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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


Arnold and his wife, Gabriella in Taormina, Sicily
How One Professor Went from Investing on Wall Street to Investing in the Classroom Arnold Miyamoto has experienced life at opposite ends of the spectrum. Immersed in Wall Street finance for nearly 30 years, he managed 450+ people at a time across the globe, working for the investment banking arms […]

Trading Spaces


Professor wearing lab coat having discussion with college students
Once you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree, you may be wondering if a master’s degree is beneficial to your future. One of the most obvious reasons to earn a master’s degree is to advance your career and increase your earning potential; however, much of your decision is dependent upon your desired […]

Why Getting a Master’s Degree Is Important



How much time will I need to devote to school work? Will I be able to balance school, work and family time? When individuals are trying to decide if going back to school is the right course of action, we, as Hodges University faculty and staff, understand the importance of […]

A Week in the Life of a Hodges University Student


Dr. Meyer on the Naples campus
When entering Dr. John Meyer’s office, you quickly realize his passion for cars and the automotive industry. Professing the business side of him questions the financial soundness of owning collector cars, given the opportunity, Meyer would be the next Jay Leno. Fascinated by cars from an early age, it led […]

Coming Home to Hodges


Steps to take before tax season
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute As you begin to prepare your taxes, you may include the following identity theft mitigation steps. Credit Reports If you have not done so already, request your free credit reports. You are entitled to one free credit report every 12 months […]

Steps to Take During Tax Season



Dr. Amber Pope
Starting from a young age, Dr. Amber Pope was intrigued by the human condition and what makes people think and act a certain way. After witnessing what she believed to be mental health issues among some of those closest to her, she was inspired to pursue a career in counseling, […]

Opening the Conversation


Black History Month
February is Black History Month, and it is a time to celebrate the achievements African-Americans have made throughout history. As an institution of higher learning, Hodges University promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and cultural competency, and to celebrate Black History Month, we are highlighting one student, faculty, staff and alumni, who […]

Celebrating Black History Month


Pilar Contardo
As one of the universal languages, English is spoken by individuals of all ages, races and cultures throughout the world. At Hodges University, the English as a Second Language (ESL) program attracts students from various parts of the world who desire to learn a language far different from their own. […]

Learning to Speak the Universal Language