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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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  • 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...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems

    Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems
    Sorting out winners and losers after election night in Palm Beach County: Winner: Rick Scott. The guy still can't get a majority of Florida votes (48.2% this time, down from 48.9% in 2010), and has the charisma of wall paint, but Scott gets another four...
  • College recycling program making a big difference

    College recycling program making a big difference
    Broward College wants your empty juice pouches, broken printers and pens that have run out of ink — all unrecyclable items that can be used in its Terracycle program. Based at the South Campus in Pembroke Pines, Terracycle collects a laundry...
  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Heart: Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the 70's charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more. 7 p.m. Sunday, Hard Rock Live,...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'

    Broward County arts education celebrated with 'ArtsED Forever!'
    On Nov. 5, students from local schools performed at Broward County's 29th annual “ArtsED Forever!” arts education ceremony. The event took place at Broward Center for the Performing Arts and celebrated the arts community - teachers,...
  • Nova receives $6.4 million to serve Hispanics

    Nova receives $6.4 million to serve Hispanics
    Nova Southeastern University has received $6.4 million in grants to encourage Hispanic and other minority students to pursue careers in the high-demand fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The U.S. Department of Education grants will be...
  • Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events

    Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events
    For some of us, shopping is a pleasure but it also can be work -- and even treacherous -- as illustrated in Elaine Viets' Josie Marcus series. "A Dog Gone Murder," the 11th "Mystery Shopper" novel, features plenty of Viets' trademark humor and a seemingly...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction

    Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction
    Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing. The eight-story hotel will cater to...