Santa Rosa Junior College
March 4, 2013
BearFacts TOC
WeGo Sonoma
Arts & Crafts
Calling all Photographers!
Transfer Center
Depression Awareness
Study Abroad
Dental Program Applications
Film Fest
Upcoming Events for Week of March 4, 2013
Monday, March 4, 2013
Career & Employment Center Seminar
Career Center Orientation
John M. Jacobs Hall, Petaluma Campus, 2-3:30 pm

March in March to Sacramento State Capitol in Support of Higher Education

Bertolini Student Center, Santa Rosa Campus departs at 6:45 am
and Physical Fitness Center, Petaluma Campus departs at 7:30 am
Free Food and Transportation

Return time approx. 4 pm

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Student Health Services
Bertolini Student Center, Santa Rosa Campus, 3:30-5 pm
Space is limited, email to sign up!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Career & Employment Center Seminar
Entrepreneurship - Do you have what it takes?
Bertolini Student Center, Santa Rosa Campus, 2:30-3:30 pm


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Center for Student Leadership Lecture

Lily and Laura Hunnemeder-Bergfelt: Past Student Leaders

Bertolini Student Center, Santa Rosa Campus, 12-1 pm

Skip the High Gas Prices - Rideshare This Week!
WeGo Skip Gas

Sign up with WeGo Sonoma today and download Avego's FREE ridesharing app to your smartphone. Earn great rewards this semester and save money with every trip!


February 2013 - SRJC Athletics Home Schedule

Men's Tennis
Tue, Mar. 5....................................vs Diablo Valley (1pm)
Thur, Mar. 7...................................vs Shasta (1pm)

Women's Tennis
Tue, Mar. 5....................................vs Diablo Valley (1pm)
Thur, Mar. 7...................................vs Shasta (1pm)

Thur, Mar. 7.....................................vs Modesto (2:30pm)

Sat, Mar. 9.....................................vs Sierra (12-2pm)

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.


Petaluma Campus: 

Santa Rosa Campus: 


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 15th, 9 am - 3:30 pm 

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

That Voice in the Wilderness is Laughing
Wednesday, March 6th, 12:30-1:30 pm

Speaker & Comedian Brian Wetzel
A unique mix of comedy & education about depression that you will leave laughing & inspired.
Bertolini Student Center, Santa Rosa Campus

PEERS Coalition Meeting - How to Help a Friend in Need
Recognizing signs and symptoms of substance use and abuse - Hear from professionals in the field, fellow students, and people who were formally addicted to substances
Thursday, March 14th, 5-7 pm, Plover 558
Dinner will be served!
Join the PEERS movement to raise awareness and reduce stigma around the broad scope of mental health wellness at SRJC! Open to students, staff, and faculty, our monthly meetings provide trainings with an emphasis on skill-building and resource-development.
Like us on Facebook!

SRJC Scholarship Programs


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 




Wednesday, March 6th

12 - 1 pm

Rm. 4245,

Doyle Library

Santa Rosa

Thursday,     March 7th

1:30-2:30 pm

Rm. PC696,

Mahoney Library


Thursday,     March 28th

12 - 1 pm

Rm. 4245,

Doyle Library

Santa Rosa

Wednesday,   April 3rd

5:15-6:15 pm

Senate Chambers,

Bertolini Student Center

Santa Rosa


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.
Petaluma Cinema Series
Films are shown Wednesdays in the Carole L. Auditorium on the Petaluma Campus.
Box Office Opens: 5:30-7:15 pm
Pre-Film Lecture: 6 pm
Post-Screening Discussion until 10 pm
ASP Members are FREE.
For more information go to

March 6......................Children of Men
March 13.....................It Happened One Night

SRJC Theatre Arts
Performances will be in the Burbank Auditorium on the Santa Rosa Campus
For more information call 707.527.4342.
ASP Members are FREE. Buy tickets ONLINE.

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin and Directed by Larua Downing-Lee
Recommended for age 14 and above. Contains strong language.

March 8,9,14,15,16..............8:00 pm
March 9,10,16,17.................2:00 pm
Bear Fact: Grizzly Bear Cubs
Photograph by Oliver Klink

Grizzly cubs are unpredictable. At one moment they look at you with their intrigued eyes, and suddenly run away scared by unknown behavior. These two seven-month-old cubs thought that holding hands would make the danger disappear.



BearFacts is a publication of the SRJC Student Affairs Office
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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