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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

Top Broward College Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Getting jazzy: Students play Essentially Ellington festival at Broward College

    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. "Think about it, you've got teenagers here, on a Saturday afternoon, listening to jazz!" said Christopher Dorsey, the music...
  • You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight

    You still can get great view of Jupiter tonight
    With clouds and rain blurring the sky, it wasn't easy to see Jupiter on Friday night, when it drew closest to Earth and was on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. But you still can get a great view of the solar system's largest planet on Saturday...
  • Bloomberg's Halperin to talk politics in Broward Series

    Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week. Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...
  • Gala nets almost $1M for hospital

    Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa...
  • Great view of Jupiter Friday evening

    Great view of Jupiter Friday evening
    Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is going to be the star of the skies on Friday evening, starting at 7 p.m. That's when it will draw to its closest point to Earth and also be on the opposite side of the sky from the sun. When all three...
  • 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...
  • Emergency preparation in Davie

    Emergency preparation in Davie
    Davie recently partnered with the local Red Cross chapter for a fire preparedness initiative at the Everglades Lakes mobile home community. They joined with other volunteers going door to door sharing tips, handing out educational materials, providing...
  • Hoping to improve the ocean's health

    Hoping to improve the ocean's health
    Poseidon, Splash, Dory and Krusty Krab will soon sink to the bottom of the Atlantic and eventually be covered in barnacles and brain coral. The artificial reefs were constructed and named by Broward College oceanography students and volunteers as part...