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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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  • Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems

    Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems
    Sorting out winners and losers after election night in Palm Beach County: Winner: Rick Scott. The guy still can't get a majority of Florida votes (48.2% this time, down from 48.9% in 2010), and has the charisma of wall paint, but Scott gets another four...
  • 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...
  • Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'

    Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'
    On Nov. 5, students from local schools performed at Broward County's 29th annual “ArtsED Forever!” arts education ceremony. The event took place at Broward Center for the Performing Arts and celebrated the arts community - teachers,...
  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Storm Riders: Doors tribute band performs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Hollywood Beach Theater, 100 Johnson St., free, visithollywoodfl.org. Janai Brugger: The award-winning lyric soprano will sing selections from “La Boheme,” “Rusalka,&...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...
  • Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues

    Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues
    Floridians want stricter gun laws. They don't want to pay sales tax on Internet purchases. And they don't want additional help going to immigrants who aren't in the country legally. Results of a large statewide survey on a range of issues released...
  • Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events

    Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events
    For some of us, shopping is a pleasure but it also can be work -- and even treacherous -- as illustrated in Elaine Viets' Josie Marcus series. "A Dog Gone Murder," the 11th "Mystery Shopper" novel, features plenty of Viets' trademark humor and a seemingly...
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • Concert to commemorate Kristallnacht anniversary

    Classical musical string quartet Amernet team with Cantor Daniel Gross of Detroit in an evening of Jewish liturgical music to commemorate the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht Nov. 9 at Bailey Hall at the Davie campus of Broward College. "One of the...
  • Organizaciones exhortan a latinos a salir a votar

    Organizaciones exhortan a latinos a salir a votar
    El día de elecciones está a la vuelta de la esquina, y mientras los comandos de campaña de ambos partidos alistan sus municiones para asegurar el voto latino, muchas organizaciones hacen lo mismo pero para que los hispanos demuestren finalmente su poder...
  • Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk

    Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk
    The atmosphere was festive, lots of smiles and lots of posing for the cameras as the procession moved along the Riverwalk and the crowd gathered to watch traditional dancing from Mexico, Bolivia and other countries. Skulls were everywhere —...