UAFS Announces Adult Degree Completion Program
A new program announced at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will help working adults earn a bachelor’s degree in an affordable, hands-on academic environment. The Adult Degree Completion Program will provide a streamlined educational pathway for students returning to school with 30 or more credit hours to pursue either a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership or a Bachelor of General Studies. Previous college experience does not have to correspond to those areas of study. Students also have the opportunity to receive class credit for prior working experience.
UAFS Career Services Center Readies Students for the Workplace
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Career Services center has been evolving alongside the university, growing with the needs of the campus community, to support career-readiness goals of its students.  Originally the Placement Department, Career Services was founded a short time after UAFS joined the University of Arkansas system in 2003, and has progressed to include the Babb Center for Student Professional Development, founded in 2015. 
Student Counseling Center Helps Students Succeed, Overcome.
In order to succeed, college students must overcome many obstacles, not the least of which involve mental health struggles. At the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, students have access to numerous mentors, trained support staff and an on-campus counseling clinic fully staffed with licensed professional and paraprofessional mental health care clinicians.
UAFS to Celebrate Homecoming Feb. 18-23
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has scheduled a slate of festivities the week of Feb. 18 in celebration of its annual Homecoming. The theme this year is Lions of the Galaxy.  “Homecoming is always an exciting week at UAFS,” said Stephanie London, director of student activities. “It’s a week of showing our lion pride through numerous events and competitions. We would love the community to join us, especially for our Saturday street fair and basketball games.”
UAFS Hosts MLK Breakfast, Panel Discussion
On Jan. 21 five influential leaders in the Fort Smith community discussed their various missions in alleviating poverty, hunger and homelessness in the River Valley during a panel discussion at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith moderated by Mayor George McGill.
UAFS to Hold Man vs. Machine Piano Duel March 1
Dr. Stephen Husarik, professor of humanities and music history at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, will duel with recordings of reproducing pianos in his lecture-performance “Capturing Art with Machines: Piano Players vs. Player Pianos.” The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday March 1, at the Breedlove Auditorium, located at 5120 Grand Ave.
UAFS Student Uses Campus Services to Succeed, Lose 150 Pounds
Recent graduate Garrett Rogers, 23, of Clayton, Okla., found his stride at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, utilizing campus facilities and programs to reach his academic, social and even weight loss goals, dropping nearly 150 pounds, and finding ways to succeed in his life and career over the course of his four years at the university.
UAFS Faculty Showcase to be Held Jan. 31
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a Music Faculty Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Thursday,  Jan. 31, at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd Street.
UAFS To Host Blood Drive Jan. 29-30
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host its winter blood drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 29-30 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, located at 800 N. 49th Street.
UAFS to Host McGill's First State of the City Address
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith American Democracy Project will host Fort Smith’s newly instated Mayor George McGill as he delivers his first State of the City Address at noon Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center. This will be an opportunity for McGill to share his assessment of where the city is and to lay out his vision for the year ahead.