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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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  • 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...
  • Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges

    Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges
    The job comes with a daunting list of challenges, requires constant fundraising and is a lightning rod for criticism. And it doesn't pay a salary. Yet plenty of people want to become the next chairman of the Broward Republican Party — a post...
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • Broward College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours

    Broward College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours
    Some college students got a glimpse of what they might see in the mirror during their senior years if nature — or, perhaps, a machete — proves unkind. Just in time for Halloween, students in Broward College's Makeup for Stage and TV class...
  • Pines names third Artist in Residence

    Pembroke Pines named Tom De Vita as its new Artist in Residence at Studio 18 in the Pines weeks before he was featured in the gallery's new "Awakenings" exhibit. De Vita is an American figurative realist painter who works primarily in oil, a designer...
  • Best bets for Nov. 30

    Best bets for Nov. 30
    Music Dave Koz and Friends: The Grammy-nominated saxman returns yet again with his wildly popular annual Christmas concert. Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross and Maysa help audiences celebrate the “Saxophonic” season with a contemporary...
  • Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores

    Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores
    Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. This year, for example, we learned that California's Legislature includes 93 people who seem never to have had sex. They enacted the...
  • Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk

    Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk
    The atmosphere was festive, lots of smiles and lots of posing for the cameras as the procession moved along the Riverwalk and the crowd gathered to watch traditional dancing from Mexico, Bolivia and other countries. Skulls were everywhere —...
  • Thanksgiving Day schedule

    Thanksgiving Day schedule
    What to expect in Broward County for the Thanksgiving holiday. Friday, Nov. 28 GOVERNMENT • Federal offices: Open • State offices: Closed • County offices: Closed • Municipal offices: Closed • Health departments,...
  • Concert to commemorate Kristallnacht anniversary

    Classical musical string quartet Amernet team with Cantor Daniel Gross of Detroit in an evening of Jewish liturgical music to commemorate the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht Nov. 9 at Bailey Hall at the Davie campus of Broward College. "One of the...