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.

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

The last day to register is Sept. 5.

For information contact Joe Huff, Director of Public Affairs, 409-944-1302 or

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is required for all first-time, full-time entering students registering for credit classes. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Students may choose either a face-to-face or online orientation. Face-to-face sessions will be:

• 1 p.m. Wednesday in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 3 p.m. July 24 in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 9 a.m. Aug. 4 in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 1 p.m. Aug. 7 in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 9 a.m. Aug. 18 in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 9 a.m. Aug. 19 in Seibel Wing West Room;

• 9 a.m. Aug. 20 in R-358 in Regents Hall;

• 9 a.m. Aug. 21 in Seibel Wing West Room; and

• 9 a.m. Aug. 22 in Seibel Wing West Room.

Orientation sessions provide students with information on the many services available at Galveston College. In addition, qualified students are also able to register early for courses.

Visit for more information. To sign up for a session, call 409-944-1220 or email Diane Laine at

Online orientation for new students

Eligible students will have access to the online orientation session. Students must have applied to admissions and received their GC student ID number.

Your Admissions acceptance letter provides details on how to access the Angel system a Call the Counseling Center, 409-944-1220, if you have any questions.

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

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