SRJC in the News - October 2019

Benefield: SRJC cross country runners 'not going to let this fire beat us'
Kerry Benefield
The Press Democrat
10/31/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, cross country, Miranda Huntsinger, Bear Cubs, Big 8 Cross Country Championship, SRJC, David Wellman, Jackie Ramirez
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10245456-181/benefield-srjc-cross-country-runners?sba=AASCampuses evacuated, classes canceled as wildfires rage in California

 

Susan Svrluga
The Washington Post
10/29/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Frank Chong
https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/10/29/campuses-evacuated-classes-canceled-wildfires-rage-california/

Also in:
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/10/29/california-fires-and-power-outages-close-campuses
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/All-Santa-Rosa-Junior-College-Locations-Closed-14569813.php

 

SRJC campus somber as fire rages in nearby Geyserville
Oak Leaf
10/24/19 Ian MacGregor, Jesse Kapuki and Kayla Beaton
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/10/24/srjc-campus-somber-as-fire-rages-in-nearby-geyserville/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College has been awarded just over $460,000
North Bay Business Journal
10/22/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC’s career education program, online career courses, educational technology, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10156563-181/north-bay-business-news
 

SRJC students, instructors react to lockdown
Tea Lindsey, Alex Nunez and Riley Palmer
10/22/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Evan Hatton, Anne-Marie Donegan, Emeritus Service Center, Newman Auditorium, Lori Derum, Jurgen Kremer,  SRJC President Frank Chong,   District Police
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/10/22/srjc-on-lockdown-after-shooting-at-ridgway-high/
 

1 Injured In Shooting At Santa Rosa School; Suspect In Custody
Wilson Walker
KPIX 5
10/22/19
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/10/22/campus-shooting-places-schools-on-lockdown-in-santa-rosa/

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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/22/us/santa-rosa-school-shooting.html
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-22/shooter-opens-fire-at-ridgeway-high-school-in-santa-rosa-prompting-campus-lockdown
https://time.com/5707436/santa-rosa-ridgway-high-school-shooting/
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Shooting-Ridgway-High-School-Santa-Rosa-563633291.html
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/gunfire-erupts-northern-california-high-school-shooter-still-being-sought-n1070071
https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/article236522448.html
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/10/22/santa-rosa-ridgway-high-school-shooting-injures-1-shooter-large/4064302002/
https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/suspect-in-shooting-at-ridgeway-high-school-at-large/
 

Ridgway shooting suspect arrested
Zane Zinkl and James Domizio
Oak Leaf
10/22/19
Santa Rosa Junior College
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/10/22/ridgway-shooting-suspect-arrested/

Also in:
https://www.ktvu.com/news/santa-rosa-police-take-student-into-custody-after-teen-shot-outside-high-school
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10207245-181/shooting-at-ridgway-high-school
https://patch.com/california/petaluma/shooting-ridgeway-high-santa-rosa-suspect-outstanding-pd
https://abc7news.com/1-student-hurt-1-custody-in-santa-rosa-high-school-shooting/5638160/
https://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/article/Police-respond-to-shooting-at-Santa-Rosa-high-14553256.php
https://www.ksro.com/2019/10/23/details-emerge-after-shooting-near-ridgway-high-school/
 

Zane Zinkl and Sam Mcminimy
Santa Rosa Junior College extends ‘free’ college to second-year students
Sonoma Index-Tribune
10/21/19
Staff Report
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, “SRJC for Free,”  Doyle Scholarships, tuition reimbursement, full-time, college education,  Jana Cox, student financial services, Isiah Carter, Financial Aid Awareness Week, Financial Aid Fun Fair, Petaluma campus,
https://www.sonomanews.com/news/education/10187500-181/santa-rosa-junior-college-extends?sba=AAS
 

Labor agreement for $78 million Santa Rosa Junior College project irks contractors
Guy Kovner
Press Democrat
10/21/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium, SRJC, SRJC President Frank Chong, Board of Trustees, Lindley Center for STEM Education, Jordan Burns, Bertolini Student Center, unions, construction management, North Coast Builders Exchange, Coalition for Fair Employment in Construction, Sonoma Lake & Mendocino Counties Building and Construction Trades Council
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10192503-181/labor-agreement-for-78-million?artslide=0&sba=AAS
 

