On Wednesday, December 14, Broward College conferred nearly 3,200 degrees and certificates at its 86th commencement ceremony at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. During the ceremony, President J. David Armstrong, Jr. conferred 192 bachelor’s degrees, 2,444 associate degrees, and 639 technical certificates to students who represent more than 101 countries. The oldest graduate was 78, and 93 veterans graduated.
The keynote address was delivered by Joshua Wyner
, vice president and executive director of the College Excellence Program at the Aspen Institute, which aims to strengthen practice and develop leadership that substantially improve college student success.
In his role with the Institute, Mr. Wyner oversees two key initiatives: the prestigious Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, which strives to shine a spotlight on community colleges that deliver exceptional student results; and the New College Leadership Project, which works to align the hiring and professional development of college presidents with the goal of substantially improving student success.
Relive some of the moments of graduation: