A Great Debate

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, millions watched the 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Debate at Broward College. Held in the recently renovated Bailey Hall — which originally opened 35 years ago this month —  the debate was carried live on TV, the web and radio across Florida and the country.

Click here to watch videos from debate day, look at media coverage, rewatch the debate online and more!

This blog was a part of the debate for updates on the event and related events happening at Broward College.


CNN’s Candy Crowley to Speak at Broward College on the Importance of Debates in American Politics




CNN’s Candy Crowley to Speak at Broward College on the Importance of Debates in American Politics

            FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (October 3, 2014) – 
Candy Crowley, CNN’s chief political correspondent and anchor of “State of the Union with Candy Crowley,” will meet with Broward College students, faculty and staff on Friday, October 10, at 10:30 a.m. at Broward College’s Bailey Hall, 3501 S.W. Davie Road, Davie, Building 4, to discuss the history and importance of debates in the American political process. Media are invited to attend. This event requires working media to RSVP for a confirmed seat. Please contact Tina David at 954-201-7510 or tdavid@broward.edu to reserve a seat. 

            In her role as chief political correspondent, Crowley covers a broad range of stories, including presidential, congressional and gubernatorial races, and major legislative developments on Capitol Hill. She has covered the presidential campaigns of Pat Buchanan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Howard Dean, Bob Dole, Jesse Jackson, Edward Kennedy, John Kerry, Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan, among others. Since the presidential nomination of Jimmy Carter, Crowley has covered all but one of the national political conventions. She was also granted an exclusive sit-down interview with President George W. Bush days before he left office.
            Sponsored in part by Leadership Broward and the Broward College Foundation, this event is part of a series of civic engagement events hosted by Broward College, titled “Educate, Engage, Enrich Florida.” The events cover a series of topics, including education, healthcare, environmental politics, energy policy, equity, women’s rights issues and much more, and coincide with the 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Debate at Broward College, which will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at Broward College’s Bailey Hall, also located on Central Campus.

            For a complete list of “Educate, Engage, Enrich Florida” events, visit www.nextflgov.com or www.broward.edu/debateFor the latest updates on the 2014 Gubernatorial Debate at Broward College, follow #NextFLGov on Facebook and Twitter.  




About Broward College:

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.