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Galveston College Foundation’s Rob Brasier Memorial Award was recently presented to the two Whitecaps Baseball players with the highest grade point average on the team. Pictured from left to right are Rob Brasier’s father Dr. Allan Brasier, award recipients Joshua Santos-Torres and Jose Garcia, Galveston College President Dr. Myles Shelton, Whitecaps Baseball Head Coach Chris Joblin and Vice President for Administration Dr. Gaynelle Hayes.

Galveston College Has Record 518 Candidates for Graduation – May 15

The 2014 Galveston College Commencement scheduled for Thursday, May 15 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort will be the 47th annual graduation for the College. The ceremony will have a record 518 candidates for graduation receiving over 580 Associate Degrees and Certificates. Over 3,000 family members and friends are expected to witness the largest graduating class in the College’s history.

The Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort is located at 57th and Seawall Blvd. The commencement ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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.

Summer Hours Start May 19

Galveston College will begin Summer hours on May 19 and be open from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday for office hours and 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for classroom hours. The Learning Resources Center and David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library is open 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The College will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Galveston College Hosts Summer Classes For Youth

Galveston College is offering classes for young students. 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. Class prices range from $99 - $110 each. 
Call 409-944-1344 for more information.