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Students in PTA class at Hodges
Are you looking for a satisfying and enjoyable career in the medical field that provides you opportunities to help others? Maybe becoming a doctor or a nurse doesn’t sound right for you, but have you thought about a future in physical therapy? For the patient recovering from a car accident […]

Build Your Future as a Physical Therapist Assistant


Tom Pear at the finish line of a triathlon.
A journalist, professor, athlete and part-time panther, Thomas Pear, who is an assistant professor of digital media and communication at Hodges University, wears many hats. He also has a keen ability to encourage and inspire students, not only as a professor, but also as a mentor. Long before he decided […]

A Man of Many Talents


12 Tips to help you study for Finals.
The semester is winding down and you are almost finished! The only thing standing in your way of an academic break is…Finals.  These tests signify two things: 1) the end of another semester, which puts you one step closer to graduation, and 2) the culmination of everything learned in your […]

12 Test-Taking Tips to Prepare for Your Finals



Professor Liana Calderin with her family.
When her students experience intimidation or doubt, Professor Liana Calderin encourages them by saying, “The sky will always be blue. Everything else that happens is just bad weather that will pass. When you wake up tomorrow, the sky will still be blue.” As a Hodges University alumna, she is familiar […]

Embracing Challenge to Help Build the Future


4 Ways to Avoid Plagiarism
By Brittany O’Neill, assistant librarian in the Terry P. McMahan Library Now that the fall semester is underway, you may have big papers or projects on the horizon. You know that plagiarism violates Hodges University’s Academic Honesty Policy and can have serious consequences, but maybe you are not sure about […]

Proceeding with Caution: 4 Ways to Avoid Plagiarism


Cynthia Vaccarino
To hear Dr. Cynthia Vaccarino speak about working in physical therapy, whether it is in a hospital or classroom, you understand the depth of her passion. As Hodges University’s physical therapist assistant (PTA) program chair, the hard work she puts forth to oversee the rigorous program pays off when she […]

Cynthia Vaccarino Turns Students into Colleagues



Three Tips to Increase English Skills While in College
By Leisha Cali, director of the English as a Second Language program If English is not your first language and you are pursuing a college degree in a country or at a university where English is used, you know that increasing your understanding and use of academic English will determine […]

Three Tips to Increase English Skills While in College


By Dr. April Brown, LMHC, NCC, Ed.D., director of counseling services Whether you have made the decision to attend Hodges University, or you are expressing interest in becoming a student, that is a reason to celebrate! This step is a new beginning. If you are a Hodges student, a successful […]

Six Ways to Celebrate Life


Best of Criminal Justice at Hodges University
There are many advantages to enrolling in Hodges University’s criminal justice program, including opportunities in experiential learning and receiving instruction by expert professors who have years of experience in the field. Your decision to earn a degree in criminal justice will give you the skills you need to succeed in […]

Discover the Best of Hodges University’s Criminal Justice Program