2019 Archive

December

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City of Pompano Beach is Newest Broward UP Partner

With just over a year since its launch, Broward UPTM has continued its expansion into local communities, with the City of Pompano Beach becoming...

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“Best Decision I’ve Made” – Youngest Broward College Graduates Share Their Experience

The recent commencement ceremony celebrated over 1330 students who completed their bachelor’s and associate degrees. Among them were two...

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Broward College Celebrates Student Achievements at Fall 2019 Commencement

Broward College hosted its 91st commencement ceremony on Wednesday, December 11, at the Hard Rock Live, the entertainment venue adjacent to...

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Broward College is Home Away from Home for Homeless Graduate

Broward College is Home Away from Home for Homeless Graduate.

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Broward College is Home Away from Home for Homeless Graduate

On more nights than he’d like to remember, Deyonn Daniels waited for the building lights to dim, signaling an end to another day of classes...

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Married Couple Walking Down Aisle Again to Receive Degrees at Broward College Graduation

Once word got around that he knew some things about Broward College that the other students didn’t, Larry Jones developed a reputation as the...

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Never Too Late to Learn: 81-Year-Old Earns Bachelor’s Degree Broward College

After four decades spent in the electrical engineering industry, retirement wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be for Roberto Viana, an...

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A Whole New World: From Tanzania to Broward College, Student Overcomes Life’s Challenges

If it had a plug or ran on batteries, little Mishal Mohammad Raza wasn’t about to let it collect dust. Curiosity powered the 11-year-old to...

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Like Mother, Like Son – Maria and George Will Celebrate Achievement Together

Doing her best to set a good example for her sons is something that Maria Ennis has done since her son George Aponte, was born. For most of...

November

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Broward College Awarded $200,000 Grant from Bank of America to Expand Broward UP

Residents across Broward County will have access to more postsecondary classes and training offered through Broward UP. Thanks to a $200,000 grant...

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Broward College Awards $120,000 for 29 MLK Day of Service Projects

Community service projects ranging from education to children's services will benefit from more than $120,000 in grants made possible through...

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City of Tamarac Partners with Broward College

Residents and employees in the City of Tamarac now have access to new ways of furthering their education and career, thanks to a Memorandum of...

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Student-Parents at Broward College to Receive Free Childcare Through $1.5 Million Department of Education Grant

Student-parents at Broward College can now receive additional support to continue their education without having to worry about the spiraling cost...

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Aspen Institute Names Broward College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Broward College as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million...

September

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First Marine Dual Enrollment Program for High School Students Gets Underway at Broward College

The program designed to meet industry demand will see South Broward High School students taking classes at Broward College over the next three...

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Broward College to Kick-Off 2019-2020 Open Forum Debate Series with Reception

Broward College will kick-off its 2019-2020 Village Square season, a series of non-partisan discussions featuring community leaders with a...

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Broward College Ranked in 2020 Best Colleges Survey by U.S. News and World Report

The U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, has again named Broward College as one of the top regional colleges...

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Broward College Receives Commitment from Motwani Family to Establish Named Hospitality and Tourism Academy

Broward College and its Foundation last night announced a significant commitment from Ramola, Nitin and Dev Motwani to create an endowment to...

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Broward College to Award $120,000 to Community Organizations Participating in 2020 MLK Day of Service

pplications are now open for community organizations to receive funding for the 2020 MLK Day of Service, an initiative that will see $120,000...

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Broward College Offers In-State Tuition and Enrollment Waivers to Displaced Students from the Bahamas

Broward College has taken immediate action to implement the measures announced by the Florida Department of Education yesterday to expedite the...

August

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After Fleeing Crisis, Broward College Student’s Path is Written in Stars

At the other end of the phone, a muffled voice told him they knew where and when she would get off the school bus. Pedro Villegas feared for his...

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Broward College Partners with Lyft to Improve Transportation Options for Students

Lack of transportation between campuses has been a long-time challenge for Broward College students. Now, Broward College students who take classes...

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Broward County Housing Authority Joins Broward College in Expanding Postsecondary Education Opportunities to Local Residents

Earlier today, Broward College officially signed an agreement with the Broward County Housing Authority (BCHA), one of the County's leading...

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Broward College Announces Two Key Senior Leadership Appointments

Two senior members of the Broward College Leadership Team have been appointed to new positions as part of the College's strategic approach to...

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Broward College Introduces Arizona State University Transfer Option for Students

Graduates of Broward College now have a unique opportunity to pursue a bachelor's degree at Arizona State University (ASU). Through the...

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Broward College Partners with Wyncode to Enhance Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Curriculum

In another move to strengthen its information technology programs and offer the most advanced training, Broward College has teamed up with Wyncode,...

July

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Broward UP to Tap into ‘Unlimited Potential’ of City of Hollywood Residents

The City of Hollywood recently signed on as the latest municipal partner of Broward UP, a community-centric approach developed by Broward College...

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The City of Lauderdale Lakes Becomes the Third Municipal Partner to Sign on to Broward UP

The City of Lauderdale Lakes is now an official partner of Broward UP. The community-centric approach developed by Broward College aims to raise...

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Broward College President Named Chair-Elect of Leadership Florida

Broward College President Gregory Adam Haile, Esq. was selected to serve as chair-elect of Leadership Florida for the 2019-2020 term. Haile, who is...

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Broward College Unveils Partnership with Virgin Trains USA

Broward College Unveils Partnership with Virgin Trains USA

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Broward College Student Sets Sights on Repairing Aviation Mechanic Shortage

When he was just a kid growing up in Nigeria, Davidson Nzekwe-Daniel would build model airplanes out of paper, cardboard, and tape and power the...

