News Releases

7th Annual Fall Festival “Give Thanks”
Thursday, November 6, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m, Main Campus
News Stories for the Week
October 27, 2014
Yaga’s Creepy & Clever Halloween Bash
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Yaga's Cafe
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GC Lecture Series Offers Artistic Director and Nobel Laureate – April 2 and April 10
GO FOR IT DAYS
Click on the link to register
Galveston Reads Presents “Goin' to Chicago,”
March 20, 2014 at 7 PM in the Seibel Wing
GC Holds Blood Drive
Monday, February 24, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Whitecaps Softball Round Robin Tournament
All Games are played at Dot Watson Lassie League Field
Winter Mini Semester
Mini-Semester - Classes begin 12/16/2013 and end 1/10/2014
Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner
TODAY, starting at 5:00 p.m., in the GC Gym
Galveston College Hosts Community Service Outreach Fair
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Seibel Wing
Galveston College Lecture Series
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 6:00 p.m. in the Seibel Wing
Blood Drive
Monday, September 9, 2013
Constitution Day/Voter Registration
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Saturday, August 24, 2013 9:00 a.m.
COMMENCEMENT 2013
Friday, May 10th at 7:30 p.m., Galveston Island Convention Center
Black History Month Guest Speaker
Monday, February 18, 7:00 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing
STEM WEEK April 1-4
Amy Ellison, NASA; Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. Abe & Annie Seibel Wing
Black History Month Presentation
February 18, 7:00 p.m. in the Seibel Wing
Whitecaps Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
African-American Club Hosts Celebration
Thursday February 7, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Galveston College Lecture Series
Wednesday, November 7 at 7 p.m. in the Seibel Wing
Minority Studies Speaker on Native American Culture
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
2012 Fall Festival
Friday, October 26, 2012, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
BACTERIAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION
The Bacterial Meningitis vaccination will be administered on campus Wednesday, May 23
Culinary Arts Scholarship Luncheon
March 30th at 11:30 p.m. in the GC Atrium
Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony
March 27th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the Seibel Wing
Galveston College Whitecaps Baseball and Softball Kickoff Season
Baseball: Saturday, Jan. 28 at 12 pm & Sunday, Jan. 29 at 12 pm; Softball: Saturday, January 28 at 12 pm
Spring Second Start Classes
Second Start Classes begin 2/27/2012 and end 5/4/2012
GC Lecture Series Continues
Tuesday, March 20, at 7:00 pm in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing
WHITECAPS FUNDRAISER DINNER SET
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sarah Hermes Memorial Fitness Center and Gym
Galveston College Lecture Series
November 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing
Galveston College Plans June 29 Fair
Wednesday, June 29th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Power Hungry Lecture Tonight at Galveston College
7:00 p.m. in the Cheney Student Center Seibel Wing
Career Fair and Transfer Day planned for March 23, 2011
Wednesday, March 23 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Student Center Seibel Wing
16th Annual Rudy T Golf Tournament
The 16th Annual Rudy T Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, Oct. 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Galveston Country Club.
Galveston College Students Celebrate National Surgical Technology Week
Open House & Blood Drive, September 22, 9 am-3pm
Industrial Training Programs Information Session
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in room FA-207
2010 Summer Schedule
Mini Semester, Summer I and Summer II sessions
Galveston College Science and Technology Lecture Series
"The Science and Technology of Brewing", Brock Wagner, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Room 207
Learning Resource Center Holds Expo
Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 10:00am until 4:00pm
College Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Galveston College will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Wednesday, November 25 until Sunday, November 29, 2009.
Spring Preview
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Health Fair
Wednesday, September 23
Board of Regents Policies Committee Meeting
Monday, April 27, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. in room M-202
Board of Regents Regular Meeting
Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in room M-220 at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas 77550
Board of Regents Facilities Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in Moody Hall room M-202 ***MEETING CANCELED***
Spring Break
College Closed for Spring Break March 14 - March 22
Board of Regents Regular Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Galveston Community College District Board of Regents will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in room M-220 at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas 77550.
NEW Animal Caretaker courses
The Animal Caretaker courses will benefit students wanting to work in an animal kennel or shelter.
