Leaders Talk Passion, Empathy, Justice on MLK Panel
Impassioned leaders from across the River Valley joined together Monday, Jan. 18, to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s annual panel discussion, which was moved to a virtual format this year due to COVID-19.
UAFS to Host Virtual MLK Panel
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will commemorate the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an online panel discussion, open to anyone who wishes to participate, at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18.
60 student-athletes named to LSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
60 student-athletes at UAFS have been named to Lone Star Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll this year, with 12 earning a 4.0.
UAFS Health Students to Begin COVID Vaccinations Monday
More than 300 students attending the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will have the option to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, January 11, thanks to a partnership between Coleman Pharmacy and the UAFS College of Health Sciences. In addition to students, Health Sciences faculty, instructors, and support staff who have not been vaccinated in regional hospitals and clinics will also be able to receive the vaccination.
UAFS Instructor First in State to Earn National Geospatial Certification
​​​​​​​University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Instructor Lisa Cady earned elite recognition from the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, making her among the first 21 educators in the nation to earn Geospatial Science and Technology Educator Certification.
New Scholarship Could Save Graduate Students $2,000+ Annually
Beginning this spring, graduate students at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith who earned bachelor's degrees from the university will be eligible for more than $2,000 in annual scholarships thanks to a new loyalty scholarship announced this week.
UAFS Music Named Best Value in National Ratings
The Department of Music at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has been named one of the nation’s best values in undergraduate music education by Great Value Colleges, a researched-based ranking site that aims to help connect prospective students with high-quality, affordable education.
Early Childhood Education Program Earns National Accolades
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was recently ranked 43rd in the nation as one of the most affordable colleges to earn the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Education by DiscoverEarlyChildhoodEDU.org.
John Blue Appointed UAFS' First Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Effective Jan. 19, 2021, John William Blue will become the first executive director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
UAFS Virtual Commencement Honors Grads
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith hosted a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 12, to honor graduation candidates of the spring, summer, and fall semesters of 2020 in a safe and socially-distanced manner to minimize the potential threat of COVID-19 for students, faculty, staff and their families. 

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