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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 […]

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: 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 […]

Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate With UWA Online

If you’re looking for a responsibility-driven career that requires strong communication skills, the ability to work with your hands and combinations of other interpersonal and technical abilities, then dental assisting could be your ideal career position. As the person in the dental office who typically spends the most time with the patient from the start […]

7 Top Coffee Shops Near Livingston

Want a peaceful, aromatic atmosphere in which to relax, read, or study? Want to make a quick coffee and snack stop before hitting the road? Sometimes, a good day is topped off by a visit to the local coffee shop with a sweet pastry and delicious caffeinated beverage. Among the choices of coffee shops near […]

10 Quick Facts From UWA History

You wouldn’t recognize the University of West Alabama at its inception. Our university has humble roots deep in antebellum Alabama, and a quick look at UWA history tracks that growth from unassuming origins to the full-fledged university that UWA is today. Get to know UWA with these quick facts from UWA history.   Livingston Female […]

Course Spotlight: Going Green 3500

Looking to improve environmentally-friendly habits in your daily routine? Register for Going Green 3500—a continuing education e-Learning course from the University of West Alabama Online! Students enrolled in this course will learn budget-friendly practices that encourage healthier, greener lifestyles that will benefit not just students and their families, but the environment that we call home. […]

Where to Go Fishing in Sumter County

For many in the South, despite the substantial heat, summer is associated with time spent outdoors—from days passed poolside to nights around a campfire. For others, a view from the bank or a boat with rod and tackle in hand sounds more like the ideal summer afternoon. Fortunate for residents and visitors of Sumter County […]

10 Festive Facts About Fireworks

The 4th of July is perhaps best known for the holiday’s dazzling firework displays across the country—besides historical independence, of course. However, there’s more to these festive shows than their brilliance. Ever been curious about the objects lighting up the night sky with colorful shapes and drifting smoke? Fireworks have chemistry—and history!—and we want to […]

Course Spotlight: Wine Pairing and Tasting 3977

Has becoming a sommelier always been on your bucket list? Or maybe you’re just trying to figure out what the word means? For those interested in getting to know wine beyond the label on the bottle UWA Online Continuing Education e-Learning can help. The e-Learning course, Wine Pairing and Tasting 3997, serves to teach participants […]