Going Green in Your Career: A Look at Renewable Energy Jobs

At UWA Online, we are excited to offer continuing education opportunities focusing on green and renewable energy—programs that promise to put our online students on the cutting edge of the latest innovations in energy use. Over the course of the 21st century thus far, we have realized that renewable energy should not just remain a […]

Finish Working and Keep Learning: Taking Classes in Retirement

Now that you’ve said farewell to your years of working full-time, your task now is to decide—how will I spend my retirement? One popular option for seniors today is to spend their retirement going back to school—to embrace the idea of lifelong learning in an effort to keep their minds sharp, indulge in interesting topics […]

The Evo‘LU’tion of Luie the Tiger

The University of West Alabama’s beloved Luie the Tiger serves to rally supporters and inspire school spirit at every sporting event, academic function or community get-together he attends. Though the University of West Alabama’s name has changed over the years, the tiger tradition has held strong as a staple of the college’s rich and spirited […]

Why Get a Tech Job?

It’s no secret that technology-related jobs are in-demand, and for the most part, high-paying. In fact, according to Glassdoor.com’s annual 25 Highest Paying Jobs in Demand report for 2016, 11 of the top high-paying jobs are in the tech industry—more than any other industry on the list. If that fact alone is not incentive enough […]

Keeping Up With Industry Trends

The world is constantly changing. Even as you are reading this, change has occurred in billions of ways all over the world—so much so that it is difficult, if not impossible, to fathom. In the working world, change is likewise inevitable, and part of being a qualified, valuable employee is staying up-to-date with changes in […]

UWA Through the Decades

The University of West Alabama’s Livingston campus fosters a rich history dating back to the early 1800s when the school was established as an all-female academy. Many of the students who walk the campus and who are enrolled in UWA’s online courses are likely unaware of how UWA’s roots where established. Learning about your university […]

Top 10 Healthcare Jobs in 2016

As part of the University of West Alabama’s Online continuing education programs, you have access to various fields of study aimed to appeal to a wide range of our participants’ interests. Health and Wellness is one category in which our certificate offerings can help put you ahead in a field with a consistently high demand […]

Making Yourself More Marketable

If you are staying stagnant in your career, it’s time to make a move toward better opportunities. Perhaps you have hit a roadblock in advancement and you are unable to progress any further in your current job situation. Maybe you do have opportunities to advance, but you are simply feeling unfulfilled with the specific work you […]