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UWA Campus Events Happening in September 2017

The school year is in full swing on the University of West Alabama campus, and that not only means test prep, projects and papers, but also a calendar full of fun and engaging events to keep students, faculty and the community entertained. Football, 5K’s and festivals dominate the fall schedule on UWA’s campus, as seasonal […]

UWA Campus Events Happening in August 2017

In Alabama, August means back-to-school! Though the University of West Alabama’s campus has been quiet over the summer, this month students will come back to Livingston in full force—eager to start another school year and experience everything that comes along with being a UWA Tiger. That being said, there are a selection of UWA campus […]

Get a Helping of History at the UWA Black Belt Museum

Livingston and the University of West Alabama are set in a rich historical context as part of the state’s Black Belt Region. Named for its dark, fruitful soils, the Black Belt encompasses between 12 and 21 counties in the central part of Alabama, and it is geographically part of the larger Southern Black Belt, which […]

Where to Watch Fireworks near Livingston this Fourth of July

This week, families and groups of friends across the country will spread out their blankets, unlock their tailgates, prop up their lawn chairs and turn their eyes to the sky for the most explosive nighttime show of the year. After a day meant to celebrate America’s independence with barbecues, yard games and dips in the […]

10 Dad-Worthy Activities to Do on Father’s Day 2017

One week from today—Sunday, June 18, is Father’s Day 2017. For those of us that have that privilege of spending June 18 with a father, expressing gratitude is important. Just like Mother’s Day, celebrating your parents outside the holiday is significant; however, sometimes it’s nice to have a day set aside to slow down, think […]

Get Your Treasure Hunting Fix at the Highway 11 Antique Alley May 18-21

Rifling through someone’s old stuff on a quest to find something worth your while can be tiring—and discouraging—but once you discover that one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime find among all of the cast-aside clutter, it all suddenly becomes worth it. West Alabama residents and visitors will have 502-miles worth of opportunity to find the treasures they’ve been looking […]

Celebrate the Black Belt at the Sucarnochee Folklife Festival April 15

It has been said that the history of the Alabama Black Belt region is as rich as its soil. That rich history will be on display Saturday, April 15 at the Sucarnochee Folklife Festival on the University of West Alabama’s campus. Named after the river that flows through Livingston, the Sucarnochee Folklife Festival serves to […]

UWA April 2017 Events

As we gear up for finals, graduation and summer plans, April exudes excitement across the University of West Alabama campus. From muddy 5K’s to poetry and pageants, the events calendar reflects varying interests that inspire us to get out and about. Check out these UWA April 2017 events and start filling out your spring calendar […]

UWA and Soggy Bottom Lodge to Host Benefit Skeet Shoot March 10

On Friday, clay discs will fly in the air not just for fun, but to help fund travel and equipment expenses for The University of West Alabama’s student athletes. UWA has partnered with Soggy Bottom Lodge, a hunting resort in Marengo County featuring deer, duck and quail hunting, bass fishing and skeet shooting, to host […]