2020 Archive


Dec 21

Broward College Virtual Commencement Celebrates and Inspires December 2020 Graduates

Thousands of students and their families joined Broward College’s virtual commencement on Saturday, December 19 at 1 p.m. to celebrate the...

Dec 19

Showing Grit Through a Global Pandemic – SGA President Reaches the Finish Line at Broward College

Over the last two years, Erika Noel has been one of the most involved, active students at Broward College. Erika, who is graduating this fall with...

Dec 18

Ukrainian Immigrant Taps into 15 Years of Medical Experience to Graduate with Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Broward College

Tetyana Gurzhii moved to the United States from Ukraine six years ago with the hopes of continuing her journey in medicine.

Dec 17

Broward College Celebrates More than 5,000 December 2020 Graduates with Virtual Commencement

Broward College’s Fall 2020 Commencement ceremony will be on Saturday, December 19 at 1 p.m. This semester’s graduates have persevered...

Dec 17

The Pathway to Growth – Carolina Porto is Getting the Degree to Push Forward

When Carolina Porto first enrolled at Miami Dade College right out of high school, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do professionally....

Dec 16

FPL furthers commitment to getting Floridians back to work amid COVID-19 with $1 million gift for laptops for thousands of students who enroll in state colleges

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced today a $1 million donation to buy more than 1,600 laptops for students to use in rapid...

Dec 16

Overcoming Obstacles to Celebrate a Milestone - The Journey of Catherine Corado

Nothing could stop 23-year-old Catherine Corado from reaching graduation. Her dedication, determination, and desire to work in nursing helped her...

Dec 15

Fall 2020 Grads – Scholarship Puts Jamaican Native Veneisia Tomlinson on the Path to Fulfilling her Dream

When Veneisia Tomlinson arrived in the United States from her native Jamaica at 18 years old, she had her mind set on immediately enrolling in...

Dec 14

December Graduate Excited and Prepared to Take On Nursing Field

Jenny Luo Achord had never thought of being a nurse until about four years ago when she delivered her second child at a South Florida hospital....

Dec 3

Broward College Provost Named President of the Community College of Denver Following Nationwide Search

Broward College is pleased to congratulate Dr. Marielena DeSanctis, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Student Services of...


Nov 10

Ask a Veteran – How Broward College Embraces its Veteran Students and Salutes Them this Veteran's Day

Justin Stuckart joined the U.S. Army right after high school in 2001. For the next 11 years, he served his country. Four of those years were in the...

Nov 3

Public Notice of Student Fee Increases/Decreases

Broward College is proposing an increase to its Laboratory fees, which, if approved, would take effect in fall 2022-1. The proposed fee...


Oct 30

Aiming for the Skies – Avionics Program Is Soaring at Broward College

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry has begun its slow recovery. At Broward College, students training...

Oct 23

Supporting our Residents – Broward College Partners with HANDY, Valley Forge Fabrics, and Other Organizations for Fresh Start Distribution Event

Supporting our Residents – Broward College Partners with HANDY, Valley Forge Fabrics, and Other Organizations for Fresh Start Distribution Event

Oct 21

Adapting to the Times – Broward College Performing Arts Students Use Innovation to Thrive During COVID-19

When Broward College announced the transition to a remote learning environment in March 2020, as part of the measures taken across the country to...

Oct 20

Rapid Credentials at Broward College Encourage Fast Track Toward Meaningful Employment

Broward College has launched Rapid Credentials, a program designed to provide a NO COST accelerated path to job opportunities by allowing students...

Oct 12

Broward College and Broward County Launch New Program to Help Students Overcome Financial Barriers to Higher Education

The Broward Bridge Scholarship Program advances post-secondary credential attainment

Oct 7

The Minority Teachers Association Seeks to Empower Minority Educators in the Classroom

Classroom populations across the United States have become as racially diverse as they’ve ever been; for educators, the story is quite...

Oct 6

A Fast Track Towards Meaningful Employment – Rapid Credentials Offered at Broward College

Are you currently looking to upskill for a more rewarding job opportunity? Are you recently unemployed or looking for a way to get into the...

