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The Galveston County Daily News: Inside Galveston College

December 8, 2016

Inside Galveston College

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Pipefitting courses are available at Galveston College

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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Sunday 11/27/2016
Galveston College Potters Guild plans Dec. 7 sale
Posted: November 27, 2016

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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Sunday 11/20/2016
Leadership Galveston 2017 spring dates announced
Posted: November 20, 2016

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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Monday 11/14/2016
Registration begins today at Galveston College
Posted: November 14, 2016

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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Sunday 11/06/2016
Fall festival celebrates 50th anniversary
Posted: November 06, 2016

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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Sunday 10/30/2016
CPR courses available at Galveston College
Posted: October 30, 2016

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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Monday 10/24/2016
Lecture series features sea turtles on Nov. 9
Posted: October 24, 2016

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 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing on campus, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.

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Sunday 10/16/2016
Galveston College welding students tour McLean Projects
Posted: October 16, 2016

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 Metal Works where students saw an array of McLean’s artistic sculptures that reflect the welding skills developed over his 27-year career. McLean showed students an architectural magazine that chronicled the historical restoration work he was involved in after Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston Island.

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Sunday 10/09/2016
Public invited to celebrate anniversary at fall festival
Posted: October 09, 2016

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, games, prizes and music by DJ “Fat Candy.” There will be a costume contest with cash prizes for the best dressed “Decades” covering the 50 years that Galveston College has served the community and the world.

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Sunday 10/02/2016
Galveston College gives tribute to Moody Foundation trustees
Posted: October 02, 2016

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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