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Broward College

Broward College is a public, state college offering two-year associate degrees, select bachelor's degrees, professional certificates and continuing education classes. The college has three main campuses (Davie, Pembroke Pines and Coconut Creek) and seven centers throughout Broward County with additional locations in development. It serves about 66,000 students a year. The president is J. David Armstrong, Jr., who came to the college in July 2007 after serving as chancellor of the Florida State Community College System. Some Broward College students transfer to a four-year university, while others go directly into the workforce. Broward College admits individuals with a high school diploma or... Show more »
Broward College is a public, state college offering two-year associate degrees, select bachelor's degrees, professional certificates and continuing education classes. The college has three main campuses (Davie, Pembroke Pines and Coconut Creek) and seven centers throughout Broward County with additional locations in development. It serves about 66,000 students a year. The president is J. David Armstrong, Jr., who came to the college in July 2007 after serving as chancellor of the Florida State Community College System. Some Broward College students transfer to a four-year university, while others go directly into the workforce. Broward College admits individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent for its degree programs. Depending on an assessment in math, reading and English, students are placed in appropriate classes. Broward College admitted its first bachelor's students in fall 2008. Broward College opened in 1960 as the Junior College of Broward County and later became known as Broward Community College. In 2012 Broward College was named one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by the Washington D.C.-based Aspen Institute. « Show less

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  • Congresistas de Florida escuchan testimonios de inmigrantes en Ft. Lauderdale

    Congresistas de Florida escuchan testimonios de inmigrantes en Ft. Lauderdale
    Los legisladores Joe García y Ted Deutch, miembros actuales de la Cámara de Representantes en Washington, se reunieron con la comunidad del sur de Florida esta semana para escuchar testimonios de quienes se verían afectados por una reforma migratoria...
  • Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan

    Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan
    In the long, and often weird, history of political debates, this may have been a first: A gubernatorial debate stalled for six minutes because of a fight over whether one candidate could bring a fan. No, not the cheering kind of fan -- although both...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • September: Firebush

    September: Firebush
    It's hot as blazes out, so September's plant of the month is the appropriately named firebush, also known as Hamelia patens. This semi-showy shrub blooms all year long, producing tubular, orange-red flowers beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds as a...
  • Students getting real-world experience

    Students getting real-world experience
    Students at McFatter Technical High School in Davie are involved in several immersive and collaborative projects. In one, youngsters in the computer programming class are working with Coral Springs High School culinary students to create a healthy...
  • Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive

    Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive
    Who: Carlos A. Parra, 34, of Pembroke Pines, is director of student lifeat Broward College's southcampus. He was recently selected as Broward College's Supplier Relations and Diversity's October/November 2014 Employee of the Month. Para's workplace is the...
  • Mini Con provides a creative showcase

    Mini Con provides a creative showcase
    Fans of comics, video games, role playing, cosplaying and more had much to enjoy during the recent Mini Con, staged at a Plantation hotel. Presentations included insight into kimonos, elements of cosplay and character design and storytelling....
  • Best bets for Nov. 22

    Best bets for Nov. 22
    Music Copeland Davis: The acclaimed jazz pianist blends gospel, classical, pop and rock into his improvisations. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Colony Hotel , 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach, $50, thecolonypalmbeach.com. Foghat: Get "Energized" with original...
  • Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash

    Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash
    A Coral Springs man has been arrested on a DUI manslaughter charge in an August crash that killed his friend, who was trying to stop him from driving impaired, police said. Patricio Arias Verdial, 19, was taken into custody Friday. Along with DUI...
  • Broward College Speaker Series hosts five big names

    Broward College Speaker Series hosts five big names
    What do Salt Lake City kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart, ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Mark Halperin, college wrestling champ Anthony Robles and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin have in common?...
  • Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60

    Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60
    Melissa "Missy" Aiello spent most of her life teaching grade schoolers about income and expenses and how to run a business. As the CEO and president of Junior Achievement of South Florida, she treated the students like they were adults. "She was on...