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FEATURED: Exploring the Red Planet with NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins
Thursday, January 19, 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. 
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
Bailey Hall
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

Kobie Boykins is a mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., who worked on projects from Pathfinder and Mars Exploration Rovers to Ocean Surface Topography Mission for more than ten years. Currently, Boykins is supervisor of the mobility and remote sensing mast teams for Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory. His presentation will include dozens of breath-taking images of Mars, as well as personal reflections on the importance of success and failure in the process of scientific exploration.

Tickets for the 10:30 a.m. presentation is $5, or $10 for the 7:30 p.m. presentation. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.baileyhall.org.

Pembroke Pines
“Words United”
Saturday, January 21, 8 p.m.
Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre (PCAT)
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

Ring the Bell Management, in partnership with the Broward College South Campus Office of Cultural Affairs, presents “Words United.” The spoken word with international flavor will feature Asia Samson from the Asia Project, Made Son, Y. Yamazawa, and Sierra Demulder with local Veteran poetry troupe, the Combat Hippies. Broward College students Marnino Toussaint and Zoharian Williams also will participate.  Tickets are $25. For more information, email mfiguer1@broward.edu.


2017 Media Career Fair and Career Workshops
Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m.  
Science Building, Room 66
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

The South Florida Black Journalists Association and Lead Nation are hosting the inaugural Diversity Career Fair. The event will include companies from local television, radio, print and online media outlets who are looking to hire. The day will feature panels hosted by local talent, including Juwan Strader of NBC 6 and Felisha Monet from 99 JAMZ.

Early bird registration is $10, or $15 for day-of registration. The event is free for South Florida Black Journalists Association members and Broward College students (must provide school email and student identification.


“I and I: The Politics of Self-Love” Opening Reception
Wednesday, February 15, 4 p.m.
Art Gallery
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard

Rastafarians refer to themselves as “I and I,” which speaks to their connection with the God and the “other.” Inspired by the song i by Kendrick Lamar, the core of “I and I: The Politics of Self-Love” focuses on self-acceptance and love of self as a revolutionary act through portraits of influential figures. The collection will be on display through March 16. The opening is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

“Space Apes” performed by Joshua Jean-Baptiste
Thursday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.
Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre (PCAT)
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

“Space Apes” is a one-man show about an inmate re-entry program counselor speaking his mind on topics such as massive incarceration and the prison industrial complex, while exposing his relationship with bedeviled executives. The Haitian-born Jean-Baptiste grew up in Miami and attended the New World School of the Arts performing arts program. He has performed locally and was the subject of a short documentary produced by WLRN for the Miami International Film Festival. Tickets are $10 for the general public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

 

Davie, FL

“Text” Exhibition
On display through January 18
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

“Text” will feature the works of John Chang, Robert Ladislas Derr, Tatana Kellner and Barbara Oettinger Searle, and will be on display through January 18. The artists use text, both legible and obscured, to create images that vary widely, visually and conceptually. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.

Winter 2017 Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception
Thursday, January 26, 6 p.m.
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The recent works of full-time faculty within the Broward College Visual Arts department will be on display through February 22, many of whom are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video and installation. The artists include Teresa Diehl, John Foster, Jan Johnson, John Kaufman, Jim Lansing, Catherine Leisek, Lisa Rockford, John Selburg and Leo Stitsky. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.


Kathryn Krause Lecture Series
Thursday, February 2, 8:30 a.m. 
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
Broward College Health Sciences Simulation Center
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Kathryn Krause Lecture Series in Nursing and Health Sciences is designed to provide current Broward College nursing students, health science students and local nursing professionals with the opportunity to learn more about relevant topics in healthcare from a nursing perspective. Speakers include Caroline Moretti, pediatric hematology/oncology patient navigator, and Carolina Giraldo, pediatric oncology nurse researcher. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kathryn-krause-lecture-series-tickets-31073076408?aff=eivtefrnd.

Coconut Creek, FL

Social Justice and the Presidency Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 19, 11 a.m.
Building 46, Room 152
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Social and Behavioral Sciences and Human Services Pathway is hosting a discussion on social justice and the presidency. Joining Broward College faculty on the panel are Dr. Mark Schneider, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Palm Beach Chapter; Ron Rothschild, retired Broward County judge, and Major David Homes of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2325.


“Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series: Diane Brown
Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m.
OMNI Auditorium
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

The “Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series continues with Diane Brown, who will host a free lecture on the relationship between art and health. Brown is the president and executive director of RxArt, a nonprofit whose mission is to help children heal through the power of visual art. The theme for the series is STEAM (Art +STEM/Art Across disciplines).  Each event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2662.

 

“Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series: Diane Brown
Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m.
OMNI Auditorium
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

The “Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series continues with Diane Brown, who will host a free lecture on the relationship between art and health. Brown is the president and executive director of RxArt, a nonprofit whose mission is to help children heal through the power of visual art. The theme for the series is STEAM (Art +STEM/Art Across disciplines).  Each event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2662.

Oakland Park, FL
Dinner at the Square 
Wednesday, February 15, 6 p.m.
Hugh’s Catering 
4351 N.E. 12th Terrace

Broward College Village Square continues its series of non-partisan debates featuring guest speakers discussing their views on various issues facing the community. February will focus on the topic, “Prison Reform/The Overcriminalization of America.” Tickets cost $35 until February 1; $45 thereafter. Dinner is included with the ticket price.  For more information, visit www.broward.edu/community/village-square.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Speaker Series: Ana Navarro
Monday, January 23, 2017, 7:30 pm
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theatre
201 SW 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The 2017 Broward College Lecture Series kicks off with Ana Navarro focusing on the topic of “The Political Landscape in Washington.” Navarro is a well-known Republican strategist and a political analyst for CNN and CNN en Español. She also is a political contributor on ABC’s The View.” Tickets are $60 and can be purchased at www.browardcollegespeakerseries.com.

Highlight
Broward College Honored By Junior Achievement with a U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award
Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced that it will honor Broward College with a Silver Level 2015-2016 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing at least 10,000 volunteer hours to local Junior Achievement offices during the 2015-2016 school year.

“The quintessential American Dream is to give every person the opportunity to change his or her life through education, and those dreams begin young,” said President J. David Armstrong, Jr. “Broward College is committed to helping give our youth a positive future, and we are proud to support Junior Achievement of South Florida through our volunteer efforts.”

Read more here.

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