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Experiential Learning
Updated Sept. 13, 2018 Steven Mintz, executive director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, describes experiential education as a type of learning that “is largely an ‘add-on’” in higher education. “These real world, hands-on experiences […]

The Value of Experiential Learning in College


Mia Rodgers
Author, artist and professional speaker Mary Ann Radmacher once said, “Unexpected events can set you back or set you up. It is all a matter of perspective.” For Mia Rodgers, captain at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and commander of the Core Facility in Fort Myers, a positive outlook, […]

Captain by Day and Student by Night


Ashley Colón
Updated October 9, 2018 Program of Study: Dual major: Criminal Justice and Applied Psychology Semester of anticipated graduation: Fall 2018 Career goal: At this point in my schooling, I am still undecided on the specifics of possible career choices; however, I like the idea of careers close to those of […]

March 2016 Student of the Month: Ashley Colón



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