Taking Flight: Hodges University Launches Aviation Degree

November 3rd, 2020

November 2, 2020 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – Look! There’s a new bachelor’s degree in the sky! Hodges University has launched a bachelor’s degree concentration in aviation. Formally named the Bachelor in Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Aviation, it opens a pathway for students interested in becoming a commercial pilot. Hodges University is partnering with […]

FSW Respiratory Care Program Grads Overcome COVID-19 Challenges, Earn 100% Pass Rate for Third Consecutive Year

August 20th, 2020

AUGUST 20, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – For the third consecutive year, 100% of the graduates of Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Respiratory Care program have passed their certification exams to earn the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential. There were 13 graduates in the class of 2020. To earn the credential, graduates must pass two […]

FGCU to expand Collier County economy with Naples Accelerator collaboration

July 8th, 2020

Collier County entrepreneurs encouraged to register for new, innovative program Fort Myers, Fla. – July 8, 2020 – In a move designed to enhance the skill sets of entrepreneurs in Collier County, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will begin offering its celebrated entrepreneurship training at the Naples Accelerator. Led by the faculty and staff of […]

Hodges University Partners for COVID Closet Cleanout Drive for Veterans

July 8th, 2020

July 2, 2020 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – Hodges University has partnered with the Collier County Veterans Council, Wounded Warriors of Collier County, and the Hunger & Homeless Coalition for a “COVID Closet Cleanout” through July 31, 2020. Both the Naples and Fort Myers campuses are drop-off sites for the following items: adult clothing (gently used, […]

Hodges Connect Offering 7-Week EMT Training

July 8th, 2020

July 7, 2020 –FORT MYERS, FLA – Hodges Connect announces the start of a summer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program. Classes start August 10 and continue for seven weeks. There are also grant opportunities that could cover the entire cost of the program, including books and materials. “The program is built so that students can […]

How Do I Choose the Right Degree? Learn What You Need to Know with “FSW Experts LIVE”

May 29th, 2020

MAY 27, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA — Determining the right degree path for a student’s career goals can be overwhelming. New students often ask “how do I know I’m earning the right credits for my major? Do I need an A.A. or an A.S degree? What is FERPA and how does it protect me?” […]

FSW CARES Act Student Emergency Funds Now Available

May 22nd, 2020

FORT MYERS, FLA — Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 can now apply for CARES Act Student Emergency Funds. These grants are intended to assist students in need and do not need to be repaid.   The following is a list of expenses that can be considered […]

Hodges’ PTA Program Earns Expanded CAPTE Accreditation

May 22nd, 2020

May 19, 2020 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Hodges University has earned accreditation approval to expand its current program. The expansion means a second class of PTA students will start this July in the new, state-of-the-art Health Sciences building on the Fort Myers Campus. The application deadline is June […]


May 22nd, 2020

FLCPS creates Relief Fund for Educator and Students

May 6th, 2020

Fort Myers, FL (April 1, 2020) – The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools has partnered with The School District of Lee County during this challenging time to provide resources to educators, students and their families.  Distance Learning has now been put into place and the FLCPS wants to ensure that everyone is well equipped with […]