Life at Hodges

Dr. Meyer on the Naples campus
When entering Dr. John Meyer’s office, you quickly realize his passion for cars and the automotive industry. Professing the business side of him questions the financial soundness of owning collector cars, given the opportunity, Meyer would be the next Jay Leno. Fascinated by cars from an early age, it led […]

Coming Home to Hodges

Steps to take before tax season
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute As you begin to prepare your taxes, you may include the following identity theft mitigation steps. Credit Reports If you have not done so already, request your free credit reports. You are entitled to one free credit report every 12 months […]

Steps to Take During Tax Season

Going back to school or enrolling in college for the first time can present various challenges ranging from lack of confidence to fear of the unknown. For students with disabilities, the challenges can become so overwhelming that finishing the week’s assignments, never mind the full semester, may seem nearly impossible. […]

Hiding Among the Crowd

Black History Month
February is Black History Month, and it is a time to celebrate the achievements African-Americans have made throughout history. As an institution of higher learning, Hodges University promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and cultural competency, and to celebrate Black History Month, we are highlighting one student, faculty, staff and alumni, who […]

Celebrating Black History Month

Luisaura Fox
Luisaura Fox has a long-standing history with Hodges University, and as manager of English as a Second Language (ESL) Student Services in Fort Myers, she sees herself in many of the students seeking her assistance. Whether it is legal paperwork, a fear of going to college or difficulties in transitioning […]

Reminding Students of the “Why”

Men in Hodges University Classroom
College campuses have seen many changes over the years. Not only are there variations in learning styles and shifts in academic programming to meet workforce demands, but the growing gender gap between male and female students proves that higher education is a continuously evolving entity. Since 1979, the number of […]

Mystery Men: The Gender Gap Between Men and Women in ...

Disability Support Blog Post
By Lourdes Araujo, M.S. Registered Intern, Counseling and Disability Support Manager Perhaps there was a time when you felt uncomfortable or inadequate when seeking a job opportunity. You felt you had the essential qualifications, but you still believed there were some concerns that crossed an employer’s mind. Don’t let your […]

Getting a Job with a Disability

Image of Job Search icon
By Jama Thurman, Licensed Mental Health Counselor MH11424, Career Services Manager and Counselor According to the Jobvite Annual Recruiter Survey 2016, 87 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn during the recruiting process. LinkedIn is “the world’s largest professional network with more than 500 million users in more than 200 countries and […]

Why Every Student Should Use LinkedIn

The Gift of an Education
As a college student, the cost of an education can often bring a financial burden. Hodges University understands the challenges of balancing school, work and family that students face when making the decision to earn a degree. This is why Hodges University’s scholarship program is critical to students’ academic success. […]

The Gift of an Education