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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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  • Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi

    Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi
    An organization representing South Florida's Jewish college students, one of the largest Jewish student populations in the country, was missing something important, its leaders decided: a full-time rabbi. They agreed that students need an on-call...
  • Creek High reinventing school for ninth-grade class

    Coconut Creek High School is reinventing itself. No longer will it be a typical ninth through 12th grade public school. Instead, two new programs are starting this year that are designed to take the school to the next level in education; the Creek...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • 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...
  • Learn how to export

    Would you like to sell your products in other countries? Sign up for the free 2014 Export Readiness Seminars by The Office of Economic and Small Business Development, in conjunction with Broward College. The seminars, on Sept. 22, 24 and 26 will be at...
  • Chamber to launch Young Entrepreneurs Academy

    The Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy this fall. The academy is a national program that teaches students the process of starting and launching a business or social movement, which they...
  • 2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar

    2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar
    Southwest Broward County has two new college campuses, but it might be hard to tell them apart. That's because Florida International University and Broward College are both in the same four-story building at 1930 SW 145th Ave. in Miramar. About 1,200...
  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
  • J. David Armstrong, Jr.: All eyes will be on us for gubernatorial debate

    Once again, Florida is thrust into the spotlight as our gubernatorial race plays out on a national stage. Floridians will cast their ballots to decide who will lead the fourth largest state in the nation. As president of the host location of the Oct....
  • Broward College, FIU share new Miramar West Center

    Local residents looking to get a college degree have a new option at the Broward College Miramar West Center, which opened Monday. Broward College and Florida International University are offering programs there catered toward working adults, with 1,...