Board of Regents Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. in room M-202
Nursing Application Deadline
The deadline to apply for admission to the Galveston College Nursing Program has been changed to February 15, 2009.
News Stories for the Week
Galveston College will begin open registration for the 2009 spring semester on Tuesday, January 6th from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
DONATE TO GALVESTON COLLEGE STUDENTS AND STAFF AFFECTED BY HURRICANE IKE
Individuals, businesses and organizations that would like to donate to Galveston College students, faculty and staff who suffered losses because of Hurricane Ike have several options for making contributions. Click on the title for more information.
Questions and Answers for Returning Students
Click on the title for more information
PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED TAX INCREASE
The Board of Regents will hold two public hearings on the proposed tax increase on September 10 and September 17 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens have a right to attend the hearings and make comments.
Galveston College Extends Registration
Galveston College has extended open registration and late registration through September 3rd. All late registration fees will be waived.
FALL REGISTRATION NOW IN PROGRESS
Click here for registration dates and times
The Fall Schedule is now available online
Fall Credit Schedule, Non-Credit Schedule and Registration Information
Degree Audit Satisfaction Survey Now Available
Click on the link above to access the survey.
Exciting new WebCT/e-Learning news!
WebCT is now e-Learning
2008 Commencement Photos
Click here to view photos from the May 13 Commencement Ceremony
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Galveston College will offer Transfer Day on Tuesday, March 4th from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Moody Hall Lobby at the 4015 Avenue Q college campus.
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The Galveston College Culinary/Hospitality program is pleased to announce an upcoming culinary luncheon to be held Friday, February 29, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium.
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Galveston College Student Activities is sponsoring a Black History Month program tonight at 5:00 p.m. in Moody Hall Room 220.
Distance Learning Orientation Update
Click on this link to access the latest information regarding changes for orientation seesions.
Registration Continues
Registration for the 2008 Spring Semester continues today and tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Classes started today, January 14, 2008.
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Galveston College will close for the holidays on Wednesday, December 19th at 3:00 p.m. Galveston College will open for business on Thursday January 3 at 8:00am and open registration begins Monday, January 7. The 2008 Spring Semester classes begin January 14th.
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Early registration continues December 3rd through December 7th for the 2008 Spring Semester. Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.
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Galveston College will offer Early Registration November 26th through 30th and December 3rd through 7th for the spring 2008 semester. Classes for the Spring 2008 semester start Monday, January 14, 2008.
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The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will have their annual Holiday Show and Sale in the Atrium on December 5-6 from 10am to 6pm.
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The third lecture in the Galveston College Fall 2007 lecture series will be held Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. on the main campus in the Fine Arts Building in room 207.
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The Galveston College Choir and the Island Steel Drum Band, both conducted by Eric D. Sharp, are presenting a musical evening of musical history on Friday October 26, 2007.
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Galveston College will be celebrated, along with the University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas A&M Galveston, in receiving the Galveston Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Galveston Award at ceremonies planned for Thursday, October 25th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Moody Gardens Convention Center Floral Ballroom.
Financial Aid Office Accepting Applications for Spring 2008 Scholarships
The Galveston College Financial Aid Office is accepting applications for Spring 2008 Scholarships.
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The first lecture, “Women, Work and the Glass Ceiling,” will be presented by Dr. Paul V. Martorana, on Thursday, September 27, 2007, in Fine Arts Room 207. Dr. Martorana, a professor in the management department of the University of Texas at Austin, has done research on women and the glass ceiling.
NEWS STORIES FOR THE WEEK
Galveston College TRIO – Upward Bound is recruiting 9th and 10th grade students from Ball High School. For information contact the TRIO – Upward Bound Office at 409-944-1254 or visit Galveston College R-286 for an application.
Notice of vote on the 2007 tax rate
The Board of Regents will convene on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at 8:00 a.m. in room M-220 to vote on the 2007 tax rate for the maintenance and operation of the College.
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The 2007 Whitecaps Women’s Volleyball Team will host its first home game Wednesday, September 5, at 7 p.m. in the Galveston College gym at 4015 Avenue R in Galveston.
