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Course Spotlight: Balanced Leadership for Women 3439

History has not always been on women’s side in leadership roles, and the clutches of that past still cling to varying capacities in our society. However it may be that times are changing, growing as a woman leader in what some deem a “man’s world” is a skillset that needs to be addressed. That problem […]

Stuck in a Career Rut? Here’s How Continuing Education Can Help

We all feel jaded from time to time, especially when it comes to our careers. Maybe you’re tired of the same routine day in and day out. Perhaps you feel like you are not being challenged enough. Or maybe you know that you could be making more money in a different career field altogether. Feeling […]

University Charter School Prepares for 2018 Opening

Alabama’s newest charter school will make its home in Sumter County in 2018, and the University of West Alabama is currently gauging parent and student interest ahead of the school’s opening. University Charter School, which was proposed and developed by UWA, was approved by the Alabama Public Charter Schools Commission (APCSC) earlier this year. University […]

Course Spotlight: Nutrition and You: Functional Foods 4062

The sustenance that you put into your body on a daily basis can be the most direct variable positively or negatively affecting your health. Especially if you need help getting a particular health issue under control, paying close attention to the foods you are eating can make all the difference in terms of whether or […]

5 HIV and AIDS-Related Continuing Education Courses

Though annual HIV infections and diagnoses are declining in the United States, 1.1 million people in the U.S. are still living with HIV, and one in seven do not know it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though significant progress has been made in the decline of new cases of HIV/AIDS being […]

10 Reasons to Choose UWA

When it comes to deciding on a place to pursue continuing education, you want somewhere that has a proven record of excellence. Even if you are planning to take continuing education courses online, you may want to take into account the reputation of the brick and mortar school itself. Aligning your continuing education with a […]

Course Spotlight: Capturing, Processing, and Protecting Information 3615

As human kind progresses toward more and more advanced technology, the system by which we gather information has changed. Capturing, Processing, and Protecting Information 3615 will help students understand this change in information technology as well as our part in it. Data seekers obtain information in two ways: manually and electronically. Once contained, analysis transforms […]

5 Tips for Managing Continuing Education Courses as a College Student

From juggling exams and projects to balancing your work and social life, being a college student can be stressful. Every decision, whether academic or personal, is one that can either positively or adversely affect the rest of your life. One choice that you may make as a college student is to enhance your resume and […]

UWA Exercise Science Program Receives National Recognition

In addition to continuing education, The University of West Alabama continues to make strides in its undergraduate fields of study—most recently, in its exercise science program. The UWA Exercise Science Program recently received national recognition when the school was labeled an NSCA Recognized School from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The NSCA Education Recognition […]

Course Spotlight: Food Safety 3495

As much as the food service industry tries to prevent it, each year millions of Americans get sick from food-borne illnesses caused by improper food handling and preparation techniques—either involving food from restaurants or food they prepare themselves at home. In Food Safety 3495, an independent study online course offered by UWA Online Continuing Education, […]