career


Jessica with Thelma Hodges and the nursing students.
Who is a nurse but someone who works day and night, tirelessly devoting themselves to the care of others. It is the individual who expresses empathy while maintaining emotional stability and who understands that sickness and injury never take a holiday. Jessica Palumbo, Hodges’ director of nursing, is all too […]

The Nursing Educator


Imagine devoting years of your life to what you believed would be a lifelong career only to realize it no longer proved fulfilling. This is the reality for many adults who opt to leave one career behind to re-enroll in school and pursue an entirely different path. Although it may […]

A Serendipitous Path to a New Beginning


Employers Share Their Advice with Hodges Students Each year, the number of students graduating from colleges and universities grows higher, which means more competition in the workforce. From business to health care to technology, every student is vying for positions that are being scouted by others entering or currently in […]

Preparing a Workforce



Career benefits of earning a degree
Adult learners return to school for a variety of reasons. Oftentimes, life gets in the way and causes us to set personal goals aside; however, if you’ve found yourself at a standstill in your career, going back to school may be the answer you’ve been looking for in order to […]

Three Benefits of Earning a Degree to Advance Your Career


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


Amanda Lanham
Growing up, Amanda Lanham never considered her gender as a detriment in discussing future aspirations. With a mother who has made it her mission to encourage young girls to take interest in the field of technology, Lanham joined in that mission by following her passion for the arts and enrolling […]

Setting the Example for Future Girls in Tech



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


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