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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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  • Yacht technicians wanted: Broward College helps meet rising need

    Yacht technicians wanted: Broward College helps meet rising need
    Alec Pooran always liked fixing engines. So after high school, he decided to seek certification and specialize in yachts, rather than cars or trucks. "In auto, there's more of a competition," the 21-year-old Poona said between classes recently. And in...
  • Broward College partners with Strikers soccer

    Broward College partners with Strikers soccer
    Broward College is partnering with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Football Club in its new Innovation Hub, which will be dedicated in part to sports-related startups. Soccer team leaders include part-owner Ronaldo, a Brazilian soccer great who with...
  • Powerful showcase in Davie

    Powerful showcase in Davie
    Virginia Woolf's feminist essay "A Room of One's Own" served as the inspiration behind Broward College's latest exhibition at the Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie. "Making Space: Beyond a Room," which runs through Jan. 21, is a multimedia...
  • Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida

    Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida
    In a parking garage outside his Fort Lauderdale office, Florida's only legal pot smoker lit up a fat joint. For more than 30 years, Irvin Rosenfeld has gotten marijuana from the federal government as part of an experimental program. He just learned a...
  • Business events: Anthony Robles launches Broward College Speaker Series

    Business events: Anthony Robles launches Broward College Speaker Series
    Business events in South Florida. Jan. 20 Your association's legal and accounting questions, 5 p.m., Becker & Poliakoff, 1 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1800, Fort Lauderdale. Informational session and 2015 legal update for community association...
  • New Year's Eve, Day holiday schedules

    New Year's Eve, Day holiday schedules
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || GOVERNMENT || || Federal offices: Open || || State offices: Open || || County offices: Open || || Municipal offices: Municipal offices in Hollywood, Lauderhill and Pompano Beach will be closed; in Pembroke Pines and Wilton...
  • Wrestlers power ahead in prestigious Seahorse Open showcase

    Over four decades, Ron Schulz has spent countless hours promoting and touting wrestling. Although the 66-year-old from Hollywood has retired from teaching in Broward County, he still enjoys being around young competitors. "It's a constructive way for...
  • Delight the senses at 'JA World Uncorked!' Jan. 24

    Delight the senses at 'JA World Uncorked!' Jan. 24
    What’s happening: JA World Uncorked! Mark your calendar: Jan. 24 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Where: Junior Achievement World, Huizenga Center at Broward College, 1130 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek  The details: The fifth annual event will...
  • Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says

    Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says
    A suspected street race of nearly 30 mph over the speed limit has taken a grim toll: A young life lost and plans for a military career put on hold. Investigators suspect a Hyundai was racing a motorcycle when the driver lost control and wrapped his...
  • Weekend preview: Love is all you need

    Weekend preview: Love is all you need
    Veteran South Florida rocker Jim Camacho has a simple reason for performing a benefit for Arnold Abbott’s Love Thy Neighbor organization on Saturday in downtown Fort Lauderdale, a stone’s throw from where Abbott was first arrested for...
  • Broward College launching new film program

     
    There may be soon be a lot more filming going on at Broward College....