Hodges University recently celebrated the inauguration of its fifth president, Dr. John Meyer. The ceremony, attended by community leaders and Hodges’ faculty and staff, was held on the university’s Naples campus. Guest speakers included Dr. Jeff Allbritten, president, Florida SouthWestern State College, and Dr. Mike Martin, president, Florida Gulf Coast University.
“Because workforce education is a key driver of economic development, Hodges University will continue to evolve and anticipate the workforce needs of our region,” said Dr. Meyer. “We will continue to open doors for career advancement by not only offering degrees and certifications to meet our region’s demands, but also continue working with our sister institutions.”
Hodges University, a regionally accredited, private nonprofit institution founded in 1990, prepares students to leverage higher learning in their personal, professional, and civic endeavors. With over 10,000 graduates having a 93 percent rate of continued success in careers, Hodges is recognized for developing programs that are uniquely designed and delivered to serve a diverse adult learner population. With campuses in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, Hodges provides flexible day, evening, and online classes taught by world-class faculty for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Hodges is also designated as a Hispanic serving institution, and is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). More information about Hodges University is available at Hodges.edu.