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Galveston College, Workforce Solutions and the Rotary Club of Galveston will hold its annual Career Fair and Transfer Day on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Moody Hall on the College campus. Pictured from left to right are organizing partners Eric Stone of Workforce Solutions; Rotary representatives Dr. Gaynelle Hayes, Vice President for Administration of Galveston College and Dr. Phyllis Pepin, Vice President of Student Services of Galveston College; along with LaToya Mills, Counselor and Adam Rogers, Student Advisor, also of Galveston College.
Galveston College plans to sponsor a Spring Festival on April 16, 2009. The festival will be held on Beacon Square at 39th and Avenue Q on the Galveston College campus. Festival hours will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The festival will feature Cajun food, fun and Zydeco music by LT and the Zydeco Mob. The general public is invited to attend and admission is free.
Galveston College, in partnership with Workforce Solutions and the Rotary Club of Galveston, is offering a career fair and transfer day under the theme “Navigating Toward the Future”. The event is scheduled for Wednesday April 8, 2009 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and is open to the public, as well as to all college and high school students. Over 50 employers, Colleges, and Universities will be on the Galveston College campus located at 4015 Avenue Q. Participants seeking employment should bring a current resume. For more information call 944-1221.
Galveston College early registration for the Summer I and II sessions, and for the Fall semester begins Monday, April 20, 2009. Registration is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Wednesdays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer I classes begin Monday, June 8, 2009, Summer II classes begin Wednesday, July 15, 2009, and Fall classes begin Monday, August 31, 2009. University-bound students who plan to register for summer courses at Galveston College should apply now.
The Galveston College 2009 commencement will be held at Moody Gardens Convention Center and starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2009.
Galveston College will host all Ball High School seniors on April 29th, 30th and May 1st to acquaint them with the College’s free tuition program. The Universal Access “Go For It” days are sponsored by the Galveston College Foundation. Since the Fall semester of 2001, over 2,000 students have attended Galveston College and achieved academic transfer credits and workforce classes funded from a $3.1 million community based endowment and federal Pell grant funds. Counselors and college staff will be on hand during the “Go For It” days to provide Compass testing, financial aid information and class schedules. For more information call Joe Huff at 944-1302.