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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.

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Tyler Friedman, MBA

Financial Analyst

Broward Health


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Tyler earned his A.A at BC and recently graduated with his MBA from Florida Atlantic University. He currently works for Broward Health, a not-for-profit health system serving North Broward County, as a Financial Analyst. His current rolls enable him to aid the health system by preparing financial reports and analysis to assist in achieving goals of providing quality healthcare.

Nicolas Fry

Senior Technical Consultant



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Nicolas earned his A.A. degree at BC and continued his education at UF, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He shares, "Broward College's world class professors gave me the tools needed to be successful. Not only did I save money on my education, but the small class sizes and access to assistance enabled me to grasp the concepts and apply them in the field."

Kal Gajraj

Communications Director



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Kal Gajraj earned his A.A. at BC and continued his education at DeVry University with a B.S. in Business and an M.B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Keller Graduate School of Management. He is currently working towards earning his Ph.D. at St. Thomas University. Kal is the Communications Director at NationsBenefits, which is a leading supplemental healthcare benefits company committed to maximizing the quality of care and health outcomes for more than 20 million members in the U.S

Gonzalo Garcia


BSO Fire Rescue


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Gonzalo graduated with an A.S. degree in Fire Science from BC. This sparked his interest to continue on to earn his B.A. in Emergency & Disaster Management and his Master's in Public Administration at American Public University. He has been a BSO Fire Rescue Fire Captain at Broward Sheriff's Office for over 30 years, as well as served in the US Army and US Army Reserves.

Karina Garcia

Project Manager

Florida Power & Light Company


Alumni Spotlight

Karina Garcia earned her A.A. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at BC. She then furthered her education and earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of South Florida and is pursuing her Master of Business Administration at LSU Shreveport. She has ample experience as a product owner, project manager & Distribution Engineer. She currently works as the Project Manager II at Florida Power & Light.

Diasmene Gaspard, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital


Alumni Spotlight

Diasmene Gaspard earned her AS from BC, her BS in Nursing Science and her MS in Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse from Nova Southeastern University. She is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, which is a 332-bed not for profit hospital. Here she works in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine. Diasmene has over 15 years of clinical expertise as a Registered Nurse in various capacities from critical care, telemetry, and correctional medicine.