News Stories for the Week



Galveston College HVAC students recently received their EPA certification. Bottom left to right: Justin Molen, Type III; Ryan Meador, Universal; Anthony Robles, Type I; and Manuel Garza, Universal. Second row: Alan Browning, Universal; Alonzo Hazley, Type I; Kenneth Weber, Universal; and Adam Ashmore, Universal. Top row: Ronald Foster, HVAC Instructor; Marvin Booker and Darrell McCandless, Universal. Not pictured are Shawnta Woodland, Type I & III and Angel Henriquez, Type I & III.

Galveston College Hosts Summer Classes For Youth

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.

 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.
2014 Graduation Ceremony set for May 15.

The 2014 Galveston College graduation ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort at 5600 Seawall Boulevard.

Continuing Education Summer Schedule

Summer Continuing Education Schedule is now viewable online. To see all of the great offerings  check out the magazine-style schedule on the website at for this summer’s course offerings. The printed schedule will be out for distribution soon.  If you would like a copy mailed to you, call 409-944-1344.