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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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  • Dust off your disco ball: '2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala' to be a glitzy affair

    Leadership Broward Foundation Inc. (LBF) will bring back the glitz, glamour, elegance and disco music of famed Studio 54 in New York City during the Salah Foundation's "2014 Profiles in Leadership Gala." Presented by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer...
  • September: Firebush

    September: Firebush
    It's hot as blazes out, so September's plant of the month is the appropriately named firebush, also known as Hamelia patens. This semi-showy shrub blooms all year long, producing tubular, orange-red flowers beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds as a...
  • 11 Broward School Board candidates compete

    11 Broward School Board candidates compete
    Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings. The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
  • David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College

    David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College
      Q: How many students do you expect this fall? According to our current projections, we are expecting a 2 percent increase in our enrollment this fall. That means we expect to have more than 70,000 students for the 2014-15 academic year. Q: Are...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Arachne's Labyrinth, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6984. Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hospital South, 3600 Washington St., Hollywood. Free. Call 954-791-6318....
  • Broward College to host free political lectures

    Marijuana isn't the only pre-gubernatorial debate issue at Broward College. Although the medical marijuana debate Tuesday was the marquee event for the college's Pembroke Pines campus, the north campus in Coconut Creek and central campus in Davie will...
  • Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana

    Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana
    A gubernatorial debate may be coming to Broward College in a month, but debate season begins in earnest at the school this Tuesday. That's because, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broward College will host a debate on Amendment 2, the medical marijuana...
  • Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge

    Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit Court judge
    In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug. 26, capturing 1,715 more votes than her nearest competitor, Dennis Bailey. But neither candidate came anywhere near the 50...
  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets

    Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets
    The number of students taking remedial classes at Palm Beach State College has dropped by nearly half in the past year, but that doesn't mean they're suddenly better prepared. A new state law, effective this fall semester, allows students who have...