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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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  • Scott, Crist to debate Oct. 15 at Broward College

    Scott, Crist to debate Oct. 15 at Broward College
    TALLAHASSEE  -- It's official: Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist (presuming he wins the Democratic primary next week) will square off in a debate Oct. 15 at Broward College's main campus in Davie. The one-hour debate starting at 7 p.m. will...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert

     Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert
    Israel made such an impression on Luis Gabriel Diaz that he was inspired to carry its culture with him when he left the Middle Eastern country. Diaz, who trained in musical theater in Israel, is the founder of Day Star Theatre Arts, which makes its...
  • In Lake Worth, a bit of Oktoberfest in August

    In Lake Worth, a bit of Oktoberfest in August
    The role of Miss Oktoberfest demands a big personality, a well-rounded woman who can be Palm Beach County's goodwill ambassador of German culture, and who can, of course, enjoy a good German brau. Cooper City's Jennifer Belter believes she's as well-...
  • Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'

    Girlfriend of slain college student: 'We were ready to make history'
    A full-time student at Broward College, Brandon Jones was working to build the future he dreamed of, said his family and friends. "He wanted to be a mechanic and have his own business," said Verneetra Nelson, his girlfriend. "And we were talking about...
  • The Planner

    This weekTuesday Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, 5 p.m., Marlins' Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami. Chapter meeting/continuing education course/baseball game. Members $60, nonmembers $65. 954-370-0041. Thursday All About Business...
  • 12 mujeres Hispanas que se distinguen en el sur de Florida

    12 mujeres Hispanas que se distinguen en el sur de Florida
    Son madres, empresarias, médicas, filántropas, oficiales de policía, religiosas… con sus propias obligaciones, pero con un común denominador: son mujeres hispanas que se destacan por su compromiso con la sociedad en la que viven y la comunidad a la...
  • Student attends anti-drug coalition's event in Orlando

    Lazaro Monier saw a friend self-destruct as he dropped out of school, seeping further into underage drinking and drug use. Because of that experience, the student at Piper High School in Sunrise decided to take action to help others. The Broward Youth...
  • 11 Broward School Board candidates compete

    11 Broward School Board candidates compete
    Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings. The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
  • Chamber to launch Young Entrepreneurs Academy

    The Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy this fall. The academy is a national program that teaches students the process of starting and launching a business or social movement, which they...
  • Schools receive grant to build local computer-science workforce

    A new $3.5 million grant will help train college students for careers in computer science and engineering,. The Florida Board of Governors announced the program Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The grant recipients — FAU,...
  • Manhunt leads to suspect's surrender in fatal Dania Beach shooting

    Manhunt leads to suspect's surrender in fatal Dania Beach shooting
    After he shot and killed a 19-year-old college student and wounded another man in a botched robbery attempt, Devante Deas cut off his dreadlocks and tried to keep a low profile, detectives said. But Deas lived just doors away from the murder scene in...