Emily Arnold and family
While the number of women working in the field of technology remains low, Hodges University student Emily Arnold aspires to become one more woman who is breaking down the barrier and stigma associated with women in technology. “I feel somewhat alone being a woman pursuing a degree in technology,” she […]

Pushing Back Against Intimidation and Fear


Learning Outside the Lecture
Learning doesn’t always have to be reading from a textbook or PowerPoint, and although theory is important to the basic, fundamental knowledge students need, it is the application that leaves a lasting impression. Whether a student is studying online, on campus or self-paced, courses in each of Hodges’ five schools […]

Learning Outside the Lecture


Is it safe to shop online?
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute You will never hear me say that anything is safe. Everything has risks. Online shopping has risks. Fortunately, there are tips that can help to reduce those risks. Use a credit card When you use a credit card, a debt of […]

Is it Safe to Shop Online?



Typosquatting Blog Post
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute Scammers are well aware of the fact that people are prone to typographical errors. Our inability or unwillingness to proofread what we type could lead to great harm. Not physical harm, but harm to our privacy. All due to typosquatting. Typosquatting […]

Watch Out for Typosquatting


Student writing at computer
Incorporating APP into Your Writing By Minnette Smith, Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) at Hodges Writing a paper or essay can feel like a daunting task. Your ability to take information and craft it into a clear and concise paper may not be your forte, but it is […]

Incorporating APP into Your Writing


Jim Nichols
As an assistant professor of computer networking and technical specialist in Hodges University’s Fisher School of Technology, Jim Nichols admits, “Learning this information isn’t easy,” but for students who are eager to learn and who are committed to the program, the skills learned will provide for greater career opportunities after […]

Opening a Gateway to Future Success



Image of success written in the sand.
Hodges University is home to almost 2,000 students, each with their own story to tell. Many students face struggles every day, whether it is financial, medical, family or work, but each student has something to prove, either to themselves or to someone else. For Jeanette “Jay” Colon, a degree means […]

Succeeding in the Face of Doubt



Credit Cards
By Carrie Kerskie, director, Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University While we were preparing for Hurricane Irma, another major story was making the rounds on news channels. That was the announcement that Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, had experienced a data breach. It was reported that […]

Equifax Breach, What You Need to Know