News Stories for the Week


Galveston College will celebrate its 26th Law Enforcement Academy graduates on Friday, May 10, 2013. Back Row: Cadet Tyson McMillian, Cadet Brandon Malmstrom, Cadet Cameron Pope, Cadet Vernon Thompson, and Cadet Kevin Anderson.  Third Row: Cadet Carlos Patina, Cadet Justin O’Day, Cadet Damon Hogan, Cadet Robert Leslie, Cadet John Pike, Cadet Royce Mc Quaig, and Cadet Timmothy Mc Candless. Second Row: Cadet Shenique Allen, Cadet Sara Hackett, Cadet Jennifer Williams, Cadet Cory Anderson, Cadet Trenton Bell, and Cadet Alexander Warren Front row: Law Enforcement Academy Coordinator Dr. Durrell Dickens, Instructor William Kilburn, Cadet Victoria Garcia, Cadet Trevor Powell, Cadet Lisa Drews, Cadet Julian Signo, Cadet Cristian Urbina, Cadet Alfy Mayes, Law Enforcement Academy Instructor, Mike Bell, Law Enforcement Academy Instructor Richard Ferrino.

Galveston College boasts 505 Candidates for Graduation – May 10

Galveston College will hold its forty-sixth annual commencement on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Galveston Island Convention Center located at 5200 Seawall Blvd. This commencement boasts a record 505 candidates for graduation who are earning associate degrees and certificates. In 2012, Galveston College had a record number of candidates for graduation with 427. Galveston College’s new record comes at a time when college faculty and staff are beginning plans for their 50th anniversary year in 2016-2017.

Summer and Fall 2013 Credit Class Schedule Now Available

The Galveston College 2013 summer and fall credit class schedule is now available in print and on our website at

May Mini Semester (3 Weeks) – May 13 through May 30

Galveston College has a diverse of class offerings in the May mini semester beginning on      May 13 and ending May 30. Classes include Introduction Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, English Composition II, Federal Government, United States History, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Ethics, Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport and Personal and Community Health. For more information, call the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.

Registration Continues for Summer and Fall 2013

Early registration continues for the May mini semester, summer sessions I and II and the 2013 Fall Semester. Early registration hours through May 10th are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Starting May 13, early registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.  Mini semester classes begin May 13, summer session I classes begin June 10, summer session II classes start July 15 and fall semester classes start August 26. For more information, call the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.