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FEATURED: Take-Out Tuesday 
Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m.
Building 33, 11th Floor
Broward College Willis Holcombe Center
111 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL

This installment’s topic: “Do We Need Public Hospitals?” will feature panelists including Carlos Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System,; and Sheela Vanhoose, director of Government Affairs and Public Policy for Charter Schools USA and a former Broward Health Commissioner. Moderating the discussion will be Rosemary O’Hara, editorial page editor for the Sun-Sentinel. Guests are encouraged to enjoy their own take-out dinner as they watch and participate in the forum. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Eventbrite page.

Pembroke Pines

“I and I: The Politics of Self-Love”
On display through March 16
Art Gallery
Broward College Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard

Rastafarians refer to themselves as “I and I,” which speaks to their connection with 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 exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

“F Politics: Feminism and Political Activism” Opening Reception
Thursday, March 23, 4 p.m.
Art Gallery
Broward College Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard

Tracing the history of the Feminist movement and its involvement with many social and political causes, this exhibit delves into the impact feminist leaders have had in community organization and political transformation. The work will be on display through April 6. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

“Letters to the Black Woman”
Thursday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre (PCAT)
Broward College Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

Conceived by professor Rudy Jean-Bart as a collaborative piece with local musicians, poets, dancers and audiovisual artists, “Letters to the Black Woman” is a multi-disciplinary homage to the many struggles black women face in contemporary America. Presented during Women’s History Month, the show features work from not only Jean-Bart, but historical facts and footage, accompanied by an all-female band and interpretive dance. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.


Davie, FL

“Celebrating Women in Art” Opening Reception
Thursday, March 16, 6 p.m.
Bailey Hall
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

Broward College is hosting the “Celebrating Women in Art” exhibit featuring the work of the Fort Lauderdale Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. The exhibit showcases the talent of local artists with various mediums on display including photography, watercolor, acrylics, oils, mixed media and sculpture. The collection is on display through April 3, free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6259


Science Friday Series
Friday, March 17, 4 p.m. 
Building 1008, Room 105
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Environmental Science Program and Central Campus Student Life continues its Spring 2017 Science Friday Series tackling the topic of how zebrafish mutant models are used to study neural circuits. Refreshments to be served at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

2017 Spring Career Fair
Thursday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gymnasium, Building 10
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road

CareerSource Broward, in partnership with Broward Collage, is hosting a Career Fair to give jobseekers the chance to network with more than 300 local employers for possible new and exciting careers. The first hour will be dedicated to veterans, with the general public free to attend thereafter. For more information, visit the registration page.


Game Changers Youth Career Expo 2017
Saturday, March 25, 9:30 a.m. 
Institute of Public Safety Building 22
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Game Changers Youth Career Expo 2017 is a prime opportunity for students aged 13-21 to learn about the skills needed to enter high demand, high paying jobs including culinary, cosmetology, STEM, medical, fine art and design, public safety, and more. The event will give participants the opportunity to learn about preparing a resume, interviewing skills, dressing for success and college preparation. Spaces are limited, and advance registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the Eventbrite page.

Bee Day
Wednesday, April 12, 12 p.m.
Health Sciences Simulation Center
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie FL

Broward College is hosting a Bee Day to educate the public on the importance of these often misunderstood insects. The event will include a panel discussion on the bee crisis, as well as honey tasting, honey and other items for sale, information booths and more. For more information, email skimmel@broward.edu

Coconut Creek, FL

Classical Music Series
Thursday, March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Building 50, Room 203
Broward College North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Broward College presents a Classic Music Series spotlighting the talents of Lynn University and Florida Atlantic University students. Megan Lipsky and Eunji Cha will perform selections from Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico Scarlatti and Joseph Hayden. For more information, email hmaklaki@broward.edu.

Broward College Health and Wellness Fair 
Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m.
Building 62, Room 154
Broward College North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Broward College welcomes the community to come out for a Health and Wellness Fair. The event will give attendees the opportunity to have their glucose, cholesterol, vitals, gait and balance and spirometry checked. Vision screenings, CPR demonstrations, body mass index evaluations and massages are also part of the offerings. Broward Health, One Blood, 211 Broward, Juice Plus, Origami Owl and Broward County Community Services among the Fair sponsors. For more information, call 954-201-2148 or email slakhdar@broward.edu.

Highlight

Broward College Now Licensed to Produce Its First-Ever TEDx Event
Broward College has recently been licensed by TED Talk to produce its first ever TEDx event, “Evolution.”  Students, faculty, and community speakers are invited to present compelling, interdisciplinary talks related to the evolution of ideas within art, culture, technology, science and society. Organizers have begun planning for the inaugural TEDxBrowardCollege event in the fall.
Read more: http://www.broward.edu/discover/pressreleases/Pages/First-Tedx-at-Broward-College-to-Focus-on-Humanities-in-Society.aspx.

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