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2014-03-04 16:20:33

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 750 community leaders, supporters and nonprofit volunteers attended 211 Broward's Nonprofit Academy Awards ceremony which took place on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/FL76079 ) A very special congratulations to Patricia Zeiler, Executive Director of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (Sun Trolley),...

2013-09-19 23:03:29

The Urban League of Broward County recently turned up the technology switch in their digital classrooms with laptops funded by Fort Lauderdale-based Florida Career College as part of a new corporate partnership. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Urban League of Broward County, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering communities and assisting individuals and families in the areas of education, jobs, housing and health, recently turned up the technology switch in...

2011-08-16 03:17:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Huizenga Holdings, Inc. (HH), has made a significant investment in e-learning company, VSCHOOLZ, Inc. Huizenga Holdings, Inc. is the private equity investment vehicle of Wayne Huizenga. Mr. Huizenga is a renowned South Florida entrepreneur who has built and led multiple corporations including seven Stock Exchange entities: AutoNation, Inc., Waste Management, Inc., Blockbuster, Inc., Republic Services, Inc., Extended Stay America,...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Technological University of America (TUA) announced today that the renowned scholar and educator Dr. Kia Makki has been named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs as the new state-of-the-art university opens in Broward this month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/FL52696 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/FL52696 ) The Executive General Chair of the telecommunications industry's premier...

2008-07-31 09:01:11

By Greg Linch, The Miami Herald Jul. 31--Deborah Nycz was a fighter during her 32 years at Broward College, battling cancer even as she pushed students to achieve in the sciences and worked to expand faculty rights. The longtime chemistry and physical science professor lost her 20-year battle with her illness on Monday. She was 62. "She was a tough lady, a fighter," said her husband, Thomas Nycz, who is also a BC professor. "Everyone pretty much knew where she stood with regard to...

2008-07-19 18:00:26

By Scott Travis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 19--They cost more and often get less respect than public universities and community colleges, but corporate-run colleges are finding a growing niche in Florida's higher education market. The number of for-profit, degree-granting institutions in Florida has grown from 238 five years ago to 313 this year, according to the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools & Colleges, the schools' professional organization. Enrollment was...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.