Past Events

The following community outreach events were part of the Broward College’s hosting of the 2014 Gubernatorial Debate. 

Education in Politics

Wednesday, September 3, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152
Join Mary Jean Woika, Broward College professor of education, and Michele Cabrera, director of the Broward College Laboratory School, for a discussion highlighting the place of education in today’s politics. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson atmjackso3@broward.edu.

 

Citizenship, Globalization and Political Literacy 
Thursday, September 4, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 S.W. Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425
Kevin Walsh, history and political science professor at Broward College, will lead a discussion on citizenship, globalization, the public good and theories of political literacy. For more information, contact Rowena Hernandez Muzquiz at 954-201-6630 or hernan7@broward.edu.

 

Healthcare 
Monday, September 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152
Robert Levy of Robert M. Levy and Associates will discuss how major health care political issues will affect Floridians. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson at mjackso3@broward.edu.

 

The Constitution and the Importance of Voting
Thursday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425
Brenda C. Snipes, Broward County Supervisor of Elections, will speak about the Constitution and the importance of voting. For more information, contact Rowena Hernandez Muzquiz at 954-201-6630 or hernan7@broward.edu.

 

Voter Registration Drive
Monday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Building 46, Breezeway
Broward College’s Student Government is working with the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office to bring voter registration representatives to its North Campus in order to increase registration of students and community members for the upcoming election. For more information, contact Joseph Pickering at 954-201-2325 or jpickeri@broward.edu.

 

Important Tools for Citizens to Participate in a Society’s Government


Thursday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.


A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425

Victoria Brower, a Broward College professor of local, state and national government, will speak about the important tools needed for citizens to participate in a society’s government. For more information, contact Rowena Hernandez Muzquiz at 954-201-6630 or hernan7@broward.edu.

 

Equity: A Discussion About Marriage

Thursday, October 2, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152

This presentation will challenge attendees to critically think about the term “equity” within the context of marriage.  Specifically, marriage equality will be discussed through a legal prism with a comprehensive analysis omitting the subconscious influence of organized religion.  For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson at mjackso3@broward.edu.


 

The Art of Debate

Wednesday, October 8, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152

Join Student Life and the Communication Department as they discuss and demonstrate the art of debating and its history. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson at mjackso3@broward.edu.

 

Candy Crowley, CNN, Lecture

Friday, October 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Bailey Hall, Building 4

CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent and Anchor of “State of the Nation” Candy Crowley will address students and invited guests on the importance of debates in American politics. For more information, contact Eric Kerchner at 954-201-6306 ekerchne@broward.edu.

 

Sex, Marriage, God and Politics: Faculty and Students in Dialogue 
Monday, October 13, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. 
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Bldg. 81, Room 138
Broward College professors will lead a “Socratic Seminar” on topics related to government, public policy, and the “institute of marriage.” For more information, contact Carlos Lopez at 954-201-8800, clopez2@broward.edu or Henry Mack at hmaklaki@broward.edu

 

Religious Liberty and Same Sex Marriage Forum
Monday, October 13, from 7 – 9 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus Performing and Cultural Arts Center, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines
In the wake of a recent ruling declaring Florida’s ban of same sex marriages unconstitutional, a panel of local academics and community leaders will discuss the extent to which the impending legalization of same sex marriages will affect religious churches, institutions, and/or business to operate freely. For more information, contact Carlos Lopez at 954-201-8800, clopez2@broward.edu or Henry Mack at hmaklaki@broward.edu.

 

Coloring the Ballot Box: Are U.S. Laws Color Blind? 
Tuesday, October 14, 12:30 p.m. 
Judson A. Samuels South Campus Performing and Cultural Arts Center, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines
Broward College professors Michael Hurlburt and Rudy Jean-Bart will discuss race, politics, and the ethical and historical issues stemming from U.S. laws. For more information, contact Carlos Lopez at 954-201-8800, clopez2@broward.edu or Henry Mack at hmaklaki@broward.edu.

 

Shadow Debate
Tuesday, October 14, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie

Students from Broward College’s speech and debate team will participate in a live mock debate at the Broward College Television Studios at Central Campus, which will also be streamed online. The debate will be in a team format, with two groups representing the candidates. Manny Munoz, co-host and executive producer for South Florida’s First News with Jimmy Cefalo on News Radio 610 WIOD, will moderate the debate and questions will come from a studio as well as online audience. For more information, contact Greg Barnes at 954-201-6672 or gbarnes@broward.edu.

 

Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party
Wednesday, October 15, from 6:30 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Building 68, Room 191
Football style watch party with pre-debate tailgate. Students will watch the debate in a fun environment that simultaneously fosters educational outcomes as well as social engagement. For more information, contact Jared White at jwhite@broward.edu or 954-201-8997.

 

Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party
Wednesday October 15, from 6 to 9 p.m.
North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 60, Omni Auditorium
Debate viewing party, which will include discussion and faculty participation to answer any questions that students may have about the debate and questions about candidates. For more information, contact Joseph Pickering at jpickeri@broward.edu or 954-201-2325.

 

Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party
Wednesday October 15, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Willis Holcombe Downtown Center, 111 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Building 33, Room 1208. 
Watch party with a live simulcast from our Central campus. For more information, contact Sue Hawk at shawk@broward.edu or 954-931-9658.

 

Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party
Wednesday October 15, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie
Watch party with a live simulcast. For more information, contact Jose Lopez at jlopez1@broward.edu or 954-201-6236.

 

A Post-Debate Discussion with Stephanie Rivera

Thursday October 16, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 

A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425

Stephanie Rivera, U.S. Senate intern and Broward College alumna, will host a post-debate discussion. For more information, contact Rowena Hernandez Muzquiz at 954-201-6630 or hernan7@broward.edu.

 

Environment and Energy Policy
Thursday, October 16, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152
Tony De Lia, professor of natural science at Broward College, will facilitate a spirited discussion and demonstration on the environment and Florida’s energy policy. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson at mjackso3@broward.edu.

 

Women’s Rights
Thursday, October 16, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152
It has been 94 years since the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote. This lecture will explore just how much changed in the 94 years since women were granted equal rights. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson atmjackso3@broward.edu.

Getting Politically Creative: An Academic Showcase


Tuesday, October 21 through Thursday, October 23, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152 
Broward College’s North Campus will showcase student produced artwork, theatrical movements and other creative media, focusing on today’s political issues. For more information, contact Amy Cruz at 954-201-2385 or acruz2@broward.edu, or Michelle Jackson at mjackso3@broward.edu.

 

Turn Up My Rights: Music and Politics
October 22, 10:30 a.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus Performing and Cultural Arts Center, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines
What does one’s music say about one’s politics? Can music be a form of advocacy? Broward College professors Chalwell and Jean-Beart will discuss the relationship between music and politics, particularly with respect to the extent to which music is a catalyst for advocacy and reform. For more information, contact Carlos Lopez at 954-201-8800, clopez2@broward.edu or Henry Mack at hmaklaki@broward.edu.

 

The Humor of Politics

Saturday, October 25, begins at 12 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus Performing and Cultural Arts Center, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines
Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to enjoy films exploring the political process through humor, including “Wild in the Street,” “Election,” “The Distinguished Gentleman,” and “The Campaign.” For more information, visit http://www.bsoca.org or contact the Office of Cultural Affairs at 954-201-8243 or BSOCA@broward.edu.


 

2014 Election Day

  • General Election: November 4, 2014

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