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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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  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday's Bulletin Board
    Thursday Blue Jeans Blues, 8 p.m. at Blue Jeans Lounge, 3320 NE 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale. $5. Call 954-306-6330. Concert on the Corner, 6 to 9 p.m. at Davie Road and Orange Drive in Davie. Free. Call 954-797-1163. Echoes Myron, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at...
  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
  • Joe Biden plans two public events for Charlie Crist

    Joe Biden plans two public events for Charlie Crist
    Vice President Joe Biden is expected at two public events for Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist on Monday. Democratic clubs have started to alert supporters about one of the events, at Omni Auditorium at Broward College, 1000 Coconut Creek...
  • In close governor's race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head

    In close governor's race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head
    The first of three critical hours that could alter the outcome of the Florida governor's race is Friday, when Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist face off. Three televised debates, the only times Florida voters will get to...
  • Greg Barnes: A classical guide to politics and Florida's gubernatorial debate

    Greg Barnes: A classical guide to politics and Florida's gubernatorial debate
    Any debate is an exercise in the art of persuasion. After all, each candidate is only given a very limited amount of time to not only make a good impression on the audience, but also answer questions and voice their opinions on a variety of topics. As...
  • Veteran newsman Alan Cherry dies at 59

    Veteran newsman Alan Cherry dies at 59
    In a career spanning three decades, reporter and editor Alan Cherry chronicled momentous changes throughout Broward County. While earning a reputation for compassion, he never hesitated to tweak the nose of authority. Mr. Cherry died early Monday at...
  • More express buses to head to Miami

    More express buses to head to Miami
    Express bus service between Sunrise and Fort Lauderdale has been a flop, but service to Miami is booming. As a result, Broward County Transit next week plans to cut in half its 595 Express service to Fort Lauderdale and double the number of buses...
  • Missing from campus bookstore: books

    Missing from campus bookstore: books
    Lynn University has removed some merchandise from its campus bookstore -- books. Almost every book needed for the 300 classes offered at the liberal arts university in Boca Raton are available by digital download. So officials decided a traditional book...
  • Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana

    Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana
    A gubernatorial debate may be coming to Broward College in a month, but debate season begins in earnest at the school this Tuesday. That's because, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broward College will host a debate on Amendment 2, the medical marijuana...
  • Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge

    Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge
    In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug. 26, capturing 1,715 more votes than her nearest competitor, Dennis Bailey. But neither candidate came anywhere near the 50...
  • Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats

    Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats
    Voters will have to wade through a crowded field of candidates to fill two commission seats on the Nov. 4 ballot. Incumbents Scott Newton and Ted Galatis are seeking re-election, while former Commissioner Justin Flippen wants to return to the board....