2020 Archive

May

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Celebrating our Spring 2020 Graduates

This term, Broward College will recognize Spring 2020 graduates through a virtual ceremony on Saturday, June 6, at 1 p.m. While our celebration...

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Broward College Launches CARES Student Emergency Aid Grant for Students Impacted by COVID-19 and Expands Student Access to Remote Learning

Broward College has launched the CARES Student Emergency Aid (SEAhawk) Grant to disburse federal emergency funding awarded to the College through...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health During a Global Pandemic

May is Mental Health Month and, in the middle of a global pandemic, taking the appropriate steps to attend to ourselves is even more crucial.

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Enhance Your Skills – Broward College Offers Free Workforce Courses During COVID-19

A new reality has emerged due to the current COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has changed the world as we know it – from safety precautions that...

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Broward College Offers Free Workforce Certificate Programs During COVID-19

There is good news for residents looking to enhance their skills this summer as Broward College has launched a series of free Workforce Education...

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The Future Frontline Workers - Nursing Graduates Participate in Drive Through Ceremony

The 90-minute Drive Through Pinning and Carnation ceremony on Friday, May 8, part of Nurses Week, replaced the traditional candlelight ceremony to...

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Reaching the Goal – A Personal Reflection from a Nursing Graduate During COVID-19

As we celebrate the work of these frontline caregivers, we also pause to recognize the 116 Broward College nursing graduates who completed their...

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Broward College Honors 2019-2020 Professors of the Year

In recognition of their invaluable work in the classroom and support to student success, Broward College today announced nine faculty as 2019-2020...

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Broward College Partners with City of North Lauderdale

Broward College is partnering with the City of North Lauderdale to improve access to higher education degrees and certifications to residents and...

April

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#BCPROUD on the Frontlines – Philip Velez’ Role in Supply Chain During COVID-19

Whether it is a knock on the door, a ringing phone, an e-mail, handling invoices, checking stocks, or delivering supplies, for Philip Velez, a day...

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#BCPROUD on the Frontline – Healthcare Worker Rachel Guran Experiences COVID-19 Firsthand

On a typical day, it’s a 24/7 work shift as the Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention for Rachel Guran. Her journey to this...

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Graduates That Care and Serve - A Pathway to Working on the Frontlines During COVID-19

In Hollywood, Florida, Rachel Guran is up on her feet visiting the team of nurses and doctors in the hospitals of the Memorial Healthcare System....

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Cast Your Vote – Student Government Associations Holds Elections for 2020-21 Academic Year

It’s business as usual for Student Life as the department will hold elections for new SGA members for the 2020-21 academic year. Despite...

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Broward College Seeks Private Partner for Development on its A. Hugh Adams Central Campus

Broward College has released an invitation for negotiation to develop land at the southeast corner of its A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie,...

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Saluting our Broward College Front Line Employees

In the last five weeks, most of us at Broward College has transitioned to remote work or remote learning. But, to ensure the continuity of our...

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Adapting to Remote Learning – Words of Encouragement from your SGA Representatives

It’s the fourth week of remote learning for students through the spring semester, as part of efforts to flatten the curve of the COVID-19...

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Armin Akbarpur Dehkordi: Broward College Honors College Opens Doors to Academic Scholarships

Armin is one of seven Broward College Seahawks selected for the 2020 All-Florida Academic Team, which recognizes outstanding students for...

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Academic Tutoring in Times of Remote Learning – Academic Success Centers Move Operations Online

On March 23, Broward College successfully transitioned more than 90 percent of its face-to-face courses to a remote learning environment.

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Studies Show Broward College as Most Affordable College in Florida

Broward College Ranks in Top 10 Colleges in the United States Where Graduates Have the Least Debt.

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Ensuring Student Success - What You Need to Know About Financial Aid

We are almost at the end of the spring term, and before you know it, it will be the start of a new academic year.

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Participate in the 2020 Census – How Do College Students Benefit from an Accurate Count?

By now, every household in the nation has received an invitation from the Census Bureau to complete the 2020 Census.

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Ask Your Peers – Mentoring Program Offers Guidance in College

Providing high-quality education is Broward College’s mission. In order to do so, the College understands the importance of providing a...

