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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 Israel juramenta como nuevo alguacil de Broward | VIDEO

    Scott Israel juramenta como nuevo alguacil de Broward | VIDEO
    Broward tienen oficialmente nuevo alguacil. El auto denominado "hombre bendecido", Scott Israel juramentó el martes como el 16to. Alguacil del condado de broward. Poco después de las 12 p.m., tomó juramento en la oficina de la jueza Ilona Holmes de la...
  • Bob Toski is right at home in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame

    Bob Toski is right at home in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame
    Bob Toski has been honored many times in many ways as a golf professional, a professional golfer and a teacher. In March, he received one of his biggest honors when he was inducted into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame. “There are 27,000...
  • Change of leadership at Pompano Beach Fire Rescue

    Change of leadership at Pompano Beach Fire Rescue
    Pompano Beach Fire Rescue has a new chief: John Jurgle, the former assistant chief who was promoted by City Manager Dennis Beach this week. Jurgle has three decades of firefighting experience and is the department's first graduate from the executive...
  • Free Broward College event helps students learn about financial aid, admissions

    Free Broward College event helps students learn about financial aid, admissions
    Learn about financial aid and how to get into Broward College at a free open house Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus,  3501 SW Davie Rd, Building 1, in Davie. Prospective students can visit the college and get in-...
  • Aspen to announce top community college Tuesday, Broward College in running

    Broward College will find out Tuesday whether it’s the recipient of an award for the nation’s top community college, and the $1 million prize that goes with it. The Aspen Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based education policy group, named...
  • Michelle Obama, Ann Romney plan South Florida campaign stops

    Michelle Obama, Ann Romney plan South Florida campaign stops
    As President Barack Obama does final debate preparations for Monday night’s showdown with Republican Mitt Romney, First Lady Michelle Obama will make a Broward campaign stop.   On Saturday, Ann Romney, wife of the Republican nominee, will appear...
  • Southwest Ranches, Wilton Manors endorsement

    Southwest Ranches, Wilton Manors endorsement
    Jeff Nelson for Mayor of Southwest Ranches Two energetic and qualified candidates are running for mayor in Southwest Ranches. Jeff Nelson, 55, has occupied the position for the last four years. Before that, he served a term on the Town Council....
  • Dem activist energizes early voting crowd

    Dem activist energizes early voting crowd
    brightcove.createExperiences();   While voters waited an hour or two at the West Regional Library in Plantation, they got occasional outbursts of entertainment and encouragement from Democratic activist Jasmin Barnaby. If you looked young, and she...
  • UPDATED: Broward College misses out on top prize

    Broward received the honor of being named one of the nation's top 10 community colleges, but it won't take home the top prize. Santa Barbara City College in California and Walla Walla Community College tied for first place, each receiving $400,000 from...
  • National Signing Day: Area non-football signing list

    National Signing Day: Area non-football signing list
    Lake-Sumter East Ridge: Basketball – Austin Mills, Webber International. Softball – Marissa Conde, Lake-Sumter; Victoria Venezia, Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin, Tenn.) Montverde: Soccer — Alexandre Happi, Clemson;...
  • Fusion of East and West dances

    Fusion of East and West dances
    Dances from different continents – one in Europe, the other in Asia – will meet onstage in Fort Lauderdale as two artists perform flamenco and kathak in what the producer calls a fusion of styles. The show, Sept. 8 at the Broward Center for...
  • Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida

    Job growth remains wobbly in South Florida
    South Florida's job market is still shaky with economists looking at Friday's jobs report to see if the region is still experiencing a wobbly economic rebound from the Great Recession. Broward's unemployment rate rose last month to 8.1 percent from a...