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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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  • Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive

    Career Spotlight: Motivating students makes the workplace his place to thrive
    Who: Carlos A. Parra, 34, of Pembroke Pines, is director of student lifeat Broward College's southcampus. He was recently selected as Broward College's Supplier Relations and Diversity's October/November 2014 Employee of the Month. Para's workplace is the...
  • Mini Con provides a creative showcase

    Mini Con provides a creative showcase
    Fans of comics, video games, role playing, cosplaying and more had much to enjoy during the recent Mini Con, staged at a Plantation hotel. Presentations included insight into kimonos, elements of cosplay and character design and storytelling....
  • Best bets for Nov. 22

    Best bets for Nov. 22
    Music Copeland Davis: The acclaimed jazz pianist blends gospel, classical, pop and rock into his improvisations. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Colony Hotel , 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach, $50, thecolonypalmbeach.com. Foghat: Get "Energized" with original...
  • Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash

    Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash
    A Coral Springs man has been arrested on a DUI manslaughter charge in an August crash that killed his friend, who was trying to stop him from driving impaired, police said. Patricio Arias Verdial, 19, was taken into custody Friday. Along with DUI...
  • Broward College Speaker Series hosts five big names

    Broward College Speaker Series hosts five big names
    What do Salt Lake City kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart, ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Mark Halperin, college wrestling champ Anthony Robles and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin have in common?...
  • Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60

    Melissa Aiello, CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, dies at 60
    Melissa "Missy" Aiello spent most of her life teaching grade schoolers about income and expenses and how to run a business. As the CEO and president of Junior Achievement of South Florida, she treated the students like they were adults. "She was on...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Bricks and Books, 4 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Arachne's Labyrinth, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6984. Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hospital South, 3600 Washington St., Hollywood. Free. Call 954-791-6318....
  • Best bets for Nov. 30

    Best bets for Nov. 30
    Music Dave Koz and Friends: The Grammy-nominated saxman returns yet again with his wildly popular annual Christmas concert. Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross and Maysa help audiences celebrate the “Saxophonic” season with a contemporary...
  • Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores

    Thanks for the laughs, from group sex to fruit s'mores
    Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. This year, for example, we learned that California's Legislature includes 93 people who seem never to have had sex. They enacted the...
  • Thanksgiving Day schedule

    Thanksgiving Day schedule
    What to expect in Broward County for the Thanksgiving holiday. Friday, Nov. 28 GOVERNMENT • Federal offices: Open • State offices: Closed • County offices: Closed • Municipal offices: Closed • Health departments,...