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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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  • Silver Air and Broward College partner in preferential hiring deal

    Silver Air and Broward College partner in preferential hiring deal
    A new partnership between Silver Airways and Broward College is taking flight. Officials of the regional carrier and educational institution announced Monday a new preferential hiring agreement that aims to fast track student pilots into jobs after...
  • FLIFF 2013 opens with a bang: Anna Paquin as Fort Lauderdale drug smuggler

    FLIFF 2013 opens with a bang: Anna Paquin as Fort Lauderdale drug smuggler
    The opening moment of “Free Ride,” Friday night’s gripping curtain-raiser for the 28th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is quick to introduce the carefully calibrated tension to follow for the next 83 minutes. “...
  • 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...
  • 10 local dance events you shouldn't miss

    10 local dance events you shouldn't miss
    SEAN’S DANCE FACTORY PRESENTS “BIG BANG XVII” What: Local hip-hop choreographer Sean Green and his troupe subtitled this year’s performance “A Decade of Excellence,” since the show commemorates Sean’s Dance...
  • Camp - working

      BROWARD COUNTY (Multiple Locations) BROWARD COLLEGE KIDS AND TEENS SUMMER COLLEGE Multiple locations in Broward County broward.edu/academics/ce/Pages/Kids-and-Teens.aspx 954-201-7800 CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY Multiple locations in Broward County...
  • Con apoyo bipartidista, indocumentados pagarían matrícula de residentes

    Con apoyo bipartidista, indocumentados pagarían matrícula de residentes
    Para muchos estudiantes indocumentados, el Sueño Americano de poder pagar sus estudios al graduarse de la secundaria podría convertirse pronto en una realidad. Por años, los estudiantes indocumentados de Florida han pagado hasta cuatro veces más que sus...
  • Ira Glass: This American Live

    Ira Glass: This American Live
    The difference between Ira Glass' NPR broadcast "This American Life" and his one-man stage show, "Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass," is the presence of a live audience, an intimate setting and an iPad. That's about it. The wry, quizzical...
  • A history lesson, with beer

    A history lesson, with beer
    Lisa Siegel has lived in Fort Lauderdale for 20 years, yet for much of that time, she didn't pay attention to the headquarters of the Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club, located just north of the Broward County Main Library. The building has been there since...
  • 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...
  • Six Pillars group making progess on goals

    In the fall of 2012, Broward County became an official "Six Pillars" community, setting out a growth strategy for the next two decades as the county's population of 1.8 million is expected to grow further. On Friday, Broward leaders reported the...
  • Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta de matrícula estatal para indocumentados en Florida

    Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta de matrícula estatal para indocumentados en Florida
    A punto de graduarse de la secundaria en Boca Ratón y con la mirada puesta en una carrera de ingeniería, Sergio Morales ha decidido matricularse en una universidad pública de Florida. Es la ruta que toman los jóvenes que buscan una forma más económica...