Hodges University to Host BB&T Bank Bus
University is pleased to announce the BB&T Bank Bus will be returning to
the Fort Myers campus for the second year in a row to provide community
residents with valuable information regarding financial literacy and financial
are excited to bring the BB&T Bank Bus back to Hodges University. This is a
great way for our Johnson School of Business students to not only obtain
valuable financial literacy but directly connect classroom instruction to
real-world application,” said Professor Anke Stugk, program chair of business
administration at Hodges University.
12:00-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, the public is invited to stop by the
BB&T Bus on Hodges’ Fort Myers campus and speak with knowledgeable staff
from BB&T about financial foundation, credit reviews, investment guidance
and mortgage information.
matter the age, financial literacy is for everyone,” said Stugk. “Individuals
who possess a clear understanding of how to manage their finances, plan for
their future and set specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and timely
(S.M.A.R.T) goals can make a positive impact on our community, which benefits
everyone in Southwest Florida.”
University and BB&T have been longtime partners. In 2014, Hodges unveiled
its state-of-the-art finance lab, which was funded by philanthropist and
community activist Wayne Smith as well as BB&T Bank. As a way for the
university to show its appreciation, the facility was named the BB&T
Finance Lab, which is housed on Hodges’ Fort Myers campus.
learn more about the BB&T Bank Bus, contact Professor Anke Stugk at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (239) 598-6190. You may also contact Toyan Scott, financial wellness
consultant for BB&T, at Tnhall@BBandT.com
or (772) 678-2283.
the Johnson School of Business:
University’s Johnson School of Business degree programs present a useful blend
of business theory and practical skills at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Degree options are available for students who are just beginning their careers
or for established business professionals. Our benefactor, Kenneth Oscar
Johnson was a distinguished chemical engineer, respected petroleum industry
executive and a venture capitalist who helped small companies succeed. To honor
his legacy of professional excellence, entrepreneurial ingenuity and generous
support of Hodges University’s educational mission, the university renamed its
School of Business to the Johnson School of Business at Hodges University in
is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with
$220.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $40.6
billion, as of March 31, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community
banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail
and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset
management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized
lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates more than 2,000
financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. A Fortune 500 company,
BB&T is recognized consistently for outstanding client service by Greenwich
Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about
BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.