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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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  • Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools

    Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools
    An unprecedented pilot shortage is looming, and that has enrollment taking off at about 25 local flight schools. About 35,000 pilots are projected to retire within the next six years, the result of captains and first officers facing mandatory retirement...
  • Emergency preparation in Davie

    Emergency preparation in Davie
    Davie recently partnered with the local Red Cross chapter for a fire preparedness initiative at the Everglades Lakes mobile home community. They joined with other volunteers going door to door sharing tips, handing out educational materials, providing...
  • 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...
  • Broward professor talks climate change, recycling

    Broward professor talks climate change, recycling
    To mark National Renewable Energy Day on Sunday, March 1, The Forum sat down with Dr. Angel Rodriguez, a professor at Broward College's Downtown Center, to discuss issues related to global climate change. Rodriguez teaches environmental science, biology,...
  • Elizabeth Smart to talk adversity, recovery, hope

     Elizabeth Smart to talk adversity, recovery, hope
    "Come on, like, I'm not Gandhi," Elizabeth Smart remembers thinking when her father suggested she share her story with others. At 14, Smart was abducted at knifepoint from her bed and subsequently held captive for nine months, during which she was...
  • Michael S. Long

    Michael S. Long
    Age: 53 Family: Married to Linda-Jean Long, two children Education: Associate's degree, Broward College, 1982; bachelor's degree, Florida Atlantic University, 1985 Occupation: Chief development officer, Broward Partnership for the Homeless...
  • Luncheon benefits Sea Cadet program

    Luncheon benefits Sea Cadet program
    Friends of the late community volunteer Oren Lewis recently organized a fundraiser that generated more than $11,000 for the local Sea Cadet program that he was dedicated to. Proceeds from the Oren Lewis Sea Cadet Scholarship Fund luncheon, staged at the...
  • Cat rescued from fire that injures man next door

    Cat rescued from fire that injures man next door
    When Lauderhill firefighters arrived at a two-story apartment building fire Saturday evening, they acted quickly to help bring a wheelchair-bound man down a flight of stairs and to safety. Then they turned their attention to saving two cats. Both...
  • Women's Seder addresses human trafficking

    Women's Seder addresses human trafficking
    On Wednesday, March 25, the Sisterhood and Social Action Committee of Temple Beth El of Boca Raton — a Reform congregation in east Boca Raton — hosted a "Road to Freedom" Women's Seder at the temple's Schaefer Family Campus. The purpose of...
  • Jazz concert slated

    In time for Jazz Appreciation Month, observed in April, the Broward College Jazz Combo and Broward College Jazz Ensemble will perform, with saxophonist Tim Warfield, on April 4, 8 p.m., at Bailey Hall, Bldg. 4, on the college's A. Hugh Adams Central...
  • Business Events: Broward College hosts Entrepreneurial Spirit seminar

    Business Events: Broward College hosts Entrepreneurial Spirit seminar
    March 31 Ignite the Entrepreneurial Spirit, 11 a.m. Broward College, Judson A. Samuels South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Business professionals give their expertise and practical advice on how to use entrepreneurial thinking to succeed...