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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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  • Delight the senses at 'JA World Uncorked!' Jan. 24

    Delight the senses at 'JA World Uncorked!' Jan. 24
    What’s happening: JA World Uncorked! Mark your calendar: Jan. 24 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Where: Junior Achievement World, Huizenga Center at Broward College, 1130 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek  The details: The fifth annual event will...
  • 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...
  • What's open and closed on Christmas Eve?

    What's open and closed on Christmas Eve?
    What's open and closed in Broward County on Christmas Eve. GOVERNMENT/SCHOOLS: Federal, state and county offices, health departments and centers will be open. Public schools, Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern...
  • Judge courts Pompano middle school students

    Judge courts Pompano middle school students
    A Broward County judge is issuing a strict sentence to a group of eighth graders: make sure you graduate high school and get a diploma. It's a message Judge John Fry plans to repeat all school year. Fry, 48, has partnered with two law classes at Pompano...
  • Local man has soaring prospects

    Local man has soaring prospects
    The last five years have been a long journey for Juan Villalta, but he recently crossed the stage in his cap and gown with an honors degree in aviation mechanics from Broward College. Villalta joined more than 4,100 other graduates for the college's...
  • Finding new uses for shoes

    Finding new uses for shoes
    Shoes are a hot gift item during the holidays. For those who received new shoes, there's a good option on where to get rid of the now-unwanted ones. Broward College is part of Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe program and has collected about 200 pairs in the past six...
  • Local overcomes hurdles en route to her degree

    Simone Wyatt is a single mother of four, a cancer survivor and a recent graduate of Broward College. The Lauderdale Lakes resident recently walked across the stage at the BB&T Center in Sunrise to receive her diploma for an associate's of arts degree in...
  • Scott, Bondi should end fight for discrimination

    Scott, Bondi  should end fight for discrimination
    When Gov. Rick Scott was asked during the gubernatorial debate at Broward College about his support for Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, he insisted, "I clearly don't believe in any discrimination." It's not critical for Scott to flip his position on...
  • Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida

    Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida
    In a parking garage outside his Fort Lauderdale office, Florida's only legal pot smoker lit up a fat joint. For more than 30 years, Irvin Rosenfeld has gotten marijuana from the federal government as part of an experimental program. He just learned a...
  • College opens $18M health sciences center

    College opens $18M health sciences center
    Future health care providers are getting hands-on experience at Broward College's new Health Sciences Simulation Center. Officials recently hosted an opening ceremony for the $18 million, 66,000-square-foot, three-story building at the Davie campus....