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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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  • Free Broward College event helps students learn about financial aid, admissions

    Free Broward College event helps students learn about financial aid, admissions
    Learn about financial aid and how to get into Broward College at a free open house Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus,  3501 SW Davie Rd, Building 1, in Davie. Prospective students can visit the college and get in-...
  • Aspen to announce top community college Tuesday, Broward College in running

    Broward College will find out Tuesday whether it’s the recipient of an award for the nation’s top community college, and the $1 million prize that goes with it. The Aspen Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based education policy group, named...
  • Michelle Obama, Ann Romney plan South Florida campaign stops

    Michelle Obama, Ann Romney plan South Florida campaign stops
    As President Barack Obama does final debate preparations for Monday night’s showdown with Republican Mitt Romney, First Lady Michelle Obama will make a Broward campaign stop.   On Saturday, Ann Romney, wife of the Republican nominee, will appear...
  • Southwest Ranches, Wilton Manors endorsement

    Southwest Ranches, Wilton Manors endorsement
    Jeff Nelson for Mayor of Southwest Ranches Two energetic and qualified candidates are running for mayor in Southwest Ranches. Jeff Nelson, 55, has occupied the position for the last four years. Before that, he served a term on the Town Council....
  • Dem activist energizes early voting crowd

    Dem activist energizes early voting crowd
    brightcove.createExperiences();   While voters waited an hour or two at the West Regional Library in Plantation, they got occasional outbursts of entertainment and encouragement from Democratic activist Jasmin Barnaby. If you looked young, and she...
  • UPDATED: Broward College misses out on top prize

    Broward received the honor of being named one of the nation's top 10 community colleges, but it won't take home the top prize. Santa Barbara City College in California and Walla Walla Community College tied for first place, each receiving $400,000 from...
  • National Signing Day: Area non-football signing list

    National Signing Day: Area non-football signing list
    Lake-Sumter East Ridge: Basketball – Austin Mills, Webber International. Softball – Marissa Conde, Lake-Sumter; Victoria Venezia, Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin, Tenn.) Montverde: Soccer — Alexandre Happi, Clemson;...
  • Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida

    Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida
    South Florida's job market is still shaky with economists looking at Friday's jobs report to see if the region is still experiencing a wobbly economic rebound from the Great Recession. Broward's unemployment rate rose last month to 8.1 percent from a...
  • John Walsh looks at 9-11 in ‘America’s Most Wanted’ season premiere

     
    John Walsh highlights the search for a top terrorist and returns to Ground Zero in the 24th season premiere of “America's Most Wanted.” Adnan G. El Shukrijumah is on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list and suspected of masterminding t...
  • Eric Brody -- A human being, not just a cause

     
    The name Eric Brody has come up a lot in news coverage over the last few years, as his family fights to get a multimillion claims bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The problem is that we've come to know......
  • 14 Florida colleges compete for part of $1 million prize for excellence

     
    Fourteen Florida community and state colleges — including Valencia Community College and Lake-Sumter Community College in Central Florida – have been chosen to compete for the national Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and part of a...
  • Mrs. V.P. to address Broward College grads

     
    Jill Biden, wife of the vice president, will deliver the commencement address to Broward College graduates on Friday. Biden is familiar with community colleges. She has taught English in community colleges for the past 18 years and continues to teach at a...