Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 13, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Who: Brian Stokes Mitchell, 1999 Tony Award winner for Kiss Me Kate, Tony nominee for Ragtime, King Hedly II and Man of LaMancha.
What: Broward College Foundation’s “Second Annual Lyceum Awards”, a musical salute to “Excellence in Education” presented by Tripp Scott, featuring performances by Broward College students and guest starring Brian Stokes Mitchell.
When: 7pm Saturday, October 3, 2009
Ticket prices- VIP $150 includes backstage after party with Mitchell, $50 reserved, and $35 for Broward College Alumni. Tickets are available at www.parkerplayhouse.com.
Where: Parker Playhouse
707 NE 8th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Why: Reminiscent of Hollywood award shows and set to backbeat of Broadway, the Lyceum Awards honor Broward College’s Outstanding Scholars, Endowed Teaching Chair recipients and Distinguished Alumni.
About the Broward College Foundation The mission of the Broward College Foundation is to change lives though education by providing community awareness, advocacy and financial support to Broward College. The Broward College Foundation awards more than $2 million in scholarships annually to Broward College students and supports academic programs and awards for outstanding faculty. While the State of Florida funds approximately 62 percent of Broward College's operating budget, the balance must be raised from individuals, corporations and institutions. Led by its Board of Directors, the foundation raises funds, conducts programs and practices stewardship that increases the effectiveness of the college in meeting community, student, faculty and staff needs.
The mission of Broward College is to achieve student success by developing informed and creative students capable of contributing to a knowledge- and service-based global society. As a public community college accredited to offer associate degrees, selected baccalaureate degrees, and certificate programs, the institution and its District Board of Trustees are committed to fostering a learning-centered community that celebrates diversity and inclusion by empowering and engaging students, faculty, and staff. For more information or to contribute to the Foundation, please call 954-201-7414.