Kappa Sigma Fraternity Gives Back
Members of one of UAFS’s Greek organizations recently took time from their studies to give back to the River Valley. The Omicron-Tau Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity spent the weekend of Feb. 1-2 assisting the River Valley Regional Food Bank and Fort Smith Junior Volleyball Club with their various needs.
Black History Month Kicks Off at UAFS
Throughout the month of February, UAFS will honor Black History month thanks to the dedication of the Black Student Association, the Campus Activities Board and the Student Affairs Diversity Committee on campus.
Hannibal B. Johnson to Speak at UAFS Feb. 12
Acclaimed attorney, author and independent consultant Hannibal B. Johnson will present a lecture titled, “From ‘Us and Them’ to ‘We’ – Examining Explicit and Implicit Biases,” ‪Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in the Reynold’s Room of the Smith Pendergraft Campus Center, on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
UAFS Homecoming To Be Held Feb. 24-29
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Homecoming celebration events will take place Feb. 24-29 on the UAFS campus.
UAFS Blood Drive Jan 29-30
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, and Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the UAFS campus, located at 800 N. 49th Street. January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, making this month's drive especially important.
Future Fit Training Program Begins Second Class at UAFS
Future Fit, an innovative pilot program launched by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will begin its second class today, Jan. 27, with a full enrollment of 20 students.
Jumpstart Arkansas Volunteers Serve During MLK Day
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith program Jumpstart Arkansas mobilized residents to serve this week as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. For 25 years, groups around the nation have served their communities on the MLK holiday, honoring Dr. King’s legacy of leadership and service.
UAFS Grounds Team Earns Water & Sustainability Innovation Award
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s grounds management team Southeast Service Corporation (SSC) was presented the Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Audubon International Water & Sustainability Innovation Award January 15, 2020, for their overhaul of UAFS irrigation systems and their continuing commitment to sustainability on campus. The honor recognizes landscape companies, organizations, and municipalities for sustainable, water-efficient projects that strive to impact environmental and economic health and quality of life.
UPDATE: UAFS Campus to Close Jan. 22.
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith remain closed all day, Wednesday, January 22, due to winter weather. No classes or labs will be held. Offices will remain closed all day. 
UAFS and PRADCO to Partner on Fishing Workshop
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Center for Business and Professional Development (CBPD) and PRADCO Outdoor Brands will host an eight-hour fishing course on how to catch America’s favorite pan fish Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Windgate Theater, located at 5210 Kinkead Ave.