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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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  • Friday: Reds at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

    Reds at Marlins When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the air TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound RHP Mat Latos (2-3, 3.31) vs. RHP Jarred Cosart (9-7, 4.41): A product of Coconut Creek High School and...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Broward College freezes tuition for third year

    Broward College freezes tuition for third year
    A college education may not be cheap but it won't get any more expensive at many schools this year. Broward College's Board of Trustees decided this week to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 school year, following similar moves by Florida Atlantic...
  • Websites, apps help you track and prepare

    When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible. Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations. Forecasts: National Hurricane Center, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...
  • Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie

    Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie
    The organizations that sponsor debates among major candidates in Florida elections have set Oct. 15 as the date for the showdown in the governor’s race. The statewide televised debate will be produced by WFOR-Ch. 4, and broadcast on that station...
  • Estudiantes indocumentados aplauden nueva ley matrícula reducida

    Aunque sólo se espera que unos cientos de estudiantes se matriculen por primera vez en las universidades del sur de Florida como resultado de la nueva legislación que ayuda a los jóvenes indocumentados en el pago de sus matrículas, para ellos es un...
  • Broward College ranks high in Hispanic grads

    Broward College ranks high in Hispanic grads
    Broward College now has national standing – for graduating Hispanic students. The school ranked 16th among the top 20 colleges that handed out diplomas to Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine. That was...
  • Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms

    Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms
    Original post | 4:30 p.m. Updated | 5:06 p.m. With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...
  • Governor debate planned for Davie

    Governor debate planned for Davie
    There's no date, and the participants aren't certain, but a general election debate in the governor's race is almost certain to be held in Davie. That's become the go-to city for statewide televised debates in high-profile Florida elections, but this...
  • Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West

    Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West
    Updated | 11:52 a.m. and 4:55 p.m. Original post | 10:20 a.m. By next spring, readers of political books will be able to bookend their collections, with offerings by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the left and former Congressman Allen...
  • Warnig aims to shake up LaMarca-Keechl race

    Broward County Commission candidate Christopher Warnig says his run for Chip LaMarca's seat doesn't have to be a ''bloodbath.'' Warnig faces former County Commissioner Ken Keechl in the Democratic primary. LaMarca is a Republican who Warnig said...