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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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  • 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...
  • Coral Springs Charter School to be bulldozed, relocated

    Coral Springs Charter School to be bulldozed, relocated
    The city has unveiled the future location of its charter school: The parking lot of an art museum — and the public will get to weigh in on the plan. Officials want the city-owned land of the current location of the Coral Springs Charter School,...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

     
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans....
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...
  • NCAA wrestling champion looks to help underdogs

    Broward College is currently running a speaker series designed to "Educate, Enlighten and Entertain" listeners now through May 20 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Former NCAA wrestler and current motivational speaker Anthony Robles addressed...
  • Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20

    Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20
    When John Austin Ward didn't come home from work as expected Sunday night, his girlfriend drove north on Interstate 95 to look for him. In the southbound lanes just north of Congress Avenue, Melanie Steixner saw police vehicles, Ward's smashed motorcycle...
  • Questions linger after gay marriage legalization

    Questions linger after gay marriage legalization
    The legalization of same-sex marriage in Florida raises a number of related questions. Legal and other experts addressed some of them Tuesday. Who will be legally obligated to participate in same sex ceremonies, and who is exempt? Clergy members of...
  • Broward College resuming Overheard series

    Broward College resuming Overheard series
    Little Potato Hard To Peel The Overheard series, a collection of one-person performances from a new generation of theatrical talent, continues with actor-director David Harrell in a show about his emotional, funny and inspiring story as a man with one...
  • Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip

    Students enjoy Hillel's Birthright trip
    Ten student members of the Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach recently went on a Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) trip. Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach enriches the lives of more than 8,000 Jewish students at Broward College in Davie, Florida...