News Stories for the Week



Galveston College scholarship committee members recently congratulated Surgical Technology student Rachel Dill, second from left, on receiving the John Parker Davies scholarship for workforce training. Pictured are Ron Crumedy, Director of Financial Aid; Dill; Erma Phillips, Instructor of Transitional Reading and English and Dr. Klaus Adam, Professor of Chemistry.

Early Registration for Summer, April 23

Galveston College begins early registration for the Summer I and II sessions on Monday, April 23, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Registration continues Tuesday, April 24 by the same times and Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Early registration will conclude on Friday with registration times from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The first summer session classes begin on Tuesday, May 29, 2007. University bound students who will register for summer courses at Galveston College should apply now.

Galveston College to Host Career Fair 2007

Galveston College, in partnership with The Work Source and the Rotary Club of Galveston, will present “Career Fair 2007” on Thursday, April 19 in the Galveston College Gym from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Galveston College Gym is located at 4015 Avenue Q in Galveston.

The “Career Fair 2007” event is open to the general public and area students. Fifty employers are expected to be in attendance to talk with students and community residents about potential employment with their respective organizations or to provide information on student’s fields of study. Coordinators of the event are Galveston College Counselor Jason Wilson and Work Source representative Tom Brown.

Career Fair 2007 Participants:

  • AIG American General
  • American National Insurance Company
  • City of Galveston, Human Resources Department
  • Department of Assistive/Rehabilitative Services
  • Devereux Texas Treatment NetworkGaido’s
  • Galveston County Apt Association
  • Galveston County Parks & Senior Services
  • Health District of La Marque
  • Houston Police Department
  • Manpower
  • Military Sealift Commands
  • Sherwin Williams, Coastal District
  • Space Center Houston
  • The San Luis Resort
  • U.S. Navy
  • UTMB Human Resources
  • Vocational Guidance Services

For more information about the 2007 Career Fair, contact Jason Wilson at 409-944-1221.

Artist Workshop

The Galveston College Island Potters Guild presents Connie McCreary, Visiting Artist Workshop on April 2 from 1:00 until 3:30 p.m. and again on April 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Room 323. Connie McCreary has been working with clay since 1981. She earned a M.A. in Ceramics from the University of Dallas in 1986. She has taught ceramics in a variety of venues from public arts projects and public schools to private workshops, lectures, demonstrations and community college courses. Connie has shown her work in many craft sales and galleries in Texas and other states. She has been featured on an HGTV series called "Crafters Coast to Coast". Ms McCreary is currently the Secretary and Board Memeber of the Texas Clay Arts Association. In addition to the responsibilities of TCAA, she has been the leader and founder of Greater Austin Clay Artists since May of 2003. Connie is happily producing work for sales and shows in her studio, "Fond of Fire Ceramics Studio" in Dripping Springs, Texas. All events are free and open to the public. For more information contact Beth Thomas at 409-944-1309 or