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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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  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
  • Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce

    Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce
    Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest. "We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
  • Congresistas de Florida escuchan testimonios de inmigrantes en Ft. Lauderdale

    Congresistas de Florida escuchan testimonios de inmigrantes en Ft. Lauderdale
    Los legisladores Joe García y Ted Deutch, miembros actuales de la Cámara de Representantes en Washington, se reunieron con la comunidad del sur de Florida esta semana para escuchar testimonios de quienes se verían afectados por una reforma migratoria...
  • Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan

    Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan
    In the long, and often weird, history of political debates, this may have been a first: A gubernatorial debate stalled for six minutes because of a fight over whether one candidate could bring a fan. No, not the cheering kind of fan -- although both...
  • Broward College's Visual Arts and Design Academy opens on Davie campus

    Some creative students are in exclusive company in Davie. After two years of discussion and development, Broward College recently launched its Visual Arts and Design Academy at the Davie campus. The program has a cap of 30 students a year, and only about...
  • Davie college hosts annual Moon Fest

    Susan Barnett remembers that fateful July day in 1969, watching in awe on a black and white TV as man took his first steps on the moon. Forty-five years later, the director of the Buehler Planetarium and Observatory at Broward College in Davie...
  • Bulletin Board

    Monday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8; $5 after 3 p.m. plus $1.50 park entry. Call Classical Music Appreciation, 6 p.m. at Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Library, One Park Ave. East,...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Students getting real-world experience

    Students getting real-world experience
    Students at McFatter Technical High School in Davie are involved in several immersive and collaborative projects. In one, youngsters in the computer programming class are working with Coral Springs High School culinary students to create a healthy...
  • Wrestlers power ahead in prestigious Seahorse Open showcase

    Over four decades, Ron Schulz has spent countless hours promoting and touting wrestling. Although the 66-year-old from Hollywood has retired from teaching in Broward County, he still enjoys being around young competitors. "It's a constructive way for...
  • New Year's Eve, Day holiday schedules

    New Year's Eve, Day holiday schedules
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || GOVERNMENT || || Federal offices: Open || || State offices: Open || || County offices: Open || || Municipal offices: Municipal offices in Hollywood, Lauderhill and Pompano Beach will be closed; in Pembroke Pines and Wilton...