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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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  • Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago

    Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago
    General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach. Many years ago, he knew he'd be making the race, or at least a race for Congress. Here's an article, "Once-reluctant...
  • 9/11 Memorial Events

    9/11 Memorial Events
    Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon. My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
  • Moliere has sent you a friend request

    Moliere has sent you a friend request
    At the Moliere Theatre Festival: Comedies of Social Relevance, some of the works of the great French playwright will be plucked from the 17th century and plunked down in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. “We decided to do a transposition to take it to a...
  • La educación se renueva en la era digital

    La educación se renueva en la era digital
    Con la tecnología creciendo cada vez más en el salón de clase — particularmente en el área de estudio en línea— los docentes están adoptando el rol de los medios sociales y lo integran a sus técnicas de enseñanza. Un curso en línea bien...
  • Los mitos del aprendizaje por Internet

    Los mitos del aprendizaje por Internet
    ¿Está pensando en tomar algunos cursos por Internet en su universidad local o piensa hacerlo en el salón de clases? Si es así, los maestros dicen que es hora de revaluar sus prioridades porque hay mitos como los siguientes. Las clases online son...
  • Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings

    Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings
    Food Help. Shft. Food. Culture: Craft beer retreat Tap 42 will be the warm and academic setting for Thursday night's fundraiser by the New York-based Shft Mobile Kitchen Classroom, a traveling kitchen that provides students with cooking lessons centered...
  • La popular educación en línea

    La popular educación en línea
    Durante los últimos años los estudios en línea han crecido significativamente y las razones fundamentales varían, pero en el centro está la flexibilidad, en especial para los adultos que trabajan. No sólo hay más estudiantes tomando clases en línea en...
  • Top events to do Tuesday: Edwidge Danticat, 'The Big Country" and the "Second Nature" art show

    Top events to do Tuesday: Edwidge Danticat, 'The Big Country" and the "Second Nature" art show
    Books Edwidge Danticat: The acclaimed author of "Krik? Krak!" "The Farming of Bones," "The Dew Breaker" and "Brother, I'm Dying" returns to Books and Books (265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables) with "Claire of the Sea Light," a magical tale of a girl's...
  • 5 ways to cut or lower the amount of student loans

    5 ways to cut or lower the amount of student loans
    South Floridians have been trying to lower their student loan balances and experts say students can lower what they need to borrow with some advance planning. In May, those with student loans in Miami-Dade and Broward counties had lowered their...
  • FOTOS: Las 12 'Mujeres Hispanas de Distinción' y la 'Pionera Latina' 2013

    FOTOS: Las 12 'Mujeres Hispanas de Distinción' y la 'Pionera Latina' 2013
    Todas, con profesionalismo y dedicación, dejan en alto el nombre de las mujeres hispanas dentro de sus comunidades. Doce mujeres hispanas y una pionera latina fueron reconocidas el pasado viernes, 16 de agosto, en el Signature Grand, en Davie. Todas...
  • Valencia, other Florida colleges receive grant to train workers for manufacturing jobs

     
    A consortium of Florida community colleges that includes Orlando's Valencia College has received a $15 million federal grant to develop programs to train workers for the state's high-tech manufacturing industry. Valencia will get $683,412 to create a...