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Galveston College recently hosted the Houston Area Recruiters Network College Fair that included several Texas colleges and universities. Pictured left to right are Leilani Lara, Galveston College Associate Degree Nursing student, and Vivian Turner, Ashford University Corporate Liaison.

Galveston College Summer Session Two Starts Today

Galveston College’s second Summer Session starts July 12, offering classroom and distance learning classes in subjects in Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Developmental Studies, Economics, English, Government, History, Humanities, Math, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Sociology and Vocational Nursing. General Registration is July 6, 7 and 8 from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm. Late registration continues from 7:30am until 6:00pm on July 12 and 13.  Call 409-944-GCGC for more information.

Bank Teller

Galveston College is offering a course in Bank Teller training. In this course, students will develop the necessary skills to operate a teller window. The course includes customer service, bank security, practical knowledge of teller equipment, and bank regulations. No textbook is required.  Tuition is $110.  Classes will meet from 5:30 until 8:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 13-Aug 5. Call 944-1344 for more information.

Cake Decorating, Beginning

 Galveston College is offering a fantastic cake decorating course. Learn everything you need to know to create and decorate beautiful cakes. You’ll learn cake writing techniques, color techniques, and how to make and use decorative icings. Students must provide their own cakes and supplies for the class. A supply list will be available upon registration. No textbook is required.  Tuition is $50.  Classes will meet from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, July 19-Aug 4. Call 944-1344 for more information.

CPR: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Only

 Galveston College is offering a single-session CPR course designed for healthcare professionals. This course instructs students in the lifesaving skills of respiratory (choking and near drowning) and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Two Man CPR and Special Techniques are included. This CPR class is an American Heart Association course. A textbook and CPR mask are required; both can be purchased in the college bookstore.   Tuition is $30.  Class will meet from 5:30 until 9:30 pm on Thursday July 15. Call Continuing education at 944-1344.

Leadership Galveston 2010

Galveston College has set its dates for the new Leadership Galveston 2010. Sessions will be held on Fridays: September 24, October 22, November 19, December 17, January 21, February 16, March 25 and April 29. The cost is $500 per registrant.  For information, call Joe Huff, Director of Public Affairs and Galveston College Foundation, at 409-944-1302, or e-mail  The last day to register is September 3, 2010.

Prospective students must complete the college’s Leadership Galveston application and the Employer’s Certification forms, which are online at, and mail them to Galveston College Leadership Institute, c/o Joe Huff, at 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston.