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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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  • 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...
  • Common Core hearing today in Davie

    The state Department of Education is hosting its second hearing on Common Core today at Broward College in Davie. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. and will run through 8 p.m. at Bailey Concert Hall. Florida is one of 45 states that adopted the new math...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Civic group hopes to land Charlie Crist-Nan Rich debate in Broward

    Civic group hopes to land Charlie Crist-Nan Rich debate in Broward
    Broward civic leaders want to host a debate between the Democratic candidates for governor, Charlie Crist and Nan Rich. The pitch comes from Mike Colodny, chairman of the Broward Days organization, and J. David Armstrong, president of Broward College....
  • Higher Education Block Party in downtown Fort Lauderdale

    Higher Education Block Party in downtown Fort Lauderdale
    Higher Education Block Party: Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University will remind us of the youthful vigor they bring to downtown Fort Lauderdale by throwing a block party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Las Olas...
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at the Broward Center
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Days before the 50th anniversary of his uncle's tragic trip to Dallas and less than two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan reminded us that our relationship to the planet's environment demands serious discussion, RFK Jr. brings expertise on...
  • Jane Monheit swings into Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

    Jane Monheit swings into Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
    Jane Monheit knows firsthand the life-changing influence that music can have on a young life. As a schoolgirl growing up in the late 1980s on the south shore of Long Island, where the right jeans and the right sneakers were required, Monheit was all...
  • Drinking events during MLK weekend

    Drinking events during MLK weekend
    Take advantage of the long weekend by going to these boozy mass gatherings, listed here from least- to most-expensive. The Fort Lauderdale Bus Loop's first ride of the year is Saturday, Jan. 19. The drinkalong buses take off from Yolo and the Office...
  • 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...