Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, set the dates for the 2014-15 Leadership Galveston course.

Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Fridays, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Feb. 20 and March 13. The cost is $350.

The last day to register is Sept. 5.

Acceptance into the program is based upon potential leadership skills, involvement in community affairs and concern for the future of Galveston.

As civic, business and government leaders tackle current issues, a new generation of leadership is training to overcome the obstacles that will arise in the coming years.

Leadership Galveston is a training ground, providing participants with the necessary skills to meet those challenges.

Prospective students must complete the College’s Leadership Galveston application and the Employer’s Certification forms found online at, under the Schedule of Classes and the Public Affairs subsections.

Mail forms to: Galveston College Leadership Institute, c/o Joe Huff, at 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston, TX 77550.

Contact Joe Huff, director of public affairs, at 409-944-1302 or

Register now for fall 2014

Early registration for the 2014 fall semester is now in progress. Early registration hours for fall classes are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Thursday.

General registration for the fall semester will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 through Aug. 21. Late registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 22 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23.

Fall semester classes begin Aug. 25.

Call 409-944-1220.

Cosmetology is accepting students

The primary purpose of the cosmetology program is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits and desirable attitudes necessary to achieve competency in job entry-level skills, obtain licensure and gainful employment in the field of cosmetology or related career fields.

To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to skills, trends, and methods for career development in cosmetology and related fields.

Barbers, hairdressers and cosmetologists provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair and massaging and treating scalp.

They can apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin services.

The median wage is $22,500 per year or $10.82 per hour; there were 712,200 jobs available in 2010.

Call 409-944-1401.

Inside Galveston College is compiled by the public affairs office at Galveston College.

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