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 The Galveston College Student Activities Council and the African American Club recently co-hosted a celebration of African American Culture in honor of Black History Month. Pictured standing from left to right are Galveston College Student Activities Coordinator Geisu Lewis; Guest Performer Melissa Waddy- Thibodeaux; Alvin Garlow, III, Galveston College Upward Bound; Guest Speaker Dr. Beverly Giullory Lewis; Guest Performers Royal Richardson and Curt Gillins; Bill Smith, Galveston College African-American Club; and Aurelious Bankston, Galveston College African-American Club Vice President. Front row left to right, Galveston College African American Club members Chasidy Bell, Crystal Ridley, and QueenElla Edwards.

Galveston College Offers $50,000 in Named Scholarships for 2007- 2008

In addition to Pell Grants, Texas Grants, and the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access Program, Galveston College offers over $50,000 in named scholarships.  Most of the scholarships listed may be applied for by contacting the Galveston College Financial Aid Office on the first floor of Moody Hall. Most of the awards are made for the 2007-2008 year covering the fall and spring semesters. 
Scholarship Filing:  Deadline for Application – April 16, 2007, 5:00 p.m.

Marionette Beyah Memorial Scholarship ($500), 1
Ben S. and Marjorie H. Brown Trust Scholarship ($500), 1
Joan Cannady/Laura Mae Elrod Scholarship ($350.00), 1
Culinary Scholarship ($500.00), 2
Coca Cola Scholarship ($350.00), 4
William Maury Darst Memorial Scholarship ($500), 2
John Parker Davie Trust Scholarship ($500), 6
Easter, Wilson Memorial Scholarship ( $350), 1
Edmonds / Nelson / Craft/ Parker Scholarship ($200), 1
Emergency Medical Services ($1,700) 3
Galveston College Scholars ($500), 2
Greenwood / Mills / Pattinson Scholarship ($500), 2
Drs. Eric and Octavia Hall Scholarship ($1,297), 10
Health Programs Scholarship ($396), 1
Hermes-Jordan Athletic Scholarship ($500), 1
Michael Hodge Memorial Scholarship ($400), 1
Houston Metropolitan Area Diagnosticians Scholarship ($750), 2
Jean Morgan /Buell Humphries/Sister Mary Agnesita Memorial ($300), 2
Lambdin Scholarship ($600) 7
George Marinos Memorial Scholarship ($378) 1
Clelie Ann Moore Ceramics Scholarship ($200) 1
Mr. And Mrs. Jesse Murillo ($350) 3
Lovelace, McDaniel, Nielson , Patton Memorial Scholarship ($200) 1
Regents Scholarship ($500) 4
Janice D. Stanton ($500) 1
Jean Thompson Psychology Scholarship ($500) 1
Tommy Smith Music Scholarship ($300) 1
Rudy Tomjanovich Scholarship   ($1,100) 6
University Federal Credit Union   ($250) 2
Patrick Stinson Memorial Scholarship ($300) 2

Dog Obedience – Basic

This course includes an overview of basic obedience (on lead), basic obedience commands, canine psychology, socialization, and solving behavior problems. The class will offer an individual approach to each dog/owner partnership, allowing participation of puppies (12 weeks+) to dogs of any age. Dogs must have all of their vaccinations and the vaccination record is required the first day of class. Only one dog per student is allowed. Dogs will not attend the first day of class. Classes begin March 3, 2007 and are held on Saturdays, from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Galveston College. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1364.

How to Buy and Use a Digital Camera

This course is a non-darkroom course that explores the fundamentals and use of digital cameras. Students will learn the most common tasks, important tips and exciting features that are found in digital cameras. Students will also learn how to download pictures, manipulate the images input text and learn about considerations and output options. No Textbook required. Cameras not provided. Classes begin March 23, 2007 and are held on Saturdays, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm at Galveston College. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1364.