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Help Galveston College provide Universal Access - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

September 1, 2014

Guest column Help Galveston College provide Universal Access

Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

When the Galveston College Foundation was formed in 1996, one of the main goals was to make sure that every graduate from high school, GED or home schooling in the Galveston school district would be able to the college for two years tuition free.

According to Roland Bassett, chairman of the Foundation board of directors, there were several reasons for wanting to provide the tuition support, including giving students more reasons to stay in school and out of trouble, to help the economy by increasing the skill level of local residents, to encourage people to remain in the community instead of moving away and to reduce the debt level of students at the community college.

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