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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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  • Pines names third Artist in Residence

    Pembroke Pines named Tom De Vita as its new Artist in Residence at Studio 18 in the Pines weeks before he was featured in the gallery's new "Awakenings" exhibit. De Vita is an American figurative realist painter who works primarily in oil, a designer...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk

    Day of the Dead parade takes over Riverwalk
    The atmosphere was festive, lots of smiles and lots of posing for the cameras as the procession moved along the Riverwalk and the crowd gathered to watch traditional dancing from Mexico, Bolivia and other countries. Skulls were everywhere —...
  • 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...
  • Concert to commemorate Kristallnacht anniversary

    Classical musical string quartet Amernet team with Cantor Daniel Gross of Detroit in an evening of Jewish liturgical music to commemorate the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht Nov. 9 at Bailey Hall at the Davie campus of Broward College. "One of the...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems

    Mayo: 'Hope and change' now 'Mope and cringe' for Dems
    Sorting out winners and losers after election night in Palm Beach County: Winner: Rick Scott. The guy still can't get a majority of Florida votes (48.2% this time, down from 48.9% in 2010), and has the charisma of wall paint, but Scott gets another four...
  • 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...
  • College recycling program making a big difference

    College recycling program making a big difference
    Broward College wants your empty juice pouches, broken printers and pens that have run out of ink — all unrecyclable items that can be used in its Terracycle program. Based at the South Campus in Pembroke Pines, Terracycle collects a laundry...
  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Heart: Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the 70's charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more. 7 p.m. Sunday, Hard Rock Live,...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...