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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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  • 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...
  • Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'

    Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'
    Sometimes a news story is so ridiculous that Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert can't help but lead off with it on "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report." Thursday night, they had such a story thanks to Rick Scott, Charlie Crist and a small personal fan....
  • Organizaciones exhortan a latinos a salir a votar

    Organizaciones exhortan a latinos a salir a votar
    El día de elecciones está a la vuelta de la esquina, y mientras los comandos de campaña de ambos partidos alistan sus municiones para asegurar el voto latino, muchas organizaciones hacen lo mismo pero para que los hispanos demuestren finalmente su poder...
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • September: Firebush

    September: Firebush
    It's hot as blazes out, so September's plant of the month is the appropriately named firebush, also known as Hamelia patens. This semi-showy shrub blooms all year long, producing tubular, orange-red flowers beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds as a...
  • Theater just in time for Halloween

    Theater just in time for Halloween
    Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween. A few performances will extend the frights-in-the-spotlights into November, such as: “Séance,” Nov. 1 at Infinite Abyss in Wilton Manors “Phantom...
  • 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...
  • Learn how to export

    Would you like to sell your products in other countries? Sign up for the free 2014 Export Readiness Seminars by The Office of Economic and Small Business Development, in conjunction with Broward College. The seminars, on Sept. 22, 24 and 26 will be at...
  • Controlling duck population is easy

    Regarding the Sept. 13 story, "Broward College says ducks out, but cats can stay": It's a shame that John Dunnuck, vice president of operations for Broward College, has made such an callous decision regarding ducks at the college campus. Roundup-and-...
  • Gary Stein: Here's how Scott can cool off 'Fangate'

     Gary Stein: Here's how Scott can cool off 'Fangate'
    Memo to: Rick Scott RE: A fan-tastic opportunity. Trust me. Dear Guv, You didn't ask for my advice, but if you did, I would first tell you to stay bald and keep looking like Joe Philbin. That attack ad by Charlie Crist that shows you with some...