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Galveston Community College District Board of Regents Chair Karen Flowers and Galveston College President Myles Shelton honor Dr. Hayes with a resolution from the board

Galveston College celebrates Dr. Gaynelle Hayes

The Galveston College campus and community gathered Thursday, Aug. 30, to recognize and celebrate Dr. Gaynelle Hayes, vice president for administration, who retired after 50 years of service to Galveston College, the Galveston Island community and the state of Texas.

Above, Galveston Community College District Board of Regents Chair Karen Flowers and Galveston College President Myles Shelton honor Dr. Hayes with a resolution from the board, a proclamation from the governor and a resolution from the Texas Senate during the ceremony.

Below (left), Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough proclaims Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, as Dr. Gaynelle Hayes Day in the city of Galveston. Below (right), Dr. Hayes and her daughter and son-in-law, Anne-Marie and Russell Laas, greet guests during the reception.

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Galveston College Concludes 50th Anniversary Celebrations with Acknowledgements to the Past and Future

Board of Regents, President Shelton, and Vice Presidents Cissy Mathews, Ron Crumedy, and Gaynelle Hayes pose in front of the historical marker, which now stands in front of Moody Hall

On Friday, Galveston College concluded its 50th Anniversary celebration with a nod to both the past and the future.  A historical marker from the Texas Historical Commission is now dedicated to Moody Hall, which was once the St. Mary’s Orphanage before becoming the hub of activity for registration and financial aid it is today.  President Myles Shelton recognized the relevance of the past by stating, “It’s important that we recognize those who had the vision of what Galveston College is today.”

 

 

 

Dedication of the Time Capsule, buried in the courtyard in front of Regents Hall

Officials put the final stamp on the 50th Anniversary celebration by burying a time capsule at Regents Hall courtyard, to be opened at Galveston College’s 100th year anniversary in 2067.  College spokesman Joe Huff placed several items in the capsule, including photos, a Whitecaps baseball jersey, pennants, and community reports.