LumaFest makes education fun
Meg McConahey
Press Democrat
10/19/19
Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma, LumaFest, educational open house,  veterinary technician lab, Petaluma campus, Catherine Williams, Vet techs, Dr. Dan Famini,  Petaluma’s El Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, Day Under the Oaks, Jane Saldana-Talley
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/entertainment/10190554-181/lumafest-makes-education-fun?sba=AAS
 

Broadway World
MTJA Announces Award Winners At Fourth Annual Celebration Of Sonoma County Theater
10/15/19 Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical
Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts, Isiah Carter, Shrek the Musical, Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical 
https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/MTJA-Announces-Award-Winners-At-Fourth-Annual-Celebration-Of-Sonoma-County-Theater-20191015
 

Anti-Abortion group Project Truth stirs up SRJC
Zane Zinkl and Sam Mcminimy
The OakLeaf
10/13/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC’s Dean of Students, Robert Ethington, Brittany McCutchan, Jerard Christensen
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2019/10/15/anti-abortion-group-project-truth-stirs-up-srjc/
 

New SRJC art exhibit breaks stereotypes one piece at a time
Sam Mcminimy
The OakLeaf
10/13/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Jesse Peter Multicultural Museum, comic book, Sam Mcminimy, Native American, Rachel Minor, Stereotypes, Kashia Band, Pomo Indians, Kickapoo Tribe
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2019/10/13/new-srjc-art-exhibit-breaks-stereotypes-one-piece-at-a-time/
 

Santa Rosa Junior College has been awarded the 2019 Education Lifetime Champion of the Year award
North Bay Business Journal
10/9/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, excellence in engineering education, civil engineering, land surveying
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10123412-181/north-bay-business-news
 

Art exhibit showcases Native American comic book heroes
Press Democrat
Matt Villano
10/8/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Jesse Peter Multicultural Museum, comic book, Native American, Rachel Minor, Stereotypes, Kashia Band, Pomo Indians, Kickapoo Tribe
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/entertainment/10149640-181/art-exhibit-showcases-native-american
 

Blackout
Most Sonoma County schools to reopen Friday after 2 days of closures related to PG&E outage
Nachelly Chavez, Chantelle Lee
10/10/19
Press Democrat
Santa Rosa Junior College, Erin Bricker, Santa Rosa campus, Public Safety Training, Shone Farm, Southwest Center, Petaluma campus, The Good Doctor
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10159235-181/most-sonoma-county-schools-to?sba=AAS

Also in:
https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/pge-outages-what-events-arts-organizations-and-venues-are-affected
https://www.petaluma360.com/entertainment/10155259-181/srjcs-film-alliance-cancels-screening?sba=AAS
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10151903-181/pge-to-shut-off-power
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/10/08/bay-area-power-outage-survival-guide/
https://patch.com/california/petaluma/sonoma-county-prepares-widespread-pg-e-weather-outage-photos
https://www.ktvu.com/news/pge-power-outage-related-school-closures-list


Climate Strike
Here, There, Everywhere! The Climate Strike is Global!
Tish Levee
Sonoma County Gazette
10/11/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Climate Strike, march, Sustainable SRJC, SRJC Bio Club, Greta Thunberg
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/the-climate-strike-is-global
 

National Law Review
10/4/19
National P3 Update: 
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Housing P3: Santa Rosa Junior College, Servitas, student housing
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/national-p3-update-october-4-2019


Leader, sage honored as parade grand marshal
Sarah C. Phelps
Kenwood Press
10/1/19
Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC), Jim Shere, stage productions, school newspapers
https://www.kenwoodpress.com/pub/a/10682?full=1


The Good Doctor: SRJC Theater Arts’ last performance in Newman Auditorium
Seamus Reed
The Oak Leaf
10/3/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Theatre Arts Department, Newman Auditorium, Emeritus Hall, Burbank, Anton Chekhov, Neil Simon,  Wendy Wisely, SRJC stage,  SRJC Theatre Arts
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2019/10/03/the-good-doctor-srjc-theater-arts-last-performance-in-newman-auditorium/

Also in:
http://digitalestories.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/19359/srjc-cast-wins-laughs-tugs-hearts-in-the-good-doctor/