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Galveston College held graduation ceremonies for its 30th Law Enforcement Academy featuring 13 graduates that have all found placement in law enforcement agencies across the Houston-Galveston area.

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The Galveston County Restaurant Association recently awarded their annual Francisco “Paco” Vargas Scholarship to a Galveston College culinary arts student at a gathering of their organization in the American National Insurance Co.’s executive dining room. The La Chaine des Rotisseurs Baillia…

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Galveston College is now accepting applications for its 31st class. The classes will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays beginning Aug. 21. The application deadline is June 1.

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Galveston College’s Continuing Education Division graduated the 2017 Leadership Galveston class consisting of 21 professionals that experienced a seven session, three-month exposure to aspects of Galveston Island’s government, community and history.

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Registration for the Galveston College mini semester, Summer Session I, Summer Session II and the fall semester begins today. Current and prospective students are encouraged to visit with advisers in the Advising and Counseling Center and to secure necessary materials from the offices of Adm…

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Galveston College Whitecaps player William Leeming received the coveted Rob Brasier Memorial Award this spring for being the Whitecaps baseball player-student with the highest grade-point average. Leeming is a sophomore right-handed pitcher from Fort Worth.

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Gabriela Zepeda, a student at Galveston College who is active in the Student Government Association, has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing…

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Galveston College students, faculty and guests will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Sharon Croisant of the University of Texas Medical Branch about local, state and national emergency health preparedness as part of the Galveston College 2016-17 lecture series that has featured the topi…

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The Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund has awarded $500,000 in continued support for Galveston College Foundation’s Universal Access Scholarship and an additional $100,000 to establish a Non-Tuition Educational Expenses Resource. In large part, this grant was awarded due to the fact th…

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Moody Endowment awarded $85,000 to the radiography program at Galveston College. The endowment provided almost two-thirds of what was needed to update and replace critical program equipment. The college provided one-third of the cost from other sources. The Moody Endowment grant allowed the …

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Galveston College’s third lecture in its 2016-2017 lecture series will feature marine researcher, science interpreter, photographer, and unit diving supervisor Emma Hickerson. Her topic will be “Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary — Deep Discoveries, Science and Interactive Experie…

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Galveston College, during its 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of the Galveston College Whitecaps Baseball Team, joins with the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication of Bernard Davis Field at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at 83rd Street and Frank Giust…

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Galveston College’s award-winning theater group will present William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Fine Arts Center, Room 207, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Galveston College regents, president, staff and students converged on the state capitol on Feb. 7 in celebration of Texas Community College Student Day. Galveston College, as the twice named No. 1 Community College in Texas in 2015 and 2016 by schools.com, took a lead with their 49 sister in…

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Galveston College’s Fine Arts Gallery will host “Daphne Roehr Hatcher — 40 Years A Potter” today through March 30. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.

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The Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair will conduct its 35th annual gathering Feb. 11 thanks to a consistent partnership involving the University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas A&M University at Galveston and Galveston College. The leadership, faculty and staff of these three …

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Galveston College’s third lecture in its 2016-17 lecture series will feature marine researcher, science interpreter, photographer and unit diving supervisor Emma Hickerson. Her topic will be “Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary — Deep Discoveries, Science and Interactive Experience…

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Galveston College’s Lunch and Learn program is offering a session to “Empower Your Business” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 24 at its campus, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.

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Registration for Galveston College’s 2017 spring semester continues this week for both credit and noncredit classes. Registration hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Wednesday. Late registration will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Classes for the spring s…

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Galveston College will be offering an Instrumentation option to their Electrical and Electronics Technology program in the spring. In today’s high-tech world, electronic instrumentation technicians enjoy good job opportunities and good incomes. The program provides students with a wide range…

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The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced funding for 290 projects in 43 states totaling $16.3 million dollars in grants that will support a variety of humanities-based research and programs. Among those awards was a grant to Galveston College in the amount of $99,429.

