UAFS to Host 10th Annual Octubafest
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Department of Music and Theatre will hold its 10th annual Octubafest at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
Beran, Volunteers Read to Elementary Schools for Constitution Week
UAFS Chancellor Paul B. Beran spent his Monday afternoon reading to students at Sutton Elementary School for Constitution Week, one of many volunteers from UAFS and the Fort Smith community who devoted their time to read to elementary schools across Fort Smith this week.
Kannan’s Friend: Jordan Establishes Endowment to Aid Research
The group of bird watchers searched fruitlessly for the endangered golden-cheeked warbler among the junipers on the Edwards Plateau in Central Texas. Then they heard the call, the clear buzzy zee, zoo, zeedee, zeep.
UAFS Students Renovate Vet’s Home
Seventeen students from organizations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith spent a weekend renovating the house of a disabled veteran for a community service project.
UAFS Cultural Network Hosts Peace One Day
An event recognizing Peace One Day, a global cease-fire day established by the U.N., will be hosted by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Cultural Network from noon-3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the fireplace in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
UAFS Students Embrace “Unexpected” During Mural Festival
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students embraced the unexpected when they joined prominent international street artists in painting murals across buildings in downtown Fort Smith.
Literacy Alive! 5k Fun Run and Walk at UAFS
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Kappa Delta Pi Chapter is sponsoring a 5K fun run and walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 19 at the UAFS Bell Tower. All proceeds will assist KDP in planning and implementing a series of literacy-based events at K-12 schools in the River Valley region.
Students Get “Back to Business” During Sept. 10 Event
Local business leaders visited classes at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Sept. 10 to give students advice about an array of topics as part of the Back to Business Day hosted by the College of Business.
Racy, Hankins Winners of Speakman Staff Awards at UAFS
The University Staff Council at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith presented Lucille Speakman Excellence Awards to Melanie Racy and Carolyn Hankins, both of Fort Smith, during its annual staff meeting.
OG&E Gift to UAFS Recognizes Resource-Efficiency Efforts
Oklahoma Gas & Electric presented a $1,500 check to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Sept. 8 in recognition of the university’s energy- and water-conservation upgrades to the Sebastian Commons residence halls.

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