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Feb 20

DeLuca Scholarship Accelerates Career Path for Nursing Student Latoya Smith

Nursing student Latoya Smith is taking her education to the next level as the result of a unique scholarship opportunity provided to Broward...

Feb 15

Black History Month Highlight with Dr. David Kenton

Question and Answer session with Dean of Student Services, Dr. David H. Kenton

Feb 1

Navigating Parenthood and Education: How Broward College Supports Single Mothers and Parenting Students

Broward College recognizes the unique challenges faced by student-parents who juggle the demands of education while fulfilling family obligations....

Jan 8

A Knight’s Tale: How Broward College Grad Barbara Knight Turned Tragedy Into Triumph

Broward College student Barbara Knight knows that when it comes to conquering adversity, sometimes you have to make your own shining armor.

Dec 19

Student Artwork Featured in Holiday Greeting Cards

Broward College students’ original art adorns the covers of this year’s holiday cards.

Dec 13

From Doubt to Diploma: Eadina Jackson-Hunt’s Journey of Triumph at Broward College

Graduation often seemed like a distant reality for Broward College student Eadina Jackson-Hunt. At age 45, she felt unsure of how she could juggle...

Dec 12

Future Professor Paying it Forward: Honors English Graduate Anthony Vitiello Credits Success to Broward College Mentor

At 25, Fall 2023 graduate Anthony Vitiello says his Associate of Arts degree in English is only the beginning. After he completes his...

Dec 11

At Home, Again: How Twin Sisters Arianne and Alessandra Paul-Forton Navigated their Journey to Broward College Together

Twin sisters Arianne and Alessandra Paul-Forton, 19, were born in Nashville, Tennessee, but left the states at age six and to move back to their...

Dec 7

Never Too Late to Succeed: Broward College Graduate Valentina Ho Chang's Inspiring Journey Back to Education

Born in Venezuela to Chinese immigrant parents, Valentina Ho Chang eventually settled in the United States during her high school years.

Dec 5

Justice for All: Graduates Philippe Guillaume and Amane Shuman Pursue a Path of Public Service

Broward County just became safer now that two of Broward College’s newest graduates—Philippe Nevert Guillaume and Amane...

Nov 9

United in Service: How Student and Employee Veterans Thrive at Broward College

According to the most recent Census data, Broward County is home to roughly 80,000 veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. They are part of a vibrant...

Nov 9

Broward College Announces Reginald “Andre” Andre as Fall 2023 Commencement Speaker

Reginald “Andre” Andre, founder and CEO of South Florida-based cybersecurity and IT company ARK Solvers will deliver the keynote speech...

Nov 8

El Lider del Mañana: Student Juan Galindo Receives Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents Student of the Year Award

As a Hispanic Serving Institution, Broward College takes great pride in its mission to recruit, mentor, and prepare the next generation of Latino...

Oct 19

Faculty and Staff Paint the Town for BC Cares Volunteer Event

More than 75 Broward College faculty and staff members turned out on October 14 to revitalize an abandoned building in Fort Lauderdale’s...

Oct 12

Professor McDermott Matheric Talks Poetry on WLRN

Laura McDermott Matheric, Broward College faculty member and Poet Laureate for the city of Coconut Creek, appeared live on WLRN’s human...

Aug 17

From Teaching to Technology: How Pre-Apprenticeship Student Samantha Dupuy Bridged the Gap from Higher Education to IT

Broward College student Samantha Dupuy is currently wrapping up an apprenticeship as an IT Support Specialist. She previously worked in both higher...

May 24

Elastic Mind: How Broward College Instructor Kohl King’s New Art Exhibit Celebrates Artists who Innovate and Thrive

For artists of every stripe, the past few years have been a test of resilience, flexibility, and innovation. The COVID-19 pandemic and the remote...

May 9

Finding the Good in Everything: How One Broward College Graduate Spends His Time Helping Others

Jean Saintgeorges, 20, is a 2023 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Scholar and the only recipient among the six semifinalists shortlisted...

May 8

We Did This Together: How Two Sisters' Experiences Led Them to Pursue Nursing

Sisters Karin Jordan, 38, and Marina Bertrand, 40, have been in-sync since birth. They are not exactly twins, but they find themselves presented...

May 8

A Noteworthy Performance: Broward College Graduate Carolina Ramos Applies Lessons from the Bandstand to Life Outside Classroom

It's often said that success in college – and life – requires a fair bit of improvisation. Few students know that, as well as...

