Santa Rosa Junior College
February 25, 2013
BearFacts TOC
WeGo Sonoma
Arts & Crafts
Calling all Photographers!
Transfer Center
Stress Relief
SRJC Scholarships
Study Abroad
March in March
Upcoming Events for Week of February 25, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Conducting an Informational Interview
Career & Employment Center Seminar
Bertolini Student Center, 3rd Floor, 2-3 pm

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Department of Veteran's Affairs will host an outreach RV at SRJC to share information about services and support for veterans.
In front of Plover Hall on the Emeritus Plaza, Santa Rosa Campus, 8-3 pm

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Center for Student leadership Lecture with Frank Kobayashi, Ed.D.
Bertolini Student Center, East End 1st floor, 12-1 pm

Student Health Services & Women's Wellness Lecture 
by Women's Global Leadership Initiative
Carole L. Ellis Auditorium, Petaluma Campus, 6-8 pm
Free of charge * Parking Permit Required
Space is limited to first 250 attendees

Career Center Orientation
Career & Employment Center Seminar
Bertolini Student Center, 3rd Floor, 2-3:30 pm

The Department of Veteran's Affairs will host an outreach RV at SRJC to share information about services and support for veterans.
Parking lot past Richard Call Building, Petaluma Campus,  8-3 pm         

Friday, March 1, 2013
Green Jobs Rebuild California Conference.
All day conference will examine green job possibilities in Sonoma County and California.
Bertolini Student Center from 8 am-4:30 pm 
Register now at

A.S. Film Fest Entries Deadline
Santa Rosa and Petaluma Campus, 5 pm

Any questions can be answered on the web-site:!


Stress and Meal Management

CalWORKs is sponsoring a series of workshops called "Foodies Project". It is about connecting low-income families to local food resources as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Bertolini Student Center, 3rd Floor, 12-2 pm

Stop circling for parking and share a ride to campus!

WeGo Rideshare is the easy, affordable, and fun way to share a ride to campus. Unlike traditional carpooling, you don't have to plan your shared ride days or weeks in advance. Instead, everything is arranged in real-time via web or mobile phone, right when you're ready to share a ride. Sign up and share a ride today!

February 2013 - SRJC Athletics Home Schedule

Men's Tennis
Thur, Feb. 28.................................vs Modesto (1pm)
Sat, Mar. 2.....................................vs Grossmont (10am)

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

SRJC student artists and crafters are invited to sell their local, hand-made items at Larry Bertolini Day Under the Oaks on May 5th from 10 - 4 pm. A 10 x 10-foot booth space costs $50, and could accommodate the works of several students. The booth must be staffed all day. Arts and Crafts vendors keep the profits of their sales.


For full information and an application form - click here! 


Arts & Crafts Vendors need to print out and send in their forms with photos of their handcrafted products by March 7th by 5 pm.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot!

Participate in an interactive photography exhibit representing photos by SRJC alumni & friends taken of images from the SRJC campuses as well as pictures in the community! Stop by the SRJC Alumni & Friends booth during Day Under the Oaks to see the photos, discover if you won an award and vote for the Best in Show - Audience Favorite!

The photos must be turned in by April 12th and participants can win up to $250 in cash prizes.  
Click here for info about contest and entry from.

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:


How to start a Career in Veterinary Medicine

Learn more about what is required to become a veterinarian.

Presentation by Dan Famini DVM:  


How to Choose a Major

Not sure about a major? Find out how to decide based on your career goal and education:

Wednesday, March 6th from 2 - 3:30 pm in Room 4875, 3rd Floor, Bertolini Student Center.



UC Berkeley Cal Summer Experience!

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at UC Berkeley encourages community college students to apply to an exciting summer program for prospective transfer applicants.   The Cal Summer Experience-June 23-25, 2013 is a college prep program scheduled for three days and two nights on the Berkeley campus.  The Cal Summer Experience hosts prospective transfer applicants and provides admissions sessions, lectures, personal statement writing workshops, application filing assistance, transcript evaluations, and a campus tour! Applications are due by April 2, 2013:


Discover UC Davis 2013

Friday, March 15, 9am - 3:30pm


Students will learn how they can transfer to UC Davis, tour the campus, find out about the admissions process and hear from transfer student panelists.


Advance online registration is required:


*Transportation from the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Students who wish to ride the bus must sign up in the Transfer Center on the Santa Rosa Campus (Bertolini Student Center), or in the Counseling Department on the Petaluma Campus (Kathleen Doyle Hall). Students may also provide their own transportation.

Student Health Services

Stress Weighing You Down?
Join us to talk about issues related to stress and take home some valuable stress-relieving resources.

Wednesday, February 27th, 12-12:50pm
Location: Bertolini Staff Lounge
Refreshments will be provided.

The Peers-in-Conversation Series is a branch of the larger efforts of the PEERS Coalition at SRJC to enhance awareness and stimulate healthy discourse around mental health and wellness. Every month we'll host a peer-led group discussion about pressing matters in the lives of SRJC students.

SRJC Scholarship Programs


Now is the time to apply for Fall 2013!


SRJC Foundation Scholarships application deadline is March 1, 2013 (postmark) and award letters mailed in late June 2012.


2013-14 Doyle Scholarships application deadline is March 14, 2013 (postmark). 

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).

Information Meetings for Fall 2013 Study Abroad Program in London 



Feb. 27, 2013

5:15-6:15 pm

Rm. PC 726, Mahoney



Feb. 28, 2013

12-1 pm

Rm. 4245, Doyle Library

Santa Rosa


March 6, 2013

12-1 pm

Rm. 4245, Doyle Library

Santa Rosa


March 7, 2013

1:30-2:30 pm

Rm. PC 726, Mahoney


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

or Patty Warne:, 707-527-4469.

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.

March in March to the State Capitol: Monday March 4, 2013 (6:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Students, faculty and staff from California Community Colleges, the California State University, and the University of California are expected to join the March on March 4th, 2013. The Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) in conjunction with the California State Student Association (CSSA) and the University of California Student Association (UCSA) are organizing this grassroots movement. Each year thousands march in the streets and rally on the California State Capitol steps. On the local level, the Santa Rosa Junior College Associated Students led by President, Jessica Jones, AFA and SEIU are joining together on advocacy and lobbying efforts for access to affordable and quality higher education. Check out this YouTube video from last year's event!

Interested studentsmay sign-up in the Student Affairs Office of each campus; located in the Bertolini Student Center, First Floor of the Santa Rosa Campus, and in the Richard W. Call Building, on the Petaluma Campus. We have arranged for free bus transportation and one free meal to the first 75 students on the Santa Rosa Campus, 20 students on the Petaluma Campus that sign-up to attend. This is strictly on a first come, first serve basis. Due to limited funding, all others who sign up to attend will be placed on a wait list, and are encouraged to carpool with other students if possible. All travel logistics are available at sign-up locations.

Please contact me if any questions or issues come up.  -Jessica or check out our A.S. facebook page at
Bear Fact: There are eight species of bears.
Brown bears are the largest of all the bear species and are considered to be the largest living land carnivore. Brown bears are widely distributed, inhabiting a range that includes the northern parts of North America, Europe and Asia. There are numerous subspecies of brown bears including the Carpathian bear, European brown bear, Gobi bear, grizzly bear, Kodiak bear and several others. 
Brown Bear
Photo credit: Suzann Julien

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