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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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Isabell Vasquez

News Editor



Alumni Spotlight

Thanks to her A.A. in Communications Isabell was able to intern for Daily Flash TV. Where she gained experience in producing and optimizing content on social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Which has helped her to become a video editor for NBC News Channel 6, where she edits video content including packages and voiceovers for newscasts, news promos, and topicals.

Robert Vazquez

Director, Lifestyle Services

Beam Living


Alumni Spotlight

Robert Vazquez earned an A.A. and a B.A.S. in Management & Supervision at BC. He is the Director of Lifestyle Services at Beam Living (a Blackstone Portfolio Company). Beam Living creates and manages apartment rental communities throughout New York City. Robert ensures a happier city-life for NYC residents across multiple properties. People that have previously worked with Robert describe him as being passionate, creative, and able to inspire others.

Shane Vega, M.S.

Logistics Officer

Florida Army National Guard


Alumni Spotlight

Broward College has given Shane the foundation in Accounting to be recognized as a Worlds Ahead Distinguished Graduate by Florida International University - College of Business in 2018. He currently serves as a Logistics Officer for the National Guard. Where he uses his skills in data analytical to develop and improve operations within the army.

Maria Paula Velez


Univision Communications, Inc.


Alumni Spotlight

Maria Paula Velez earned her A.A. in Advertising at BC. She then continued her education by earning a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism at Florida International University. Maria has gained extensive experience in the Broadcasting field through internships with Univision, NBC Universal Telemundo, and W Radio Colombia.

Monica Vera

Water Aerobics Instructor

Athletica Health & Fitness


Alumni Spotlight

Monica Vera earned an AA at BC and a bachelor’s in Business Administration and Management at Florida Atlantic University. She is a Water Aerobics Instructor at Athletica Health & Fitness. Here she leads group exercise classes with appropriate verbal instructions and clear patterns of movement, and instructs members on basic strength training principles and exercise techniques. She started off at Athletica Health & Fitness as a Personal Trainer and recently earned the position of a Water Aerobics Instructor.

Addison Verklas

Director of Product Management



Alumni Spotlight

"Addison possesses the unique traits of not only being keen on automotive retail, but he also has a passion and drive for technology. Addison has developed key enhancements to AutoNation’s sales systems. that drive incremental sales for the organization."