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Late Registration for the Fall Semester has been extended through Thursday, August 30th from 8:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m.
Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Increase
Galveston College will hold two public hearings on the proposed tax increase on September 5 at noon and September 12 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens have a right to attend the hearings and make comments.
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Local Graduates Can Use Universal Access
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Achieving the Dream Offers Free Senior Citizen Class
Galveston College Whitecaps host Propect/Evaluation Camp on Thursday, June 28, 2007
The Galveston College Whitecaps Baseball team is hosting a prospect/evaluation camp on Thursday, June 28 to recruit new players for the upcoming 2007-2008 season.
Galveston College Board of Regents Selects New President
The Galveston College Board of Regents has selected Dr. W. Myles Shelton as the College’s eighth sitting President. Dr. Shelton has been the President of Clarendon College for almost eight years.
2007 Commencement photos
Click on the link to view the 2007 Commencement Photos.
Galveston College Presidential Candidates Announced
Four higher education leaders have been named as finalists in the search for the next president of Galveston College. They will begin visits to the campus next week.
Galveston College to Host Career Fair 2007
Galveston College, in partnership with The Work Source and the Rotary Club of Galveston, will present “Career Fair 2007” on Thursday, April 19 in the Galveston College Gym from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH
The Board of Regents of Galveston College is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of President. The President of the College is the chief executive officer and reports directly to the Board of Regents. The Board seeks a leader committed to educational excellence. The successful candidate will be a person of vision, high energy and integrity.
LATE REGISTRATION EXTENDED
Late Registration for Spring 2007 has been extended through Monday, January 22, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. through 7:00 p.m.
OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS JANUARY 8, 2007
Students who have been admitted to GC may register online for Spring 2007 at www.gc.edu by clicking on Campus Online!
Galveston College Survey
The Regents, Faculty and Staff of Galveston College are interested in how we might better serve the citizens of the Galveston Community College District.
NEW 2007 MINI-SEMESTER
A special mini-semester will be offered at Galveston College in January 2007. Classes will be held Wednesday, January 3 through Friday, January 12, giving students the opportunity to earn college credit.
Leadership Basic Training
Leadership Basic Training is intended to give new and immerging student leaders training and motivation needed to develop their leadership potential.
Galveston College Regents vote to call Special Election
The Board of Regents voted to call a Special Election for November 7, 2006 to fill the vacancy due to the resignation of Regent Phyllis H. Moore.
News Stories for the Week
College placement testing begins today, July 17 College placement testing is required to determine placement in courses. Students who have already met the requirements for placement assessment will not be required to take the COMPASS.
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Galveston College’s Summer Session I classes start Tuesday, May 30, 2006.
Galveston College Culinary Hosts Scholarship Luncheon – October 24
Friday, Oct. 24 at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium
GC Applied Technology Center Plans Open House on July 2
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
GC Chorale Plans "Mozart and Music" Concert May 18
Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at Moody Methodist Church
GC Lecture Series features Artisitc Director Madge Darlington
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 6:00 p.m. in the Abe & Annie Seibel Wing
GC Chorale Performs May 5
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church
SGA Earth Day Event
Today at 6:30 p.m., Seibel Wing Patio
Skeleton Crew Blood Drive
February 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Galveston College Student Art Show Opens May 1st
Opening Reception on Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m.
EducationFest 2012
Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the McGuire Dent Recreation Center, 28th St. & Seawall
GC Fine Art Gallery Hosts Ball High Student Art Exhibit
Opening Reception Wednesday, March 28 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Blood Drive
Tuesday, February 28th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at 39th St parking lot
Visiting Artist Workshop featuring Max Butler
March 1st, 12:30 - 6:00 pm in Room FA-323
Galveston College Fall Festival
Friday, October 28, 2011 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m at 4015 Avenue Q
A Cabaret Night on Broadway
Wednesday, April 27 at 7 pm
SPRING 2011 SEMESTER SECOND START
February 28, 2011 - May 6, 2011
Students Spring Grades in Campus Online
Students will be able to view their Spring grades in Campus Online once grades are posted. Students can access Campus Online through the Whitecaps Portal.
