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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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  • Jane Monheit swings into Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

    Jane Monheit swings into Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
    Jane Monheit knows firsthand the life-changing influence that music can have on a young life. As a schoolgirl growing up in the late 1980s on the south shore of Long Island, where the right jeans and the right sneakers were required, Monheit was all...
  • Drinking events during MLK weekend

    Drinking events during MLK weekend
    Take advantage of the long weekend by going to these boozy mass gatherings, listed here from least- to most-expensive. The Fort Lauderdale Bus Loop's first ride of the year is Saturday, Jan. 19. The drinkalong buses take off from Yolo and the Office...
  • David Armstrong, Jr., president, Broward College

    David Armstrong, Jr., president, Broward College
    Last week: As reported by the Sun Sentinel, for the second straight year no school will be permitted to drop more than one letter grade when the State Department of Education releases its report card on schools. The Florida Board of Education took the...
  • Valencia, other Florida colleges receive grant to train workers for manufacturing jobs

     
    A consortium of Florida community colleges that includes Orlando's Valencia College has received a $15 million federal grant to develop programs to train workers for the state's high-tech manufacturing industry. Valencia will get $683,412 to create a...
  • No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show

    No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show
    The title of Harumi Abe's new exhibit, "134 Days and 21 Hours," refers to the "walking" distance (thanks to Google Maps) between her home in Hollywood, shared with her husband and two dogs, and her childhood home in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. If the two...
  • 5 ways to cut or lower the amount of student loans

    5 ways to cut or lower the amount of student loans
    South Floridians have been trying to lower their student loan balances and experts say students can lower what they need to borrow with some advance planning. In May, those with student loans in Miami-Dade and Broward counties had lowered their...
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  • Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida

    Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida
    South Florida's job market is still shaky with economists looking at Friday's jobs report to see if the region is still experiencing a wobbly economic rebound from the Great Recession. Broward's unemployment rate rose last month to 8.1 percent from a...
  • Keeper of the church's gate

    Keeper of the church's gate
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Very Rev. Chanel Jeanty, vicar general and chancellor for canonical affairs for the Archdiocese of Miami. Q: How is a vicar general's job different from...
  • Broward College ofrece ahora grado en manufactura

    Broward College ofrece ahora grado en manufactura
    Broward College está ofreciendo un nuevo título asociado en ciencias, en manufactura, así como dos nuevos programas de certificado sin créditos para quienes ya están en ese campo. Las operaciones de manufactura en el sur de Florida requieren ahora...
  • Arrestan a padres que dejaron su bebé solo en una habitación del Hard Rock casino para ir a comer y tomar

    Arrestan a padres que dejaron su bebé solo en una habitación del Hard Rock casino para ir a comer y tomar
    Los padres de un bebé de 20 meses fueron arrestados luego de supuestamente haber dejado al niño solo en una habitación del Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, mientras ambos fueron a comer y tomar. Natalie Fouche, de 30 años, de Miami, y Albert Thomas...