News Stories for the Week




Galveston College recently kicked off the 2010-2011 Lecture Series with Professor John P. Anderson of Rice University Oceanography who spoke on "A Long Term Sustainable Development Plan for Galveston Island.” Pictured from left to right are lecture committee members Klaus Adam, Professor of Chemistry; John P. Anderson, speaker; Elizabeth Johnson, Division Director of Business, Science and Technology; Janene Davison, Instructor of Speech; Dale Taylor, Professor of English; Robert Taylor, Media Specialist and Michael Berberich, Instructor of English.

Culinary Arts Luncheon Planned for November 19

Galveston College Chef Paul Mendoza and his Culinary Arts class invite you to attend the Fall Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, November 19.  An Apple Butternut Squash soup will be served followed by the main course of Homestyle meatloaf, rosemary macaroni & cheese and sautéed green beans.  Pumpkin cheesecake will complete the meal. The lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium of the Northen building on the Galveston College Campus at 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas. The price is $15.00 per person. For reservations please call Joann Palomo at 409-944-1317.

Early Registration November 15

Early registration for the 2011 Spring Semester begins on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. Early registration will be held that week from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays through Fridays.  For more information call the Counseling Center at (409) 944-1220.

English as a Second Language – Intermediate

Galveston College  is offering an  intermediate English as a Second Language course for non-native speakers of English that  increases the participant’s conversational skills.  Students  must take ESL Beginning class before registering for this class.  No textbook is required. Tuition is $65. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. from Nov. 9 through Dec. 14, 2010.          

Mystery Shopping

Galveston College is offering a Mystery Shopping course. Mystery Shopping is a great way to add extra income to your household without disrupting your daily routine. In this class you will learn about the world of Mystery Shopping and how to find the perfect shopping assignment. Tuition is $40. Classes will meet held from on Thursdays Nov. 11 and November 18 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Call 409- 944-1344 for more information.

Watercolor (All Levels)

Galveston College is offering a watercolor class for all levels using various techniques for the adult student.  Color theory will be stressed as well as style.  Exploration of ideas using water-based painting media and techniques will also be reviewed.  The supplies can be purchased at college bookstore.   No textbook is required.  No Senior Discounts. Tuition is $65. Classes will be held from 5:30-7:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 16 through Dec. 14. Call 409- 944-1344 for more information.        

NEW Pie and Tart

Galveston College  is offering a new Pie and Tart class. Students will learn to bake a variety of tarts and pies for the Holiday Season.  No textbook is required. Tuition is $50.   Class will be held on Friday, November19, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Call 409- 944-1344 for more information.