FEATURED: 2016 BC Hackathon
Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15
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.
“Fall Faculty Exhibition” Opening Reception
Thursday, October 6, 6 p.m.
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
The “Fall Faculty Exhibition” features recent works by adjunct faculty teaching in the Visual & Performing Arts department of Broward College. The exhibit, on display through November 2, includes contributors who are nationally recognized artists. Various media and disciplines will be spotlighted including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography and installation. For more information, call 954-201-6984 or email email@example.com.
Broward Symphony Orchestra (V&PA)
Saturday, October 15, 8 p.m.
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.
Broward College Symphonic Band (V&PA)
Sunday, October 16, 2 p.m.
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Broward College Symphonic Band, made up of students and other members of the community, will perform “A Blast from the Past.” Tickets for the fall performance are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors, faculty and children. For more information, visit www.browardsymphonicband.com.
Oakland Park, FL
Dinner at the Square
Thursday, October 13, 6:45 p.m.
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.
Broward College Welcomes Disney Institute for One-Day Seminar Titled “Transforming Your Organization- Disney’s Approach to Quality Service”
A sold-out audience of professionals attended the “How to Transform Your Organization through Disney’s Approach to Quality Service” on Thursday, September 22 at the Omni Auditorium on the Broward College North Campus in Cypress Creek, Fla. The day-long customer service program was hosted by the Disney Institute representatives, who provided business insight and time-tested examples from Disney parks and resorts worldwide that attendees could find inspiration in when it comes to enhancing the customer experience of their own company.
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