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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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  • 'Back to the Future,' FDR and Divine: A FLIFF 2013 to-do list

    'Back to the Future,' FDR and Divine: A FLIFF 2013 to-do list
    The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival returns this weekend with its seasonal cornucopia of drama, comedies, actor Q&As and street parties, as more than 175 films roll out Friday through Nov. 11 on screens in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise,...
  • Guy Harvey's admiration for tiger sharks expressed

    Guy Harvey's admiration for tiger sharks expressed
    It’s shark day at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival as acclaimed South Florida conservationist and artist Guy Harvey will introduce his new documentary, “Tiger Shark Express,” at a Wednesday-night FLIFF screening on the...
  • Light Up Lauderdale: Here in the nick of time

    Light Up Lauderdale: Here in the nick of time
    Maybe it’s not Clydesdales jingling down a snowy country lane, but paddleboarder friends say there’s nothing quite like a traditional New River cruise past the holiday twinkle of Light Up Lauderdale to get you in the mood. The free community...
  • ART

    ART
    "Second Nature": A half-dozen contemporary artists — Amze Emmons, Gregory Euclide, Charles Kanwischer, David Linneweh, Amanda Smith and Shona Macdonald — probe the history of landscape painting at the Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery's new...
  • Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours

    Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours
    If you're looking for a good-paying job in South Florida — even working part-time — you might consider a career as a dental hygienist. "You don't have to have a bachelor's degree, and you can make $50,000 to $60,000 [annually] working four...
  • Honoree chooses employer as nonprofit to receive grant

    Honoree chooses employer as nonprofit to receive grant
    Who:  Julie Price, vice president of programs for ARC Broward, in Sunrise, was the 2013 recipient of the Jim Moran Foundation Award. With the honor, Price received a $50,000 unrestricted grant for ARC Broward — the nonprofit of her choice, and a...
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Days before the 50th anniversary of his uncle's tragic trip to Dallas and less than two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan reminded us that our relationship to the planet's environment demands serious discussion, RFK Jr. brings expertise on...
  • Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board

    Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board
    Updated | 6:25 p.m. Original post | 5:08 p.m. Gov. Rick Scott picked a Republican lawyer to fill a spot on the board of the South Broward Hospital District. The hospital district is the government agency that operates hospitals under the Memorial...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop

    Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop
      One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.  Committee chair Garrett Richter, R-Naples, had proposed four...
  • La educación se renueva en la era digital

    La educación se renueva en la era digital
    Con la tecnología creciendo cada vez más en el salón de clase — particularmente en el área de estudio en línea— los docentes están adoptando el rol de los medios sociales y lo integran a sus técnicas de enseñanza. Un curso en línea bien...