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Professor Wesley Boozer
He stands before his audience who is ready and waiting. He has prepared himself and promises to provide a memorable and intriguing experience in hopes that they will appreciate and learn from his words. Only at the end of his performance will he learn of their receptiveness. Whether it is […]

The Classroom is his Stage


Don and Liz Wortham
A career in higher education was not on Dr. Donald Wortham’s radar when he enrolled in his undergraduate studies. Believing his calling to be in ministry, he went on to discover a new passion, and with the help of his professors, Wortham found his calling in education. Pursuing opportunities and […]

A Pathway to Presidency


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



Adult Learner
By Brent Passey, chief admissions officer at Hodges University. Learn to appreciate the value of learning The social conversation about higher education has been dominated by terms like return on investment, career outcome and job placement. While these are important elements to consider, it is only after you complete your […]

Thinking About Returning to College? Five Tips for the Adult ...


Professor Gail Sabo
In today’s world, earning a degree is not the only variable that will help an individual get a job or advance in a career. Employers are looking for individuals with the necessary professional skills as well. In an effort to address this need, Professor Gail Sabo is working with students […]

Making Career Professionals Out of Adult Learners


Student of the Month
Name: Alejandro Sanchez Program of Study: Health Services Administration Semester of anticipated graduation: May 2016 Career goal: Radiology Director/Administrative Role Tell us a little about yourself and your life: I am married and have three small children, ages five month, four and six. My youngest was born with hydrocephalus and […]

January 2016 Student of the Month: Alejandro Sanchez