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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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  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • Weekend Preview: Monster trucks, Dr. Horrible and Barenaked Ladies

    Weekend Preview: Monster trucks, Dr. Horrible and Barenaked Ladies
    Things may not be where you expect to find them this weekend, much like your glasses or your pants. The Wynwood crowd will be doing monster trucks at the BB&T Center, the City-Wide Market tie-dyers will set up in Coral Springs, singles will mingle at...
  • '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...
  • Light Up Lauderdale: Here in the nick of time

    Light Up Lauderdale: Here in the nick of time
    Maybe it’s not Clydesdales jingling down a snowy country lane, but paddleboarder friends say there’s nothing quite like a traditional New River cruise past the holiday twinkle of Light Up Lauderdale to get you in the mood. The free community...
  • ART

    ART
    "Second Nature": A half-dozen contemporary artists — Amze Emmons, Gregory Euclide, Charles Kanwischer, David Linneweh, Amanda Smith and Shona Macdonald — probe the history of landscape painting at the Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery's new...
  • Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours

    Dental hygienist career: Good pay, flexible hours
    If you're looking for a good-paying job in South Florida — even working part-time — you might consider a career as a dental hygienist. "You don't have to have a bachelor's degree, and you can make $50,000 to $60,000 [annually] working four...
  • Honoree chooses employer as nonprofit to receive grant

    Honoree chooses employer as nonprofit to receive grant
    Who:  Julie Price, vice president of programs for ARC Broward, in Sunrise, was the 2013 recipient of the Jim Moran Foundation Award. With the honor, Price received a $50,000 unrestricted grant for ARC Broward — the nonprofit of her choice, and a...
  • Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West

    Book is next chapter for former Congressman Allen West
    Updated | 11:52 a.m. and 4:55 p.m. Original post | 10:20 a.m. By next spring, readers of political books will be able to bookend their collections, with offerings by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the left and former Congressman Allen...