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Director of Nursing Elaine Renola, left, congratulates Galveston College Associate Degree Nursing students Perla Oseguera, center, for receiving the Nielson Music Scholarship and William Fregia, right, for receiving the Ben and Marjorie Brown Trust Scholarship.

Registration for Summer II and Fall Classes Continues

Early Registration for the 2014 Summer II session, as well as the 2014 Fall semester is now in progress. General registration for Summer II will be held July 6 through July 8 and late registration will be held July 9. Registration hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Summer II session classes begin July 14, and the Fall semester classes begin August 25. For more information, call the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.

Galveston College ATC Plans Open House on July 2

The new Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center will hold an Open House for the public on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The open house event at 7626 Broadway on Galveston Island will feature faculty and staff connected to the Center’s programs of Cosmetology, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Electrical and Electronics Technology, Welding Technology and Medical Administration and Medical Coding.

Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the facilities and talk one on one with the faculty and counselors connected to the programs. Call 409-944-1401 for more information

Electrify Your Career!

Start Your Career as an Electrical and Electronics Technician
As America's population and economy expand, more electrical technicians and electricians will be needed to install and maintain electrical devices, wiring in homes, factories, offices and maintaining PLC’s and electronic devices.

Electrical and Electronic Program
Galveston College's Electrical/Electronic courses are taught by experienced industry experts who are able to provide you with hands-on training in:
• Basic Electrical Theory
• National Electrical Code and Conduit Bending
• Residential and Commercial Wiring
• Power Distribution
• Transformer Principles and Test Equipment
• Motor Controls
• Advanced Industrial Control
• Solid State Controls and Industrial Automation
• Electronic Circuitry
• AC/DC Theory
• Digital Electronics
• Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)

Career Placement Services
If you enjoy working with your hands and you have a good sense of electrical principles, the Galveston College Electrical and Electronics Technicians Program is a great way to learn the fundamentals of the industry. To help get your career off to the best possible start, we'll help you with:
• Resume Writing
• Interviewing Skills
• Job Leads

**Scholarships may be available**

If you are looking to Electrify Your Career contact Robert Shields, Electrical and Electronics Technicians Program Director at 409-944-1403/409-944-1371 or

Leadership Galveston 2014-15

The new Leadership Galveston class is forming. The class starts on Friday September 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Follow up sessions are October 17, November 14, December 12, January 16, February 20 and March 13. Leadership Galveston applications can be obtained by calling Joe Huff at 409-944-1302 or emailing The course is $350 in tuition.