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Directed by Laura Downing-Lee  
Choreography by Tamara Grose  
Vocal Direction by Jody Benecke  
Music Direction by Janis Dunson Wilson

November 22, 23, 29, 30 at 8:00 PM
December 5, 6, 7 at 8:00 PM

November 23, 24, 30 at 2:00 PM
December 1, 7, 8 at 2:00 PM

Recommended for age 13 and above. Contains brief strong language, adult situations, and violent scenes.
SRJC Music Department
SRJC Jazz Combos
Featuring Dave Scott, trumpet
Bennett Friedman, director
Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 pm
Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Campus
Admission: $5

Applied Music Honors Recital
Friday December 6 at 3 pm
Carol Ellis Auditorium, Petaluma Campus
Admission: Free
Date/Time Varies
 Transfer Center

Thursday 28th -
Friday 29th

Thursday 5th
Study Abroad
Info Meeting
 from 6 - 7 pm in Call Building, PC 657, Petaluma Campus 

Student Involvement Opportunity

It is apparent there is a major lack of student perspective in our system. If you are interested in actively changing the SRJC then join a College Wide Committee. Help the students represent, you are our only hope.  


Please contact  

Macy McClung,  

Vice President of Committees  

for more information. 

Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
Connecting HSI to SRJC

Currently SRJC is designated as an emerging HSI and will officially be a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2014. What does this mean to you? Join us for an afternoon panel and discussion of what this will mean for SRJC and help us to shape our next steps.


Monday, November 25, 2013 from 3 - 5 pm

Bertolini Student Activity Center, Santa Rosa Campus


Thursday, December 5, 2013 3 - 5 pm

Mahoney Reading Room, Petaluma Campus

  • What is a Hispanic Serving Institution?  Why is SRJC interested? Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Statistics for SRJC population: Demographics, Certificates, Associates, Transfers.
  • Small Group Discussion -HSI and Strategic Planning - where does it fit?
  • How can we all participate and improve our student success?

Bring your ideas  - we will provide the Cookies!


On behalf of the HSI  Co- Chairs:

Ricardo Navarrette, VP Student Services

Catherine Prince, Interim Dean of Instruction and Strategic Program Development

Rafael Vasquez, EOPS Outreach Specialist and adjunct faculty

Need help with your UC or CSU application? 


Counselors are available to help completing or reviewing

applications in the Transfer Center, 3rd floor Bertolini.  

For dates and times click here.


College Reps in the Transfer Center


Monday, November 25: UC San Diego,  

Appointments 9 am - 12 pm & Drop-in 12 - 1 pm



To sign up visit the Transfer Center:

3rd floor, Bertolini Student Center, or call 527-4874. 

Scholarship Opportunities!
Interested in receiving a scholarship for 2013-14? 

Check out the

for information on all our scholarships, including the

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship,deadline is 12/01/13.
SPS Fall 2013 - Support & Therapy Groups

Club Info
Geology Club will be having another rock sale on
Wednesday, December 4th from 10 am to 2 pm
in the Bertolini Quad. Prices range from $0.50 to $40.00.
We have everything from mineral samples to jewelry available for purchase. All proceeds go to the Geology Club.
Study Abroad Summer 2014 Informational Meeting

StudyChile is a country of startling contrasts and extreme beauty, with attractions ranging from the towering volcanic peaks of the Andes to the ancient forests of the Lake District. The varied climate ranges from the world's driest desert - the Atacama - in the north, through a Mediterranean climate in the center, to a snow-prone Alpine climate in the south, with glaciers, fjords and lakes.


Attend an upcoming info meeting to find out how YOU can study abroad in Chile:


Thursday, December 5th from 6 - 7 pm in Call Building, PC 657, Petaluma Campus

Student Health Services Workshops
Bear Fact

Grizzly bears are omnivorous and will eat both vegetation and animals. Grasses, sedges, roots, berries, insects, fish, carrion and small and large mammals.

Check out the video below that shows grizzly bears in action:

for every one salmon caught by a grizzly, a hundred others pass by.


Grizzly Bears Catching Salmon
Grizzly Bears Catching Salmon


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