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Broward College Students Earn Recognition for Academic Prowess

Broward College is celebrating the exceptional performance of seven of its students who were selected for the 2020 All-Florida Academic Team, which...

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Online Expert Offers Insight into Remote Learning

It’s almost two weeks since the College transitioned to remote learning as part of efforts to promote social distancing to slow the spread of...

March

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Tips to Succeed with Remote Learning: Student Edition

Having trouble adjusting to remote learning? We asked one of our more experienced Broward College students to share...

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Keeping Up with Student Life – Staying Engaged Virtually During Social Distancing

Our day to day lives has changed as we practice social distancing to help slow the spread of Coronavirus 2019, also known as COVID-19

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Tips to succeed with remote learning

The transition to remote learning is a new experience for many students, especially adjusting to learning and...

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Ensuring Student Success – Resources Offered During Remote Transition

As part of the efforts to keep students on track with their academic goals through the COVID-19 outbreak, Broward College will transition to remote...

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Remaining Kind in Difficult Times – Fighting COVID-19 Together

Surviving COVID-19 is not an individual task, but rather it requires a joint effort to prevent the...

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Broward College Transitions to Remote Work to Support the County’s Effort to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

Remote learning preparations begin, student support services provided online or by phone.

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How to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Take precaution. That’s the best way to avoid spreading coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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A Florida TaxWatch Study Highlights Value of a Broward College Education

Report shows Broward College substantially increases the earnings of its graduates, gives students the best return on investment and provides...

February

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Broward College President Gregory Adam Haile Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Aspen New Presidents Fellowship

The Aspen Institute announced President Gregory Adam Haile as one of 25 Aspen Fellows for its new initiative designed to support community college...

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Sixty Years of Broward College – The Evolution of a College Dedicated to Community

When Broward College opened its doors in 1960, its goal was to serve a growing community in South Florida.

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Broward College recognized as one of the safest college campuses in Florida

For Associate Vice President of Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness Grant Gundle, receiving the SafeHome.org distinction of having the...

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Broward College Ranked as One of Florida’s Safest Colleges

A new study conducted by SafeHome.org has identified Broward College as having the safest campuses in the State of Florida. In its 2020 report on...

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Educate, Enlighten, Entertain – The 2020 Broward College Speaker Series Kicks Off

The 2020 Broward College Speakers Series Presented by Virgin Trains USA is bringing star power to South Florida for its seventh edition.

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“Education is the Only Way out” – New Central Campus President Understands Struggle, and Rising Above it

For the past few weeks, Dr. Stephen Dunnivant has enjoyed the warm welcome of students, faculty, and staff at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus as...

President Haile selected for Aspen Institute's New Presidents Fellowship

President Haile Selected for Inaugural Cohort of Aspen Institute's New Presidents Fellowship

New Leaders of Colleges Educating a Half-Million Students Tapped to Participate in Comprehensive Program to Advance Student Success

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Broward College Welcomes Appointees to its District Board of Trustees

Broward College welcomes two members to the Colleges' Board of Trustees.

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Broward College Speaker Series Lineup Announced

Wikipedia Founder, U.S. Women's Soccer Star, Humanitarian Chef Headline 2020 Broward College Speaker Series presented by Virgin Trains USA

January

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Commemorate Black History Month at These Events on Campus

It’s February, and apart from Valentine’s Day, the month is significant for another celebration – the observance of Black History...

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Broward College Takes the Day On - Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Community Projects

Taking the “day on and not off” for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, thousands of volunteers, led by Broward College...

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Ringing in the New Decade - These Are the Jobs That Will Dominate the 2020s

A study by LinkedIn is now showing that this growth in technology has set a precedent for the tech industry to dominate the 2020s. It also shows...

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Ignite Your Child’s Passion for a Career in STEM - STEMBeez Hosts Interactive STEM Day for Children Across South Florida

Employment in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has grown 79 percent since 1990. But even with the high demand and...

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Broward College Announces Vice Provost and Campus President Appointments

Appointees include internal candidates, Drs. Jeffrey Nasse and Sunem Beaton-Garcia and Dr. Steven Dunnivant from Tallahassee Community College.