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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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  • 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...
  • Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board

    Rick Scott taps former Republican legislative candidate for South Broward Hospital District board
    Updated | 6:25 p.m. Original post | 5:08 p.m. Gov. Rick Scott picked a Republican lawyer to fill a spot on the board of the South Broward Hospital District. The hospital district is the government agency that operates hospitals under the Memorial...
  • 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...
  • 9/11 Memorial Events

    9/11 Memorial Events
    Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon. My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
  • Moliere has sent you a friend request

    Moliere has sent you a friend request
    At the Moliere Theatre Festival: Comedies of Social Relevance, some of the works of the great French playwright will be plucked from the 17th century and plunked down in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. “We decided to do a transposition to take it to a...
  • Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

    Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
    Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
  • Eleanor Sobel, senator, Florida

    Eleanor Sobel, senator, Florida
    Last week: This week we continued to follow the developments in Syria as the U.S. Congress decides whether to approve military strikes. The use of chemical weapons, particularly against innocent civilians is unacceptable. We cannot stand by as...
  • Former UF walk-on Haimovitch takes over as S. Broward boys hoops coach

    Former UF walk-on Haimovitch takes over as S. Broward boys hoops coach
    Former University of Florida walk-on basketball player and Coral Springs graduate Seth Haimovitch has been hired as South Broward’s boys hoops coach. Haimovitch, an attorney at Kopelowitz Ostrow, a business law firm based in South Florida,...
  • About Chip LaMarca

    About Chip LaMarca
    Chip LaMarca is a lifelong resident of Broward’s Fourth District who has earned a reputation for being a citizen’s advocate and a respected voice for the taxpayers that he is honored to represent. Chip is proud to tell his American story...
  • 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...
  • 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...