Oct 1

Make your Voice Count –Register to Vote this November

The countdown to the Presidential election is only four weeks away, but there is another deadline that’s drawing even closer. ...


Sep 23

Broward College Provides Critical Support to Students Through Seahawk Outreach Services

A hidden gem among the student services offered at Broward College, the Seahawk Outreach Services (SOS), is an initiative designated to provide...

Sep 14

Broward College Receives $7.8 Million in Federal Grants for Student Support Services

As new efforts emerge to aid students financially through the COVID-19 pandemic and eliminate barriers to success, the U.S. Department of Education...

Sep 10

Observing National Campus Safety Awareness Month During A Global Pandemic

At Broward College, we observe the month by hosting Campus Safety Days. In partnership with local law enforcement agencies and community...

Sep 9

Taking Off to New Heights – Broward College Acquires Training Software for Aviation Students

Broward College continues to find new and innovative ways to enhance its curriculum and provide students with training opportunities that offer...

Sep 3

Broward UP: Moving Broward County Forward

When President Gregory Adam Haile took the helm of Broward College in 2018, he immediately recognized the need to shift the College's business...


Aug 25

Broward College Aviation Students Gain Industry Advantage through Airbus Scholarships and New Software Training

Four Broward College students were among 16 recipients of a prestigious scholarship offered by the Airbus Training Center (ATC) in Miami. The...

Aug 11

Broward College Student Reaches Finals of Renowned Acting Competition

Noland became one of 12 finalists nationally for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in February 2020. This prestigious...

Aug 6

Broward College Receives the Highest Industry Certification Incentive Funding for the 2019-20 Academic Year

The $1.2 million in funding will help drive initiatives to increase the number of students who earn industry credentials.

Aug 5

Embracing the Post-Pandemic Economy – The Jobs That Will Take the Front Stage

The global COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we live, shop, and work. The crisis has affected our health and the global economy as businesses,...


Jul 31

Preparing for the Storm – Tips from our Emergency Management Team to Stay Safe

Preparing for the Storm – Tips from our Emergency Management Team to Stay Safe

Jul 31

Technology Solutions for Students

Technology Solutions for Students

Jul 28

Closing Educational Gaps – Faculty Training is Showing Positive Results Among Broward College Students

A new study by Broward College and the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) assessing the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years...

Jul 23

Taking Action to Promote Change - Broward College Foundation Launches Black Lives Matter Scholarship

On June 19th, Nancy O’Donnell-Wilson, executive director of the Broward College Foundation and vice president of Advancement launched the...

Jul 20

Choose Broward College – Don't Delay Your College Dreams During COVID-19

Amidst a global pandemic, many college students in America are rethinking their educational plans. While some colleges and universities have...

Jul 16

City of Fort Lauderdale Celebrates New Post-Secondary Education Opportunities Under Broward UP™

Residents across the City of Fort Lauderdale will now have improved access to post-secondary programs and certifications through a recent...

Jul 7

Broward College Receives More than One Million Dollars from the Job Corps Scholars Program to Offer Post-Secondary Support in Broward UP™ Communities

More than 80 youth across Broward County will receive specific support from Broward College through a $1.187 million grant from the U.S. Department...

Jul 2

Happy Fourth of July - Celebrating Independence Day Amid Calls for Social Change

This year we celebrate the 244th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson. On July 4, 1776,...

Jul 1

A Clear Pathway to Success – Helios Education Foundation Sets Up New Scholarship Program

The Helios Foundation announced the scholarship on Friday, June 19, 2020. The $1.2 million fund is available to students starting their academic...

Jul 1

Broward College Board of Trustees Approves the Greater Impact Budget: Prioritizing Equity and Impact for Students and the Community

The Broward College District Board of Trustees on Tuesday, June 30, passed The Greater Impact Budget: Prioritizing Equity and Impact for Students...


