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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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  • Broward College says ducks had to go but cats can stay

    Broward College says ducks had to go but cats can stay
    Broward College is no place for Muscovy ducks — or the mess they make, college officials say. Hired trappers rounded up dozens of ducks in the past couple weeks that had waddled onto the north campus, said John Dunnuck, vice president of operations...
  • Creek High reinventing school for ninth-grade class

    Coconut Creek High School is reinventing itself. No longer will it be a typical ninth through 12th grade public school. Instead, two new programs are starting this year that are designed to take the school to the next level in education; the Creek...
  • 'Concurrence' exhibit features eclectic mix of artwork

    The artistic visions of North Carolina's Austin Ballard and South Carolina's Kathleen Thum come together in "Concurrence," on display through Oct. 1 at Broward College's Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie. Ballard has five sculptures on display....
  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
  • Student attends anti-drug coalition's event in Orlando

    Lazaro Monier saw a friend self-destruct as he dropped out of school, seeping further into underage drinking and drug use. Because of that experience, the student at Piper High School in Sunrise decided to take action to help others. The Broward Youth...
  • De centros técnicos a colleges

    El condado de Broward tiene ahora tres nuevos colleges. Las tres escuelas vocacionales conocidas como los centros de educación técnica Atlantic, McFatter y Sheridan han estado en Broward desde hace décadas. Pero ahora están cambiando sus nombres con la...
  • In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences

    In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences
    Voters will decide on Aug. 26 whether the job, which pays about $142,000 a year, will go to Stacey Schulman, 36, of Cooper City, or Julie Shapiro-Harris, 54, of Tamarac. The two women seeking to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • 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...
  • Generation gap in Republican primary to challenge Frankel

    Three political newcomers far apart in age and priorities are competing in the Republican primary for the nomination to challenge freshman Democratic Congresswoman Lois Frankel. The Republican contenders are 67-year-old Paul Spain, who touts his business...
  • Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi

    Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi
    An organization representing South Florida's Jewish college students, one of the largest Jewish student populations in the country, was missing something important, its leaders decided: a full-time rabbi. They agreed that students need an on-call...