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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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  • 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...
  • Authorities investigate bomb threat at Broward College campuses

     
    The Broward Sheriff's Office is looking for the caller who made a bomb threat toward Broward College on Friday night that ultimately proved unfounded....
  • 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...
  • National Council of Jewish Women organizes sex-trafficking seminars

    National Council of Jewish Women organizes sex-trafficking seminars
    Some Palm Beach County women, deeply moved by the plight of teenagers forced to have sex for money, have organized a speakers' bureau devoted to eliminating sex-trafficking in South Florida. Eighteen members of the National Council of Jewish Women have...
  • People on the Move: Junior Achievement honors Broward College

    People on the Move: Junior Achievement honors Broward College
    Hires, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Broward College President J. David Armstrong Jr.Recently traveled to New York to receive the U.S President's Volunteer Service Award From Junior Achievement USA on behalf of...
  • Business Events: Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly to appear at breakfast

    Business Events: Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly to appear at breakfast
    Networking and educational events in Broward and Palm Beach counties. March 24 Y Inspiration Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Office Depot Global, 6600 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Keynote is Hall of Fame Quarterback and Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly, with...
  • Great view of Jupiter Friday evening

    Great view of Jupiter Friday evening
    Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is going to be the star of the skies on Friday evening, starting at 7 p.m. That's when it will draw to its closest point to Earth and also be on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. When all three...
  • Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip

    Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip
    Ten student members of the Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach recently went on a Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) trip. Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach enriches the lives of more than 8,000 Jewish students at Broward College in Davie, Florida...
  • MLK Day Holiday Schedule

    MLK Day Holiday Schedule
    Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Government/schools: Federal, state, county and municipal government agencies, courts, the stock market and most banks will be closed.  No mail pickup or delivery. Express Mail will be delivered. Post offices are...
  • Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College

    Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College
    You could have called them a group of musical note-ables, these nearly 200 teenagers who united to play jazz on Saturday. "Think about it, you've got teenagers here, on a Saturday afternoon, listening to jazz!" said Christopher Dorsey, the music...