News stories for the week


Galveston College student Hanene Bennasr, third from left, is presented a special award chemistry book for achievements in classes at the community college. Pictured from left are Galveston College Ana Sanchez, Chemistry Instructor; Klaus Adam, Professor of Chemistry; Bennasr and Beth Johnson, Administrative Coordinator/ Faculty Chair, Math & Science.

GC Foundation, Family, Friends Remember Brasier

The Galveston College Foundation has joined with the family and friends of Rob Brasier to form an endowed memorial scholarship. Brasier died February 27 of this year while attending the University of Washington as a scholarship baseball player. He graduated from Ball High School with highest honors in May of 2006, was named a National Merit Scholar and participated in local Boy Scout and baseball programs.

Rob’s parents, Anne and Allan Brasier along with family members and friends have decided to endow the Rob Brasier Memorial Scholarship to offer computer students at Galveston College an opportunity for a merit based scholarship. Rob was an avid computer science student having taken computer classes at high school and Galveston College in his early teens.

To contribute to the Rob Brasier Memorial Scholarship Fund please mail your contributions to the Galveston College Foundation, c/o Joe Huff at 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas 77550 or call (409) 944-1302.

Galveston College Student Art Exhibit

The 27th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition opens on Thursday, May 3, 2007, with a public reception between 5:00 -7:00 p. m. on the third floor Fine Arts Gallery at 4105 Avenue Q.  Featured works will include Ceramics, Photography, Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures.  The Exhibition runs through July 12, 2007.

Early Registration for Summer, April 23

Galveston College will hold early registration for the Summer I and II sessions from Monday, April 23, 2007 until Friday, May 11, 2007. Registration will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. The first summer session classes begin on Monday, June 4, 2007. University bound students who will register for summer courses at Galveston College should apply now.

Galveston College Inducts Honor Students

Galveston College’s Sigma Gamma Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society recently held induction ceremonies for new members. The new Phi Theta Kappa inductees are as follows: Brenda Adams; Monica Almaguer; Kyra Ashmore; Shaprie Bambacigno; Victor Baras; Hanene Benali Bennasr; Megan Boehl; Bryan Buitron; Mark Capel, Jr.; Caitlyn Carter; James Castle; David Chavarria; Christine Chien; Karmen Tasha Coffey; Dustin Cole; Stephan Cooke; James Crowley; Angela Dauwalter; Apollonia Kaliia Day; Reggie Desormeaux; Kory Dominy; Glory Dondonay; Carrie Enriquez; Velicia Ervin; Brittany Faas; Lindsey Ferguson; Samantha Finegan; Jessica Galindo; Marina Garcia; Roxanne Gilmore; Ariel Gonzales; Diana Nicole Gonzales; Stephanie Gonzalez; Olivia Hinojosa; Heather Houk; Jeffrey Jones; Jolie Le Blanc; John Littles; Qifang Luo; Bruce Martin; Jennifer Martisek; Norma Martinez; Shannon McKinney; Dominic Marullo; Kimberlee Marza; Kristen Maxey; Monique Medina; Rozanne Melvin; Annie Migues; Melissa Miller; Monica Mohammad Amin; Hassan Mustafa; Kimberly Renee Nelson; Tracy Lynn Nemetz; Bradford Newell; Elizabeth Newsome; Kimberly Nugent; Kyle O’Boyle; Janie Ochoa; Jason Ogden; Lindsey Olson; Macrina Ortiz; Veronica Ortiz; Kristin Osteen; Gina Pak; Christina Pate; Binny Patel;
Palakben Jitendrakum Patel; Nora Pena; Joe Perez; Jennifer Powell; Coral Proctor; Cody Rabb; Anthia Rablot; Louis Ray; Kali Riedel; Cassie Rogers; Katie Rose; Anthony Sablan; Frances Sanders; Elisabeth Scoggin; Amy Scott; Nia Scott; Chesney Sievers; Earl Sino; Rhonda Smith; Randi Sonnenburg; Renee Sutton; Melinda Sweat; Jessica Tejeda; Mussie Tekle; Thomas Thornton; Edgar Tovar; Terrie Walker; Jin Wang; William Welch; Annette Werner; Dana Wheaton; Samantha Wiley; Sarah Wiley; Robin Williams; Jason Willis; Michael Wintz; Milica Zivadinovic; Christina Zwischenberger.