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Galveston College celebrated its 27th Law Enforcement Academy graduates on May 15, 2014. Back Row are Criminal Justice Program Director Dr. Durrell Dickens, cadets Felipe Molis, Michael Reyes, Jeremiah Sitton, Claudia Esquivel, Herman Corral, Lerenzie King, Tim Diffie, Chris Smith, Kevin McGrath, Rhett DeMunbrun, Chris Lamm, and Law Enforcement Academy Instructor Deputy William Kilburn. Front row are Law Enforcement Academy Instructor Deputy Michael Bell, cadets Travis Fanning, Christina Wylie, Eduardo Delgado, Shunda Rolland, Thuy Nguyen, Michael Cagnola, Bonnie Wittman, Johnathan Wuneberger, and Law Enforcement Academy Instructor Deputy Richard Ferrino, III.

Registration for Summer and Fall Underway

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 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 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.

Getting the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone

Take this combination class to show you the ins and outs of Apple’s most popular “smart devices.” Enhance your iPad experience by understanding your basic applications and configuring proper settings. See how to use e-mail, calendar, maps and other basic programs. Learn how to listen to music and podcasts, watch videos, and display your photos. Learn more about your basic applications and settings and learn how to make the iPhone work for the way you live your life. We'll also look at Apple's App Store where you can download a wide variety of apps, both free and paid, and sync them with your computer. You'll find out how to download some cool free apps, too. You will need an iTunes account ( Please bring your iPad / iPhone and iTunes login information to the first class. The price to register for this course is $49. This class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, July 21 through July 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 944-1344 for more information.