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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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Mental Illness (INACTIVE)

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  • The Law That Could Fix Mental Health Care

    In the wake of gun violence such as occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, commissions are organized. Rarely, however, are meaningful reforms proposed. Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy, R-Pa., is a...
  • Colorado school shooting puzzles officials; victim is in coma

    A 17-year-old high school student remained in critical but stable condition Sunday as Colorado officials tried to understand why a fellow student shot her and tried to shoot his debate coach before committing suicide last week. Two days after the...
  • Colorado school shooting: Girl remains in critical condition

    A 17-year-old high school student was battling for her life Sunday as Colorado officials tried to understand why a fellow student shot her and tried to shoot his debate coach last week.  Two days after the incident at Arapahoe High School in Centennial,...
  • Homelessness a growing concern in the suburbs

    Homelessness a growing concern in the suburbs
    Linda Valez's family begged her to come live with them. But the mother of seven repeatedly refused, cheerfully offering relatives a tour of her "home" underneath a stairwell in a Wheaton parking garage. A pile of blankets and a pillow served as her...
  • Murder and psychosis

    Maryland's new Center for Excellence on Early Intervention for Serious Mental Illness holds out the promise that for some people with mental illness — especially psychosis — early intervention may reduce the chance, already small, that they...
  • Chicago conference provides guidance, support for Alzheimer's caregivers

    Here are a few things you may not know about Alzheimer's disease: •Although memory loss is one of the primary indicators of the disease, the problem isn't so much that you misplace your keys but that you may not be able to retrace your steps to...
  • New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills

    New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills
    Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
  • We can find and treat people with mental illness

    In response to a recent article in The Sun on the Maryland Center for Excellence on Early Intervention for Serious Mental Illness, Rene Muller suggests that murder may be an understandable response to overwhelming anxiety and trauma and efforts to treat...
  • Equality for mental illness

    Ask anyone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness or addiction or sought treatment for a family member or friend with such a condition, getting proper medical care can be a huge challenge. Bad enough that those with an illness may themselves...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Sorrow and Joy'

    Sometimes autobiography is best left locked in a drawer rather than developed onscreen, and Nils Malmros' "Sorrow and Joy" is a perfect case in point. Always a helmer who mines his youthful experiences, Malmros maladroitly mirrors his adult self in his...
  • Man, 89, with cancer and mental illness missing

    Man, 89, with cancer and mental illness missing
    Midlothian police officials are asking for the public's help to find an 89-year-old man suffering from cancer and a mental disability who was last seen on Nov. 16. Edwin Stahl was last seen leaving Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn when he was...