Hodges University Employees Donate 665 Lbs. of Food to Bonita Springs Assistance Office

November 26, 2019 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – Hodges University faculty and staff put their creative and construction skills to work with 14 Thanksgiving displays on the Naples and Fort Myers campuses. The displays were made of non-perishable food items for a Thanksgiving dinner, so that they could be donated after the displays were judged.

As a result, 665 pounds of non-perishable food items were delivered to the Bonita Springs Assistance Office for its food pantry.

Dr. John Meyer, president of Hodges University, judged all the displays and the winners list follows.  Most Creative: Student Financial Services and Registrar; Best School Spirit (tie): School of Liberal Studies and Admissions; Funniest: First Impressions; Best Overall: Student Experience and Honorable Mention: Fisher School of Technology.

“I was impressed with the creativity and ingenuity our faculty and staff put into their displays,” said Dr. Meyer. “It’s clear we have some hidden talent at Hodges. The most rewarding part of this was our ability as a team to help others in our community.”

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.

Teresa M. Araque

AVP Marketing/Public Information Officer

Hodges University

2647 Professional Circle, Naples, FL 34119

4501 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL  33966

(239) 598-6274 | c: (239) 821-3978

taraque@hodges.edu | www.Hodges.edu

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