News Stories for the Week



The Galveston College Veterans Club recently held a Support Our Troops gift drive for care packages. Pictured are Veterans Club advisor Fred Khoury, Math Curriculum Specialist and Nikki Montoya, Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Assistant with Veterans Club members Ronald Wade Stafford, Jr. and David Bowers.

Registration for Summer and Fall 2014 Sessions Begins April 14

Galveston College Registration for the 2014 Mini semester, Summer I and Summer II sessions, as well as the 2014 Fall semester begins April 14. Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. Mini semester classes begin May 19, Summer  I classes begin June 9, Summer II session classes begin July 14, and the Fall semester begins August 25.  For more information, call the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.

Chorale To Hold "Mozart and Music" Concert May 18

The Galveston College Chorale, directed by Mike Gilbert, will perform a "Mozart and Music" Concert on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Moody Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. Moody Methodist Church is located at 2803 53rd Street in Galveston. The event is free and open to the public. The performance will be comprised of works by Mozart and a variety of musical selections that use the word "music" in the title and text of the piece.

Small Businesses! – Free Training for Your Employees

Galveston College’s Continuing Education and Professional Development can offer training for employees of businesses sized from 2-99 employees in just about any business related area that you need such as Customer Service, Blueprint Reading, Computer Skills, English as a Second Language, Spanish for Occupations, OSHA courses.  Classes offered may be held at our campus or your business location – or even on-line.  The funding from the Texas Workforce Commission allows from $725 per person for existing employees to $1,450 for new hires within three months.  We can offer the type of training you need for successful business operations.  Deadline for application is May 31.  Why not find out how you can take advantage of this? Call us at 409-944-1344 to inquire.

Kids and Teens – Planning for Summer!

Make plans for Kids and Teens classes this summer as many of these classes fill up quickly.  Most classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays for one week each from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Classes range from ages 8-12: Lego Mania, Cartooning - Super Heroes and Story Writing, Cookie Crazy, Make and Take Robots, Mars or Bust.  For Ages 13-16:  Going Viral, Are You Work Ready?, Making Mobile Apps, C.S.I. Amateur Detective,  Auditioning Hints for Your Talent, Amazing Technology.  Classes are reserved on a first-registered and first-paid basis.  All fees must be paid at the time of registration.  Registration fees are per class or per camp and include the supplies needed in each course, unless additional supplies are listed.  Students who are outside of the age ranges listed will be placed on a waiting list.  We will accept registrations as long as there is space in the class. Class prices range from $99 - $110 each.  Call 409-944-1344 for a schedule and for registration and application information.