began with a big idea: Prepare men and women for successful careers and
personal achievement by providing a learning environment that combines a broad
spectrum of degree programs that fulfill the needs of area employers with a
faculty who brings real-world experience to the classroom.
faculty includes internationally recognized scholars and celebrated authors.
Our students are academically qualified, and our facilities are state of the
art. Our more than 8,000 alumni are recognized professionals who serve our
community in countless ways. Today, we are educating more than 2,200 students
on campuses in Naples and Fort Myers. We have expanded our outreach throughout
the United States and abroad by offering online education programs of study.
In just 25 years,
Hodges University has been recognized as one of the leading institutions of
higher learning in the State of Florida. Hodges University has thrived, not
from the support of the taxpayer, but rather the generosity of benefactors who
believe their gifts are an investment in a valued community asset and an
intelligent business decision.
university completed its ten year reaffirmation with the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Under Dr. Terry
McMahan’s leadership and that of Dr. Jeanette Brock, the visiting accreditation
team reported the university received zero recommendations, which is
extraordinarily rare and a credit to our entire faculty and staff.
is committed to the power of higher education as a proven path to individual
professional and personal growth and development. We continue to educate an
economically diverse, knowledge-based workforce and are poised to make bold
strides to meet the future educational needs of the region. Hodges does the
research and develops the curriculum required to empower its students with the
education they need to succeed and serve our community.
On behalf of our
President, Dr. Donald Wortham, faculty, staff, and the Department of
University Advancement, I invite you to join our many supporters to help us
educate the next generation of community leaders, one that will positively
impact our region for years to come.
Vice President of
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