News Stories for the Week



Galveston College Allied Health students recently hosted the Skeleton Crew Blood Drive benefiting UTMB. Pictured are UTMB Phlebotomist, Dominique Hatter and Galveston College student and Vocational Nursing major, Linda Miranda.


If conversational Spanish is your goal, we have the solution! Our beginner class will boost your confidence, and have you ready to proceed with more advanced courses. If you are going on a trip or just want to feel more confident in basic Spanish communication, this is the class for you!  Classes are on Mondays for six weeks during March 17 through April 21 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The course fee is $79 and the textbook is provided as part of course cost.  Call 409-944-1344 for more information.

Summer Kids College Programs are Coming – Beginning in April

Registration for summer Kids College programs will begin in April of 2014. Some course selections include Make and Take robots, Lego Mania, Weird Science, Cartooning, Technology and more. For more information call 409-944-1344.

Lightroom 5 for Photographers – March 22 – April 12

Are you an amateur or professional photographer always looking for budget-conscious ways to enhance your photos? Serious digital photographers, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn a simple, user-friendly program, choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5. Whether you already have a version of Lightroom, or are new to this program, take this course to learn how to correct images and be more creative. With Lightroom 5, you can combine still images, video clips, and music into video slide shows and create HDR and Panoramic pictures. On the last class day, you will have an opportunity for an out-and-about shoot in Galveston. Your instructor, Nick Tsakiris “The Lightroom Dude”, is a professional instructor of Adobe products and teaches you how to use the program using your own photographs. In a few Saturday mornings, you can be enhancing and publishing your photographs like a pro! Students will download a 30-day free trial of Lightroom for their personal use in class, which is transportable to their home computers. Classes will be held on Saturdays, March 22 through April 12 from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon. The class tuition is $149. More details for registration are available by calling 409-944-1344.