Santa Rosa Junior College
November 19, 2012
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Transfer Center
Student Psychological
Scholarship Programs
Dental Program Applications
Theatre Arts
Cinema Series
Club News
Special Events for the Week of November 19, 2012

Mon, Nov. 19, 1:00 - 2:00pm

The Second Chance Student Club presents: Guest Lecturer Elaine Leeder
Located in the Bertolini Student Center, Rm. 4643, Center for Student Leadership  


Elaine Leeder is the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and a Professor of Sociology at SSU. She will be speaking on her recent publication, "My Life with Lifers: Lessons for a Teacher, Humanity Has No Bars." Elaine has worked for more than 15 years at Elmira Correctional Facility in New York and at San Quentin State Prison.  


Thur, Nov. 22- 25 

Thanksgiving Holiday Break



For a complete listing of Fall Events: A.S. Fall Calendar of Events 
Join the Movement - Share a Ride!
Be part of the fun community sharing rides to the SRJC every day! With new apps for your smartphone, it's never been easier t  o find someone to share a ride.

Start your profile now with WeGo Sonoma to connect with your classmates and friends. Take a ride this semester and you could also earn some great rewards.
Transfer Center Fall Workshops & Events
Personal Statement workshops
Tips on how to write a personal statement for the UC application.
Go to or check with the Transfer Center for dates and times.
UC Santa Barbara:
Online Webinars and Events:
Virtual Transfer Appointments: One-on-One advising for future transfer students
Webinar: UCSB Transfer Admission Requirements  
Webinar: Transfer UC Application Overview
Dates and times vary during the months of October and November:

Interested in money for Sonoma State?
Scholarship information and application available at
Sonoma State Fall 2013 Admissions Workshop
For all students intending to apply to SSU for Fall 2013
Workshops will be held on the SRJC campus.
Register at
Need help writing your Personal statement for UC admission?
Dates and times of workshops at:
Applying to the UC or CSU for Fall 2013?
Workshops for students with specific questions or needing assistance with their university application will be offered in the Transfer Center. For dates and times go to

Student Health Services

Wed, Nov. 28

"HIV and STI Prevention" workshop - (associated with World AIDS Day)
Petaluma Campus, Call Hall, Room 694, 12-1 PM

Thur, Nov. 29
World AIDS Day - Information "HIV and STD Prevention" workshop -
(associated with World AIDS Day)

Santa Rosa Campus, Bertolini, Student Center, Center for Student Leadership, 12-1 PM

Student Psychological Services

All groups are FREE for credit-enrolled students. Groups will be starting soon!

Psychotherapy Group for Relationship Issues
Tuesdays 3:10-4:30
If interested contact:
Shoshana Belon at 524-1783
Smadar De Lange at 524-1785

Stress Reduction (Drop-In) Group
Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 in Bertolini 4734
Drop-in...stop by any week

Personal Growth Group
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45
If interested contact:
Martin Lajoie at 524-1784
Maegan Willan at 524-1739

Students of Color Support
Fridays, 3:10-4:30 [Easy Parking!]
If interested contact:
Viola Mejia at 524-1786
Zankhana Sheth at 521-7979

For more information about these groups download the poster.

Scholarship Deadlines  


Russian River Rotary Scholarships

Need to be a Culinary Arts,
Viticulture or
Hospitality Major
and have a 2.5 GPA.
No financial aid needed.
2 awards at $500

  • Currently enrolled at SRJC in at least 6 units.
  • Completed a minimum of 12 SRJC units. At least 6 units must have been in Culinary Arts, Hospitality or Viticulture related programs
  • Will enroll in a minimum of 6 units at SRJC during Spring 2013.
  • Preference given to graduates of the following high schools: Cloverdale, El Molino, Geyserville, Healdsburg, or Windsor.

Application Available: Monday, October 8, 2012

Application Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012 


For more info about scholarships and their deadlines,  

visit the Scholarship Office or the website below.  

Dental Program Applications

Dental Hygiene Applications
Applications will be available beginning November 1, 2012, through February 1, 2013.
For more information about the program and application process, please go to: Phone: (707) 527-4272
Dental Assisting Applications
Applications will be available beginning November 1, 2012 through April 1, 2013.
For more information about the program and application process, please go to: Phone: (707) 527-4272
Upcoming Fall 2012 Theatre Arts Productions

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
   Music by Alan Menken,
   Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, 
   Book by Linda Woolverton,
   Directed by Laura Downing-Lee,
   Choreography by Lara Branen,
   Vocal Direction by Jody Benecke,
   Music Direction by Richard Riccardi
   Recommended for age 7 and above.  
   This is a full length, two-act performance.
   Burbank Auditorium

   Nov. 23, 24, 29, 30; Dec. 1, 6, 7, 8................................7:30 pm*
   Nov. 24, 25; Dec. 1, 2,8.................................................1:30 pm*


FREE to ASP Members
The price of tickets is $15.00 General and $10.00 Senior/Youth/Groups (15+)

Get your tickets by calling the Box Office at 527-4343 or @ 

Fall 2012 Petaluma Cinema Series

Films are shown Wednesdays in the Carole L. Ellis Auditorium on the Petaluma Campus

Box Office Open: 5:30-7:15pm
Pre-Film Lecture: 6pm

Film Screening:   7pm

Post-Screening Discussion until 10pm 

ASP Members                  Free
General                             $5
Students, Seniors             $4
Individual Series Pass      $40
Fall 2012 Upcoming Films Include:
Nov. 28.............."Cinema Language"
                           with editor Vivien Hillgrove

For more information:
SRJC Club News

Attention Phi Theta Kappa Members:  

This is a friendly reminder that in order to have PTK recognized on your transcript at graduation, you must report to us at the beginning of the semester you plan to graduate. Please contact Kaitlin Wood, in the Health Sciences Office, at 527.4272 or via email at We will need your full name and student ID number.   


ABIS Club Do you have a brain injury?
There is a club called Aquired Brain Injury Club (ABIS). Come check us out.
We meet on Thursdays at 3-4 pm in room 2702 Maggini Hall. All are welcome.
You can contact Ruth Ann at or call me at 707-206-8869.  
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Stop by Active Minds at SRJC's Chalk It Out! event on Tuesday, November 27th from  11:30AM-1:30PM in the Bertolini Quad to chalk positive messages regarding mental health and vote at our booth. Active Minds has been honored as one of only 25 charities selected to participate in Chase's American Giving Awards and we will have laptops available so students can vote on to help Active Minds, INC. win the much needed $1 million grand prize!
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