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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


Gratitude is the best Attitude!
By Dr. April Brown, LMHC, NCC, Ed.D., director of counseling services at Hodges University 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 […]

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



Dr. Ali Wolf
Oftentimes, our decisions and actions are influenced by experiences from our past. Whether it is our belief system, the way we clean our homes or the career we choose, these aspects of our lives can be traced back to someone or something. For Dr. Ali Wolf, the impact of a […]

Helping Others by Embracing her Past


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


Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center
By Christine Manson, director of veterans services at Hodges University and U.S. Air Force reservist.  The transition from combat to college can be difficult for many veterans. While some students feel prepared to enter into a classroom environment, others struggle with the feeling of inadequacy. At Hodges University, 12 percent […]

Three Tips for Veteran Students to be Successful 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)


Financial Aid Office
By Cara Hallett, financial aid manager at Hodges University and Patrick Hoffman, director of financial aid It is not uncommon for prospective students to be ready for college but unsure of how to pay for an education. Often, the mere thought of a student loan can be frightening. However, there […]

Removing the Negative Mindset: Five Student Loan Benefits


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