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.

Courses are offered from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m Wednesdays through Nov. 30 (excluding Nov. 9 and Nov. 23). Register online at www.gc.edu/CEregister or call 409-944-1344.

Language courses

Do you want to learn a new language or brush up on some conversational skills? Galveston College offers the following language courses online: Conversational Mandarin, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. All courses are just $99. Register by going to www.gc.edu/language.

Lecture series features sea turtles on Nov. 9

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

Public invited to celebrate anniversary at fall festival

Galveston College’s Student Government Association extends an invitation for the general public to come to its Fall Festival in celebration of the College’s 50th Anniversary from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Hermes Center Gym. The festival will feature 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.

Leadership Galveston sets 2017 spring dates

Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, has set dates for the new Leadership Galveston 2017 classes. Sessions will be held 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. For information, contact Joe Huff, 409-944-1302 or jhuff@gc.edu. The last day to register is Dec. 16.

Acceptance in 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 will be training to overcome the obstacles that face Galveston today and in the coming years.

Prospective participants must complete the Leadership Galveston application and the employer’s certification forms which are online on the public affairs page and the continuing education section.

Please mail completed forms to Galveston College Leadership, c/o Joe Huff, 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston, Texas 77550 or email your completed application to jhuff@gc.ed.

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