master’s degree



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


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



Lourdes Araujo
A student in the clinical mental health counseling master’s program at Hodges University, Lourdes Araujo has always been drawn to positions that involve serving others. Setting a goal to earn a Ph.D. in clinical supervision and education and one day become a Hodges University professor, her next steps are to […]

Fulfilling Her Purpose of Helping Others