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Incoming SRJC Foundation Executive Director W. John

W. John Mullineaux hired as new Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation

November 20, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College hired W. John “J” Mullineaux as Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation beginning Tuesday. The SRJC Foundation holds over $64 million, including the $57 million SRJC Foundation Endowment which disperses $4 million a...

Most of the classrooms in Emeritus hall have broken or nonfunctioning locks that are safety hazards in lockdown events.

Lockdown raises old security concerns in SRJC classrooms; New tensions surface

November 5, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students took shelter in some classrooms with malfunctioning, broken or non-existent locks during a campus lockdown Oct. 22, despite years of safety committees and administration promises to upgrade campus security. “I have b...

SRJC students respond to lockdown after Ridgway shooting

SRJC students respond to lockdown after Ridgway shooting

October 22, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior college student and faculty comment on Ridgway High School shooter after campus lockdown.

Art faculty shows off their creative skills

Oak Leaf Staff, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Little do you know your art professor may be the next major artiste. Upon entering the Art Faculty show, one would be impressed with the level of quality. The show’s artists are all faculty members of Santa Rosa Junior College. All the artwork was positioned just right, filling the entire gallery and creating a mesmerizing experience. With oil on panel, wood assemblage , c-prints and photography, people enjoyed all the various types of mediums.  There were also woo...

Former SRJC instructor and founder of Women’s History Month celebrates 24th year

Michael Shufro, Staff Writer

March 8, 2011

Women's History Month, recognized in every major U.S. city today, first started when a small, inspired group of Santa Rosa women came together to make history. In 1977 Molly MacGregor, then a women's history instructor for the SRJC and Sonoma State University, knew her community needed change when students returned from multiple libraries in Petaluma reporting only three to seven books about women were available. MacGregor said the real kicker was "nobody had checked out...

SRJC Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

Jerome Janairo, Features Editor

August 27, 2010

Rebecca Crawford Director, Associate Degree Nursing Rebecca Crawford is a graduate of Duke University, with a Master of Science and Nursing with a focus on nursing education. She started out at SRJC as part-time clinical faculty on January of 2009, but took the role of director this July. She says that as director of the Associate Degree in Nursing program her responsibilities are to make sure that the students are treated fairly and given the best education, as we...

McCarthyism and Red Star return

Heidi Paul & Jonathan Krive, Contirbuting and Staff Writers

November 7, 2005

In the first public response of SRJC teachers who were "red starred" in Spring 2005, historian Ellen Schrecker and four instructors addressed a diverse crowd at Newman Auditorium on the evening of Oct. 17. The auditorium was nearly full, and it bustled with excitement, everyone anticipating the long-awaited response from the faculty. The lecture titled "McCarthyism, Higher Education, and the New Assault on Academic Freedom" was presented by Schrecker, author of "Many Are the...

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