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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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  • Yacht technicians wanted: Broward College helps meet rising need

    Yacht technicians wanted: Broward College helps meet rising need
    Alec Pooran always liked fixing engines. So after high school, he decided to seek certification and specialize in yachts, rather than cars or trucks. "In auto, there's more of a competition," the 21-year-old Poona said between classes recently. And in...
  • Broward College partners with Strikers soccer

    Broward College partners with Strikers soccer
    Broward College is partnering with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Football Club in its new Innovation Hub, which will be dedicated in part to sports-related startups. Soccer team leaders include part-owner Ronaldo, a Brazilian soccer great who with...
  • Powerful showcase in Davie

    Powerful showcase in Davie
    Virginia Woolf's feminist essay "A Room of One's Own" served as the inspiration behind Broward College's latest exhibition at the Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie. "Making Space: Beyond a Room," which runs through Jan. 21, is a multimedia...
  • Men of Style event helps charities

    Men of Style event helps charities
    The eighth annual Men of Style Shopping Night at the Galleria at Fort Lauderdale raised almost $60,000 for 11 local charities. The event, which drew almost 900 people to various venues at the shopping center, featured a runway fashion show starring 11...
  • Business events: Anthony Robles launches Broward College Speaker Series

    Business events: Anthony Robles launches Broward College Speaker Series
    Business events in South Florida. Jan. 20 Your association's legal and accounting questions, 5 p.m., Becker & Poliakoff, 1 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1800, Fort Lauderdale. Informational session and 2015 legal update for community association...
  • Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says

    Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says
    A suspected street race of nearly 30 mph over the speed limit has taken a grim toll: A young life lost and plans for a military career put on hold. Investigators suspect a Hyundai was racing a motorcycle when the driver lost control and wrapped his...
  • Should community college be free?

    Should community college be free?
        It sounds too good to be true. Community college free for everyone. That’s President Obama’s idea.  Let everyone just get in free. Somebody will pay the bill. You know who. You. Yep, 75 percent of the money will come from the...
  • Veteran uses military skills in limo business

    Veteran uses military skills in limo business
    Zachary Morgan started Elevation Limousines after attending a workshop last year by Edge4Vets, a Fordham University program that helps veterans transfer their military skills to civilian jobs. When stationed in Iraq, Army Sgt. Zachary Morgan found...
  • Weekend preview: 10,000 bottles of beer on the wall

    Weekend preview: 10,000 bottles of beer on the wall
    If there was any confusion, this weekend’s events should make clear the idea that the Funky Buddha Brewery’s Maple Bacon Coffee Porter is no ordinary libation in the eyes, or on the tongues, of South Florida beer cognoscenti. On Saturday,...
  • Finding new uses for shoes

    Finding new uses for shoes
    Shoes are a hot gift item during the holidays. For those who received new shoes, there's a good option on where to get rid of the now-unwanted ones. Broward College is part of Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe program and has collected about 200 pairs in the past six...
  • Local overcomes hurdles en route to her degree

    Simone Wyatt is a single mother of four, a cancer survivor and a recent graduate of Broward College. The Lauderdale Lakes resident recently walked across the stage at the BB&T Center in Sunrise to receive her diploma for an associate's of arts degree in...