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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 College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours

    Broward College teaches how to age 60 years in two hours
    Some college students got a glimpse of what they might see in the mirror during their senior years if nature — or, perhaps, a machete — proves unkind. Just in time for Halloween, students in Broward College's Makeup for Stage and TV class...
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction

    Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction
    Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing. The eight-story hotel will cater to...
  • Controlling duck population is easy

    Regarding the Sept. 13 story, "Broward College says ducks out, but cats can stay": It's a shame that John Dunnuck, vice president of operations for Broward College, has made such an callous decision regarding ducks at the college campus. Roundup-and-...
  • Ready for Florida's gubernatorial debate, election

    All rights come with responsibilities. However, when we speak about our rights as Americans, sometimes we forget that a major part of honoring our privilege is through participation and choosing which candidates will represent us. There is no better...
  • Gary Stein: Here's how Scott can cool off 'Fangate'

     Gary Stein: Here's how Scott can cool off 'Fangate'
    Memo to: Rick Scott RE: A fan-tastic opportunity. Trust me. Dear Guv, You didn't ask for my advice, but if you did, I would first tell you to stay bald and keep looking like Joe Philbin. That attack ad by Charlie Crist that shows you with some...
  • Rosemary Goudreau: Seven minutes of terror as a Fangate panelist

    Rosemary Goudreau: Seven minutes of terror as a Fangate panelist
    As one of the three panelists asking questions at Wednesday's gubernatorial debate, the only rule I knew was that each candidate had one minute to answer each question, with a 30-second rebuttal. That was it. Oh, except if we thought they didn't really...
  • Weekend preview: Boobs? They've got it covered in Hollywood

    Weekend preview: Boobs? They've got it covered in Hollywood
    October is the month for walking pink, walking proud, walking sexy. There are boobs involved, and things can get a little over-the-top, which can create debate about taste and decorum. Take Elsie Johns, for instance. She’s the owner of Melina&...
  • Campus hosts National Coming Out Day event

    Campus hosts National Coming Out Day event
    Dylan Howerton almost cried several times as he recently recalled being the source of three investigations as a bisexual U.S. Marine serving in Afghanistan. "I had a lot of suicidal thoughts," he said. The Hollywood resident's life turned around in...
  • Blocked from debate, Wyllie finds room at the (Holiday) inn

    Blocked from debate, Wyllie finds room at the (Holiday) inn
    Libertarian Adrian Wyllie got shut out from the governor's debate at Broward College on Wednesday, so he went to a Holiday Inn Express instead. Wyllie planned to set up shop in a conference room, a production crew in tow, and answer the same questions...