Financial Aid Workshop
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 5:30 p.m.
Critical Care Paramedic class
Galveston College is conducting a Critical Care Paramedic class this spring.
Galveston College Choir Hosts Christmas Concert
Monday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Galveston College Fine Arts Building Room 207
Fall Renaissance Festival
October 30 at Galveston College
Galveston College Art Faculty Exhibition
October 7,2009 - January 29, 2010
Board of Regents Facilities Committee Meeting
Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in room M-202
FAFSA and Scholarship Workshop
Tuesday, March 24 at 6:00 pm in R-359
Board of Regents Regular Meeting
Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in room M-220
Galveston College Nursing Department Holds Informational Sessions
The Galveston College Nursing Department will hold informational sessions to discuss the application process and program requirements for the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Transitional Programs (EMT-P to ADN or LVN to ADN) and the Vocational Nursing Certificate (VN).
Ike Relief Event
All Galveston College Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to an Ike Relief Event to select clothing and other items. The event is Saturday, November 8, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Galveston College Atrium. Click on the title for more information.
News Stories for the Week
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.
Resources for Storm Help
Click on the title for more information
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Early registration is underway at Galveston College for credit and continuing education courses during the 2008 fall semester.
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Galveston College will offer an Environmental Science course during the fall 2008 semester.
New Student Orientation
Student Orientation is required for all new full-time students registering for credit classes. Part-time and continuing students are also encouraged to attend. Click here for more information.
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Galveston College was approved for an additional four years of the TRiO-Upward Bound Grant.
Student Government Association
The Galveston College Student Government Association (SGA) has begun planning events for the 2008-2009 school year.
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Galveston College will offer a variety of new programs beginning with the fall 2008 semester.
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Open registration for the 2008 summer sessions at Galveston College is May 27th through May 29th from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Classes begin on Monday, June 2, 2008.
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Galveston College begins early registration for the Summer and Fall semesters today.
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Galveston College plans to sponsor a Spring Festival on April 3, 2008. The festival will be held on Beacon Square at 39th and Avenue Q on the Galveston College campus.
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Galveston College will be closed Friday, March 14, 2008 through March 23, 2008 for the Spring Break holidays. College offices will reopen on Monday, March 24 at 8:00 a.m.
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Galveston College to Salute Black History
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Galveston College is announcing the implementation of a new mass communication system — Connect-ED. Connect-ED is designed to quickly communicate important messages to students, faculty and staff during emergency situations.
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Galveston College Faculty Honored Nationally
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Galveston College will open a Clay Sculpture exhibit in its Fine Arts Gallery on January 14, 2008. Pictured are artists Lisa Ehrich, Marla Ziegler and Susan Mollet.
"The Sounds of the Season" Winter Concert
The Galveston College Choir and the Island Steel Drum Band will host "The Sounds of the Season" winter concert at 7:30 p.m. today in the Fine Arts building, room 207 on the College's main campus located at 4015 Avenue Q.
Network Outage scheduled during Thanksgiving Holiday
The college network will be down for maintenance during the Thanksgiving Holiday.
New Student Orientation
Student Orientation is required for all new full-time students registering for credit classes. GC is offering seven orientation sessions from which you may choose.
New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is MANDATORY for all first time, fulltime entering students registering for credit classes. All students are welcome to attend.
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Open registration for Galveston College’s 2007 Fall Semester courses begin Monday, August 20 and continues through Friday, August 24.
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The Galveston College Foundation is celebrating ten years of service to Galveston College and the communities it serves.
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Galveston College Regents, faculty and staff honored Interim President William R. Auvenshine on Wednesday night with gifts, a resolution and a commissioned portrait done by former Galveston College art student Eddie Filer.
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The Galveston College Continuing Education Division is offering a new program in Physical Therapy. This comprehensive 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide Program prepares students for the growing field of Physical Therapy.
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Galveston College celebrated its 40th anniversary graduation at Moody Gardens on Thursday, May 17, 2007 with three hundred and forty eight candidates for two year associates’ degrees and one year certificates. It was the largest group of graduation candidates in the island community colleges forty year history.
