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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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  • 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,&...
  • Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash

    Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash
    A Coral Springs man has been arrested on a DUI manslaughter charge in an August crash that killed his friend, who was trying to stop him from driving impaired, police said. Patricio Arias Verdial, 19, was taken into custody Friday. Along with DUI...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    <b> </b>Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Mini Con provides a creative showcase

    Mini Con provides a creative showcase
    Fans of comics, video games, role playing, cosplaying and more had much to enjoy during the recent Mini Con, staged at a Plantation hotel. Presentations included insight into kimonos, elements of cosplay and character design and storytelling....
  • Best bets for Nov. 22

    Best bets for Nov. 22
    Music Copeland Davis: The acclaimed jazz pianist blends gospel, classical, pop and rock into his improvisations. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Colony Hotel , 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach, $50, thecolonypalmbeach.com. Foghat: Get "Energized" with original...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday After School Program, 5 to 6 p.m. at Lafayette Hart Park, 2851 NW Eighth Road, Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-791-1041. Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055....
  • Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach

    Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach
    UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.  Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats. The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
  • 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...
  • College recycling program making a big difference

    College recycling program making a big difference
    Broward College wants your empty juice pouches, broken printers and pens that have run out of ink — all unrecyclable items that can be used in its Terracycle program. Based at the South Campus in Pembroke Pines, Terracycle collects a laundry...