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.

GC Chorale Plans  "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.

Registration for 2014 Summer and Fall Continues

Galveston College Registration for the 2014 Mini semester, Summer I and Summer II sessions, as well as the 2014 Fall semester is now in progress. 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.

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.

Water Industry Courses Start April 28

Galveston College is presenting a series of water industry courses for municipality employees who want to prepare for certificates in various areas of water quality. Series courses include: Basic Water, Wastewater Treatment, Water Utilities Calculations, Basic Wastewater and Wastewater Collection. The next course offerings are “Basic Wastewater Operations” scheduled for April 28 through May 1 and “Wastewater Collection” scheduled for May 5 through May 8. Classes are one week, Mondays through Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at a cost of $200 per participant. Please contact Connie Thomas at 409-944-1292 for more information.