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Galveston College Mini Semester Begins Today
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Galveston College is offering a Summer Mini Semester from May 14 – 31.
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The Galveston College Foundation has joined with the family and friends of Rob Brasier to form an endowed memorial scholarship.
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2007 Summer Mini-Semester May 14 - 31, 2007
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Galveston College will host all Ball High School Seniors on April 17, 18 and 19 in an annual effort to acquaint the pending graduates about the local community college’s free tuition program. The Universal Access “Go For It” days are sponsored by the Galveston College Foundation.
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Galveston College will present The Bridge on the River Kwai on Thursday, April 12, 2007, at 7:00 pm in room M-220 on the campus of Galveston College.
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The Galveston College Island Potters Guild presents Connie McCreary, Visiting Artist Workshop on April 2 from 1:00 until 3:30 p.m. and again on April 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Room 323.
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Galveston College TRIO – Upward Bound Success Story, Spring Festival March 29, Career Fair April 19, and Kids' College 2007.
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Galveston College’s Beacon Square at 39th and Avenue Q will be the site of the annual spring festival on March 29 from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m.
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We’re here for you! We can teach on-site at your company. The Division of Continuing Education – Contract Training can tailor a new class or enhance a current workforce skill to meet your professional needs.
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Galveston College Offers $50,000 in Named Scholarships for 2007- 2008
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Galveston College to present Citizen Kane Galveston College will present the first in its film series honoring the American Film Institute’s ranking of the best 100 American films of the 20th Century on Wednesday, February 14, 2007, at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts room 207.
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The Galveston College and Artist Boat exhibit “Art and Ecology: A Collaboration with Artist who Teach” will hold an artist reception on Tuesday, February 6 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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The Galveston College Student Activities Council and the African American Club are co-hosting a celebration of African American Culture on Wednesday, February 6, 2007 in honor of February as Black History Month. The program will be held in the Galveston College Fine Arts Center Room 207 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
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Galveston College’s Continuing Education Division is offering a course in Hospitality Customer Services that may be ideal for individuals wanting to enter the growing tourism and hospitality industry.
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As part of Galveston College’s 40th Anniversary, the Learning Resource Center will have a special Expo on Thursday, January 18, from 9am-6pm.
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Galveston College, Texas A&M Galveston, and the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, will co-host the 24th Annual Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair to be held on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at the Texas A&M Galveston campus on Pelican Island.
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Galveston College’s registration for the 2007 Spring Semester and the special January 3 through 12 Mini-Semester, continues today from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. when Galveston College closes for the holidays.
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The Galveston College Choir and the Island Steel Drum Band, conducted by Eric D. Sharp, Galveston College Music Instructor, will present a musical evening of winter and Christmas pieces on Monday, December 11, 2006 at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Building, room 207 at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q. The concert is free.
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The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will hold its annual Christmas show and sale on Wednesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 7 from 10am until 6pm in the Galveston College Atrium at the 4015 Avenue Q campus on Galveston Island.
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Early registration for the regular Spring 2007 semester begins Monday, November 27 and continues through Friday, December 1.
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Galveston College’s Building Bridges to Success program– builds bridges… one family and one student – at a time
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A special mini-semester will be offered at Galveston College in January 2007. Classes will be held Wednesday, January 3 through Friday, January 12, giving students the opportunity to earn college credit.
NEWS STORIES FOR THE WEEK
The dedication of Galveston College’s new “front door” – Beacon Square – is set for this Wednesday. Open to the public, the ceremony will begin at 3:30p.m. Dr. William R. Auvenshine, Interim President, and Carl Kelly, Chairman of the Board of Regents, will introduce the special guests.
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Galveston College nursing faculty and staff will provide information about nursing as a career and specifics on how to enroll in its programs during a seminar at 7:00p.m. this Wednesday. Call 409-944-1379 for more information or visit online at http://www.gc.edu/ .
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The Galveston College Nursing Department will host an informative seminar at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1 in Room M220, 4015 Avenue Q. Nursing faculty and staff will provide information about nursing as a career, as well as specifics on how to enroll in the programs – including RN, LVN, and Transition – that are offered at Galveston College.
