News Stories for the Week




The Student Government Association of Galveston College announces its elected officers for the 2012-2013 academic as follows: (front row) Victoria Vazquez, President; Jean Kim, Vice President; and Christina Medina, Treasurer; (back row) Melinda Molina, Secretary; Sarah Tavarez, Historian; and Julian Jimenez, At-Large Representative. All officers are graduates of Galveston Ball High School.

Galveston College Announces Spring 2013 Scholarships

Scholarship applications for the Spring 2013 semester are due Monday, November 5th.  Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office located 1st floor, Moody Hall. 

Students desiring to apply for Financial Aid for Spring 2013 are encouraged to do so by November 12th in order to receive priority consideration.

For more information regarding scholarship applications call Financial Aid at 409-944-1237.

Restaurant Spanish – Begins Oct. 22nd

Overcoming language barriers can increase your efficiency in the workplace, along with productivity and marketability. Learn to communicate more effectively with other employees, and work together better. Cost: $318 In-District or $366 Out-of-District. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4:50 p.m., October 22 through December 13.

Galveston College Fall Festival – October 26th

The Galveston College 5th Annual Fall Festival will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2011 on the main campus at 4015 Avenue Q.
The event is hosted by the Galveston College Student Government Association under the direction of Araceli Lopez, Coordinator of Student Activities.  Highlights will include music, carnival games, activity booths, costume contest, a Trick or Treat Walk, and many more attractions that are sponsored by Galveston College student clubs/organizations, academic departments and various campus committees.
For more information about the Galveston College Fall Festival please contact Galveston College Office of Student Activities at (409) 944-1228.

Conversational Spanish II – Begins Oct. 30th

Being a better Spanish speaker can improve your social skills, marketability, and volunteer opportunities. Our part 2 of conversational Spanish will give you the advanced level of language skills to improve your personal life and career. Cost: $110. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., October 30 through December 4.

Galveston College Announces New Lecture Series – Begins Oct. 30th

The 2012-2013 Galveston College Lecture Series is titled “The Bounty of Texas, Assets and Opportunities” and the guest speakers for the fall session have been announced. The first guest speaker is John Gruener, planetary scientist, from the NASA Johnson Space Center who will give a presentation titled “Beyond LEO: The near-term future for human spaceflight and the exploration of the Inner Solar System.” Mr. Gruener’s lecture begins at 7 p.m. on October 30, 2012 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing located at 4015 Avenue Q of the Galveston College campus.

The second speaker will be Bradford Jones, Terrestrial Archaeologist/Collections Manager, from the Texas Historical Commission in Austin, Texas. His lecture titled “La Belle and the Archaeology of La Salle’s Expedition to the Mississippi,” will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing.

For more information contact Lecture Series Coordinator Klaus Adam at 409-944-1273.