May 5

A Little Help from My Friends: How Eric Lopez and Erika Gonzales’ 20-Year Friendship at Broward College Made Dreams Come True

Erika Gonzales and Eric Lopez’s friendship story has been 20 years in the making. Eric, an administrative assistant at Broward College,...

May 5

Broward College Academy Helps High School Student Open Doors

Tasfia Tazri Howlader, 17, was in the 10th grade when she came to Broward College as a Dual Enrollment student. As a Bangladeshi American and...

May 5

Lean Into Your Community: How This Broward College Student Overcame Challenges

Philippe Kevin Lyberal, 23, was born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. As an international student, Philippe faced unique challenges. He had no...

May 4

Two of a Kind: College Academy Twins Harryson and Herbert Ferreira to Attend University Together on Full Scholarship

The greater Broward College community is known colloquially as the Seahawk Family, and for most students, the close-knit cohort of faculty, staff,...

Apr 27

A Courageous Voyage: Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Bold, Innovative Female Executive of a Luxury Cruise Company, to Deliver Keynote Address at Broward College Spring 2023 Commencement

In a complex, male-dominated industry, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo charted her own course to success. Lutoff-Perlo, a nearly 40-year veteran of the cruise...

Feb 9

Court to College Diversion Program Offers 24-Year-Old a Career Path

“Honestly, I’m really nervous,” 24-year-old Mark would repeat numerous times as he told his story. In the end, it was his...

Feb 3

First Poet Laureate of Coconut Creek and Distinguished Finalist for the 2022 Professor of the Year

Laura McDermott Matheric has the power to make it look like there are more than 24 hours in a day. An associate professor of English at Broward...

Jan 12

Broward College Observes MLK Day with Third Year of Service in Support of LifeNet4Families

Whether in the classroom or in the community, Broward College has a long-standing commitment to supporting the community. The College prides itself...

Dec 15

It Takes a Village: How Broward College Nursing Student Doraine Forrest Balanced the Challenges of a Full Life with an Education

Pursing higher education already comes with its own set of challenges and commitments. Combine that with being a single mother and caring for your...

Dec 14

Seventh Heaven: Broward College Student Achieves Higher Education Dream after Seven Years of Service and Faith

For Deidre Robinson-Wiggins, seven is a lucky number. Deidre is the seventh child of her large family of 11. She weighed 7.7 pounds at birth, and...

Dec 14

Embracing College Life with Open Arms: How Broward College Education Student Elizabeth Lopez-Sanchez Found her Community and Discovered Herself

When Elizabeth Lopez-Sanchez graduates from Broward College this December, earning her Associate of Arts in Education degree, she will be the first...

Dec 13

A Place for Me: How Broward College Hospitality and Tourism Student Nicolas Rangel De Pinto Found Encouragement in the Classroom and Beyond

As a young student in Venezuela, Nicolas Rangel De Pinto had few places to find respite from hardship. His social life was beset by constant...

Dec 12

Making The Best of a Surprising Situation: How Broward College Nursing Student Found Herself in the Health Care Field After a 25-Year-Long Career

If you asked Patricia Morgan, 59, five years ago where she saw herself now, she wouldn’t have said graduating with an Associate of Science in...

Dec 9

A Bronx Tale: Broward College Student and New York Native Rafael Vidal Jr. Learns to Expand Comfort Zone and Thrive in New Academic Environment

As a transplant to South Florida from the Bronx, Broward College student Rafael Vidal, Jr., traded one fast-paced environment for another. But for...

Dec 8

Brave New World: How Broward College New Media Communications Graduate Brianna Randle Is Prepared to Succeed in a Changing Social Media Landscape

When it comes to social media marketing and digital content creation, Broward College student Brianna Randle is a pro. Literally. The 21-year-old...

Nov 30

Dream Maker: How Broward College Professor Dr. Billy Jones Invests in the Future through Support of the American Dream Scholarship

Dr. Billy Jones is a full-time professor of English at Broward College, serving since 2014. A South Florida native, he has long had a love for...

Nov 30

President and CEO of BBX Capital Jarett S. Levan on How Broward UP Propels Students to New Entrepreneurial Heights

An individual donor to Broward College since 2019, Jarett Levan serves as president and chief executive officer and director of BBX Capital, Inc....

Nov 28

Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer, Fall 2022 Commencement Speaker: Encouraging Graduates to Write their own Story and Change History

Brad Meltzer has built a career on discovery and adventure. As a #1 New York Times bestselling author of thrillers like The Lightning Rod and...

