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. 
Virtual Commencement Ceremony Slated for 10 a.m. Saturday
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a virtual commencement ceremony tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, for graduates of the fall class of 2020.
Theatre Students Adapt to Pandemic, Excel Beyond the Stage
This fall, in response to a total shift in delivery of instruction, performances and rehearsals, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Drama Club took initiative to find innovative ways to practice their craft through a series of student-led workshops throughout semester, each welcoming students from across campus to participate. 
STEM Faculty Earn $19,995 Grant for High Performance Liquid Chromatography
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor Dr. Sayo Fakayode and his collaborators earned a of $19,995, grant from the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) in the form of a Consortium Agreement between the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences this week.
UAFS Extends Border State Tuition to Graduate Students
Graduate students at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith could see a tuition savings of more than $3,000 this Spring, thanks to a Border State Tuition promise passed this month. 

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