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The Small Business Development Center at UWA (SBDC) is looking for individuals who believe they have the perfect idea for a new business but don’t know where to start or have a business whose sales are flat and can’t keep up with the competition.
For more than 20 years, the University of West Alabama has offered a hands-on learning opportunity for accounting students to prepare individual state and federal income tax returns at no charge to the tax payer through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program which receives grant assistance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) through ImpactAmerica.
R.J. Miller was back at the University of West Alabama this week, sharing real-world advice with business students for the second time since graduating from UWA sixteen years ago.
Dr. Uchenna Akpom
Longtime UWA business professor Dr. Uchenna Akpom was recently named director of the University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Rural Business program. The first of its kind degree program was introduced two years ago at UWA and features relevant courses that focus on critical issues as well as strategies and solutions related to rural businesses and designed to offer innovative solutions to global rural business challenges.
The University of West Alabama’s College of Business will welcome alumnus Brad Bolton to campus on Feb. 22. Bolton is chairman of the Independent Community of Bankers of America (ICBA) and will speak to students and guests in Bridges Auditorium at Wallace Hall. The talk is open to the community.
As silly as it may seem, the reason Dr. Veronica Triplett is an institution at the University of West Alabama can be traced to a long-forgotten item tucked inside a storage space in her family’s new home.
Income tax form

For two decades, accounting students at the University of West Alabama have participated in a federal program that assists low-income and disabled workers file their tax returns.

University of West Alabama accounting students will offer free income tax help until April 15 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program sponsored by the IRS.
Business and technology dean to represent west Alabama through statewide network of leaders


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