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Higher Education
Galveston College Board of Regents
by John David Suayan
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a United States Department of Education TRiO – Upward Bound Program Grant Award for Project Year 2017-2018.

The grant will enable 50 economically disadvantaged students from Ball High School to participate in a program that would help them gear up for college.

The board voted unanimously to reject bids in connection with proposals for cooling tower replacement and relocation on the main campus.

The board voted unanimously to lease multifunction office machines from The Ricoh Company.

The board voted unanimously to approve the 2017 Budget and Tax Rate Planning Calendar.

All other agenda items were approved by unanimous vote. Regent Tino Gonzalez was absent. Agenda

President W. Myles Shelton reported that Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 2118, which will allow the college to offer limited four-year degree programs.

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