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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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  • 'Guns in school' bills move ahead despite protests

    'Guns in school' bills move ahead despite protests
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers are shooting for looser restrictions on firearms – and so far, their bills are finding favor in the capital despite opposition from campus groups. A shooting at Florida State University in November prompted...
  • 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....
  • Broward College celebrates Black History Month

    Throughout February, Broward College is celebrating Black History Month with several events on its campuses. All events are open to the public. Maya Angelou Tribute Festival, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road,...
  • Michael S. Long

    Michael S. Long
    Age: 53 Family: Married to Linda-Jean Long, two children Education: Associate's degree, Broward College, 1982; bachelor's degree, Florida Atlantic University, 1985 Occupation: Chief development officer, Broward Partnership for the Homeless...
  • People on the Move: Construction firms tap industry veterans in key positions

    People on the Move: Construction firms tap industry veterans in key positions
    Promotions, hring and recognition at South Florida employers. Leadership Bob Starkman, Broward College men's basketball head coach, was selected by The Florida Community College Activities Association for induction into its Hall of Fame. An...
  • Business Events: Broward College hosts supplier diversity seminar

    Business Events: Broward College hosts supplier diversity seminar
    A schedule of networking and educational events in South Florida. Feb. 17 Executives' Association of Fort Lauderdale, 6:30 a.m., Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Richard Golod, Invesco, is speaker for the...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Netball players reviving the sport in Lauderhill

    At the Lauderhill Sports Complex, a unique sport is becoming a Saturday night attraction for women. Netball is attracting former female players who grew up playing the sport as part of their Caribbean school curriculum. Annette Payne, vice president...
  • Decades-old sexual abuse secrets send Coral Springs man, 77, to prison

    Decades-old sexual abuse secrets send Coral Springs man, 77, to prison
    For most of her 42 years, Adriana Carvo has been haunted by a dark secret that shaped her life. That secret – that she was sexually molested repeatedly from the time she was a toddler until the age of 10 – was an unrelenting weight she...
  • Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools

    Looming pilot shortage boosts South Florida flight schools
    An unprecedented pilot shortage is looming, and that has enrollment taking off at about 25 local flight schools. About 35,000 pilots are projected to retire within the next six years, the result of captains and first officers facing mandatory retirement...