Santa Rosa Junior College
May 6, 2013
BearFacts TOC
Burger Survey
Election Results
Join the Conversation!
MA Ceremony
Food Pantry
Transfer Center
ASP Benefits Poll
Interested in Diversity?
Online Training
Upcoming Events for Week of May 6, 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013
OPEN Web Registration for ALL Students begins for Summer 2013
Student Health Services
Stress and Sleep Awareness Day
Rotary Plaza, Petaluma Campus, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Call Building, Room 696, Petaluma Campus, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Student Health Services
Stress and Sleep Awareness Day
Bertolini Quad, Santa Rosa Campus,11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Doyle Library, Santa Rosa Campus, Room 4246, 3 - 4 p.m.
2013-14 Associated Students (AS) Election Results 


Santa Rosa Junior College

Your New 2013-2014

Associated Student Senate...

Congratulations Winners!!


AS President

Omar Paz



Executive Vice President


Vice President of Programs


Vice President of Sustainability

Hunter Shane

Vice President of Membership & Marketing

Oscar Barajas - Curiel

Vice President of Advocacy

Jesse Brown

Vice President of Organizations SR

Joshua Pinaula

Vice President of Organizations Petaluma


Vice President of Santa Rosa


Vice President of Petaluma

Sergio Perdomo


Student Trustee Robert Edmonds



Just Because A.S. Elections are over for the SRJC Student Senate,

 doesn't mean you still can't get involved!!!

 Vacancies are available for the following VP positions:

      • Executive Vice President
      • Vice President of Programs
      • Vice President of Organizations of Petaluma Campus
      • Vice President of Committees
      • Vice President of Santa Rosa Campus
Ladies and Gent's alike...GET INVOLVED!!!


For more information on the job description for each position listed above,

go to the Associated Students Constitution at:  

Should at SRJC?
Take this survey to let us know.
Community Conversations

Santa Rosa Junior College invites students, alumni, residents, business owners, representatives of non-profit organizations, government leaders and all community members to attend a Community Conversations event to share their vision for the college's future.


The intent of the Community Conversation is to offer an opportunity for stakeholders to speak about future possibilities for the college and a chance to hear from new voices. As a Santa Rosa Junior College student, your voice as a stakeholder is exceptionally important! Students are encouraged to attend any of the Community Conversations listed below and share their ideas, hopes and vision for the future of SRJC as part of the Strategic Planning process currently underway at the college.


Thursday, May 9, 2013SP Logo

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Elsie Allen High School

599 Bellevue Avenue

Santa Rosa


Thursday, May 16, 2013

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SRJC Public Safety Training Center

5743 Skylane Boulevard



Please arrive 30 minutes in advance to check-in and enjoy some refreshments. Parking is free. Please RSVP to attend a Community Conversation by calling (707) 521-6950.


Stakeholders who are unable to attend one of these Community Conversations are encouraged to respond to a survey intended for community stakeholders about their vision for SRJC: 


English version of the student survey:


Spanish version of the student survey:


More information about SRJC's Strategic Planning process may be found at
Santa Rosa Medical Assistant Students will Receive  
their Certificates in a Special Ceremony on May 21, 2013

The Santa Rosa Junior College Health Sciences Department will be graduating almost 50 Medical Assistants who will be receiving their Administrative, Clinical, or Coding certificates this spring.  The ceremony will be held in Bertolini Student Center on May 21, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m.. Speakers will include:

Nancy Thomas, RN, PHN, MSN, Program Coordinator
Amanda Arquello, Clinical Medical Student Graduate
Dr. Ezbon Jen, Dean, Health Sciences

There will also be a musical component celebrating the accomplishments and aspirations of the graduates. Gloria Strasburg, Adjunct Faculty, Health Sciences will sing "Reach", and "Change the World" accompanied by: Mike Perkins (guitar and vocal)  Betty Perkins (guitar and vocal) and Nancy Talley (drum and vocal).
Food Pantry   

Transfer Center Upcoming Events

Transfer 101:  Last two sessions for the Spring 2013 semester!   

Wednesday, May 8th      3 - 4:30 p.m. 

Learn about requirements for transfer from a community college to a university.

Sign up in the Counseling Office or call 527-4874.


Transferring Students: If you Go, Let us Know

The Transfer Center would like to recognize students who have been accepted to a four-year university for Fall 2013. Please stop by the Transfer Center or email and let us know your major and the school you will be attending. 



SRJC Scholarship Programs 

Apply for scholarships to help you in 2013-14! 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).

Petaluma Cinema Series

Films are shown Wednesdays in the Carole L. Auditorium on the Petaluma Campus.
Box Office Opens: 5:30-7:15 p.m.

Pre-Film Lecture: 6 p.m.

Post-Screening Discussion until 10 p.m.

ASP Members are FREE.
For more information go to

May 8.....................Seeking Asian Female

The May PEERS Coalition meeting is a presentation and discussion of the impact of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination in an academic setting. The meeting will consist of a distinguished speaker and a diverse panel of students talking about their experiences in society and school.
Thursday, May 9th, 5 - 7 p.m.

Plover Hall Room 558

Santa Rosa Campus
Dinner provided!

SRJC Student Club News

The ASL Club would like to invite students & faculty to our weekly ASL Social Event, every Tuesday, 5 - 7 p.m., at Panera Bread, near SRJC Santa Rosa Campus, 150 Steele Ln., Santa Rosa.

Bear Facts: Black Bears

    • The black bear has shorter, curved claws that are made for climbing trees.
    • Contrary to its name, the black bear can be cinnamon-brown or brown-black in appearance.
    • The black bear is smaller in size than the grizzly, but both are extremely fast, agile predators.

Black Bear  

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.

All submissions can be emailed to the Student Graphic Artist/BearFacts Editor Submissions may be edited for length & clarity.