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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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  • 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 —...
  • Theater just in time for Halloween

    Theater just in time for Halloween
    Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween. A few performances will extend the frights-in-the-spotlights into November, such as: “Séance,” Nov. 1 at Infinite Abyss in Wilton Manors “Phantom...
  • Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'

    Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'
    Sometimes a news story is so ridiculous that Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert can't help but lead off with it on "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report." Thursday night, they had such a story thanks to Rick Scott, Charlie Crist and a small personal fan....
  • Students getting real-world experience

    Students getting real-world experience
    Students at McFatter Technical High School in Davie are involved in several immersive and collaborative projects. In one, youngsters in the computer programming class are working with Coral Springs High School culinary students to create a healthy...
  • Pines names third Artist in Residence

    Pembroke Pines named Tom De Vita as its new Artist in Residence at Studio 18 in the Pines weeks before he was featured in the gallery's new "Awakenings" exhibit. De Vita is an American figurative realist painter who works primarily in oil, a designer...
  • Broward College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours

     
    Some college students got a sneak peak of what they might look like toward the end of their life if nature, and maybe a few machetes, are unkind to them....
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • Nova receives $6.4 million to serve Hispanics

    Nova receives $6.4 million to serve Hispanics
    Nova Southeastern University has received $6.4 million in grants to encourage Hispanic and other minority students to pursue careers in the high-demand fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The U.S. Department of Education grants will be...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction

    Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction
    Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing. The eight-story hotel will cater to...