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Broward native, scores big in Education!

After many successful years in education, Janice became the Principal of Redan High School in Dekalb County, Georgia. Under her leadership, Redan continues to grow  academically with strong extra-curricular offerings for the students. Because of her hard work and dedication, she was awarded the Community and Five Point Thrust Award in the category of Education Development. at the “Grand Celebration by the Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. […]

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Happening on the ‘Hill’ Students Win Statewide “Hackathon” & FAMU Ranks Among Top 25 Health Sciences Programs

Students from Florida A&M University (FAMU) took second place in the MuniMod competition in Orlando. The team’s winning product was “Accru,” an application dedicated to matching interested local businesses with city-owned vacant property. Working with local development departments and redevelopment agencies, this proposed database will use multiple mediums to connect businesses and the public at large with vacant municipal properties. The University of West Florida took first place in the competition. FAMU took home a second-place prize of $5,000. […]

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Greater Fort Lauderdale begin expansion of Broward County Convention Center and Headquarters Hotel Project

Broward County and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau are excited to announce that the project to expand the Broward County Convention Center and add a new four diamond Headquarters Hotel in Fort Lauderdale has officially be-gun. This phased project began with a demolition event at the Portside Center today and will follow a schedule of construction activities into 2023. After years of planning a larger and more advanced Convention Center, the project is now in motion. […]