Jun 25

Broward College Closes Achievement Gaps for Black and Pell-Eligible Students Through Focus on Quality Teaching

Course Completion Gap Closed for Black Students and Gap in Passing Courses Closed for Pell-Eligible Students Taught by ACUE-Credentialed Faculty at...

Jun 24

Broward College Celebrates Another Broward UP™ Partnership with City of Miramar

Broward UP, the College’s community-oriented approach to providing Broward County residents with more opportunities for post-secondary...

Jun 23

Helios Education Foundation Announces Helios-BC2FIU Scholarship Program

First cohort of 29 students selected to pursue degrees in Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and...

Jun 17

Happy Pride Month! The Gay-Straight Alliance Provides a Safe Haven for Everyone

Broward College is known for the diversity of its students and employees, and this month as we celebrate Pride Month, we sat down with Andrew...

Jun 15

Among the Best in the Nation, Again – Aspen Institute Names Broward College as a 2021 Top 10 Finalist

For the fourth time since its establishment, the Aspen Institute named Broward College a Top Ten finalist for the prestigious Aspen Prize for...

Jun 9

Broward College Is Named One of 10 National Finalists For $1 Million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Broward College is one of 10 finalists for the 2021 Aspen Prize for...

Jun 4

A Place for Everyone – Non-Traditional Grad Reflects on His College Journey

When 33-year-old Robert Curran enrolled at Broward College two years ago, he knew that he would stand out. This spring, he is graduating with an...

Jun 3

Finding Strength in Your Own Struggles – A Broward College Grad Finds Her Call After Family’s Hardship

Stephanie is working towards becoming a pediatric oncologist after experiencing firsthand the painful journey of several family members, including...


Aug 25

After Broward UP™ Training, Single Mother Doing Her Part to Rebuild Native Bahamas

After Broward UP™ Training, Single Mother Doing Her Part to Rebuild Native Bahamas

Aug 25

In Florida House, Former Broward College Student Lends Her Voice to Boost District

In Florida House, Former Broward College Student Lends Her Voice to Boost District

Aug 25

Home Free: Broward College Grad Now Owns Keys to His Future

Home Free: Broward College Grad Now Owns Keys to His Future

Jun 1

Our Choice is Love: We Love George Floyd, and We Denounce the Injustice Leveled Against Him

Our Choice is Love: We Love George Floyd, and We Denounce the Injustice Leveled Against Him

May 29

Broward College Proposes Budget Adjustments to Improve Student Success

In a move to impact more students and help them overcome barriers to completion, Broward College is recommending to its Board of Trustees the...

May 28

The Story of Ojdre Sutherland

For 25-year-old Ojdre Sutherland, a Jamaican native who moved to Florida at age 16, he counts himself as another success story. The oldest of six...

May 27

Exceptional Grads – The Stories of Three Graduates from the Honors College

For Juliana Joseph, Rivkah Moshe, and Alysha Bryan, the Honors College supported them while they struggled with personal challenges and allowed...

May 22

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...

May 20

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 19

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.

May 13

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...

May 12

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...

May 8

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...

May 7

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...

May 6

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...

May 1

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...


Apr 30

#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...

Apr 29

#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...

Apr 28

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....

Apr 21

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...

Apr 20

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,...

Apr 16

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...

Apr 14

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...

Apr 13

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...

Apr 9

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.

Apr 9

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.

Apr 8

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.

Apr 7

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.

Apr 6

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...

Apr 6

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...

Apr 1

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...


Mar 26

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...

Mar 25

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

Mar 23

Tips to succeed with remote learning

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

Mar 20

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...

Mar 17

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...

Mar 16

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.

Mar 9

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).

Mar 2

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...


Apr 5

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...

Feb 27

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.

Feb 26

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...

Feb 17

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...

Feb 11

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.

Feb 6

“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...

Feb 5

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

Feb 3

Broward College Welcomes Appointees to its District Board of Trustees

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

Feb 3

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


Jan 30

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...

Jan 23

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...

Jan 13

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...

Jan 9

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...

Jan 6

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.