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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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  • Friday: Reds at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

    Reds at Marlins When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the air TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound RHP Mat Latos (2-3, 3.31) vs. RHP Jarred Cosart (9-7, 4.41): A product of Coconut Creek High School and...
  • Creek High reinventing school for ninth-grade class

    Coconut Creek High School is reinventing itself. No longer will it be a typical ninth through 12th grade public school. Instead, two new programs are starting this year that are designed to take the school to the next level in education; the Creek...
  • 11 Broward School Board candidates compete

    11 Broward School Board candidates compete
    Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings. The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
  • Davie college hosts annual Moon Fest

    Susan Barnett remembers that fateful July day in 1969, watching in awe on a black and white TV as man took his first steps on the moon. Forty-five years later, the director of the Buehler Planetarium and Observatory at Broward College in Davie...
  • Latos, Reds send Marlins to third straight loss in Cosart's debut

    Latos, Reds send Marlins to third straight loss in Cosart's debut
    MIAMI Tempting as it may be to pin Friday's loss on some post-catcher collision rule replay hangover, the reason is much simpler. Blame the Broward kid. Coconut Creek High School and Broward College product Mat Latos became the fourth straight starter...
  • Chamber to launch Young Entrepreneurs Academy

    The Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy this fall. The academy is a national program that teaches students the process of starting and launching a business or social movement, which they...
  • Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'

    Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'
    A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends. "He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences

    In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences
    Voters will decide on Aug. 26 whether the job, which pays about $142,000 a year, will go to Stacey Schulman, 36, of Cooper City, or Julie Shapiro-Harris, 54, of Tamarac. The two women seeking to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey...
  • De centros técnicos a colleges

    El condado de Broward tiene ahora tres nuevos colleges. Las tres escuelas vocacionales conocidas como los centros de educación técnica Atlantic, McFatter y Sheridan han estado en Broward desde hace décadas. Pero ahora están cambiando sus nombres con la...