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5 Continuing Education Courses to Take in Retirement

Some people may look at retirement and think about it being the end—the end of their careers, the end of their paychecks or the end of their middle-aged decades. Still others may think of it in a more positive light—as the end of their stressful nine-to-five schedules. In this sense, one can not only think […]

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 […]

Course Spotlight: Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition 3857

Are you an expecting mother interested in learning more about how what you’re eating is affecting your growing child? Or perhaps you are the mother of an infant or a toddler, and making sure your young one is receiving the best nutrition possible through his or her food is your top priority. Healthy Moms and […]

6 HIPAA Continuing Education Courses to Take From UWA Online

Any organization or person who works in or in conjunction with the healthcare industry, or who has access to protected health information, must comply with HIPAA guidelines. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and it was first enacted in 1996 as an effort to incrementally reform healthcare in terms of cost, […]

Course Spotlight: Become Confident and Assertive 3341

You may have the qualifications for a job to boot, but being successful in the career world—and in life in general—involves exhibiting confidence in all that you do. If you feel that you are lacking skills associated with self-assurance either professionally, personally or both, the course Become Confident and Assertive 3341, offered by UWA Online […]

5 E-learning Programs That Teach You Hands-On Skills

Just like e-mail, e-books and e-commerce, e-learning involves a task being completed with the help of electronic technology. E-learning by nature obviously involves being on a computer—with course materials, lectures and tests all happening within the realm of the internet. That being said, you may think it impossible to cultivate a career skill set based […]

UWA’s Black Belt Teacher Corps is Making Progress Through Service Projects

The University of West Alabama is proud to be located in the state’s culturally rich Black Belt region. Its proximity to the Black Belt gives UWA opportunities to not only study the implications of the Black Belt’s past, but to also take steps toward setting up today’s Black Belt for a successful future. One way […]

5 Ways Continuing Education Can Help Your Career

Growing up, most of us live under the impression that there is a certain natural progression to our lives that we are expected to follow: go to elementary school, middle school, and high school, attend college, get a job, work and then retire. While there’s nothing wrong with this pattern, society as a whole is […]