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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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  • College opens $18M health sciences center

    College opens $18M health sciences center
    Future health care providers are getting hands-on experience at Broward College's new Health Sciences Simulation Center. Officials recently hosted an opening ceremony for the $18 million, 66,000-square-foot, three-story building at the Davie campus....
  • Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges

    Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges
    The job comes with a daunting list of challenges, requires constant fundraising and is a lightning rod for criticism. And it doesn't pay a salary. Yet plenty of people want to become the next chairman of the Broward Republican Party — a post...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    A schedule of business events in South Florida. This week Tuesday Dec. 16 Gold Coast PR Council awards luncheon, 11:30 a.m., NCCI Holdings Inc., 901 Corporate Circle, Boca Raton. Presenting the annual Bernays Awards. goldcoastprcouncil.com Pricing...
  • Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports

    Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports
    Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was also a former Broward County resident, according to reports. Adnan el-Shukrijumah, 39, who was born in Saudi Arabia...
  • Best bets for Dec. 6

    Best bets for Dec. 6
    Music Colors of Christmas: The stellar lineup features Peabo Bryson, Taylor Dayne, Ruben Studdard and Jennifer Holliday. The four award-winning artists will be singing hits from their individual repertoires as well as songs of the season. 8 p.m....
  • Nominate a local business for innovation

    Nominate a local business for innovation
    You can nominate your business or another for the 2nd Annual Innovation Awards sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Florida Power & Light Co. Nominations are due on Monday. Forms are online at ftlchamber.com/innovation. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been
    It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday. The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...
  • Thanksgiving Day schedule

    Thanksgiving Day schedule
    What to expect in Broward County for the Thanksgiving holiday. Friday, Nov. 28 GOVERNMENT • Federal offices: Open • State offices: Closed • County offices: Closed • Municipal offices: Closed • Health departments,...
  • Junior Achievement president killed

    Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging. Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...