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How Continuing Education Has Changed from Luxury to Necessity

Decades and centuries ago, the ability to go to school was considered a privilege, rather than a right. As time progressed, that idea shifted, and going to school for at least one’s childhood and teenage years became the norm. College then became an opportunity that only an elite few got to enjoy. Today, the number […]

Course Spotlight: Getting Started in Sales 3060

In the world of sales, volume is everything when it comes to making money. If you are starting a career in sales—or are already a salesperson looking to increase your sales volume, “Getting Started in Sales 3060,” a continuing education course through UWA Online, could provide the boost you need. In Getting Started in Sales […]

How Continuing Education Can Benefit You Based on Your Age

The benefits of continuing education are not difficult to discern: the nature of the phrase itself says it all. It is the act of continuing your education to sharpen your knowledge about a topic and better equip you to achieve what it is you want to achieve in life. While the overarching purpose for continuing […]

10 Valuable Career Skills You Can Learn Online

Your academic degree says something about you—that you were motivated enough to complete the required course materials on a particular subject, and you had enough interest (and maybe even passion) for the topic to study it for an extended period of time. While your degree is nothing to glaze over in the career world, and […]

Course Spotlight: Beef: Principles and Methods of Cooking 3104

There can be more to cooking beef than shaping it into hamburger patties for the grill or combining it with taco seasoning in a skillet—and you can learn all about it in Beef: Principles and Methods of Cooking 3104 through the University of West Alabama Online. In this online continuing education course offered through the […]

6 Culinary Continuing Education Courses to Try This Year

Are you a baker looking to bolster your bread making skills? Or perhaps you are an amateur behind the kitchen counter and you would like to learn more about preparing the perfect poultry? No matter your culinary skill level or area of interest, the University of West Alabama Online has an online continuing education course […]

10 Fast Facts About Sumter County

How much do you really know about the place you live? Located in Alabama’s Black Belt Region, Sumter County is home to The University of West Alabama campus in Livingston and is rich in the history, culture and tradition of those who have established themselves here—even if just for the four years they spend in […]

Course Spotlight: Powerful Presentations and Effective Speaking Techniques 1159

You cannot underestimate the power of public speaking—especially in a business setting. From presentations to sales, speaking appears as a form of communication across a variety of business venues. In Powerful Presentations and Effective Speaking Techniques 1159, participants will learn how professional speaking, presentation and sales techniques can positively affect the success they experience in […]

5 Reasons to Consider Continuing Education During the Summer

Depending on their age and life stage, summer means different things to different people. When you are a kid in school, it can mean freedom from responsibility and days spent playing outside or swimming in the pool. When you are in college, summer is not entirely as carefree as when you were a kid, but […]