Tag: April Event

Whitecaps Softball Tailgate

The Galveston College Student Activities office will sponsor free hotdogs, chips and drinks while they last at the Whitecaps softball game on Wednesday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at Lassie League Field, 2506 83rd St., Galveston, Texas.

Financial-Aid-Basics at Galveston College

‘Financial Aid 101 Basics’ seminar set for Wednesday

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present “Financial Aid 101 Basics” on Wednesday, April 18, from 4-5 p.m. in Room 251 of Regents Hall at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Presenter will be Tyese Dunn, Galveston College financial aid coordinator.

“Participants of this workshop will learn the basics about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid awarding process and timeline, and the effect of scholarships and other outside assistance on financial aid funding,” said Cynthia Parra, coordinator of Student Activities at Galveston College. “

For more information, contact Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

 

The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the western comedy, “Wild Oats,” on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Galveston College Theatre Department to present ‘Wild Oats’

The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the western comedy, “Wild Oats,” on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

 

The performances are free and open to the public.

 

“Wild Oats” is James McLure’s 1985 rewrite of Irish playwright John O’Keeffe’s 1791 farce of the same name. The raucous comedy combines a little bit of Shakespeare, western duels, hilarious slapstick and an old-time saloon setting in a fun and entertaining way.

 

Company members include Galveston College students Eva Arita, Alyssa Gudz, Tyler Hanna, Gabrielle Hosler, Jade Killebrew, Dane Nguyen, Tony Montemeyer, Melina Moore, Eric Scales and Destiny Shute.

 

Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. The running time for each performance is approximately two hours with one 15-minute intermission.

 

“Wild Oats” is presented by special arrangement with Dramatist’s Play Service, Inc., New York.

 

For additional information, please contact Liz Lacy, program coordinator for the Performing Arts, at (409) 944-1398 or llacy@gc.edu.

 

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Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a forum featuring candidates for Position 7 on the Galveston Community College District Board of Regents on Monday, April 9

Galveston College Faculty Senate, SGA and Political Science Club to host GCCD Board of Regents Candidate Forum

The Galveston College Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Political Science Club will host a forum featuring candidates for Position 7 on the Galveston Community College District Board of Regents on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

The college will have a special election in May for the unexpired term for Position 7, which had been filled by George Black. The term for Position 7 expires in 2022.

Candidates include retiree Curtiss Brown, higher education administrator Dr. Richard A. Prets, Jr., UTMB executive director for community engagement Rebecca Trout Unbehagen, small business owner Marie Robb and attorney Keith McFatridge, all of Galveston.

The forum will be moderated by Don Davison, Galveston College Faculty Senate president and professor of business/accounting.

Citizens are invited to email questions for the candidates, in advance, to Davison at ddavison@gc.edu. Audience members also will have an opportunity to submit questions to the candidates during the forum.

“Throughout its over 50-year history, Galveston College has been host to numerous political forums,” Davison said. “These forums have allowed candidates to express their platforms while at the same time giving the community the opportunity to meet and know the candidates better. As a community college, we believe forums are an essential part of the democratic process and as such are a key component of our mission to serve the community of Galveston.”

For more information, contact Don Davison at ddavison@gc.edu or the Galveston College Public Affairs office at (409) 944-1302

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Galveston College Spring Fling 2018 set for April 4

Galveston College Spring Fling 2018 set for April 4

Galveston College will celebrate Spring Fling 2018 on Wednesday, April 4, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Seibel Wing Lawn.
There will be free popcorn, hotdogs, hamburgers, drinks and chips, as well as free samples of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Rita’s Italian ice and frozen custards. The campus community will be able to make personalized cell phone cases and water bottles.
In the event of rain, Spring Fling will take place in the Hermes Fitness Center Gym and under the Hermes carport.
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Galveston College sets 2018 Health and Wellness Fair on April 6

Galveston College will host its 2018 Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing-West at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Sponsored by the Galveston College Employee Relations and Wellness Committee and Office of Student Activities, the Health and Wellness Fair is free for Galveston College students and faculty, staff, their spouses and dependents.

Participants are asked to bring a valid Galveston College ID and their insurance card. Discounted fees for services may be available for those with no insurance.

Highlights of the event will include the following:

  • blood pressure checks by Galveston College Nursing and Emergency Medical Services students and faculty;
  • immunizations for participants eight years of age and older by Walmart Pharmacy;
  • free flu shots donated by American National Insurance Co. and provided by Affinity Immediate Care;
  • HIV testing and information on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by Access Care of Coastal Texas (ACCT);
  • one free hour of yoga from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with Galveston College yoga instructor Jim Turner;
  • information and pre-registration packets by UTMB Health Radiography-Breast Imaging;
  • games and prizes by Anytime Fitness and
  • healthy snacks by Galveston College Culinary Arts.

Other participating exhibitors will include Alzheimer’s Association – Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter, MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Galveston County Health District-Public Health, UTMB Health Transplant Center, Ball High School Teen Health Center, Inc., VALIC-Mike Brown and Voya-Jeremy Joaquin.

“We are excited to once again host a Health and Wellness Fair for the students, faculty and staff of Galveston College,” said Joyce Landry, Human Resources payroll/benefits specialist. “This event is designed to help educate our students, faculty and staff about health services available in the community and to focus on issues related to health and wellness.”

For more information, contact Landry at (409) 944-1280 or jlandry@gc.edu.