Broward College Enters into Agreement with Dominican Republic Ministry of Youth to Provide Career Training
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (January 23, 2017) – Broward College has entered into a partnership with the Dominican Republic Ministry of Youth to offer a comprehensive career training program for Dominican youth in the United States. Dominican Republic Youth Minister Robiamny Balcácer and Broward College Continuing Education Director Diane Peart formally signed the agreement during a ceremony at Broward College on January 9, 2017.
“It is an honor for us to partner with the Ministry of Youth in an effort to extend access to higher education in the Dominican Republic,” said Peart. “We are confident that the skills and knowledge the students will learn at Broward College will prepare them for successful careers.”
Students from the Dominican Republic can now receive workforce skills through a wide range of Broward College on-campus and online workforce programs. The agreement will expand career training opportunities with a focus on business, leadership, and industry needs in the Dominican Republic. The program is currently scheduled to launch in March 2017 at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus located in Davie, FL. Approximately 20 students will participate in the first cohort.
Broward College boasts a multicultural and ethnically diverse population, with more than 180 countries represented and 43 languages spoken by its students. This unique environment provides a cross cultural learning exchange and richness to its programs. Through its international partnerships, Broward College prepares students from across the world to succeed academically and ensure a smooth transition into American universities or global workforce markets.
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Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College offers certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.