Santa Rosa Junior College
May 13, 2013
BearFacts TOC
Burger Survey
Join the Conversation!
MA Ceremony
Food Pantry
Petaluma Cinema Series
S13 Dance Show
Training Available
ASP Benefits Poll
Like to Meditate?
Online Training
Upcoming Events for Week of May 13, 2013

Monday, May 13, 2013 

Finals Frenzy
9 - 12 noon & 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Petaluma Campus 


Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Finals Frenzy
9 - 12 noon & 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Petaluma Campus


Wednesday, May 15, 2013, application due by 5 p.m.

Interested in working with PEERS to make a difference at SRJC?
Apply for our 2013-2014 paid internship opportunity!  This seven person Student Health Services-based internship team will fulfill an important role in the enhancement of peer support and mental well-being at SRJC. We are seeking passionate and motivated individuals with any level of experience in the realm of mental health/peer education.
Find a detailed description of the intern positions here.
Download the application here. 

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4-5 p.m.
Bertolini Student Center 4731 (2nd Floor)
Depression, Know the Facts - How to Help Yourself and Others
Join PEERS-in-Conversation for an informative discussion of the effects of depression, learn coping strategies, and how to seek help and healing.

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

Please let us know if you have one and
 if you would use it on campus.
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 Pla

nning process currently underway at the college.  



Thursday, May 16, 2013SP Logo

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

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 15.....................The Graduate 

The Theatre Arts Department, in collaboration with the Department
          of Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Proudly Present

SPRING DANCE SHOW 2013              
Burbank Auditorium          
May 18 & 19 at 8:00 PM         
May 19 & 20 at 2:00 PM         


For tickets, call (707) 527-4343 or purchase at our Online Box Office



Surviving an Active Shooter Situation

There will be two evening presentations of 'Shots Fired on Campus - When Lightning Strikes'. This video offers expert guidance for surviving an active shooter situation. Following the video, District Police Chief Matt McCaffrey will be available to answer questions from the audience.

 Wednesday, May 15:  5:15 pm - 6 p.m.
Petaluma Campus, Kathleen Doyle Hall, Room 212
Thursday, May 16: 5:15 pm - 6 p.m.
Santa Rosa Campus, Doyle Library, Room 4246
Here is a link that shows a trailer for the video.
If you have any questions, please call Environmental Health and Safety at 527-4803.

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: The bear's stark white coat provides camouflage in surrounding snow and ice. But under their fur, polar bears have black skin-the better to soak in the sun's warming rays.

Polar Bears 
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.