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FEATURED: Nursing Candlelight Ceremony
Tuesday, August 8, 4 p.m.  
Omni Auditorium
Broward College North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

The next generation of nurses will be celebrated with a symbolic candlelight ceremony done in the spirit of Florence Nightingale, who would take her oil lamp late at night to care for the sick during the Crimean War. The “Lady with the Lamp” served as a beacon of hope and whose legacy lives on as an iconic figure within the field. For more information, email cmohamme@broward.edu.

Davie, FL
Potters’ Guild Invitational 2017 
On display through August 9
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Potters’ Guild Invitational is an accumulation of ceramic works by one of the most excellent groups of clay artists in South Florida. The artists of the Broward College Potters’ Guild share a studio space, as well as creative ideas and techniques, and this relationship results in fantastic clay works, both functional and sculptural. This year’s show is juried by Chad Steve, resident artist at the Armory Art Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.

Nights at the Observatory
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. 
Buehler Observatory
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The community is welcome to explore wonders in the sky through the lens of powerful telescopes at the Buehler Observatory on Wednesday evenings. Let Susan Barnett, Buehler Planetarium and Observatory director, and other experts guide you in locating the moon, stars, and nebulae (weather permitting). The events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit the website or call 954-201-6681.

Coconut Creek, FL
Supplier Diversity Day
Friday, August 25, 11 a.m.
Omni Auditorium
Broward College North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Organized by Broward College Office of Supplier Diversity, Supplier Diversity Day provides a forum for small businesses to interact with local, county, state and federal government representatives. The event will include a panel discussion on the perceived barriers in public contracting and how organizations work to overcome perceptions and a Business Exchange where small business owners can market their goods and services directly with local and state buyers at scheduled one-on-one interviews. For more information or to register, visit the event page.

Summer Bridge Program Enrollment
Through August 21
Building 63
Broward College North Campus Early Childhood LAB School
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Registration is now open for the new Summer Bridge Program at the Broward College Early Childhood LAB School. The program, geared to children 4-8, explores STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, & Match) through engaging hands on activities. Pay per week or by session. To reserve a space, call 954-201-2440 or visit www.broward.edu/labschool.

Multiple Campuses
Broward College Kids & Teens College (KTC)
Through August 4
Most Broward College Campuses and Centers 

The Broward College Kids & Teens College (KTC) encourages students ages 8-15 years to engage in courses geared toward careers. The six-week program is offered in quarter, half, and full days. This year's program will build the skills and habits your child needs for the next school year and beyond. For more information, visit the website or call 954-201-7800.

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 Broward College and Broward County Public Schools Launch New Program Retraining Paraprofessionals as
 Teachers
Broward College has partnered with Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) for the launch of the Para-to-Teacher program. This innovative program will provide an opportunity for education paraprofessionals already working in high-need or underserved schools to earn a bachelor's degree through the Broward College Teacher Education Program (TEP). The collaboration will help alleviate ongoing shortages in critical areas such as Exceptional Student Education (ESE), mathematics, and science by increasing the availability of highly-qualified teachers. Participants will be required to complete field experience and student teaching in their current schools with the goal of becoming certified educators. For more information, read here.

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