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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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  • Gala nets almost $1M for hospital

    Gala nets almost $1M for hospital
    Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in...
  • Hoping to improve the ocean's health

    Hoping to improve the ocean's health
    Poseidon, Splash, Dory and Krusty Krab will soon sink to the bottom of the Atlantic and eventually be covered in barnacles and brain coral. The artificial reefs were constructed and named by Broward College oceanography students and volunteers as part...
  • 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...
  • NCAA wrestling champion looks to help underdogs

    Broward College is currently running a speaker series designed to "Educate, Enlighten and Entertain" listeners now through May 20 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Former NCAA wrestler and current motivational speaker Anthony Robles addressed...
  • Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20

    Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20
    When John Austin Ward didn't come home from work as expected Sunday night, his girlfriend drove north on Interstate 95 to look for him. In the southbound lanes just north of Congress Avenue, Melanie Steixner saw police vehicles, Ward's smashed motorcycle...
  • You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight

    You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight
    With clouds and rain blurring the sky, it wasn't easy to see Jupiter on Friday night, when it drew closest to Earth and was on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. But you still can get a great view of the solar system's largest planet on Saturday...
  • Bloomberg's Halperin to talk politics in Broward Series

    Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week. Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

     
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans....
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...
  • Broward College resuming Overheard series

    Broward College resuming Overheard series
    Little Potato Hard To Peel The Overheard series, a collection of one-person performances from a new generation of theatrical talent, continues with actor-director David Harrell in a show about his emotional, funny and inspiring story as a man with one...
  • 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,...