Life at Hodges


The word “internship” is often associated with younger college students who possess little or no experience in their chosen field, but who are looking to receive the training and experience needed to stand out to potential employers. However, in today’s world, internships are no longer viewed as an option solely […]

Importance of Internships for Adult Learners


Gratitude is the best Attitude!
By Dr. April Brown, LMHC, NCC, Ed.D., director of counseling services at Hodges University As we start to feel overwhelmed by the various tasks we must complete, it is important to find ways to stay motivated and positive throughout the semester. Did you know that gratitude is a powerful tool […]

Five Ways to Practice Gratitude


Hodges University Graduates
Congratulations, graduate. You have taken your last test, walked across the stage, received your diploma and are no longer a student of our institution, but instead, a graduate, which ultimately classifies you as an alumnus/a. At Hodges University, this new status automatically makes you a member of the Hodges University […]

Welcome Graduate: Three Benefits of Your Alumni Association Membership



Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center
By Christine Manson, director of veterans services at Hodges University and U.S. Air Force reservist.  The transition from combat to college can be difficult for many veterans. While some students feel prepared to enter into a classroom environment, others struggle with the feeling of inadequacy. At Hodges University, 12 percent […]

Three Tips for Veteran Students to be Successful in College


Financial Aid Office
By Cara Hallett, financial aid manager at Hodges University and Patrick Hoffman, director of financial aid It is not uncommon for prospective students to be ready for college but unsure of how to pay for an education. Often, the mere thought of a student loan can be frightening. However, there […]

Removing the Negative Mindset: Five Student Loan Benefits


Don and Liz Wortham
A career in higher education was not on Dr. Donald Wortham’s radar when he enrolled in his undergraduate studies. Believing his calling to be in ministry, he went on to discover a new passion, and with the help of his professors, Wortham found his calling in education. Pursuing opportunities and […]

A Pathway to Presidency



Adult Learner
By Brent Passey, chief admissions officer at Hodges University. Learn to appreciate the value of learning The social conversation about higher education has been dominated by terms like return on investment, career outcome and job placement. While these are important elements to consider, it is only after you complete your […]

Thinking About Returning to College? Five Tips for the Adult ...


Ameena Brown
Name: Ameena Brown Program of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies Semester of anticipated graduation: December 2016 Career goal: My goal is to work with veteran students at Hodges or at a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital. Tell us a little about yourself and your life: I have a six-year-old daughter who I love […]

February 2016 Student of the Month: Ameena Brown


Professor Gail Sabo
In today’s world, earning a degree is not the only variable that will help an individual get a job or advance in a career. Employers are looking for individuals with the necessary professional skills as well. In an effort to address this need, Professor Gail Sabo is working with students […]

Making Career Professionals Out of Adult Learners