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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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  • Missing from campus bookstore: books

    Missing from campus bookstore: books
    Lynn University has removed some merchandise from its campus bookstore -- books. Almost every book needed for the 300 classes offered at the liberal arts university in Boca Raton are available by digital download. So officials decided a traditional book...
  • Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge

    Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge
    In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug. 26, capturing 1,715 more votes than her nearest competitor, Dennis Bailey. But neither candidate came anywhere near the 50...
  • Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats

    Seven compete for two Wilton Manors commission seats
    Voters will have to wade through a crowded field of candidates to fill two commission seats on the Nov. 4 ballot. Incumbents Scott Newton and Ted Galatis are seeking re-election, while former Commissioner Justin Flippen wants to return to the board....
  • Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach

    Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach
    UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.  Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats. The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
  • Dust off your disco ball: '2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala' to be a glitzy affair

    Leadership Broward Foundation Inc. (LBF) will bring back the glitz, glamour, elegance and disco music of famed Studio 54 in New York City during the Salah Foundation's "2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala." Presented by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer...
  • September plant of the month: Firebush is feast for birds, butterflies

    September plant of the month: Firebush is feast for birds, butterflies
    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...
  • Broward College to tackle race and politics

    Are laws different depending on your race? That's the question being posed by Broward College during its program "Coloring the Ballot Box: Are U.S. Laws Colorblind?" The free discussion on race and politics will be 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Judson A....
  • Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana

    Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana
    A gubernatorial debate may be coming to Broward College in a month, but debate season begins in earnest at the school this Tuesday. That's because, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broward College will host a debate on Amendment 2, the medical marijuana...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 N. Fig Tree Lane. Free. Call 954-797-2145. College Application Workshop, 6 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Healthy Eating:...
  • 'Pill mill' lessons can inform marijuana debate

     'Pill mill' lessons  can inform  marijuana debate
      Chances are you didn't attend the medical marijuana debate hosted last week by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel at Broward College's campus in Pembroke Pines. Few people did. Had you been there, you would have heard the questions that surround the push to...
  • Broward College to host free political lectures

    Marijuana isn't the only pre-gubernatorial debate issue at Broward College. Although the medical marijuana debate Tuesday was the marquee event for the college's Pembroke Pines campus, the north campus in Coconut Creek and central campus in Davie will...