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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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  • Civic group hopes to land Charlie Crist-Nan Rich debate in Broward

    Civic group hopes to land Charlie Crist-Nan Rich debate in Broward
    Broward civic leaders want to host a debate between the Democratic candidates for governor, Charlie Crist and Nan Rich. The pitch comes from Mike Colodny, chairman of the Broward Days organization, and J. David Armstrong, president of Broward College....
  • Cada vez más estudiantes en el Broward College rechazan graduarse con deudas

    Cada vez más estudiantes en el Broward College rechazan graduarse con deudas
    Más de 3,000 estudiantes del Broward College han dicho que “no” a los cafés diarios, a las computadoras portátiles y a los préstamos sin subsidio que muchos solían adquirir. En sólo dos años, el número de estudiantes del Broward College que...
  • 11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays

    11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays
    If you are a nut, then you may want to consider leaving town. The holiday season is bringing several “Nutcracker” ballets to South Florida. Here’s a roundup of 11 “Nutcrackers” you shouldn’t miss: BOCA BALLET...
  • Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad

    Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad
    El Cascanueces ("The Nutcracker") es sinónimo con la Navidad, y aquí le presentamos algunas adaptaciones de esta obra clásica el sur de Florida. MIAMI YOUTH BALLET Versión coreografiada por Yanis Pikieris y Marielena Mencia para 100 bailadores...
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Days before the 50th anniversary of his uncle's tragic trip to Dallas and less than two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan reminded us that our relationship to the planet's environment demands serious discussion, RFK Jr. brings expertise on...
  • Higher Education Block Party in downtown Fort Lauderdale

    Higher Education Block Party in downtown Fort Lauderdale
    Higher Education Block Party: Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University will remind us of the youthful vigor they bring to downtown Fort Lauderdale by throwing a block party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Las Olas...
  • Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West

    Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West
    Updated | 11:52 a.m. and 4:55 p.m. Original post | 10:20 a.m. By next spring, readers of political books will be able to bookend their collections, with offerings by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the left and former Congressman Allen...
  • Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board

    Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board
    Updated | 6:25 p.m. Original post | 5:08 p.m. Gov. Rick Scott picked a Republican lawyer to fill a spot on the board of the South Broward Hospital District. The hospital district is the government agency that operates hospitals under the Memorial...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop

    Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop
      One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.  Committee chair Garrett Richter, R-Naples, had proposed four...
  • About Chip LaMarca

    About Chip LaMarca
    Chip LaMarca is a lifelong resident of Broward’s Fourth District who has earned a reputation for being a citizen’s advocate and a respected voice for the taxpayers that he is honored to represent. Chip is proud to tell his American story...