

Petaluma High School grad starts for Indiana in Big Ten Conference
Luke Straub
Argus-Courier
3/15/21
Luke Haggard, Santa Rosa Junior College, NCAA football, SRJC, Bear Cub, coach, Lenny Wagner
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/sports/petaluma-high-grad-starts-for-indiana-in-big-ten-conference/?sba=AAS

 

San Francisco 49ers to bring back cornerback Jason Verrett on one-year deal
Sacramento Bee
Chris Biderman
3/15/21
Jason Verrett, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sacbee.com/sports/nfl/san-francisco-49ers/article249951724.html

 

SRJC postpones affordable student housing project by one year
Emma Molloy
Oak Leaf
3/15/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, student housing, delayed, one year, COVID-19, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, SRJC’s Student Housing Workgroup, residential experience,  foundation director “J” Mullineaux, donors, Susan Swenston, Pedro Avila, Vice President of Student Services, housing insecurity, SRJC Student Resource Center, pantry, loaner computers, housing referrals,  Cares America Emergency Grants
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/15/srjc-postpones-affordable-student-housing-project-by-one-year/

 

Wine cellar worker training is focus of new Santa Rosa Junior college program
North Bay Business Journal
3/15/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, wine cellar worker, degree, certificate, wine studies program, enology certificate,  major, Wine Studies: Wine Cellar Worker, Wine Studies: Enology, Kevin Sea, professor and coordinator, SRJC Wine Studies Program.
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/wine-cellar-worker-training-is-focus-of-new-santa-rosa-junior-college-progr/

 

SGA creates committee to address virtual learning concerns
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
3/14/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Association, ad-hoc committee, Virtual Learning Committee, SRJC, Student Body President Delashay Carmona Benson, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Assistant Superintendent L. Jane Saldana-Talley, SGA officers, faculty and staff, Dr. Amanda Morrison, coordinator of SRJC Petaluma’s Our House Intercultural Center, workshop proposal, We the Future, conference, Young Americans for Liberty, amendment, bylaws
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/14/sga-creates-committee-to-address-virtual-learning-concerns/

 

Summer Repertory Theatre 2021 season canceled
Jessica Johnston
Oak Leaf
3/14/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Summer Repertory Theatre, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong,  SRT, artistic director James Newman, live theatre
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/14/summer-repertory-theatre-2021-season-canceled/

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https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/summer-repertory-theatre-season-canceled-again/

 

Meet Ciani Walker and her film, Misfits
Colton Webster
The Guardsman
3/10/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Women’s History Month
http://theguardsman.com/4_culture_womens_history_month_webster/

 

Notes from Glen Ellen: New mural to grace downtown Glen Ellen
B.J. Blanchard
Sonoma Index-Tribune
3/11/21
Maria de Los Angeles, Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/lifestyle/notes-from-glen-ellen-new-mural-to-grace-downtown-glen-ellen/?artslide=0

 

SRJC to remain remote through end of summer
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
3/11/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC Superintendent Frank Chong, SRJC 2021 Commencement, summer semester, fall
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/srjc-to-remain-remote-through-end-of-summer/?artslide=0

 

“The Story of Plastic” panel rethinks how to reduce, reuse, recycle and rot
Audrey Fry
Oak Leaf
3/9/21
Santa Rosa Junior College students
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/09/the-story-of-plastic-panel-rethinks-how-to-reduce-reuse-recycle-and-rot/

 

Zoom talk: What exactly is in your wine?
Lorna Sheridan
Sonoma Index-Tribune
3/8/21
commercial wine program, Santa Rosa Junior College, John Rodrigues
https://www.sonomanews.com/article/news/talk-asks-what-exactly-is-in-your-wine/

 

A look back: How COVID-19 changed Sonoma County in one year
Press Democrat
3/5/21
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/timeline-how-covid-19-has-changed-sonoma-county-in-one-year/

 

Art as activism and cultural inclusivity: A lecture with Mildred Howard
Sophia Ginsberg
Oak Leaf
3/4/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Black History Month, Women’s History Month
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/03/04/art-as-activism-and-cultural-inclusivity-a-lecture-with-mildred-howard/

 

Napa Valley Notes and Quotes: SRJC honors Vintage alumnus Palafox
Marty James
The Weekly Calistogan
3/3/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Ana Palafox, Bear Cubs, All Decade Team, women’s cross country, SRJC.
https://napavalleyregister.com/community/calistogan/sports/napa-valley-notes-and-quotes-srjc-honors-vintage-alumnus-palafox/article_c99262b5-f8d6-5ba9-bb5b-fe2f8245e942.html

 

New show from SRJC explores world of role-playing games
Press Democrat
3/3/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, She Kills Monster: Virtual Realms, Lizzy Bies, Adrianna Rasmussen, Corynne Spencer, Leslie McCauley, chairwoman and artistic director, theater and fashion department, Kris Hakim, Ariel Allen, Justin Smith, theatre faculty,  
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/entertainment/new-show-from-srjc-explores-world-of-role-playing-games/


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https://www.petaluma360.com/article/entertainment/petaluma-designer-builds-fantasy-world-for-srjc/?artslide=0&sba=AAS

https://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2021/03/12/srjc-theatre-arts-presents-an-homage-to-the-supremely-nerdy-with-she-kills-monsters-virtual-realms/

 

How the pandemic forces a decision between mental and physical health for athletes and coaches
Bob Padecky
Press Democrat
3/2/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, football program, SRJC, Jason Verrett, Bear Cubs
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/sports/padecky-how-the-pandemic-forces-a-decision-between-mental-health-and-physi/?artslide=1

 

National honors for fire Chief Marshall Turbeville’s mission to protect Sonoma County from wildfires
Chris Smith
Press Democrat
3/1/21
Fire Control and Use class, SRJC, Shone Farm, Northern Sonoma County Fire Protection District, fire Chief Marshall Turbeville, Sasha Ruschmeyer, Abe Alexander, Summer Abdel-Khaliq, Michael Garduno
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/national-honors-for-fire-chief-marshall-turbevilles-mission-to-protect-son/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College program SRJC for Free an education saver for students
Petaluma Argus-Courier
3/1/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC for Free, SRJC, Chandler Holdbrook , SRJC Doyle Scholarship, Interim Director, Student Financial Services, Rachael Cutcher, Eric Guzman Leyva, Frank P. Doyle and Polly O’Meara Doyle Trust
https://www.petaluma360.com/article/news/srjc-for-free-an-education-saver-for-students/

 

Women’s History Month at SRJC
Leslie Graves
Sonoma County Gazette
3/1/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Women’s History Month, SRJC
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/spring-a-conversation-this-month/?artslide=1

 

Drive Wines to Join Locals Tasting Room in Geyserville
WIN Advisor
3/1/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Wine Studies program
https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/03/01/drive-wines-to-join-locals-tasting-room