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Galveston College’s new Interim President, Dr. William Robert Auvenshine, was introduced to faculty and staff at a special reception in his honor on October 9 – his first day on campus.
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Under the direction of Galveston College art faculty Beth Thomas, John Stovall, and Carol Vuchetich, twenty-five selected art students will take part in a special Art/Eco Kayak Tour of Galveston Bay on Saturday, October 14.
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Internationally-recognized artist David McCall Freeman will present his one-man show “David McCall Freeman: The Beauty of Vanity” opening today, October 2 at Galveston College.
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Galveston College to present artist David M. Freeman, October 2
GALVESTON COLLEGE AND BALL HIGH SCHOOL SPONSOR “COLLEGE NIGHT” MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Over 75 representatives from Texas colleges and universities will be on hand this Monday, September 25 for a special “College Night” Program. To be held in the Ball High School Cafeteria, from 5:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m., this important meeting is open to all students interested in enrolling or transferring to a Texas college or university.
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Designed to motivate and assist under-prepared college students to develop strategic life plans for their future success, Galveston College’s Developmental Educational department will host a special “See Your Success” Day from 2p.m.-4p.m. on Thursday, September 14 in Room FA-207, 4015 Avenue Q.
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Articulation agreement signed between Galveston College and Texas A&M University at Galveston
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The Galveston College Nursing Department is hosting an information program and anyone interested in learning about career opportunities in nursing is urged to attend. The meeting will be held at the College, 7p.m.,Wednesday, September 6 in Room M220, 4015 Avenue Q.
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The final orientation session will be this Saturday, August 19, from 9am-12 noon in Room FA -207, Moody Hall, 4015 Avenue Q.
Galveston College Theatre Returns With Dr. Faustus
Friday, October 24th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m.
GC Lectures Series features Nobel Laureate
Thursday, April 10, 6:00 p.m. in the Abe & Annie Seibel Wing
Galveston College Hosts Blood Drive
Monday, February 24, 2014, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Seibel Wing
GC Announces First of Glorious Gatherings – November 16
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Backbay Emporium
UHCL Campus Visit
Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Portfolio Resident Services - Job Recruitment Event
September 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Moody Hall Lobby
University of Houston-Clear Lake MEET AND GREET
Thursday, July 25th, 11:00am – 1:30pm in Moody Hall Lobby
Skeleton Crew Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Donor Registry
April 23, 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., in the Seibel Wing
SGA and PEERS Awareness brings Texting While Driving Simulator to GC
Thursday, April 11 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on the Seibel Wing Patio
Career and Transfer Fair - Wednesday, March 20
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lecture Series Continues March 6 at Galveston College
Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing
Summer Blues Camp Auditions
March 23, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in FA-207
Galveston College Island Potters Guild Holiday Sale
December 5, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the GC Atrium
COMMENCEMENT 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Galveston Island Convention Center
Career Fair and Transfer Day
March 21, 2012 from 10 am until 2 pm in the Seibel Wing
GC Island Potters Guild Holiday Sale
Wednesday, December 7th from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Winter Mini-Semester
Mini-Semester classes begin December 16, 2011 and end January 13, 2012.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Identity Theft Seminars, Shredding Project Offered at Galveston College
Two seminars on Saturday, August 27, 2011, one at 9:30 am and one at 11:30 am
College Fair
November 1, 2010, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at Ball High School Cafeteria
Hispanic Career & Leadership Conference
Friday, April 30, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Galveston College Island Potters Guild Holiday Sale
December 9th and December 10th from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Free Rides to Galveston College
Click on the title for more information
Important Announcement to all Faculty and Staff
We are looking forward to your return to campus on Monday, October 6 and the return of our student body on Wednesday, October 8. Click on the title for more information.
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The 15th annual Rudy T. Golf Tournament and events will be held at the Galveston College Country Club on Friday September 26, 2008. Potential sponsors or golfers should call Joe Huff at 409-944-1302 or Jesse Brown at 713-826-6711.
