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Galveston College Radiography students recently held a toy drive benefiting Ronald McDonald House and Shriners Burns Hospital. Pictured from left to right are students Natasha Pierce, Jenny Campbell, Instructor of Radiography Sandy Martinez and Program Director of Radiography Ed Stout.

Galveston College Registration for Spring Semester Underway

General Registration will be held January 9 - 13,  2012 . Monday through Thursday registration times are from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. and registration continues on Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Classes begin Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Late Registration will be held from 8 a.m. until  7 p.m. on January 17 and January 18. The Credit Class schedule and Continuing Education Guide are now available online at  and the printed schedules are throughout the 4015 Avenue Q campus. Call 409-944-GCGC for more information.

Nurse Aide for Health Care

 Galveston College is offering a Nurse Aide for Health Care course. This course prepares entry level nursing assistants to achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. The course fee includes Healthcare Providers CPR. Textbook and Scrubs are required. State certification exam fee must be paid separately. High School Diploma or GED is required. The Clinical Site is Manor Care Health Services, 750 Texas Avenue, Webster, TX 77598, Students MUST wear burgundy scrubs to clinical. Clinicals may be during the day and/or on weekends. The cost is $575. Classes will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, from January 23 to March 5. 

Conversational Spanish I

If conversational Spanish is your goal, we have the solution! Our conversational Spanish will boost your confidence, and have you ready to proceed with more advanced courses. If you are going on a trip and want to feel more confident, this is the class for you! The cost is $200.  Classes will be held from 5:30 pm-7:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays January 17 through March 8.

Galveston College Sets Leadership Galveston Dates

Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston 2012. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Fridays, January 27, February 24, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, and August 24. The cost is $500 per registrant.  For information, call Joe Huff, Director of Public Affairs and Galveston College Foundation, at 409-944-1302, or e-mail  The last day to register is January 13, 2012.

Prospective students must complete the College’s Leadership Galveston application and the Employer’s Certification forms, which are online at, and mail them to Galveston College Leadership Institute, c/o Joe Huff, at 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston, TX 77550.

College Closed for Martin Luther King Day

Galveston College will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.  College offices reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.