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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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  • Broward reality star plans to boost bra size to triple-Q

    Broward reality star plans to boost bra size to triple-Q
    Hollywood mom Lacey Wildd keeps getting bigger. Since appearing on MTV's "True Life" in 2011 and ABC's "20/20" last year for having triple-L size breasts that turn heads wherever she goes, the mother of six has been busier than ever. Both programs...
  • Local planetariums see interest in space soar

    Local planetariums see interest in space soar
    "Gravity" is pulling South Floridians into planetariums from Miami to West Palm Beach. The movie, about two astronauts stranded in space, has prompted more visitors to look through telescopes and caused interest in the heavens to soar. "On the...
  • Warnig aims to shake up LaMarca-Keechl race

    Broward County Commission candidate Christopher Warnig says his run for Chip LaMarca's seat doesn't have to be a ''bloodbath.'' Warnig faces former County Commissioner Ken Keechl in the Democratic primary. LaMarca is a Republican who Warnig said...
  • Common Core hearing today in Davie

    The state Department of Education is hosting its second hearing on Common Core today at Broward College in Davie. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. and will run through 8 p.m. at Bailey Concert Hall. Florida is one of 45 states that adopted the new math...
  • Lawmakers handed out $9.6 billion in county-level spending -- a $2 billion spike from last year

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's legislative budget-writers went bombastic this week when a business-backed group suggested that with the help of surplus taxpayer cash they had spread more pork throughout the $74.5 billion state budget. But county-level...
  • Weekend Preview: Monster trucks, Dr. Horrible and Barenaked Ladies

    Weekend Preview: Monster trucks, Dr. Horrible and Barenaked Ladies
    Things may not be where you expect to find them this weekend, much like your glasses or your pants. The Wynwood crowd will be doing monster trucks at the BB&T Center, the City-Wide Market tie-dyers will set up in Coral Springs, singles will mingle at...
  • 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...
  • Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours

    Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours
    If you're looking for a good-paying job in South Florida — even working part-time — you might consider a career as a dental hygienist. "You don't have to have a bachelor's degree, and you can make $50,000 to $60,000 [annually] working four...
  • La educación se renueva en la era digital

    La educación se renueva en la era digital
    Con la tecnología creciendo cada vez más en el salón de clase — particularmente en el área de estudio en línea— los docentes están adoptando el rol de los medios sociales y lo integran a sus técnicas de enseñanza. Un curso en línea bien...
  • Los mitos del aprendizaje por Internet

    Los mitos del aprendizaje por Internet
    ¿Está pensando en tomar algunos cursos por Internet en su universidad local o piensa hacerlo en el salón de clases? Si es así, los maestros dicen que es hora de revaluar sus prioridades porque hay mitos como los siguientes. Las clases online son...