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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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  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Heart: Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the 70's charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more. 7 p.m. Sunday, Hard Rock Live,...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • Broward College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours

     
    Some college students got a sneak peak of what they might look like toward the end of their life if nature, and maybe a few machetes, are unkind to them....
  • Pines names third Artist in Residence

    Pembroke Pines named Tom De Vita as its new Artist in Residence at Studio 18 in the Pines weeks before he was featured in the gallery's new "Awakenings" exhibit. De Vita is an American figurative realist painter who works primarily in oil, a designer...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk

    Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk
    The atmosphere was festive, lots of smiles and lots of posing for the cameras as the procession moved along the Riverwalk and the crowd gathered to watch traditional dancing from Mexico, Bolivia and other countries. Skulls were everywhere —...
  • Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'

    Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'
    On Nov. 5, students from local schools performed at Broward County's 29th annual “ArtsED Forever!” arts education ceremony. The event took place at Broward Center for the Performing Arts and celebrated the arts community - teachers,...
  • Concert to commemorate Kristallnacht anniversary

    Classical musical string quartet Amernet team with Cantor Daniel Gross of Detroit in an evening of Jewish liturgical music to commemorate the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht Nov. 9 at Bailey Hall at the Davie campus of Broward College. "One of the...
  • Websites, apps help you track and prepare

    Websites, apps help you track and prepare
    When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible. Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations. Forecasts: National Hurricane Center, hurricanes.gov – This is...
  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...