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Galveston College President Dr. Myles Shelton holds a big check with Industrial Material Corporation President Jayson Levy.  The check represents a $2,500 scholarship donation that Levy and his partners donated to benefit students in welding classes.  The donation given to welding programs at Galveston College and College of the Mainland commemorates Industrial Material Corporation’s 50th anniversary.

Industrial Material Corporation Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Scholarship Gift

Industrial Material Corporation in Galveston has given a $2,500 scholarship gift to Galveston College to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary.  The scholarship will assist students with tuition costs for welding classes.

Industrial Material Corporation (IMC) was founded in 1958 by Harold Levy and was the first metal service center in Galveston County.  Growing in response to customer needs, Industrial Material now supplies, processes and fabricates; blasts and coats steel and related products.  Led for almost two decades by Jayson Levy, Roger Pritchett and David Hutchens, IMC employs 47 people.

“On behalf of all of our representatives, Industrial Material Corporation is please to be able to give back to the communities it has benefited from, in part, through these scholarships at Galveston College,” said Jayson Levy.

Early Registration

Galveston College will begin early registration for the spring 2009 semester on November 17th.  Classes start January 12, 2009.

Advanced English as a Second Language

Galveston College will offer an advanced English as a Second Language course.  The course is designed for non-native speakers of English to increase competency in written English.  The course focuses on advanced grammar and writing skills.  Students must have taken beginning or intermediate ESL.  The course is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from November 4th through November 18th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Tuition is $55.