Native American Summer Bridge

HYBRID FOR SUMMER 2022!

Dates of Program: June 13 - June 30, 2022

COUN 270:  June 13-June 15, 2022

CI51: May 30-July 8, 2022

NASB Overview

The Native American Summer Bridge (NASB) program goal is to engage and academically prepare currently enrolled high school juniors and seniors for college. Students receive college credit, are registered SRJC students, and become familiar with what is involved and required in making the transition to college. Backpacks and school supplies are provided, along with dedicated counseling support, and a university campus tour.

NASB began Summer 2016 and is a Student Equity and Achievement (SEA) funded program. The curriculum is a braiding of Western and Cultural Education, including information on the application process for Native American Scholarships, and University Transfer. NASB centers diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism principles, practices, and instruction.

CULTURAL COURSE CURRICULUM

  • Braiding Western and Cultural Education
  • Native American Scholarships
  • Native American Colleges and University Transfer
  • Guest Speakers including the College President Dr. Chong, Counselors, Faculty, and Staff

ACADEMIC COURSE CURRICULUM

  • Counseling 270: Introduction to College (.5 Unit)
  • Counseling 60: Effective Study Skills (1 unit)
  • CI 51: Community Engagement (0.5-3.0 units)

PROGRAM SUPPORT

  • Backpacks, School Supplies, and Textbooks
  • Dedicated Counseling
  • Technology Supplies and Support
  • Local Transportation (provided upon request)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Complete SRJC Native American Summer Bridge Application: https://intercultural.santarosa.edu/form/apply-now-native-american-summer 
  2. Complete Santa Rosa Junior College Application for Admission: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/high-school-dual-enrollment-students
  3. Complete High School Dual Enrollment Request Form: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/high-school-dual-enrollment-request-form

NATIVE FACULTY & STAFF

  • Brijida “Brijit” Alemán – Hopland Band of Pomo Indians, Student Psychological Services and Disability Resources Testing and Support Services Center 
  • Brenda Flyswithhawks – Tsalági Eastern Cherokee, Psychology Professor, Behavioral Sciences Department
  • Josephine McKay – Dry Creek Pomo and Sierra Miwok, Psychology Professor, Behavioral Sciences Department
  • Jenn Perez – Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico, Child Development 
  • Sandy Sigala – Hopland Band of Pomo Indians, Student Life Equity and Engagement 
  • Maleese Warner – Mescalero Apache/Cherokee, Director, Early Childhood Education 
  • Elizabeth Billy -- Dry Creek Pomo, Outreach Coordinator, Native American Summer Bridge

RESOURCE VAULT

 Faculty and Staff Contact Information

Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks

Faculty Advisor Coordinator, DUO Native American Celebration              
1689 Emeritus Hall
Santa Rosa Junior College
(707) 527-4613                        
bflyswithhawks@santarosa.edu

Guillermo Garcia

Instructor/Counselor            
Bertolini, 2nd Floor
Santa Rosa Junior College
(707) 521-7864                      
ggarcia3@santarosa.edu

Elizabeth Billy

Outreach Coordinator Native American Summer Bridge
Intercultural Center, Pioneer Hall
Santa Rosa Junior College
(707)527-4609
nasb@santarosa.edu

Genevieve Bertone

Director Student Life
Bertolini, 1st Floor
Santa Rosa Junior College
(707)521-7925
gbertone@santarosa.edu

Contact us: Summer: M-Th: 9am -5pm

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Pioneer Hall 380;Summer hours: M, T, W: 11-3pm; Thr: 11-2
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+1 (833) 394-7841

 

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intercultural@santarosa.edu

 

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(707) 527-4741