mental health


Center for Lifelong Learning
Did you know that reading a personal interest magazine, attending a book club or garden show, and participating in a special interest class are all examples of lifelong learning? It may not seem as if your copy of National Geographic could be considered a tool for learning; however, an article […]

Four Benefits to Lifelong Learning


Experiential Learning
Updated Sept. 13, 2018 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 […]

The Value of Experiential Learning in College


Gratitude is the best Attitude!
By Dr. April Brown, LMHC, NCC, Ed.D. Updated Sept. 13, 2018 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 […]

Five Ways to Practice Gratitude



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