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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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  • Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College

     
    You could have called them a group of musical note-ables, these nearly 200 teenagers who united to play jazz on Saturday....
  • Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College

    Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College
    You could have called them a group of musical note-ables, these nearly 200 teenagers who united to play jazz on Saturday. "Think about it, you've got teenagers here, on a Saturday afternoon, listening to jazz!" said Christopher Dorsey, the music...
  • You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight

    You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight
    With clouds and rain blurring the sky, it wasn't easy to see Jupiter on Friday night, when it drew closest to Earth and was on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. But you still can get a great view of the solar system's largest planet on Saturday...
  • Bloomberg's Halperin to talk politics in Broward Series

    Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week. Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...
  • Gala nets almost $1M for hospital

    Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa...
  • Great view of Jupiter Friday evening

    Great view of Jupiter Friday evening
    Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is going to be the star of the skies on Friday evening, starting at 7 p.m. That's when it will draw to its closest point to Earth and also be on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. When all three...
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...
  • Broward College resuming Overheard series

    Broward College resuming Overheard series
    Little Potato Hard To Peel The Overheard series, a collection of one-person performances from a new generation of theatrical talent, continues with actor-director David Harrell in a show about his emotional, funny and inspiring story as a man with one...
  • Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip

    Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip
    Ten student members of the Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach recently went on a Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) trip. Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach enriches the lives of more than 8,000 Jewish students at Broward College in Davie, Florida...
  • People on the Move: Construction firms tap industry veterans in key positions

    People on the Move: Construction firms tap industry veterans in key positions
    Promotions, hring and recognition at South Florida employers. Leadership Bob Starkman, Broward College men's basketball head coach, was selected by The Florida Community College Activities Association for induction into its Hall of Fame. An...
  • College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues

    College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues
    When Florida became the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage on Jan. 6, it meant greater equality for the roughly 50,000 same-sex couples who call Florida home — as determined by California-based research center The Williams Institute through...