June

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Broward UP™ Builds Momentum with Another Municipal MOU with City West Park

Broward UP™ Builds Momentum with Another Municipal MOU with City West Park

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Broward College Partners with BizHack to Offer Online Advertising Bootcamp for Local Organizations

Broward College's Innovation Hub is teaming up with South Florida's own BizHack Academy to host a "Launch Your First Facebook...

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Partnership with Broward UP™ is Just Like Old Times for Lauderhill Mayor

Partnership with Broward UP™ is Just Like Old Times for Lauderhill Mayor

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Broward College Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Meet Local Demand for STEM Teachers

Broward College is the recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's prestigious Teacher Quality Partnership grant, which will provide the...

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Get Hired! Broward UP™ Partners with Urban League to Support Displaced Workers

Get Hired! Broward UP™ Partners with Urban League to Support Displaced Workers

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Broward College Ranks No. 1 in Industry Certifications for 2018-19 Academic Year

As high-quality workforce credentials become increasingly critical for driving the economy and fostering better employment outcomes for Florida...

May

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City of Lauderhill Partners with Broward College to Provide Residents with Access to Higher Education through Broward UP

Broward College has teamed up with the City of Lauderhill to bring postsecondary education opportunities to its residents and employees. This is...

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Commencement Recap May 2019

Broward College hosted its 90th commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at the BB&T Center. In total, there were 1,360 graduates recognized,...

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Broward College Celebrates Student Achievements at Spring 2019 Commencement

Broward College hosted its 90th commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at the BB&T Center. In total, there were 1,360 graduates recognized,...

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Broward College and Magic Leap Partner to Impact Students and Faculty via the World of Spatial Computing

Broward College is teaming up with Magic Leap, the leader in spatial computing technology, to launch one of the first spatial computing degree...

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Broward College Offers Continued Education Training for Faculty and Staff

Broward College is consistently ranked for its outstanding performance when it comes to student success. To provide such high-quality education,...

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When Everyone Turned Aside, DACA Student Turned to Broward College

While awaiting a change to his undocumented immigration status, Christian Del Valle’s college plans remained in limbo. All that was given was...

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Through thick and thin – Mother and daughter work together towards completing their degrees

Nothing is impossible when a mother and daughter set a goal and join forces to achieve it. For Sofin and Sawdah Asim, they knew that if they wanted...

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The road from China to Broward College Graduation Filled with Grit for 45-Year-Old Mother

Whenever she went shopping, Lingling Qian subjected herself to frustrated looks from store clerks who sometimes could not understand a word she was...

April

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Broward College Student Awarded Prestigious Transfer Scholarship

Lucas Araujo Ferreira, a student at Broward College, is one of 61 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's prestigious Undergraduate...

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Broward College Student Awarded Prestigious Transfer Scholarship

Lucas Araujo Ferreira, a student at Broward College, is one of 61 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate...

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Broward College Recognizes Seven Outstanding Faculty with 2019 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards

In recognition of their work in the classroom, seven faculty were awarded 2019 Broward College Foundation Endowed Teaching Chairs. The program...

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Broward College, The First College in Florida to Become a Registered Apprenticeship Program Sponsor in IT

Broward College will soon offer the opportunity for residents to be part of Florida's first Information Technology (IT) Apprenticeship...

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Broward College Students Earn National Recognition for Academic Prowess

Two Broward College teams ranked in the Top 10 at the 2019 National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) Championship, and eight students earned spots...

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Broward College President Gregory Adam Haile Commits $100,000 to Launch Broward UP at Investiture Ceremony

Broward College President Gregory Adam Haile, Esq., was formally installed as the institution's seventh president during an investiture...

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Broward College Students Inducted into Prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

Students from Broward College's nursing program were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society as the...

March

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Broward College Students Receive Prestigious Advertising Awards

Six Broward College students recently took home Silver ADDY® Awards for their development of advertising materials in the last year.

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Broward College Celebrates Formal Investiture of President Gregory Adam Haile, Esq., on March 29

President Haile continues to receive endorsements from government and community leaders and will unveil his vision for the College in his...

February

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Broward College Receives Evinrude Outboard Engine for Hands-On Training

Broward College continues to team up with industry leaders to strengthen its marine technician program to provide students with additional skills,...

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Broward College Wins IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for International Partnerships

Broward College was the recipient of the IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education in the category of International...

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Broward College Partners with Florida Children's Theatre to Expand Local Event Offerings

Broward College and Florida Children's Theatre (FLCT) have teamed up in a new partnership that will increase performance opportunities and...

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Broward College North Campus President Dr. Avis Proctor Named President of Harper College Following Nationwide Search

Broward College is pleased to congratulate Dr. Avis Proctor, president of the College’s North Campus in Coconut Creek, on being selected as...

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TEDxBrowardCollege Announces Speakers and Schedule

Broward College has been licensed to host TEDxBrowardCollege by TED, a nonpartisan non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of...

January

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Broward College Earns Top Spot in Florida for 2018 State Officer Certification Exam Pass Rate

The Police Academy Basic Training program at Broward College has received a 96 percent pass rate for the 2018 State Officer Certification Exam...

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Broward College Mobile Educational Unit Hits the Road to Increase Higher Education Opportunities for Adult Learners

Interested in going back to school but not sure where to start? A solution may be closer than you think. Broward College is launching a mobile...