September 19, 2018 –FORT MYERS, FLA – Lighthouse of SWFL Inc. has appointed Chip McElroy, MFA, to its foundation board.
“My family has been involved with and supported this organization for a few years, and my wife works with students with disabilities, so I decided it was time to get involved,” McElroy said.
McElroy is the program chair and associate professor of digital design and graphics in the Fisher School of Technology at Hodges University.
Lighthouse of SWFL is a non-profit, vision rehabilitation agency, whose mission is to enable people of all ages living with a visual impairment or blindness to remain independent, active and productive in society. Classes include safe cooking, Braille, orientation and mobility, technology using iPhones and iPads, art classes, ballroom dance, and more.
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.