Galveston College will kick off its 2018 Kids’ College summer program for students ages 10 and older next week. Class dates and times vary.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based courses this summer include two programs: Advanced Robotics and Virtual Reality Design. There also will be a return of the ever-popular classes in 3D Video Game Design, Minecraft Designers,...Read More
Students in Galveston College’s Quickstart HVAC Helper Training class recently enjoyed a visit to Moody Gardens HVAC and electrical operations plant.
On this trip, students had a chance to expand their horizons from practice HVAC equipment in their classroom to massive, commercial equipment in the real world, thanks to the generosity of Moody Gardens Human Resources Manager Kathleen Durham,...Read More
Mike Dean (left), principal with Yaga’s Entertainment, and Richard Quintanilla, Chaine des Rotisseurs wine expert, present a $1,000 check for culinary scholarships to Paul Mendoza (center), director of the Galveston College Culinary Arts program, at the Galveston Food & Wine Festival. The funds for the scholarship donation were provided by the Chaine des Rotisseurs and Yaga’s Entertainment.
In the ongoing effort to provide high-quality healthcare education, the Department of Nursing at Galveston College has acquired two bedside simulation smart carts and a medication dispensing system to expand training capabilities for students.
Funded by a $194,083 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Nursing Innovation Grant Program (NIGP), the new equipment will...Read More
Galveston College still has openings for its free Quickstart training programs in Electrical Technology and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), beginning in June.
Funded by a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, the Quickstart programs are designed to help individuals find entry-level jobs in the fast-growing HVAC and electrical industries.
In the eight-week programs,...Read More
Beginning this fall, Galveston College will offer a new program for students interested in careers in diagnostic medical sonography.
Recently approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is designed to provide a quality and comprehensive education through...Read More
The Galveston Community College District Board of Regents on Tuesday, May 29, approved revisions to the polling locations for the June 16 run-off election to fill the unexpired term for board position 7.
The revisions were made because of the cancellation of the runoff election for Galveston County Drainage District No. 2.
Run-off candidates for position 7 on the Galveston Community College...Read More