News Stories for the Week




The Alpha Delta Kappa Texas Nu Educator’s sorority recently added to the Gladnio Parker Memorial Scholarship at Galveston College.  Joe Huff, Galveston College Director of Public Affairs and Foundation, at far left receives the check from the organization’s officers at a recent meeting held at the Galveston Boat Club.

Galveston College Launches Hurricane Help Funds for Staff and Students

Individuals, businesses and organizations that would like to donate to Galveston College students, faculty and staff who suffered losses because of Hurricane Ike have several options for making contributions. Donations for student relief should be made out to the Galveston College Foundation for the “Dreamkeepers Fund”. Donations for employee relief should be made out to the Galveston College Foundation for the “College Employee Relief Fund”.  Students and employees will receive assistance from these funds to replace lost textbooks, clothing, supplies and medicines.

Galveston College Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that benefits Galveston College programs and students by raising funds through donations, annual campaigns and grant requests. Other Galveston College Foundation donation opportunities include: Dual Credit Tuition Assistance, Universal Access Endowment, Universal Access Book Fund, Named Scholarships, Athletic Programs and the Student Leadership Fund.

Donations may be sent to Galveston College Foundation, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, TX 77550. For more information call (409) 944-1302.

Message Therapy Class: Pain in the Back

Learn advanced techniques to release the muscles of the mid and lower back, including stretches for maintained well-being.  Supplies and equipment not included.  Full access to neck and shoulders/upperback required.  This is a seven hour course and cost $140.  This class will be held October 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  For additional information call 409-944-1344.

Intro to Excel XP

This course provides instruction in the use of an electronic spreadsheet.  Students learn fundamentals such as: terminology, machine use, program parameters, display characteristics, formatting features, mathematical functions and printing.  No textbook is required.  This is a 16 hour class that costs $75.  The class will be held on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. beginning on November 1st through November 22nd.  For additional information call 409-944-1344.

Sushi and Spring Rolls Cooking Class

Learn the basic concept of sushi and how to prepare it.  Make four types of meat-filled or vegetarian spring rolls.  Also make three types of dipping sauces.  Taste what you make!  This is a four hour class at a cost of $50.  The class will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  For additional information call 409-944-1304.