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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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  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Broward College ranks high in Hispanic grads

    Broward College ranks high in Hispanic grads
    Broward College now has national standing – for graduating Hispanic students. The school ranked 16th among the top 20 colleges that handed out diplomas to Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine. That was...
  • Broward College freezes tuition for third year

    Broward College freezes tuition for third year
    A college education may not be cheap but it won't get any more expensive at many schools this year. Broward College's Board of Trustees decided this week to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 school year, following similar moves by Florida Atlantic...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • Estudiantes indocumentados aplauden nueva ley matrícula reducida

    Aunque sólo se espera que unos cientos de estudiantes se matriculen por primera vez en las universidades del sur de Florida como resultado de la nueva legislación que ayuda a los jóvenes indocumentados en el pago de sus matrículas, para ellos es un...
  • Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"

    Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"
    “Giselle” is tricky to pull off. You need a large and impeccably trained corps de ballet for the two-act ballet. That may require hiring 16 to 20 dancers, all well-versed in the romantic style. Toward that end, two local dance companies...
  • Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie

    Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie
    The organizations that sponsor debates among major candidates in Florida elections have set Oct. 15 as the date for the showdown in the governor’s race. The statewide televised debate will be produced by WFOR-Ch. 4, and broadcast on that station...
  • Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree

    Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree
    Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.  Her main devotion...
  • Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta de matrícula estatal para indocumentados en Florida

    Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta de matrícula estatal para indocumentados en Florida
    A punto de graduarse de la secundaria en Boca Ratón y con la mirada puesta en una carrera de ingeniería, Sergio Morales ha decidido matricularse en una universidad pública de Florida. Es la ruta que toman los jóvenes que buscan una forma más económica...
  • Websites, apps help you track and prepare

    When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible. Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations. Forecasts: National Hurricane Center, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...