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Broward College, FIU celebrate new Miramar location

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WHAT:         
Broward College and Florida International University will host a special event to commemorate the construction of the Broward College-FIU Broward Center in Miramar, an 89,000-square-foot joint-use facility. The presidents of both institutions will discuss their plans for this new facility. The four-story, state-of-the-art building was designed by Perkins + Will an​d is being built by Kaufman Lynn Construction. Slated to open this fall, the building will be LEED-certified and will feature classrooms, science labs, meeting spaces and student commons. The student common area and dining facilities on the first floor will be shared by both institutions.
 
Broward College’s offerings will focus on business, supply chain management, and global trade and logistics. A number of credit-for-prior learning option​s will also be available, as well as credit by examination.
 
FIU’s offerings are similar to the current offering at the Pines Center, which will move to Miramar at the end of the summer: undergraduate programs in liberal arts, business and construction management and graduate programs in business, engineering, education and public administration. Certification/non-degree programs, test preparation and languages also will be available.
 
WHO:             Broward College President J. David Armstrong, Jr.
                       Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg
 
WHEN:          10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2014
 
WHERE:       1930 S.W. 145th Avenue, Miramar
 
 
For more information on the Broward College programs​, call 954-201-8835.
For more information on the FIU programs, call 954-438-8600.

 
 
About Broward College:
Broward College is ranked as one of the top ten community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute. Serving more than 68,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with 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.                        

About FIU: 
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is Worlds Ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded 200,000 degrees and enrolls 50,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu.
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