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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 Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges

    Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges
    The job comes with a daunting list of challenges, requires constant fundraising and is a lightning rod for criticism. And it doesn't pay a salary. Yet plenty of people want to become the next chairman of the Broward Republican Party — a post...
  • Professor talks human rights

    Human Rights Day, established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly, was celebrated on Dec. 10 around the world. The Forum spoke with Assistant Professor of Sociology Robert Gallagher, who has been at Broward College for four years. Since the...
  • More than 100 riders saddle up in Davie to honor fallen 16-year-old equestrian

    More than 100 riders saddle up in Davie to honor fallen 16-year-old equestrian
    a clear and sparkling morning, more than 100 riders from South Florida's equestrian community saddled up for a two-mile ride Sunday to celebrate the life of 16-year-old Maria Lucia Rodrigo, who died 10 days ago while riding in nearby Southwest Ranches....
  • Fort Lauderdale caterer wins Broward College's 'Chopped' contest

    Fort Lauderdale caterer wins Broward College's 'Chopped' contest
    Fort Lauderdale-based Standing Ovations Catering is the winner of Broward College's competition based on the TV show "Chopped." Standing Ovations, co-owned by Maria Kramer and Sheron Chin Barnes, has been operating in South Florida for six months....
  • 'I felt like I was crawling into my grave,' crime-spree victim tells judge

    'I felt like I was crawling into my grave,' crime-spree victim tells judge
    After she was abducted at gunpoint, held hostage for hours, taunted and robbed, the Fort Lauderdale woman thought her ordeal was going to end with her death. Her kidnapper eventually ordered her and a male neighbor also being held captive to get into the...
  • Florida products Morse, Latos, Gordon relish chance to play close to home

    Florida products Morse, Latos, Gordon relish chance to play close to home
    MIAMI – The Marlins needed some questions answered before they completed the 'great Florida trifecta,' as General Manager Dan Jennings termed the group. Before heading to San Diego for last week's Winter Meetings, President of Baseball...
  • District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been
    It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday. The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...
  • Thanksgiving Day schedule

    Thanksgiving Day schedule
    What to expect in Broward County for the Thanksgiving holiday. Friday, Nov. 28 GOVERNMENT • Federal offices: Open • State offices: Closed • County offices: Closed • Municipal offices: Closed • Health departments,...
  • Junior Achievement president killed

    Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging. Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...
  • Nominate a local business for innovation

    Nominate a local business for innovation
    You can nominate your business or another for the 2nd Annual Innovation Awards sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Florida Power & Light Co. Nominations are due on Monday. Forms are online at ftlchamber.com/innovation. The...
  • Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports

    Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports
    Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was also a former Broward County resident, according to reports. Adnan el-Shukrijumah, 39, who was born in Saudi Arabia...