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Looking for something fun and different for your Friday night? Grab a friend and learn about the history of food and the art of cooking. Daisy Durham, a world traveler, catering chef and retired history professor, will teach the finer points of specific cuisines while leading you through rec…

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Students of all ages and all backgrounds come to Galveston College to develop the skills for their first career or for a new career by taking academic or workforce training classes and earning the degree or certificates to move forward. Marcus Wilson is one such example of student success at…

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Galveston College offers an intensive 16-week program designed to give students the skills needed to go to work in the industry as a pipe fitter and begin the National Center for Construction Education and Research certification process in pipe fitting.

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The Galveston College Island Potters Guild will host their annual holiday sale from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Galveston College Atrium located on the main campus at 4015 Ave. Q. For more information contact Beth Thomas, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, at 409-944-1309.

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Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston 2017 classes. Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10, 24, March 10, 24 and April 7. The cost is $350 per registrant.

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Registration for the 2017 spring semester and the winter mini-semester starts today at Galveston College. Classes for spring begin Jan. 17 and classes for the mini-semester begin Dec. 16.

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Galveston College’s Student Government Association extends an invitation for the general public to come to the Fall Festival in celebration of the college’s 50th anniversary from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hermes Center Gym, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.

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Do you need to get your healthcare providers CPR card? All participants who complete this course and pass the written exam will receive an American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Providers CPR card that is good for two years. The cost of the course is $66.

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The 2016-17 Galveston College Lecture Series, Preserving Our Gulf: A Balancing Act, continues with Dr. Tasha Metz, lecturer in the department of marine biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Dr. Metz’s presentation is titled “Sea Turtles of the Gulf of Mexico.” The lecture will be…

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Galveston College welding students were taken on a field trip led by local craftsman, Doug McLean, of McLean Metal Works. Students were accompanied by Galveston College welding program director James Love and Accelerate Texas career navigator Sharon Levy Pagan. The field trip began at McLean…

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Galveston College’s Student Government Association extends an invitation for the general public to come to the fall festival in celebration of the college’s 50th anniversary from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Galveston College will host its fall festival in the Hermes Center Gym with concessions,…

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Recently, Galveston College regents and president hosted a luncheon for the Moody Foundation trustees and staff to honor them during the college’s 50th anniversary for the many contributions that the Moody family and foundation have given to Galveston College over the years.

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The 2016-17 Galveston College Lecture Series is titled “Preserving Our Gulf: A Balancing Act” and the guest speakers for the fall session have been announced. The first guest speaker is Galveston College graduate Leah Oberlin, who serves as the Environmental Affairs Compliance Director for t…

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Let Galveston College help you connect the dots and walk away with innovative ideas to gain an advantage in your professional and personal life.

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This two-step certification process is designed to help prepare you for a career in logistics. With the recent expansion of the Panama Canal, our area is in dire need of logisticians for work in the maritime industry.

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Last week, Galveston College played host to the Gulf of Mexico Foundation’s week-long habitat restoration and conservation program for young people with the Austin-based Texas Conservation Corps.

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Galveston College’s Welding Technology program is designed to provide hands-on training on the same equipment used by business and industry. Students learn various welding processes including, but not limited to, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and gas metal arc welding.

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Now a graduate of the electrical and electronics program and a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member with a 4.0 GPA, Goings is getting ready to take the master exam.

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Galveston College is joining with the Galveston Roundtable of Foundations to host the second annual “State of the City” summit at 6 p.m. today in the Seibel Wing of the Cheney Student Center, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.

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The EKG Technician course provides a comprehensive understanding of the 12-lead ECG and related cardiac procedures such as rhythm monitoring and exercise stress testing in preparation for employment as ECG and/or monitor technicians. It introduces students to cardiac physiology and anatomy and to technical aspects such as lead systems and electrodes.

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Galveston College’s Summer Session I registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Late registration will be at the same time Thursday. Classes start June 6.