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Broward College to Host Events to Commemorate Women's History Month

Broward College will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of events throughout the month of March at its North and Central campuses. The events are free and open to the public. Events taking place at Broward College include:



A. HUGH ADAMS CENTRAL CAMPUS, 3501 S.W. Davie Road, Davie


Women of Broward Speakers Panel
Womens History Month event flyer
Wednesday, March 12,
Noon to 2 p.m.

Building 4, Bailey Hall



The Student Life Department will host a panel of Broward College professionals, including Natalie Justice, manager, Tigertail Lake Recreational Center; Alice Murillo, dean, University/College Library; Ana Price, program manager, Continuing Education; and Trish Joyce, professor of English, to discuss the contributions of women in the community. For more information, call Omoy Watson at 954-201-4881.




WHM Kim Coles highlight
Love and Laughter: Identity, Acceptance, and the Female World of Comedy
Presenting Kim Coles – Comedian, Actress, Speaker and author of Gratitude Journal

Tuesday, March 18, 11:15 a.m. - 12 noon and 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
Bldg. 17, Room 425


Women’s History Art Festival

Wednesday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Building 19, Patio


The Student Life Department will host an art festival to honor a woman’s choice, voice and body.  The event will feature an art show, readings and live music. For more information, call 954-201-6756.








NORTH CAMPUS, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek


Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment Panel Discussion
Monday, March 24, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. 
Building 46, Room 152


This panel discussion and luncheon will honor the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women.  Against social convention and often legal restraints, women have created a legacy that expands the frontiers of possibility for generations to come. Guest speakers include Quakish Liner, professor of reading; Terri Justice, dean of academic resources; Melinda Shoemaker, professor of psychology; and Gisella Segarra, Broward College alumnae. This event is sponsored by Student Life. For more information, call 954-201-2484.



SOUTH CAMPUS, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines

March 11 & 12, 2 – 3 p.m.
Gymnasium 
Self Defense Classes
Facilitator:  SGA (Linda / Rochell)
Hosted By: Club KO

March 13, 12 – 1 p.m.
Breezeway
Rise Above
Event Description: It is about women that will be writing down their problems or any issues that they have come across on balloons to be released into the sky as positive songs are playing in the background
Facilitator: SGA (Stephanie Ruddock / SPB)

March 13, 12:30 p.m., PCAT
Panel discussion 
Facilitator: Professor Rudy Jean-Bart & Students
Program Description: The program is entitled, Shattering the Glass: How women can and will continue to break down barriers. The event will feature a diverse panel of women that will be asked questions that deal with some of the hurdles that they as women have faced and how they have overcome those hurdles.

March 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Breezeway
True Beauty: Exploring Women’s Self Esteem
Event Description: interactive display and discussion on self-esteem and how our culture and the media contributes to it
Facilitator: SPB (Linda / Jalissa)

March 20, 1 p.m., Bldg. 68 / Activity Center, room 191
Substance Abuse
Facilitator: BC’s Student Assistance Program

March 31, 1 p.m., Bldg. 68 / Southern Breezes Café
Staying Safe While Dating on the College Campus
Facilitator:  BC’s Student Assistance Program

March 31, 1 – 3 p.m., Bldg. 69, room 133
Phenomenal Women of BCSC
1 nominee and 2 guests from each department. Each nominee is recognized as a Phenomenal Women that would have a plaque stating that w/ flowers w/catered lunch from the cheesecake factory.
Facilitator(s): SGA (Linda / Chevy)

March 31, 11 a.m., Bldg. 69, room 133
Women’s Success Panel
3-4 successful women speakers for a Q&A
Facilitator: SGA (Linda / Chevy)

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