SRJC In the News - October 2021

SRJC journalists’ catastrophe, trauma-related podcast promoted by NPR
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
10/30/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Oak Leaf journalists, Maritza Camacho, Nick Vides, Rebecca Bell, Lauren Spates, Chronic Catastrophe, podcast, long-term trauma, grant, California Humanities, NPR, Anne Belden, adviser, SRJC, students
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/srjc-journalists-catastrophe-trauma-related-podcast-promoted-by-npr/
 

Also in:
https://www.kqed.org/forum/2010101886213/the-personal-toll-of-chronic-catastrophe-caused-by-climate-change

https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/25/srjc-celebrates-new-student-housing-project-with-groundbreaking-ceremony/

 

SRJC football player who died in crash was ‘fearless’ and ‘always smiling’
Kathleen Coates Press Democrat
10/26/21
Jorgan Sarganis, sophomore, SRJC, head football coach, Lenny Wagner, Santa Rosa Junior College Football Team
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/srjc-football-player-was-fearless-and-always-smiling/?artslide=0

 

Nursing shortage could end sooner than forecast
Cheryl Sarfaty
North Bay Business Journal
10/26/21
Student nurses, Race Building, Santa Rosa Junior College, Katherine Morena Magee, interim associate dean, associate degree nursing program, review process, SRJC, 400-450 applications, 120 spots
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/nursing-shortage-could-end-sooner-than-forecast/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College finally breaks ground on student residence hall
Kaylee Tornay
Press Democrat
10/22/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, student housing development, residence hall, broke ground, student housing, affordable, Pedro Avila, vice president of student services academic counseling, tutors, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, SRJC, president, student body, student workforce housing group, Carmona Benson, the housing of equity
ttps://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/santa-rosa-junior-college-finally-breaks-ground-on-student-residence-hall/

 

SRJC Gets Three Electric Vehicles From The County
KSRO 10/22/21
Sonoma County, donating, three electric vehicles, Santa Rosa Junior College, train students, Automotive Technology Program
https://www.ksro.com/2021/10/22/srjc-gets-three-electric-vehicles-from-the-county/
 

Also in:
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/sonoma-county-donates-electric-vehicles-to-santa-rosa-junior-college/

https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/CAO/Press-Releases/Sonoma-County-donates-electric-vehicles-to-Santa-Rosa-Junior-College/ https://patch.com/california/healdsburg/sonoma-county-government-sonoma-county-donates-electric-vehicles-santa-rosa

https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/sonoma-county-news/fall-colors-pancakes-and-vintage-cars-sign-me-up/

https://patch.com/california/healdsburg/sonoma-county-government-sonoma-county-donates-electric-vehicles-santa-rosa
 

Sonoma County lifts indoor mask mandate for some groups
Elisa Chudwin
Press Democrat
10/21/21
SRJC safety monitor, Sheila Brock, William Woodard, SRJC campus bookstore
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-lifts-indoor-mask-mandate-for-some-groups/?ref=TSM
 

Officer Katie Hutchins Joins Lakeport Police
The Bloom
10/21/21
Katie Hutchins, graduated, Santa Rosa Junior College Public Safety Training Center Police Academy, Lakeport Police Department 
https://www.lakecountybloom.com/officer-katie-hutchins-joins-lakeport-police/
 

Tuesday’s Letters to the Editor: PLAs and wages
Press Democrat
10/19/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Burbank Auditorium project, jobs, building, economic resiliency, equity, opportunities, public money 
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/opinion/tuesdays-letters-to-the-editor-466/

 

Indigenous Peoples’ Day uses cutting edge technology to celebrate deeply rooted traditions
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
10/14/21
SRJC, psychology professor, Brenda Flyswithhawks, Santa Rosa Junior College, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, celebration, Zoom, pandemic, Native Americans, Indigenous community, Jennifer Perez, Child Development Center, faculty, cultural identity, virtual gathering
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/benefield-indigenous-peoples-day-uses-cutting-edge-technology-to-celebrat/

 

Oak Leaf:

SGA approves resolution supporting student participation in faculty hiring committees
James Domizio
Oak Leaf
9/30/21
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Student Government Assembly, faculty hiring, Academic Senate, committees, SGA President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2018 Hiring Paper, Office of Student Life, Equity, and Engagement, training, Public Service Fellowship, Michael Vu,  Santa Rosa vice president of student life, Matti Cottrell, honorary role of assembly member, LGBTQIA2S+, Vaccine Week,  Vice President of Student Health, Waad Dafalla, SRJC Petaluma, Windsor Public Safety Center, Southwest Center, opening SRJC’s libraries, gym, cafeteria, Student Government Programs Coordinator, Zack Miranda,  Dean of Libraries Mary-Catherine Oxford, library services, Petaluma Vice President of Clubs Elizabeth Cole, Mixing Club, Black and Brown Union, West Indies Club, Woman’s Association Club, Vice President of Sustainability Andres Jojoa, Sustainability Club, art department, PEERS, Well-Being Wednesday
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/09/30/sga-approves-resolution-supporting-student-participation-in-faculty-hiring-committees/

