Life at Hodges


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


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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



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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


Interview Attire
By Jama Thurman, Career Services Manager and Counselor Your interview attire and professional appearance can make or break you when meeting a prospective employer. First impressions are important. When in doubt, it is always best to dress professionally and conservatively. Unless you know the office setting is casual, wear a […]

Make an Impression: Interview Attire and Professional Appearance


Hodges University
How Hodges is Changing Lives – One Student, Faculty and Staff Member at a Time Fall has arrived at Hodges University, and students, faculty, staff and administrators are preparing for another successful semester. For members of the Hodges community, a strong sense of Panther Pride exists within the walls of […]

The Impact of Our University