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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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  • Authorities investigate bomb threat at Broward College campuses

     
    The Broward Sheriff's Office is looking for the caller who made a bomb threat toward Broward College on Friday night that ultimately proved unfounded....
  • 'Golf Classic' raises funds for college scholarships

    What's happening: Broward College Foundation's Golf Classic Mark your calendar: April 9 at 11 a.m. Where: Fort Lauderdale Country Club, 415 Country Club Circle, Plantation The details: The 28th annual golf tournament will begin with registration and...
  • Netball players reviving the sport in Lauderhill

    At the Lauderhill Sports Complex, a unique sport is becoming a Saturday night attraction for women. Netball is attracting former female players who grew up playing the sport as part of their Caribbean school curriculum. Annette Payne, vice president...
  • Decades-old sexual abuse secrets send Coral Springs man, 77, to prison

    Decades-old sexual abuse secrets send Coral Springs man, 77, to prison
    For most of her 42 years, Adriana Carvo has been haunted by a dark secret that shaped her life. That secret – that she was sexually molested repeatedly from the time she was a toddler until the age of 10 – was an unrelenting weight she...
  • Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools

    Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools
    An unprecedented pilot shortage is looming, and that has enrollment taking off at about 25 local flight schools. About 35,000 pilots are projected to retire within the next six years, the result of captains and first officers facing mandatory retirement...
  • Emergency preparation in Davie

    Emergency preparation in Davie
    Davie recently partnered with the local Red Cross chapter for a fire preparedness initiative at the Everglades Lakes mobile home community. They joined with other volunteers going door to door sharing tips, handing out educational materials, providing...
  • Coral Springs Charter School to be bulldozed, relocated

    Coral Springs Charter School to be bulldozed, relocated
    The city has unveiled the future location of its charter school: The parking lot of an art museum — and the public will get to weigh in on the plan. Officials want the city-owned land of the current location of the Coral Springs Charter School,...
  • Broward College celebrates Black History Month

    Throughout February, Broward College is celebrating Black History Month with several events on its campuses. All events are open to the public. Maya Angelou Tribute Festival, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road,...
  • Business Events: Broward College hosts supplier diversity seminar

    Business Events: Broward College hosts supplier diversity seminar
    A schedule of networking and educational events in South Florida. Feb. 17 Executives' Association of Fort Lauderdale, 6:30 a.m., Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Richard Golod, Invesco, is speaker for the...
  • Broward professor talks climate change, recycling

    Broward professor talks climate change, recycling
    To mark National Renewable Energy Day on Sunday, March 1, The Forum sat down with Dr. Angel Rodriguez, a professor at Broward College's Downtown Center, to discuss issues related to global climate change. Rodriguez teaches environmental science, biology,...
  • 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...