 

SRJC celebrates new student housing project with groundbreaking ceremony
Michael Combs
Oak Leaf
10/25/21
Student housing, Santa Rosa Junior College, broke ground, dormitory, affordable, on-campus dorms, Kent Hall, Analy Village, Vice President of Student Services Pedro Avila, applications, co-ed,  gender-neutral, Senior Dean of Students Robert Ethington, student services, RAs, live-in manager, student affairs team, programming, activities, support, student health services, academic counseling, tutors, SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong, SRJC, Tauzer Gym, Student Government Assembly President, Delashay Carmona Benson, Measure H, SRJC campus housing website
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/25/srjc-celebrates-new-student-housing-project-with-groundbreaking-ceremony/
 

Shone Farm closed due to weather conditions, food distribution
postponed
Stephen Howe
Oak Leaf
10/24/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, outdoor learning lab, Shone Farm, closed, weather conditions, widespread flooding, power outages, SRJC, President, Dr. Frank Chong, Student Resource Center, Assistant Claudia Fernandes Malschitzky Crespo, SRJC app, food distribution, postponed, SRJC Emergency Operations team
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/24/shone-farm-closed-due-to-weather-conditions-food-distribution-postponed/
 

SGA approves three new hiring committee positions
Michael Combs
The Oak Leaf
10/19/21
Santa Rosa Junior College’s Student Government Assembly, approved, hiring committee positions, advisor of student affairs, accounting and marketing, supervisor for COVID safety, virtual meeting, SGA Coordinator Zack Miranda, SGA Vice President of Diversity Athena Weathers, Vice President of Marketing for Santa Rosa Abrea Tillman, safety monitor program, bracelet checking, CLEARED4, Odalis Rebolla, SGA assembly member of Hispanic and Latinx students, professional restorative justice facilitator,  Vice President of Sustainability Andrea Jojoa’s medicinal plant gardening project, LGBTQIA2s+ Not in my House, Queer Resource Center,  Candy Owens, Health Promotion Specialist, Jeane Erlenborn, PEERS Coalition, training, suicide prevention, mental health first aid
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/19/sga-approves-three-new-hiring-committee-positions/
 

SRJC’s vaccine mandate was implemented too late
The Oak Leaf
Editorial Board
10/8/21
Oak Leaf Editorial Board, Board of Trustees, vaccine, mandate, students, staff, faculty, Spring 2022 semester, Santa Rosa Junior College, vaccine cards, weekly testing, COVID-19, SRJC athletics, Disability Specialist Laura Aspinall, fall semester, online classes, in-person classes
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/opinion/editorial/2021/10/08/srjcs-vaccine-mandate-was-implemented-too-late/
 

First SoCo Clicks photo competition brings Sonoma photographers together
The Oak Leaf
Aryk Copley
10/4/21
Santa Rosa Junior College, Photo Club, SoCo Clicks, photo competition, winners, Michael Kemp, Best in Show, SRJC, applied photography advisory committee, photography educational programs, Jessica Layton, instructor, Joshua Torres
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/05/first-soco-clicks-photo-competition-brings-sonoma-photographers-together/
 

SRJC hosts Q&A to share COVID vaccine information and dispel misinformation
The Oak Leaf
Michael Combs
10/4/21
Santa Rosa Junior College Student Health Services, Santa Rosa Intercultural Center, OVID-19 vaccine Q&A, Director of Student Health Services Dr. Rebecca Norwick, Delashay Carmona Benson, president, SRJC’s Student Government Assembly and Black Student Union, BSU, Santa Rosa, Petaluma campus https://www.theoakleafnews.com/news/2021/10/04/srjc-hosts-qa-to-share-covid-vaccine-information-and-dispel-misinformation/

 

The Oak Leaf Staff
10/1/21
Sarah Montano
Maritza Camacho, Aryk Copley, Audrey Fry, Nick Vides, Peyton Krzyzek, Jonathan Bigall, Adlen Nichols, Hannah Cunha, Abraham Fuentes
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/uncategorized-2/2021/10/01/photos-from-previous-semesters/#modal-photo