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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.



Katherine Acevedo

Targeted Case Manager

Henderson Behavioral Health

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Alumni Spotlight

Katherine earned her A.A. at BC, her Bachelor's degree at FAU, and her Master's at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to starting her position at Henderson Behavioral Health, she was an Adjunct Professor at South College, a Graduate teaching Assistant at UT, Knoxville and has also held various other roles including Youth Service Coordinator at the Boys & Girls Club. "Many of the best memories that I have during my college career have been at this wonderful college that I hold in great esteem!

Sahira Bacchus

College Recruiter

Broward College

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Alumni Spotlight

Sahira earned both her A.A. and her bachelor's degree at BC. She develops, coordinates, and executes seminars, workshops, and events to communicate strategies aimed at improving students’ college readiness within Central Broward County. She provides students with information and resources to successfully prepare them for post-secondary educational and career opportunities.

Shekeisha Banner, MSW

Therapist and Medical Social Worker

Silver Lining Counseling and Consulting, LLC

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Shekeisha earned her A.A. degree from BC, a Bachelor’s and Masters degree from FAU, and will complete her Ph.D. next year. Shekeisha is a highly experienced clinical professional who values client care and seeks to treat each client with dignity, respect, and compassion.

Philomena Abreu Campbell, Psy.D.

Clinical Neuropsychologist

BAY AREA NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, LLC

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Philomena Abreu Campbell got her start at BC by earning her A.A. She then continued her education and earned her B.S. at Nova Southeastern University, her master’s and Psy.D. at Albizu University Miami Campus. Philomena is currently a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Bay Area Neuropsychology, LLC. Here, she conducts outpatient neuropsychological evaluations of neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions affecting children and adolescents. She also supervises and trains University of South Florida undergraduate students of Psychology.

Robert Diaz

Academic Advisor and Adjunct Professor

Broward College

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"Robert is one of the founding leaders of the Pillars Leadership Conference. His bold leadership and selfless dedication to others have contributed greatly to the success of BC students. Robert is truly a pillar of the Broward College community and the community at large"

Rhoda Glasco Foderingham

Chair of the Board

Southern Scholarship Foundation

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Alumni Spotlight

Rhoda Glasco Foderingham graduated from BC with her A.S. She then earned her B.S. from FSU, her M.R.P. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her J.D. from FSU where she was the first black female accepted into housing of the Southern Scholarship Foundation of FSU. Following law school she worked with the Florida Department of Community Affairs and the Florida Legislature before returning to South Florida. For her last position she worked as an Assistant City Attorney at the City of Coral Springs and retired in 2012. She is currently Chair of the Board of the Southern Scholarship Foundation, which is a foundation that offers free housing and cooperative living to students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character while attending institutions of higher education.

J. Micaela Fonseca, Esq

Associate Attorney

Peterson Bernard

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J. Micaela Fonseca got her start at BC and earned her A.A. She then continued her education and earned her B.A. in Political Science and Government at Florida Atlantic University and her Juris Doctor at Michigan State University College of Law. She is the Associate Attorney at Peterson Bernard. Peterson Bernard is a Florida-based litigation firm that provides a wide range of legal services to insurers.

Yahalia G. Franklin

Executive Program Director

Breaking Barries Florida, Inc.

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Alumni Spotlight

"I have earned my A.A. degree in Psychology and my B.A.S. degree in Supply Chain Management from BC, as well as my Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University. All of this gave me the fuel to impact the under served communities, and strategically reprogram their mindset from low socioeconomic to economic growth."

Tremaine Hemans, Esq.

Immigration Attorney

Law Offices of Jesus Reyes

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Alumni Spotlight

Tremaine earned both her A.A. and A.S degree from BC, her B.S. degree from NSU and her JD, Law from FIU. Tremaine, the first in her family to attend college, says "ANYTHING is possible if you have faith and believe in yourself. Getting my start at BC prepared me for law school in so many ways and gave me the confidence to succeed.

Robert Hill, Jr, MPH

Vice President of Health Strategies

American Heart Association

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Alumni Spotlight

Robert earned his A.S. at BC and was a recipient of a Dean’s Award. He then continued his education and earned his bachelor's in Psychology at UF and his master’s in Public Health at NSU. He now works for the American Heart Association as a Community Impact Director and is currently VP of Health Strategies. “As the VP of Health Strategies, it is my responsibility to partner with our Board of Directors, volunteers, and corporate partners.”