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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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  • Judge courts Pompano middle school students

    Judge courts Pompano middle school students
    A Broward County judge is issuing a strict sentence to a group of eighth graders: make sure you graduate high school and get a diploma. It's a message Judge John Fry plans to repeat all school year. Fry, 48, has partnered with two law classes at Pompano...
  • Local man has soaring prospects

    Local man has soaring prospects
    The last five years have been a long journey for Juan Villalta, but he recently crossed the stage in his cap and gown with an honors degree in aviation mechanics from Broward College. Villalta joined more than 4,100 other graduates for the college's...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60

    Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60
    Melissa "Missy" Aiello spent most of her life teaching grade schoolers about income and expenses and how to run a business. As the CEO and president of Junior Achievement of South Florida, she treated the students like they were adults. "She was on...
  • District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been
    It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday. The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...
  • Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive

    Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive
    Who: Carlos A. Parra, 34, of Pembroke Pines, is director of student lifeat Broward College's southcampus. He was recently selected as Broward College's Supplier Relations and Diversity's October/November 2014 Employee of the Month. Para's workplace is the...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    A list of business events in South Florida. This week Dec. 2 Serving on your condo board, 9:30 a.m., 2901 SW 149th Ave., Suite 140, Miramar. Presented by Becker & Poliakoff. Free. 954-985-4119 Dec. 3 Is a 'No Pet' Building a Thing of the Past?...
  • Nominate a local business for innovation

    Nominate a local business for innovation
    You can nominate your business or another for the 2nd Annual Innovation Awards sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Florida Power & Light Co. Nominations are due on Monday. Forms are online at ftlchamber.com/innovation. The...
  • Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports

    Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports
    Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was also a former Broward County resident, according to reports. Adnan el-Shukrijumah, 39, who was born in Saudi Arabia...
  • College opens $18M health sciences center

    College opens $18M health sciences center
    Future health care providers are getting hands-on experience at Broward College's new Health Sciences Simulation Center. Officials recently hosted an opening ceremony for the $18 million, 66,000-square-foot, three-story building at the Davie campus....
  • Students getting real-world experience

    Students getting real-world experience
    Students at McFatter Technical High School in Davie are involved in several immersive and collaborative projects. In one, youngsters in the computer programming class are working with Coral Springs High School culinary students to create a healthy...