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FEATURED EVENT: Hackathon 2016, sponsored by Ultimate Software, Inc.
Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15
Building 3
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus                                                                                                                                                                  
3501 S.W. Davie Road                                  

Innovation takes center stage for the second BC Hackathon hosted from October 14 to 15 at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie, Fla. The coding contest is designed to challenge students to collaborate in teams, build and present within 24 hours. Last year, more than 75 students from Broward College and neighboring schools took part in the challenge. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Friday, October 14, and the competition kicks off at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.bchackathon.com

Davie, FL

Broward Symphony Orchestra (V&PA)
Saturday, October 15, 8 p.m. & Sunday, October 16, 2 p.m. 
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road

Broward College Visual & Performing Arts welcomes the Broward Symphony Orchestra as it celebrates the start of the new season. The master works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven will be spotlighted. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors, faculty and children. For more information, visit www.browardsymphony.com.

Florida U.S. Senate Debate
Wednesday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road

Candidates for the U.S. Florida Senate seat are scheduled for a one-hour debate at Bailey Hall on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie, Fla. The event was organized by Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association. Emmy award-winner Todd Dermott, WPBF anchor, will moderate. To register for media credentials, please visit http://beforeyouvote.org/media-credentialing-requirements/.

Pembroke Pines, FL
Loud Voices, Broward College Poetry Showcase
Thursday, October 20, 7 p.m.
Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre (PCAT)
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
This poetry slam features Broward College students delving into politics and prosperity. Poetry will center on topics related to the political debates and 2016 election season. Tickets are $10 for the general public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.
Oakland Park, FL

Dinner at the Square
Thursday, October 13, 6:45 p.m.
Hugh’s Catering
4351 N.E. 12th Terrace

Broward College Village Square kicks off its series of non-partisan debates featuring guest speakers discussing their views on various issues facing the community. October will focus on the topic, “Post Traumatic Election Syndrome: Can the Political Parties Survive the Politics of Hate and the Anti-Establishment Movement?” WPLG Local-10 reporter Glenna Milberg will moderate the panel. Tickets cost $35 until September 29; $45 beginning September 30 through October 5. Dinner is included with the ticket price.  For more information, visit www.broward.edu/community/village-square.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 
Block Party for Higher Education
Tuesday, October 18, 5 p.m.
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Las Olas Boulevard, between Andrews Avenue and S.E. 2nd Avenue

Broward College joins Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University, Broward Technical Colleges, Broward County Magnet/Innovative Programs Schools and other partners for the 4th Annual Block Party for Higher Education. Festivities for the free event will include art exhibits, family activities, a full-lineup of entertainment, tours, a public art showcase, prize giveaways and food (at a cost).  This year’s theme is “Pathways for Success.” For more information, visit www.blockpartyforhighereducation.com

Coconut Creek, FL 
“Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series
Thursday, October 13, 7 p.m.
OMNI Auditorium at North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard

The “Future Environments” visiting artist series kicks off with Kate Helms for a free lecture on the relationship between art, science and nature. The accomplished professional also is hosting a workshop at 11 a.m., Friday, October 14 in Building 50, Room 125. Supplies will be provided. 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.

Highlight

Broward College Hosts Teaching Marketplace to Highlight Education Programs

With the need for teachers growing, Broward College hosted an Education Pathway Marketplace to spread awareness of its programs on September 28 at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie, Fla. The event provided attendees with information for bachelor and associate degree-seekers, as well as substitute teaching opportunities. Clubs and organizations were also on hand. Raffles were held throughout the afternoon.

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