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Galveston College open registration for the 2008 fall semester begins today.
DUAL CREDIT COURSES
Click here for a list of dual credit courses offered for Fall 2008.
Galveston College TRiO – Upward Bound Recruiting Rising 9th and 9th & 10th Grade Students
Galveston College TRiO – Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to prepare Ball High School students for college throughout their time in high school.
New Courses added to Summer Session II
The new courses include Principles of Accounting, College Physics II, Sociology, Intro to Nursing Process and EMT Basic Recertification.
Open Registration May 19 through May 31.
Students can register online starting May 19
Student Government Association is holding elections for Officers
Election open till 7:00pm, Monday April 16, 2007
COMMENCEMENT 2007
Click on the link for information on the May 17, 2007 Commencement Ceremony
Board of Regents Appoint Presidential Search Advisory Committee
The Board of Regents of the Galveston Community College District held their regular monthly meeting Wednesday night taking action to appoint a fifteen member Presidential Search Advisory Committee.
Financial Aid Office Accepting Applications for 2007 Spring Scholarships
Applications will be available Wednesday, November 1, 2006
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The City of Galveston and Galveston College have just announced a new partnership that will provide Computer Training for City of Galveston employees.
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A “Galveston College Celebrating 40 Years” Breakfast is set for 7.30a.m.-9a.m. on Thursday, September 14, at Moody Gardens.
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Galveston College will host the ERS Summer Enrollment Fair on Wednesday, August 2 from 10am-1pm in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Building – 4015 Avenue Q.
STUDENT ORIENTATION - THE ULTIMATE ROAD TRIP DESTINATION: SUCCESS
Student Orientation is required for new full-time students registering for credit classes. Part-time and continuing students are encouraged to attend.
GC Lecture Series
Tuesday, November 11 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing
Career and Transfer Fair - Wednesday, March 26
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration - Ballet Folklorico
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at 3:30 p.m, Student Center
Back to School
August 29, 8 am - 11 am in the Atrium
Health Fair 2011
Wednesday, May 4th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Seibel Wing
NEW Pharmacy Technician Program
Galveston College introduces Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program starting Spring 2009
Spanish for Healthcare Students
A FREE key phrase communication skills workshop to help Health Sciences students communicate with Spanish speaking patients.
GED REGISTRATION AND CLASSES
Registration for GED classes begins Monday, August 20th.
The Fall 2007 Schedule is now online!
Fall Credit Schedule, Non-Credit Schedule and Registration Information
The Motivating Undergraduates in Science & Technology (MUST) Scholarship Program application is now available online.
The Motivating Undergraduates in Science & Technology (MUST) Scholarship Program application is now available online. Approximately 100 undergraduate students in engineering, science and technology fields will be awarded scholarships covering half of tuition up to $10,000. MUST scholarship recipients will also receive a $5,000 stipend for a summer internship at a NASA facility.
Learning Resource Center Open House and Expo
To acquaint new and returning students about all of the support services available at the Galveston College Learning Resource Center (LRC), a special Open House and Expo will be held on Thursday, August 31, from 9am-7pm.
Back2Backbay Blast!
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 5:30 — 9:30 p.m. at Backbay Emporium
Blood Drive
Thursday, September 8, 9 am to 1 pm, in the Parking Lot on 39th and Ave Q
Galveston College Hosts Career Fair
Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
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Galveston College will host a Spring Preview to offer students and visitors a chance to discover classes being offered in the 2009 spring semester.
Van Pools to Galveston College From Mainland Locations
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Police Academy orientation will be held this Tuesday, August 8, at 6.30pm. in Room FA 321 (Fine Arts Building, 4015 Avenue Q.) For more information, call Gladys Jones at 409.944.1263.
Students can now pay for class online!!
To help you meet your educational expenses, Galveston College is pleased to offer FACTS as a convenient budget plan. It is not a loan; therefore you have no debt, there are no interest or finance charges assessed and there is no credit check.
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Galveston College Law Enforcement Academy license renewed
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The second summer session at Galveston College begins Tuesday, July 11. Last day of open registration is scheduled for today, from 8.30am -7.00pm.
