UWA Receives $1.25 Million Workforce Development Grant

The University of West Alabama’s emphasis on workforce development initiatives has received national attention in the form of a $1.25 million grant that will serve to enhance the job placement outcomes of the university’s graduates. UWA was recently named one of only 24 colleges in the United States to receive grant money that will enhance […]

Course Spotlight: Conflict Management 1211

Conflict is an inevitable part of life, especially in the workplace. However, knowing how to successfully manage conflict is a skill that can prove invaluable to overcoming bumps in the road in an effort to stay on track toward your company’s end goal. It has been proven that effective conflict management skills positively correlate to […]

Choosing a Continuing Education Program That is Right for You

Deciding to go back to school can be a life-changing choice that has the potential to benefit you in boundless ways. That being said, it is not a decision that you should take lightly if you want to ensure that you get what you want out of it. Some people may already know exactly which […]

Happy New Year! 10 Random Fun Facts for You to Take Into 2017

Welcome to 2017! Whether you are embracing the New Year as an opportunity for change or whether you treat January 1st just like any other day, you can always stand to learn something new to kick off this new year of your life. Use them as conversation starters, tell them to your friends or share […]

Course Spotlight: Keys to Customer Service 1199

Excellent customer service skills are ones that can not only positively impact your career, but that can extend their reach beyond work to help you in many areas of life. In “Keys to Customer Service 1199,” a class required to earn a Certificate in Customer Service from UWA Online, students will learn about the link […]

7 Qualities of a Successful Online Student

The flexibility allowed with online learning is one of its greatest assets compared to attending an on-campus class; however, with the freedom to complete tasks according to your own schedule in an online course comes the responsibility to make sure you stick to it. Another big difference between on-campus courses and online courses is the […]

Course Spotlight: Business Writing 1230

Having a solid writing foundation can be a key element to a successful career no matter what field you are working in. In “Business Writing 1230,” participants will learn basic business writing skills that will poise them to be able to effectively and successfully communicate via the written word. This one-month course, required to earn […]

5 Benefits of Continuing Education for Teachers

In the past, going to school for four years and then proceeding into the workforce was the typical pattern for people transitioning from their learning years into their careers. But in reality, we should never stop learning. And that fact becomes even more relevant when it comes to the teaching profession. Continuing education credits for […]

Course Spotlight: Entrepreneur Boot Camp 1196

Have you ever thought about starting a business? Many of us daydream about being our own bosses and about being able to turn an idea into something lucrative for ourselves. However, the odds are stacked against us. Statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. But with “Entrepreneur Boot Camp 1196,” we […]

Tips for Going Back to School as an Adult

Boot up your laptop, organize your supplies and get ready to take notes. School is back in session! If you are an adult who is planning to go back to school for continuing education, to complete a college degree or to study something new entirely, congratulations! As an adult returning to school, you have opportunities […]