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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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  • Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie

    Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie
    The organizations that sponsor debates among major candidates in Florida elections have set Oct. 15 as the date for the showdown in the governor’s race. The statewide televised debate will be produced by WFOR-Ch. 4, and broadcast on that station...
  • Camp - working

      BROWARD COUNTY (Multiple Locations) BROWARD COLLEGE KIDS AND TEENS SUMMER COLLEGE Multiple locations in Broward County broward.edu/academics/ce/Pages/Kids-and-Teens.aspx 954-201-7800 CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY Multiple locations in Broward County...
  • Ira Glass: This American Live

    Ira Glass: This American Live
    The difference between Ira Glass' NPR broadcast "This American Life" and his one-man stage show, "Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass," is the presence of a live audience, an intimate setting and an iPad. That's about it. The wry, quizzical...
  • A history lesson, with beer

    A history lesson, with beer
    Lisa Siegel has lived in Fort Lauderdale for 20 years, yet for much of that time, she didn't pay attention to the headquarters of the Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club, located just north of the Broward County Main Library. The building has been there since...
  • Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms

    Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms
    Original post | 4:30 p.m. Updated | 5:06 p.m. With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...
  • Six Pillars group making progess on goals

    In the fall of 2012, Broward County became an official "Six Pillars" community, setting out a growth strategy for the next two decades as the county's population of 1.8 million is expected to grow further. On Friday, Broward leaders reported the...
  • Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"

    Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"
    “Giselle” is tricky to pull off. You need a large and impeccably trained corps de ballet for the two-act ballet. That may require hiring 16 to 20 dancers, all well-versed in the romantic style. Toward that end, two local dance companies...
  • Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree

    Volunteering is a full-time job for local retiree
    Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.  Her main devotion...
  • Common Core: More hearings, no appendices, calling it by name

    Common Core: More hearings, no appendices, calling it by name
    Florida will host its second public hearing on Common Core this evening in Broward County. Last night's in Tampa went more than four hours and drew hundreds of impassioned speakers. In related Common Core news, the State Board of Education yesterday...
  • FLIFF 2013 opens with a bang: Anna Paquin as Fort Lauderdale drug smuggler

    FLIFF 2013 opens with a bang: Anna Paquin as Fort Lauderdale drug smuggler
    The opening moment of “Free Ride,” Friday night’s gripping curtain-raiser for the 28th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is quick to introduce the carefully calibrated tension to follow for the next 83 minutes. “...
  • 'Back to the Future,' FDR and Divine: A FLIFF 2013 to-do list

    'Back to the Future,' FDR and Divine: A FLIFF 2013 to-do list
    The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival returns this weekend with its seasonal cornucopia of drama, comedies, actor Q&As and street parties, as more than 175 films roll out Friday through Nov. 11 on screens in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise,...
  • Guy Harvey's admiration for tiger sharks expressed

    Guy Harvey's admiration for tiger sharks expressed
    It’s shark day at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival as acclaimed South Florida conservationist and artist Guy Harvey will introduce his new documentary, “Tiger Shark Express,” at a Wednesday-night FLIFF screening on the...