News Stories for the week



Malin International Ship Repair and Drydock, Inc. recently made a $1000 contribution to the Galveston College Whitecaps baseball team.  Pictured from left to right are Malin executives Buzzy LeGate and Stuart Smith, head baseball coach Javier Solis, athletic director Ken Delcambre and Galveston College President Dr. Myles Shelton.

Whitecaps Volleyball Hosts Home Games

The 2007 Whitecaps Women’s Volleyball Team will host its first home game Wednesday September 5, at 7 p.m. in the Galveston College gym at 4015 Avenue R in Galveston.  Galveston College will host Alvin Community College in their first home game.  The Whitecaps will then host the Galveston College Invitational Tournament on the weekend of September 14-15, opponents and times to be announced.  Wharton County Junior College will face Galveston College at home on September 18 at 7 p.m. in the Galveston College gym.  For more information call Head Volleyball Coach Jeff Pearce at (409) 944-1313.

Faculty Art Exhibition I

The Bay Area Houston Community College Faculty Art Exhibition I will be held at the University of Houston Clear Lake beginning September 4, 2007 and runs through October 19, 2007.  The exhibition will be held in the Atrium of The Art Gallery on the first level of the Bayou Building.  There will be a reception honoring the Bay Area Houston Community College Art Faculty on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the same location. 

Leadership Galveston 2007

The Leadership Galveston program was revived during 1995 as a project of Galveston College's Leadership Institute in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. The Leadership Galveston members now boast over 300 former graduates of diverse backgrounds and experiences that studied the social and economic aspects of Galveston in previous leadership classes between 1984-1990 and 1995 - 2005.

The purpose of Leadership Galveston is to develop leaders by providing an educational program on the needs, challenges, and service learning opportunities in the City of Galveston and to provide motivation for the leadership candidates to become involved in Galveston's future.

Its objectives are to: (1) acquaint participants with Galveston's history, government, economy and resources along with the problems and challenges facing the City; (2) offer participants the opportunity to meet and develop working relationships with current leaders and decision makers; and (3) encourage program participants to actively become involved in community leadership roles.

Acceptance in the program is based upon potential leadership skills, involvement in community affairs and concern for the future of Galveston. As civic, business and government leaders tackle current issues, a new generation of leadership is training to overcome the obstacles that face Galveston and those that will arise in the coming years. Leadership Galveston is a training ground, providing participants with the necessary skills to meet the challenges.

Dates: Fridays – September 21, October 5, October 19, November 2, November 16, and December 7. The cost is $325 per registrant.  For more information call Joe Huff, Director of Public Affairs and Galveston College Foundation at (409) 944-1302.