NEWS STORIES FOR THE WEEK

11/04/2013

Galveston College recently held elections to nominate officers for the Student Government Association. Student Government Association officers are Alec Garcia, President; Levi Barrie, Vice President; Savanah Lee, Treasurer; and Samantha Afonso,  Media Officer/Historian. Not pictured is Victoria Duffo, Secretary.

Galveston College Announces First of Glorious Gatherings – November 16

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, the owners of Backbay Emporium, Jim Manen and Mike Harwell, are hosting the first in a series of Glorious Gatherings benefiting the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program. Admission is a $25 donation per person and all Galveston College supporters are urged to attend. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event for generous prizes. Jim and Mike are pleased to sponsor the fundraising event that will include music, drinks and appetizers. The November 16 fundraising event at Backbay Emporium will be from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the delightful two story antique store and glittering courtyard at 1513 19th Street in Galveston. Tickets can be purchased at the Galveston College Business Office. Just 200 tickets will be sold. For more information call 944-1362 or 944-1303.

The Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program began in the fall of 2001 giving tuition assistance to all local high school, home schooled and GED graduates who live in Galveston.

GC Art Gallery Hosts Art Exhibit Featuring Ceramics Alumna Lotus Bermudez

Galveston College welcomes back Galveston College Ceramics Alumna Lotus Bermudez who is now a University of Houston Art Professor. Her show "A FULL PLATE: Ceramic Art of Lotus Bermudez" will be displayed in the third floor Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at Galveston College's Main Campus at 4015 Avenue Q on Galveston Island. The show will be on display starting November 6, 2013 and ending March 14, 2014. Bermudez will present an Artist's Workshop on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 12:30 until 5:30 p.m.in the Ceramics Studio. The exhibition reception will be held November 14 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The workshop and exhibition are open to the public. The gallery is open to the public Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. For more information contact Beth Thomas, GC Fine Arts Coordinator, at 409-944-1309.

Whitecaps Offer Free Youth Baseball Camp – November 9

The Galveston College Whitecaps Baseball team will be offering a free Youth Baseball Camp on Saturday November 9, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Baseball Camp will be conducted at the Whitecaps/ Bernard Davis Field at 83rd and Guisti Road in Galveston. Whitecaps coaches Chris Joblin and Cory Holley will conduct the free camp along with several of the Whitecaps current players. The Camp is for players ages 5 through 12. For more information call Coach Chris Joblin at 409-944-1312 or Assistant Coach Corey Holley at 409-944-1345.