This Arbor Day, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a free tree celebration at the bell tower plaza, thanks to a partnership with the Tree Campus USA Committee, and the UAFS Student Veterans Organization, Garden Club, and Green Team.
Saturday morning University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students rose early to give back to their community through cleaning, organizing, boxing and more at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Fort Smith. The students’ selfless efforts were part of Lions Community Outreach Day, an annual event where students give back to their region.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith School of Education’s faculty, students and supporters are celebrating the work of Arkansas teachers as part of the state-wide Educator Commitment Signing Week intitiative.
The 12th Annual Student Research Symposium will take place from 2-4 p.m. Friday, April 12, on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus. Students will present in both oral and poster formats on research projects they have conducted over the school year.
Renowned Native American artist and UAFS alumnus Jay Benham will present artistic works and discuss the history of Kiowa religious tradition and governmental policies at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Smith Pendergraft Campus Center Room 129AB.
Thanks to a collaborative partnership between the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith and Fort Smith Public Schools, UAFS School of Education interns will have an opportunity unlike any other in the state: to participate in an intensive, year-long paid internship.
UAFS has been awarded the 2018 Community Impact Leader Award by the United Way of Fort Smith Area. UAFS interim chancellor Dr. Edward Serna and Lauren Serna accepted the award, which celebrates the university’s dedication to community service and the Fort Smith region, at the United Way's Community Impact and Investment Celebration this morning.