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This Wednesday, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will begin a month-long slate of events celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 through October 15. The events, which include a nacho bar and salsa dancing under the Bell Tower, esteemed Hispanic speakers, and a public open forum discussion, are hosted by the university’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith earned recognition this week as one of the top public universities in the south according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings, ranking  5th overall for social mobility and 12th  of all regional public schools.
Dr. Blake Johnson has been named Assistant Provost for Student Success and Retention at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith following a national search. He will begin his role Oct. 18. The position was created after a year-long institutional reorganization process, aiming to unify the institution’s student success centers into one cohesive unit - the Office of Student Success and Retention.
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks with a week of service and commemoration, culminating in a public memorial event Friday at 11 a.m., and a day of service Saturday.
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for nursing students on Sept. 2 at Eastside Baptist Church in Fort Smith.
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