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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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  • '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,...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop

    Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop
      One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.  Committee chair Garrett Richter, R-Naples, had proposed four...
  • 11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays

    11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays
    If you are a nut, then you may want to consider leaving town. The holiday season is bringing several “Nutcracker” ballets to South Florida. Here’s a roundup of 11 “Nutcrackers” you shouldn’t miss: BOCA BALLET...
  • Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad

    Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad
    El Cascanueces ("The Nutcracker") es sinónimo con la Navidad, y aquí le presentamos algunas adaptaciones de esta obra clásica el sur de Florida. MIAMI YOUTH BALLET Versión coreografiada por Yanis Pikieris y Marielena Mencia para 100 bailadores...
  • Cada vez más estudiantes en el Broward College rechazan graduarse con deudas

    Cada vez más estudiantes en el Broward College rechazan graduarse con deudas
    Más de 3,000 estudiantes del Broward College han dicho que “no” a los cafés diarios, a las computadoras portátiles y a los préstamos sin subsidio que muchos solían adquirir. En sólo dos años, el número de estudiantes del Broward College que...
  • Broward reality star plans to boost bra size to triple-Q

    Broward reality star plans to boost bra size to triple-Q
    Hollywood mom Lacey Wildd keeps getting bigger. Since appearing on MTV's "True Life" in 2011 and ABC's "20/20" last year for having triple-L size breasts that turn heads wherever she goes, the mother of six has been busier than ever. Both programs...
  • No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show

    No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show
    The title of Harumi Abe's new exhibit, "134 Days and 21 Hours," refers to the "walking" distance (thanks to Google Maps) between her home in Hollywood, shared with her husband and two dogs, and her childhood home in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. If the two...
  • David Armstrong, Jr., president, Broward College

    David Armstrong, Jr., president, Broward College
    Last week: As reported by the Sun Sentinel, for the second straight year no school will be permitted to drop more than one letter grade when the State Department of Education releases its report card on schools. The Florida Board of Education took the...
  • Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago

    Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago
    General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach. Many years ago, he knew he'd be making the race, or at least a race for Congress. Here's an article, "Once-reluctant...
  • Local planetariums see interest in space soar

    Local planetariums see interest in space soar
    "Gravity" is pulling South Floridians into planetariums from Miami to West Palm Beach. The movie, about two astronauts stranded in space, has prompted more visitors to look through telescopes and caused interest in the heavens to soar. "On the...
  • Warnig aims to shake up LaMarca-Keechl race

    Broward County Commission candidate Christopher Warnig says his run for Chip LaMarca's seat doesn't have to be a ''bloodbath.'' Warnig faces former County Commissioner Ken Keechl in the Democratic primary. LaMarca is a Republican who Warnig said...