March 6 Lecture Series: "Forensic Anthropology"
Click on a link to view the video from the March 6 Lecture Series
The Skeleton Crew Blood Drive
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Abe and Annie Seibel Wing Ribbon Cutting and Open House
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at 39th and Avenue Q
Spring Festival
April 16, 2009, 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
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Galveston College will begin early registration for the spring 2009 semester on November 17th.
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The Galveston College Nursing department is accepting applications for the 2009 Associate Degree in Nursing and Vocational Nursing programs.
2008-2009 Catalog
Click on the title to view the new catalog
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Registration underway for Session II of Galveston College Kids’ College
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Galveston College is offering Kid’s College Camps and Classes during two sessions in June and July of 2006. Session I is from June 5 through June 22. Session II is July 10 through July 27. Classes meet on Monday and Wednesday at a cost of $45.00 per class. Camps meet on Tuesday and Thursday at a cost of $165.00 per camp. Registration is encouraged by June 3, 2006.
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Joe Huff III, a twenty-four year veteran of Galveston College, has been chosen by Galveston College President Dr. Elva Concha LeBlanc to head the Galveston College Foundation as Director in an expanded role aimed at large scale fundraising.
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Registration Continues, Jazz Concert Planned
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“Galveston College’s dynamic and positive impact on the local economy and its citizens is evident with an expanded economy, lower social costs, increased job and investment opportunities, and a reduced tax burden,” stated Dr. Elva Concha LeBlanc, Galveston College President.
Kids' College at Galveston College
Session I June 5-22 & Session II July 10-27
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Young Culinarians Impress Clear Lake Crowd, Galveston College Hosts FCCLA Culinary Contest
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The Galveston College Mardi Gras Block Party will celebrate the introduction of the Beacon Square project February 24 from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The block party will feature Willis Prudhomme and the Zydeco Express band.
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Klaus Adam, Galveston College Professor of Chemistry, talks with 10th grader Kendra Brown of Friendswood High School about her project in the Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair. The 24th Annual Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair was held at the Moody Gardens Convention Center with over 200 student participants from junior high and high school in Galveston County.
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Galveston College Graduates Largest Class Ever Galveston College will held its annual commencement exercises on Thursday May 18, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Hall Convention Center. Two hundred ninety graduates with 2 year associate degrees or 1 year certificates made up the largest graduating class in the College’s 39 year history.
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Galveston College has made progressive strides in continued education by re-instating a General Educational Development (GED) Testing Center.
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Former Galveston College Regents Janice Stanton retired from service to the Board of Regents after 21 years in the Spring of 2004. The Board of Directors of the Galveston College Foundation and the Board of Regents of the Galveston Community College District hosted a “You Mean the World to Us” dinner salute upon her retirement that helped create the Janice D. Stanton Scholarship.
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Galveston College Phi Theta Kappa President Charles McVey, at podium, leads the induction of 83 new members into the international honor society of two-year colleges.
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Galveston College Culinary Arts Chef Pete Mitchell recently honored a request of Niigata, Japan, visiting college students who wanted to learn how to make the perfect hamburger. To learn other Culinary Arts at Galveston College give Chef Mitchell a call at (409) 944-1334.
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Galveston College recently hosted Ball High Seniors at the Universal Access “Go for it!” days to offer information on the free tuition program for graduates of Ball and O’Connell High Schools.
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Galveston College early registration for the Summer I and Summer II sessions will take place Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25 from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday April 27, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Early registration will be held Friday April 28 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
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The Galveston College Choir and the Island Steel Drum Band, both conducted by Eric D. Sharp, are presenting a musical evening of a large variety of music pieces. The choral music will include a sacred piece by William Billings, romantic music by Brahms, gospels, pieces from Romanian and Israel and music from the musical “Music Man.”
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The Galveston College Whitecaps men’s baseball team will face the Alvin Community College Dolphins team for the Whitecaps last home game of the season on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 12:00 p.m. at Whitecaps/Tors Field at 83rd and Steward Road on Galveston Island.
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Galveston College will host nearly 200 Ball High Seniors on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 18, 19 and 20.

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