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We are very proud of our alumni and their accomplishments. Each month, we will be highlighting alumni from hundreds of careers that Broward College has offered since our opening in 1960. If you, or someone you know would like to be featured, please click here to submit your information.



Jennyfer Rackal

Registered Nurse

Cleveland Clinic Florida

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Alumni Spotlight

Jennyfer earned her AS Degree at Broward College. She is working diligently, performing vital care to her patients, and shares the following message “I’m an ESSENTIAL worker by choice, because I LOVE what I do. I am grateful to BC for their support and guidance.

Debbie Savage

President and CEO

Responsive Home Health Care

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Alumni Spotlight

Debbie earned her A.A. degree at BC, and her B.S. in Nursing from Barry University. Her home heath agency provides professional, compassionate senior care in both residential homes and health facilities. She founded the company that has been in operation for over 26 years.

Jennifer Martinez

Float Patient Representative

Baptist Health South Florida

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Alumni Spotlight

Jennifer earned her A.A. degree at BC and recently completed her Bachelor’s degree at FIU. Jennifer has the responsibility of working behind the scenes, acting as the bridge between the patient and clinical staff

Becca Pollack

Registered Nurse

HCA Healthcare - Westside Regional Medical Center

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Alumni Spotlight

I am so happy to be fulfilling my dream of caring for people as an RN. Broward College prepared me so well for the clinical field, and I hear the same from many colleagues". I currently work on the Ortho Neuro surgical floor and feel very fulfilled helping others.

Amanda Szlosek Rich

Pediatrics Critical Care Registered Nurse

HCA East Florida Division

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Alumni Spotlight

Holding her A.S. from BC and her B.S. from FAU Amanda is skilled in Quality Patient Care, Nursing, Inpatient Care, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Patient Education. Strong healthcare services professional

Dr. Helene Nau, DNP, APRN, FNP-C.

Family Practitioner

MD Now Urgent Care

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Alumni Spotlight

Dr, Nau started at BC, earning her Registered Nursing Degree, and continuing on to earn her Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees, Throughout her career, Dr. Nau has volunteered years of emergency services for disaster relief in Haiti, the Broward County Health department, and helping those with neurological trauma.

Deverene McDonald, BSN, RN, CCRN

Clinical Staff Nurse- Surgical Intensive Care 

Jackson Health System

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Alumni Spotlight

Having earned her earned both her A.S. and bachelor’s degrees from BC, Deverne is a Certified Critical Care Nurse, and plays a vital role in Nursing Education as an Academic Tutor, is a Critical Care Flight Nurse, and an expert in Newborn Intensive Care. “Overall, I know enough to know that I do NOT know it all. That is my strength”.

Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM

Regional Chief Medical Officer 

Broward Health

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Alumni Spotlight

Not a day passes that I don't reflect on my education at Broward College, and how our specific program made such a strong impact on the community, and how the strong foundation of my classes provided me with the skills to skyrocket my career.

Robert F. Olsen, Jr.

Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist

Memorial Health System

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Alumni Spotlight

"I am a PROUD graduate of a health science program, who is making a positive difference as part of a team for various patients in a hospital in Broward County. I thank BC for the excellent education that I received there that has enabled me to be able to make a difference in the lives of others.

Toni Longo

Registered Nurse

Memorial Healthcare System

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Alumni Spotlight

Toni earned both her A.A. and A.S. degree at BC. Says Toni, "A month after passing my exams I applied to the Memorial Healthcare System Nurse Residency Program and was hired the same day as my interview. I love my unit and I love everyone I work with. I feel I got so lucky in every way.