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Chip McElroy in class
The arts have been and continue to be an important aspect of learning for many children, and although it is one of the first items to be cut by government or school budgets, the reality is that the arts play a vital role in the success of most organizations. As […]

An Advocate for the Arts


Students and professor in a digital design class.
Creativity is an important part of any career. Possessing the ability to analyze, think outside the box and offer creative solutions are positive skill sets employers seek when interviewing potential candidates. While many individuals hear the word “creative” and automatically think painter, actor or writer, many careers will allow you […]

Visual Communication and Graphic Design: Embrace Your Creative Side


Sean Tran with friends at Hodges University
Everyone knows somebody who is always a pleasure to be around and who is always wearing a smile. This person maintains a positive attitude, is supportive and encouraging, enjoys getting involved and giving back, and believes in making a difference. At Hodges University, this person is Phuc “Sean” Tran. “I […]

Learning to Thrive




Jordan Swanson
Jordan Swanson loves his job. As the technology support specialist at Harns Marsh Middle School in Lehigh Acres, Florida, he is solely responsible for 600 Windows-based computer operating systems, 150 printers and 1300 chrome books, all of which are used by more than 100 faculty and staff, and an estimated […]

Hodges Opened Doors of Opportunity for Jordan Swanson


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



David Tipayaosoth
Name: Kasidit Tipayaosoth (David) Program of Study: Cybersecurity and Forensics Semester of anticipated graduation: Summer 2017 Career goal: After I obtain my bachelor’s degree, I would like to go on and earn a master’s degree. Then we shall see where life takes me. Tell us a little about yourself and […]

April 2016 Student of the Month: Kasidit Tipayaosoth (David)


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