education


Whether you’re a high school student planning your future or an adult learner looking to go back to school, shopping around for the right institution can be a daunting task. Finding a school that’s a good fit means determining your own goals and asking the right questions. In general, there […]

How to “Shop” for a College or University; the 5 ...


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


Hodges University Students
There’s no denying it. Hodges University has undergone many changes in the past five years, from new faces in leadership to the addition and deletion of various academic programs. By taking a closer look at what adult learners report they’d like from higher education institutions, Hodges has re-engineered its academic […]

A Pathway to Success: Taking a Look at Hodges’ New ...



Hodges helps adult learns manage school and life.
Are you considering going back to school? Congratulations! Furthering your education is a great way to improve your life. It’s important to be aware, though, that it’s not always easy to do. When you know the challenges you’ll face, you’ll be better prepared to overcome them. That’s why we’ve compiled […]

The Top 10 Obstacles Adult Learners Face


For previous generations, a college degree was seen as a given for anyone who wanted to have a successful career. However, in recent years, many have started to question this path. Given the astronomical student loan debt in the United States, which is currently estimated at $1.4 trillion, many are […]

Is a College Education Worth the Investment?


Students on Hodges University's Naples Campus
There are probably a handful of traits you look for when selecting a college or university. Location, program and course offerings, flexible schedules and price are all worthy of consideration, but the most important feature of an institution should be whether or not it is accredited. Why? The United States […]

Accreditation: What it Means and How it Benefits You



Jacob Winge
Jacob Winge is a true example of what it means to be a leader, and just like Winge, most students who choose to earn a degree aspire to become something more – to take charge and make an impact. Only in his mid-20s, he is more involved in community-wide efforts […]

Homegrown Leader


Image of "Police Line - Do Not Cross" tape
As an adjunct professor at Hodges University, Captain Michael Koval possesses 40 years of experience in law enforcement. Continuing his work as inspector for the North Port Police Department (NPPD), he remains an advocate for higher education among law enforcement officers, which is why he devotes his time to leading […]

Setting the Standard for Law Enforcement


Image of success written in the sand.
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