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Galveston College Vice President for Administration Dr. Gaynelle Hayes hands off the football from the 2011 United Way Galveston campaign to Dr. Elizabeth Protas, Vice President and Dean of the School of Health Professions at UTMB, and the Vice President/Chair of the 2012 campaign. Written on the football is the final $992,140 result of the 2011 campaign. The 2012 goal is set at $1,000,000. Looking on is Dr. Myles Shelton, President of Galveston College and current President of United Way Galveston.
Registration for the Fall Second Start term is now in progress. Registration hours are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Late Registration will be held on Monday, October 1 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Fall Second Start classes begin Monday, October 1 and end Wednesday, December 13. Courses offered include Business Computer Applications, Introductory Algebra, Reading Improvement, College Reading, Basic Writing Skills, Composition I, Environmental Science I, United States History I, Introduction to Philosophy, General Psychology and Public Speaking. For more information contact the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.
An informative survey of medical insurance including the life cycle of various claim forms, terminology, litigation, patient relations, and ethical issues is being offered. Textbook required. The cost is $318. Classes will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays September 11 through December 4. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Computer applications specific to medical billing related software. This course teaches the concurrent development of office skills and computer knowledge. Textbook required.
The cost is $230. Classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, September 24 through December 3. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
The Heartsaver®- First Aid CPR AED course teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. The cost is $80 (includes student manual). Class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, November 2. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Introduction to Computers provides an overview of personal computer systems. The class includes introduction to computer hardware, software, and the everyday use of computers. No textbook required. The cost is $80. Classes will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. September 18 through October 4. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.