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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's Visual Arts and Design Academy opens on Davie campus

    Some creative students are in exclusive company in Davie. After two years of discussion and development, Broward College recently launched its Visual Arts and Design Academy at the Davie campus. The program has a cap of 30 students a year, and only about...
  • Davie college hosts annual Moon Fest

    Susan Barnett remembers that fateful July day in 1969, watching in awe on a black and white TV as man took his first steps on the moon. Forty-five years later, the director of the Buehler Planetarium and Observatory at Broward College in Davie...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Bulletin Board

    Monday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8; $5 after 3 p.m. plus $1.50 park entry. Call Classical Music Appreciation, 6 p.m. at Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Library, One Park Ave. East,...
  • Chamber to launch Young Entrepreneurs Academy

    The Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy this fall. The academy is a national program that teaches students the process of starting and launching a business or social movement, which they...
  • 2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar

    2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar
    Southwest Broward County has two new college campuses, but it might be hard to tell them apart. That's because Florida International University and Broward College are both in the same four-story building at 1930 SW 145th Ave. in Miramar. About 1,200...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'

    Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'
    A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends. "He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...