Santa Rosa Junior College
February 11, 2013
BearFacts TOC
WeGo Sonoma
Leadership Opportunities!
Study Abroad
SRJC Scholarships
Student Health 101
International Conversations
Cochlear Implant User's Panel
Upcoming Events for Week of February 11, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Petaluma Cinema Series showing of Breathless
for more info go to

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Mandatory Professional Development Activity Institutional Day

Friday, February 15, 2013
Lincoln's Day Holiday

Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17, 2013
Classes will meet

Monday, February 18, 2013
Washington's Day Holiday
Stop circling for parking and share a ride to campus!

Sign-up with WeGo Sonoma, the SRJC's new Real-Time Ridesharing program. Now is the time, WeGo is sharing the love by covering the cost of riding until Valentines Day. Create your schedule today and start using your smartphone to connect with other riders and drivers!
February 2013 - SRJC Athletics Home Schedule
Thur, Feb. 21...........................vs Solano (2pm)

Tues, Feb. 19............................vs Miarin (1:30pm)

Men's Basketball 
Tues, Feb. 12..............................vs Delta (7:30pm)

Women's Basketball
Tues, Feb. 12..............................vs American River (5:30pm)
Tues, Feb. 19..............................vs Delta (5:30pm)

Men's Tennis
Fri, Feb. 22.................................vs Folsom Lake (1pm)

Women's Tennis
Tues, Feb. 12.............................vs Foothill (1pm) 
Fri, Feb. 22.................................vs Folsom Lake (1pm)

Track and Field
Fri, Feb. 22.................................vs Blue vs. Red Scimmage (12pm)

Only home games are FREE to ASP Members.
Please refer to the SRJC Athletics website for updates.

SRJC Associated Students (AS) 

have open student leadership positions! 


Positions available in sustainability, event planning, advocacy, Petaluma Campus leadership and club support. Please contact current AS President, Jessica Jones at if you would like more information.
To begin the process, complete a Student Leader Application and submit to the Student Affairs Office. One of our staff will then be in contact with you. Your service offers a unique opportunity to work with faculty and staff as we build community and effect change. Thank you for your consideration.

Transfer Center Upcoming Events

The Transfer Center is offering a series of Spring 2013 Workshops and Events to provide you with the information you need to prepare for a bachelor's degree program. Take advantage of what we can teach you about the transfer process.


Need Money for College?  

Check dates and times of seminars to find out about scholarships and financial aid available for transfer students:


University Representatives are available to answer your questions in the SRJC Transfer Center.

Did you apply to Sonoma State for Fall 2013?

Please check MySSU
on a weekly basis to see if your application file is complete and ready for review. Any needed documents will be posted to your To-Do List and it's your responsibility to submit these documents by the posted deadlines.  

Rotary Club Valley of the Moon Transfer Scholarship 

Information Meetings for Fall 2013 Study Abroad Program in London




February 11


Rm. PC726, Mahoney



February 12


Rm. 4245, Doyle Library

Santa Rosa


February 27


Rm. PC726, Mahoney



February 28


Rm. 4245, Doyle Library

Santa Rosa


March 6


Rm. 4245, Doyle Library

Santa Rosa


March 7


Rm. PC726, Mahoney



Contact Prof. Nicole Slovak-Villano: or 707-521-7884

Or Patty Warne @ or 707-527-4469

SRJC Scholarship Programs


Now is the time to apply for Fall 2013!


2013-14 Doyle Scholarships and SRJC Foundation Scholarships applications available now! 

For more information about scholarships and their deadlines, drop by the Scholarship Office in Plover Hall, Santa Rosa Campus or visit our web site! You may also call (707) 527-4740 (Santa Rosa) or (707) 778-2461 (Petaluma).

Dental Assisting Program 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: or call (707) 527-4272.
Student Health 101: Read the February issue by clicking here! 


Would you like to share conversation with fellow students  

from various parts of the globe?

International and English as a Second Language students are looking for friendly American students for English conversation practice.If this sounds like something you'd like to fit into your educational life and experience, please contact me as soon as possible.

Jacqueline Magro, Adjunct Instructor
English as a Second Language Dept.,, 707-527-4999 ext. 5227

Coping Strategies for Hearing Loss:  a free, non-credit course which provides education and support for adults with hearing loss. Monthly meetings focus on topics such as cochlear implants, overcoming communication challenges, hearing aids, loop systems and other technology. Friends and family members are welcome to attend the class. Captioning/transcribing and assistive listening devices will be available for every class.

The first meeting will be Wednesday, February 13, 2013,  6:00-8:00 p.m. at Santa Rosa Campus, Doyle Library Room 4245, Ground Floor. Topic:  Cochlear Implant User's Panel.

Daily parking permits are available at yellow parking lot machines for $4.00 per day.  To request an interpreter, to register for the class, or for more information, please contact Margaret Grayson, (707) 524-7195,
The Children's Center and Child Development Department
is offering a workshop for student parents on Kindergarten.
We are opening this up to the SRJC community - please spread the word.

Kindergarten Here We Come!

On Friday, February 22nd from 9 - 10:30 a.m. in Room 3862, John Eberly, Child Development instructor, former kindergarten teacher and elementary school principal, will lead  a workshop for parents on Kindergarten. The workshop will be held in room 3862, upstairs in the Robert Call Child Development Center from 9:00-10:30.  Come learn about what's required to register for kindergarten, the skills children should develop by the time they enter kindergarten, and how to help your child transition from a preschool setting into the "big school." John will also talk about the intra- district and inter- district transfer process, charter schools, and transitional kindergarten programs. To sign up for this workshop or for more information, call the Children's Center office at 527-4224.
Bear Facts
The List: 10 Famous Bears

Bears are icons of wilderness. Even if you don't love them, you don't dislike them. We celebrate them as mascots, stuffed animals, cartoon characters, and Muppets. If you're lucky, you've seen one in the wild, from a distance. Here's our breakdown of famous bears we might hang out with.

To read the full article click on the image or link below.
by Brendan Leonard on May 15, 2012
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The purpose of the BearFacts Bulletin is to provide students with information
about SRJC events, activities, engagement opportunities and important deadlines.

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