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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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  • 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....
  • David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College

    David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College
      Q: How many students do you expect this fall? According to our current projections, we are expecting a 2 percent increase in our enrollment this fall. That means we expect to have more than 70,000 students for the 2014-15 academic year. Q: Are...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets

    Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets
    The number of students taking remedial classes at Palm Beach State College has dropped by nearly half in the past year, but that doesn't mean they're suddenly better prepared. A new state law, effective this fall semester, allows students who have...
  • Broward College says ducks had to go but cats can stay

    Broward College says ducks had to go but cats can stay
    Broward College is no place for Muscovy ducks — or the mess they make, college officials say. Hired trappers rounded up dozens of ducks in the past couple weeks that had waddled onto the north campus, said John Dunnuck, vice president of operations...
  • 'Concurrence' exhibit features eclectic mix of artwork

    The artistic visions of North Carolina's Austin Ballard and South Carolina's Kathleen Thum come together in "Concurrence," on display through Oct. 1 at Broward College's Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie. Ballard has five sculptures on display....
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Depression Support Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Dwelling Projects: To Puerto Rico and Back, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort...
  • Pompano Beach man faces murder charge after bloody stabbing of roommate

    Pompano Beach man faces murder charge after bloody stabbing of roommate
    Responding to a disturbance call in an apartment at 3208 Marine Drive, deputies said they were met at the door by a man covered in blood. Inside, under a pile of bloody blankets, they found the man's roommate, stabbed more than 25 times, according to...