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Gratitude is the best Attitude!
By Dr. April Brown, LMHC, NCC, Ed.D. As we start to feel overwhelmed by the various tasks we must complete, it is important to find ways to stay motivated and positive throughout the semester. Did you know that gratitude is a powerful tool that can be used to decrease depression […]

Five Ways to Practice Gratitude


Hodges University Graduates
Congratulations, graduate. You have taken your last test, walked across the stage, received your diploma and are no longer a student of our institution, but instead, a graduate, which ultimately classifies you as an alumnus/a. At Hodges University, this new status automatically makes you a member of the Hodges University […]

Welcome Graduate: Three Benefits of Your Alumni Association Membership


James Curtis
On June 12, 2016, James Curtis will graduate from Hodges University with a Bachelor of Science in health services administration. There will no doubt be plenty of excitement and celebration as the day unfolds, but for Curtis, the day signifies the coming together and accomplishment of the hard work, long […]

Overcoming Obstacles for a Better Future



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


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
Updated June 20, 2018 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 […]

March 2016 Student of the Month: Ashley Colón


Ameena Brown
Name: Ameena Brown Program of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies Semester of anticipated graduation: December 2016 Career goal: My goal is to work with veteran students at Hodges or at a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital. Tell us a little about yourself and your life: I have a six-year-old daughter who I love […]

February 2016 Student of the Month: Ameena Brown


Professor Gail Sabo
Updated June 20, 2018 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 […]

Making Career Professionals Out of Adult Learners