News Stories for the Week
Galveston College Student Government Association members recently volunteered to wash and repair the windows of the Galveston Historical Foundation’s new warehouse on Broadway which was previously occupied by the Salvation Army. Pictured left to right are Geisu Lewis, Counselor/Interim Student Activities Coordinator, and student volunteers Alejandro Garcia, Victoria Vazquez and Michelle Gómez.
The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will host their annual holiday sale from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in the Galveston College Atrium located on the main campus at 4015 Avenue Q. For more information contact Beth Thomas, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, at 409-944-1309.
The Galveston College Music Department will host the 2012 Winter Instrumental Music Recital at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5 in the Galveston College Fine Art Room FA-207 located on the main campus at 4015 Avenue Q. For more information contact Cindy Kates, adjunct music instructor, at 409-944-1748.
The Galveston College Community Chorale will hold its annual Christmas concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 9 at Moody Methodist Church. The Chorale will be performing a major work - "Gloria" by Vivaldi plus other Christmas favorites. Guest artist Dr. Joanna Whitsett, organist at Moody Methodist, will be providing harp accompaniment to the chorale on one piece, as well as perform two solo pieces.
Galveston College is offering a Wine Appreciation course. In this course, students will learn about the different characteristics of wine, how to read wine labels, and how to pick the perfect wine at a restaurant. The course will also cover how wine is made and the different grape varieties. This two day class will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29 and Thursday, January 31. The last class will be held at D’Vine Wine on The Strand to experience a full wine environment. The cost is $45. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Galveston College encourages you to get into Family History Research. The course offers an introduction to methods, strategies and resources used to conduct family history research. It includes documenting and analyzing sources and organizing family history information. This class will meet from 6p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays January 28 through March 4. The cost is $45. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Galveston College is offering a course in Passionate Painting Through Music. Students will be having fun while exploring the use of acrylics through exciting applications of fast paced techniques! The class is geared toward rendering bright, quick, and meaningful impressions through music. This class is perfect for beginners and even for advanced painters who want to loosen up and paint! No textbook required. No senior discount. The cost is $110. This class will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays March 19 through April 16. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Galveston College offers a Digital Photography course. This course is designed to expand on the technical and creative concepts acquired in beginning digital photography. Topics of instruction include: advanced digital camera functions, exposure control, and introduction to studio lighting, computer manipulation of images, digital archiving, digital output options and digital print finishing. The cost is $60 The Digital Photography II class will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 19 through April 4. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.
Galveston College offers a Cell Phone Photography course. Gone are the days when cameras were cameras and a phone was a phone. Cell phones are everywhere, and with technology advanced enough to equip most with decent cameras, people are now taking photographs everywhere they go. This class will provide tips, insights and new ideas to help you get the most from your camera phones. The cost is $30. The class will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from March 25 through March 27. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1344.