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Galveston College student Belinda Wallace, at left, is congratulated by College President Dr. Myles Shelton on receiving the John Parker Davie Scholarship for the 2012 spring semester. Wallace is pursuing an Associates Degree in Nursing (RN).

Galveston College Fine Art Gallery Hosts Ball High Student Art Exhibit

Galveston College Department of Visual and Performing Arts will host an Exhibition of Artwork by Ball High School Art students in the Fine Arts Gallery on the third floor of the Fine Arts building at 4015 Avenue Q. Painting, sculptures, ceramics and drawings will be on view through April 19, with an opening reception on Wednesday, March 28 from 5 – 7 p.m. The Galveston College Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. For more information, contact John Stovall or Beth Thomas at 944-4242.

Galveston College Culinary Arts Hosts Scholarship Luncheon

Please join Galveston College Chef Paul Mendoza and his Culinary Arts class for the Spring Culinary Scholarship Luncheon that begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2012.  Our menu this semester is inspired by the Hawaiian Islands, and recipes were developed by the Kapi’olani Community College culinary arts department with the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan.  The first course will be a chilled Cucumber Bisque with Cherry Tomato garnish, followed by the main course of Four-Seeded Salmon and Pumpkin-Miso Risotto.  Dessert will be Mango cake with Liliko’I (passion fruit) frosting.  Following tradition, lunch will be served in the Atrium of the Northen Building on the Galveston College campus.  The price remains $15 and proceeds help fund scholarships for Galveston College Culinary Arts students.  For reservations, please call Mari Macias at 409-944-1286.

Watercolor (All Levels) Art Class Offered

This course is a watercolor class for all levels using various techniques for the adult student. Color theory will be stressed as well as style. Exploration of ideas using water-based painting media and techniques will also be reviewed. The supplies can be purchased at the college bookstore. No textbook is required. No Senior discounts apply. Classes will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning April 10 thru May 10. The cost is $110 for 15 total hours of instruction. Please call (409) 944-1344.

Microsoft Outlook® Course

Learn the basics of Microsoft Outlook. This course is an introduction to email and calendaring software as a desktop information management tool. Use Outlook features to manage email messages, including formatting, tracking, using auto-signatures, and attaching files. Discover how to use the calendar feature to manage contacts, create appointments and schedule meetings. No textbook is required. Classes will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning April 23 thru May 2. The cost is $99. Please call (409) 944-1344 for more information.

Microsoft Word® Course

Learn the essentials of Microsoft Word and word processing. In this course, students will navigate and save documents, apply character and paragraph formatting, insert symbols, and create headers and footers. Find out how to check spelling and grammar, add page breaks, work with document views, and learn how to print and convert documents to .pdf formats. Using graphics and clip art will also be covered. No textbook is required. Classes will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning April 2 - 11. The cost is $99. Please call (409) 944-1344 for more information.