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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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  • 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...
  • Jill Biden tells Broward College students to lift up others, never stop learning

     
    Jill Biden, the vice president's wife, is addressing the graduates at Broward College during their spring commencement. Here's the text of her speech, provided by the White House: Good afternoon, everyone! It’s wonderful to be here in Fort...
  • Polk, Seminole have state’s fastest growing 2-year colleges

     
    Polk and Seminole counties are home to Florida's fastest growing two-year colleges, according to a study by Community College Week. The publication recently released a national ranking of community colleges and state colleges with enrollments of 10,000 or...
  • FCAT scoring system: State Board asks for another panel to consider plan before it votes

     
    UPDATE: The original invitation list for the “reactor panel” included one college president, as we noted Friday. But the final list of panel participants included two college representatives, admissions director for Florida State University...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The 1960s: Swinging Sixties bring Spring Breakers and broken barriers

    The beach loomed strong in the '60s on two very different fronts: desegration and debauchery. But Fort Lauderdale continued to build and expand. It also felt the pull of history and the sting of civic unrest. One unusual, and controversial,...
  • The 1980s: Rowdy students chased away, but well-heeled visitors welcomed

    Spring Break helped define Fort Lauderdale, bringing it national attention as well as profit. But by mid-decade it had overstayed its welcome. It had to be crushed. In 1985, Spring Break's peak year, more than 300,000 students mobbed the beach and what...
  • Palm Beach All-county flag football

    First team Cyntrice Hester Palm Beach Gardens junior Pos.: Pass rusher Comment: Had county-leading 57 sacks and 17 flag pulls in leading Gators to state semifinals. Alicia Hines Dwyer senior Pos.: RB/WR/S Comment: First-year player recorded 1,...
  • After Care and Camps

    ADVENTURE BAY Child care and summer camp solutions for preschoolers and grade schoolers www.adventurebayelc.com Pembroke Pines 954-441-4488 Plantation 954-472-3552 br> ADVENTURE BAY An accredited preschool, Afterschool and Summer Camp Where children...
  • 6 ways to beat the rising cost of college in Florida and elsewhere

    6 ways to beat the rising cost of college in Florida and elsewhere
    Tuition at public universities in Florida is jumping 15 percent in August. Costs have already skyrocketed throughout the nation in the last five years, with many students now paying thousands of dollars more a year for tuition, fees and room and board....
  • All-county girls soccer: First team Class 5A-4A

    First teamAlexa Arraste West Broward senior Pos.: Midfielder Comment: She was a terror to defend on the flanks for West Broward. She'll try to prove that she's equally difficult to mark at Florida International. Sarah Guensler St. Thomas Aquinas...