Some of the subjects available are Business Office Technology (Filing
Methods/Systems and Intro. to Computer Keyboarding); and Computer
Science/Information Systems (Presentation Software, Internet Orientation
and Beyond the Basics, Advanced MS-DOS, Macintosh Basics, Windows Basics,
and Excel Spreadsheet).
More are English (Advanced Spelling); English as a Second Language
(Grammar and Writing III); Health (First Aid); Math (Pre-algebra and
Math Anxiety); Political Science (American State/Local Government); and
Student Development (Career Planning, Job Search Strategies, Learning
Skills, and Stress Management).
For registration information call 240-1000, ext. 5910 or visit the college web site at www.glendale.cc.ca.us.
SPRING EVENTS: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Some of the college's premier events are held in the spring. March is
National Women's History Month, and GCC's participation includes faculty
and guest lectures and student activities from late February through
Most are free and open to the public. Other annual events include the
dance department's student dance performance, the spring ceramics sale,
the student art exhibition, World Culture Week, Spring Transfer Fair, the
Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society Book Sale, and the College and Career
The second half of the theater arts season begins Feb. 24 with "The
Prophets" by Salwomir Mrozek. The modern Polish playwright's biting
satire on mob politics deals with serious subjects with irreverence.
On April 7, the musical "Grease" hits the Auditorium Mainstage for
two weekends only. And the final production of the season is "Ten Minute
Wonders," a selection of new works by young authors presented in
10-minute plays opening May 4.
For ticket information and reservations, contact the Theatre Arts
Department at 240-1000, ext. 5618.
The fine arts departments are very busy in the spring. There will be
art gallery exhibitions, music recitals, orchestra concerts and vocal
group performances. On April 14, the GCC Library is sponsoring a poetry
reading, featuring published poets and students, as part of National
The Science Lecture Series will resume this month with "The
Mathematical Magic of the Calendar" by Sid Kolpas on Jan. 25.
Upcoming presentations in the series are "Three Extraterrestrial
Debates in Geology," "A Few Stories About the Men Who Built the Bomb,"
and an April lecture to be announced.
There will be the Humanities/Social Science Lecture Series and the
Animation Lecture Series presentations to be announced this semester. And
of course, spring sports will begin shortly with baseball, softball,
mens' and womens' tennis and mens' and womens' track and field. Mens' and
womens' basketball continues into February.
On Campus is written by the staff at Glendale Community College.