News Stories for the Week



At a recent meeting of the Alpha Delta Kappa Texas Nu Educator’s sorority held at the Galveston Boat Club, a generous donation was made to the Gladnio Parker Memorial Scholarship Fund of Galveston College.  Joe Huff, Galveston College Director of Public Affairs and Foundation (far left) is shown receiving the check from the organization’s officers.

Galveston College Offers Disaster Recovery Course

If the recent storm has resulted in physical or financial losses for your company, this class will help you identify where to start in the recovery assistance process so you can apply for the financial assistance needed to continue or restart your business. The class will identify types of assistance available, steps in the processes, and required documents.  The class will also discuss how to recreate past and projected financial statements that may have been lost, and resources for locating some of the data.  Critical documents for businesses seeking reconstruction loans include balance sheets, income statements and cash flow sheets.  The class will be presented at Galveston College by the Galveston County Small Business Development Center.  The class will be held on Thursday, November 6th from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  The cost for this class is $20. 

For more information or to register by phone using a credit card, please contact the Galveston College Continuing Education Division at 409-944-1344.  Visit the Galveston College Website at

Fall Festival Scheduled for October 31

The Galveston College Student Government Association is sponsoring a Fall Festival on Halloween, October 31st from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  The festival will be held in Beacon Square complete with haunted house and tables full of giveaways and treats for students and their families.  For more information call Geisu Lewis at (409)944-1224.