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Jacob Keys was only in the second grade when, in the summer of 2007, he began to feel lethargic and lost his appetite – symptoms that culminated in a diagnosis of stage four Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a cancer with a 26 percent five-year survival rate. Ten years later, Keys is cancer-free and a student at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, but his challenges battling cancer earned him a $4,000 scholarship from the We Care Foundation to help him with his studies at UAFS.
Students in the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s theatre department will perform a rendition of Tennessee William’s play “Night of the Iguana” Oct. 19-21 and 23-24 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 37.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its second annual Family Weekend Oct. 27-28 on the university campus, offering families of students an opportunity to experience the UAFS campus.
The Symphonic Band at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will hold a concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 36.
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Keimi Driscoll of Fort Smith never saw herself working in politics. But after spending a summer interning for the National Conference of State Legislatures in Washington, D.C. thanks to a grant from the bequest of late City Administrator Ray Gosack, Driscoll changed her major to political science when she returned to UAFS this fall.

 

UAFS Student, Cancer Survivor, Receives Scholarship
Jacob Keys was only in the second grade when, in the summer of 2007, he began to feel lethargic and lost his appetite – symptoms that culminated in a diagnosis of stage four Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a cancer with a 26 percent five-year survival rate. Ten years later, Keys is cancer-free and a student at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, but his challenges battling cancer earned him a $4,000 scholarship from the We Care Foundation to help him with his studies at UAFS.
“Night of the Iguana” to be Performed Oct. 19-21, 23-24
Students in the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s theatre department will perform a rendition of Tennessee William’s play “Night of the Iguana” Oct. 19-21 and 23-24 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 37.
UAFS to Host Family Weekend Oct. 27-28
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its second annual Family Weekend Oct. 27-28 on the university campus, offering families of students an opportunity to experience the UAFS campus.
Symphonic Band to Perform Concert Oct. 4
The Symphonic Band at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will hold a concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 36.
UAFS Chorale Concert to “Light the Night” Oct. 10
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Department of Music will “light the night” when it presents a choral concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 37.