Markham to be Guest Speaker at UAFS Fall Commencement
Dr. Maria Markham, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, will serve as the guest speaker for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s fall commencement ceremony held at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Stubblefield Center on UAFS campus.
UAFS Students Relish Chance to Make Impact
A chance to gain some real world experience they can parlay into an advantage when they look for jobs makes some extra effort worthwhile for students in the marketing research class at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
FSPD Lieutenant Talks Leadership with UAFS Students
A lieutenant with the Fort Smith Police Department spoke to students in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith about the current challenges of leadership during a talk Nov. 13 on campus.
Kappa Delta Pi Initiates New Members and Presents Graduation Cords
Fourteen students and two faculty members in the School of Education at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during an initiation ceremony that also recognized senior members of the society. Five members were also presented graduation cords.
WWI Memorial Tree Planted on UAFS Campus
A piece of World War I history was planted at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith during a ceremony last week honoring local veterans who perished in the conflict.
UAFS Students to Provide Dental Work to At-Risk Youth through Grant
A $30,295 grant from the Blue & You Foundation will help dental hygiene students at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith provide preventive dental services to children in low-income families in the Fort Smith area.
UAFS Student Co-Hosts Morning Radio Show
Presleigh Webb’s dream is to move to Nashville to make her name in the country music industry. The media communications major from Benton took a step towards that goal when she began a job with the local country music station KCTS, where she co-hosts a morning show, “DC In the Morning with Lil P.”
UAFS Students Bring ‘Hope’ with Mural
Before this weekend, it was a red brick wall that overlooked the beginnings of a community garden at the Hope Campus, a drab partition that “didn’t have much life to it.” Now, the structure stands as a testament to hope and growth after University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students brightened the wall with a mural, on which the words “GARDEN OF HOPE” spring to life in a medley of oranges and reds while vibrant plant life grows around it.
Leadership Arkansas’ Workforce Session Held at UAFS
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce recently held a portion of its “Arkansas’s Workforce” session of Leadership Arkansas at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, a recognition of the university’s statewide innovations in workforce development.
Blood Drive at UAFS to be Held Nov. 28-29
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 28-29 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with donors receiving a free T-shirt and health screening.

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