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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


Experiential Learning
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 can give students insight […]

The Value of Experiential Learning in College


Stephanie Prado and Susan Baker - mother, daughter Hodges students.
Susan Baker and Stephanie Prado are two Hodges University students with a distinct connection. Pursuing degrees in legal studies, Susan enjoys attending class on campus while Stephanie appreciates the flexibility of online courses. Susan is pursuing a bachelor’s degree while Stephanie is close to completing her master’s program. Although their […]

Establishing a Goal, Mother and Daughter Look to the Future





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



Professor Lanham
In a field dominated by men, Hodges University Professor Tracey Lanham is working to break down barriers and inspire a new generation of young women to make a difference in the world of technology. Earning her associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer information technology (CIT) at Hodges, Lanham was […]

Bridging the Technology Gender Gap One Girl at a Time


Ashley Colón
Name: Ashley Colón 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 law […]

March 2016 Student of the Month: Ashley Colón


Lourdes Araujo
A student in the clinical mental health counseling master’s program at Hodges University, Lourdes Araujo has always been drawn to positions that involve serving others. Setting a goal to earn a Ph.D. in clinical supervision and education and one day become a Hodges University professor, her next steps are to […]

Fulfilling Her Purpose of Helping Others