Nov 21

Securing a Future: How Fastenal District Manager Ryan Van Portfleet Helps Broward College Students Train for Success

Ryan Van Portfleet serves as a district manager at Fastenal, a leader in B2B supply chain management and one of the largest industrial suppliers in...

Nov 16

Practice Makes Perfect: How Broward College Student Daniel Murcia Found His Way in the IT Industry through the Pathway to Career Opportunities Grant Pre-Apprenticeship Program

A budding IT professional, Daniel Murcia, in June 2022, celebrated his completion of the 2021-22 Broward College Pathway to Career Opportunities...

Nov 8

Achieving the Dream: Shannon Escoriaza Becomes First Broward College Student to Win National American Advertising Award

Shannon Escoriaza, who graduated with an associate degree in Graphic Design in May, earned a place in Broward College history this year when she...

Nov 3

Destine Harrison-Williams Follows Love of Learning from Broward College to the Ivy League

When Destine Harrison-Williams thinks back on his childhood, he is reminded of bittersweet times. His mother raised him in Miami Gardens with as...

Nov 2

City of Lauderhill’s Sean Henderson Fosters Community Synergy with Broward UP™

In May 2019, the City of Lauderhill partnered with Broward UP to bring workforce training opportunities to their community. The first municipal...

Oct 31

Keeping the Promise: For Broward College Student Kayla Wright, Education is a Way to Pay It Forward

Kayla Wright is open about the fact that, growing up, she faced her fair share of adversity. At times, this hardship would manifest as anger issues...

Jul 22

After Graduation, Pre-Apprenticeship Students Are Ready to Take on the World of Information Technology

On June 28, the College observed the graduation of the 2021-22 Pathway to Career Opportunities Grant pre-apprenticeship class.

Jul 13

Broward College Dual-Enrollment Student Receives National Recognition for Study That Shows Teens Are Eating Less Processed Foods

Sixteen-year-old Broward College dual-enrollment student Maria Balhara is going into her senior year at Cooper City High School with an impressive...

May 6

Ahead of Mother’s Day, Broward College Graduates Feel the Love at Spring 2022 Commencement

It’s not uncommon for graduates and their loved ones to cry tears of joy at their commencement ceremony. When that commencement happens to...

May 5

A Mother’s Gift: Technology Management Grad Ingrid Palomino Provides a Better Life for her Daughter Through Education

Doing It All for Family The greatest gift a mother can give her child is a bright future. Ingrid Palomino, a Technology Management student, knew...

May 5

Cayla Rucker To Become First Graduate of Broward College New Media Communication Program

In the media industry, an “early adopter” is someone who starts using a new technology before anyone else. When it comes to Broward...

May 4

Associate Degree in Business Administration Helps Student Brenda Amaya Builds Bridges to Career Advancement

When Business Administration student Brenda Amaya wanted to build a better life for herself and her family, she relied on advice she learned from a...

May 4

Exceptional Education Student Maalik King Seeks to Provide Inclusive Spaces for Future Generations

Maalik King wants to use his own education to provide crucial learning opportunities for others. The 25-year-old Exceptional Student Education...

May 4

Political Asylee Lucila Marquez Pursues Freedom to Learn Through Broward College RENEW Program

For Associate of Arts student Lucila Marquez, a degree was an act of freedom.

May 3

Former U.S. Navy Medic Chooses Broward College for Hands-On IT Training

Rafael Perez experienced some of the best hands-on training in the world during his 12-year stint as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy,...

May 2

A Recipe for Success: Former Culinary Professional Set to Graduate from IT Program with 4.0 GPA

As a former restaurant professional, Matthew Almour knows that career success, like a great recipe, takes time.

May 1

As COVID Took Hold, Nursing Student Summer Jararah Headed to the Front Lines

A Passion for Helping Nursing student Summer Jararah embodies the saying that courage is not the absence of fear but the triumph over it.

Apr 28

IT Student Andrew Carter Honors Family through Higher Education

Overcoming Adversity, Finding His Way: Information Technology Graduate Andrew Carter understands the power of perseverance.

Apr 12

Jacky Wright, Spring 2022 Commencement Speaker: Using Information Technology to Help Others

Jacky Wright’s journey to becoming an Information Technology (IT) professional–a journey that recently led her to be named “The...

Mar 23

Shaping your Career: Jobs that are Dominating in 2022

New career paths for everyone.

Mar 22

Learning by Doing: Students Receive On-the-Job Training as Part of Information Technology Pre-Apprenticeship Program

For prospective IT students, job-shadowing serves as direct observation of a typical workday of an IT professional, providing valuable exposure to...