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Miguel in class.
When Miguel Rivera was a young boy in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he knew three things: he wanted to be just like his father, who was a professional baseball player, he needed to learn English, and he needed to study hard. Successful in each of these areas, his interest in math […]

Giving Students the Chance to be Successful


Nicole Fleschute
It has been three years since Nicole Fleschute made the decision to transition from military to civilian life. No stranger to hard work, her journey from growing up in Virginia to serving in the United States Army to pursuing a bachelor’s degree in management from Hodges University has not been […]

Personal Struggles Lead to an Inspiring Comeback


The word “internship” is often associated with younger college students who possess little or no experience in their chosen field, but who are looking to receive the training and experience needed to stand out to potential employers. However, in today’s world, internships are no longer viewed as an option solely […]

Importance of Internships for Adult Learners



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