Broward College Receives Multiple Recognitions for Exemplary Workplace Standards

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (May 27, 2022) – In April, Broward College was recognized by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, along with the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), as a 2022 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC).

The MPPWCC title recognizes community colleges focused on workplace diversity and exceptional commitments through best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments.

The College will receive recognition during NISOD’s annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 28 to 31 in Austin, Texas. Recognitions acknowledgments highlighting its ongoing efforts to establish and empower employees through the Broward College Culture Transformation Plan. Receiving these awards authenticates the College’s efforts to create an employee-centered culture and demonstrates that its strategies are aligned with ensuring the continued well-being of its workforce and stakeholders.  

  • 2022 Southern Region HR Excellence Award: This award is conferred by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) and honors transformative HR work in higher education, recognizing teams who have provided HR leadership resulting in significant and ongoing organizational change within their institutions.

GOLD Certification for the Mental Health America’s Bell Seal for supporting Workplace Mental Health: This is a national certification program to recognize employers committed to creating mentally healthy workplaces. The Bell Seal's holistic evaluation of employer practices considers the entire employee experience. Broward College was awarded the Gold Certification based on the following categories: Supportive Workplace Culture; Caring Beyond Compliance; Holistic Wellness at Work; and Mental Health Benefits.

“These recognitions are a terrific validation of the College’s commitment to holistic well-being in support of faculty and staff,” said Sophia Galvin, vice president, Talent and Culture. “Acknowledgment from these prestigious organizations is a testament to the excellent work our team does. We hope to continue to be transformational leaders within the industry.”

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ABOUT BROWARD COLLEGE:

Serving approximately 60,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees, and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the College is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.

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