UAFS Partners with 64.6, PEAK Innovation Center to host Economic Development Summit Nov. 19
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is proud to partner with 64.6 Downtown and the Fort Smith Public Schools’ PEAK Innovation Center in hosting the third annual Invest Fort Smith economic development summit November 19, 2020, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. 
Native American Heritage Celebrated on UAFS Campus
During the month of November, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a series of lectures, events, and passive projects in celebration of and tribute to Native American Heritage Month
DEI Executive Director Candidates to Host Virtual Open Forums
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will hold three public meet and greet events to introduce the UAFS community and the region to each of the finalist candidates for the position of Executive Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. 
UAFS Celebrates First Gen Students
Today, Nov. 9, 2020, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith joins hundreds of universities across the nation to celebrate first-generation college students in celebration of National First-Generation College Student Celebration Day. On the UAFS campus, nearly half of all students will be the first in their families to earn a college degree.
UAFS Drone Program Recognized by FAA's Collegiate Training Initiative
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Unmanned Aerial Systems program has been selected to participate in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program (UAS-CTI.) 
UAFS Foundation Scholarship Portal Launches
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Foundation’s scholarship portal Lions SHARE is now open for applications by UAFS students. The Scholarship Hub And Resource Engine connects UAFS students to scholarships made possible by private donors’ generous support. This one-stop online application gives current and prospective students another resource to help pay for college and makes accessing those scholarships seamless and straightforward. 
UAFS Admissions Takes Den Day Digital
Prospective students will join the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Office of Admissions next week for a virtual Den Day event. The half-day exploration event typically welcomes high school juniors from across the River Valley to campus for tours, information sessions, mock classes, discussions with college deans, and a lunch and involvement fair on the campus green. This year, however, Den Day will be offered virtually in an effort to keep students safe and involved more potential UAFS students in the events.
Culture Network to Host Candlelit Vigil for Breonna Taylor and Lives Lost to Injustice
The Culture Network at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, honoring the life of Breonna Taylor and mourning the loss of every person who has lost their life at the hands of injustice and brutality.
UAFS Family Weekend Slated for Oct. 30-31
The annual Family Weekend at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will take place this year Oct. 30-31, featuring a variety of virtual and in-person events to encourage pride throughout the community and engage students and their families in campus traditions. 
As Hispanic Heritage Month Ends, UAFS Faculty Recommend Continued Reading
The English, Rhetoric & Writing Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released a reading list featuring faculty and staff author recommendations inspired by Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month.In line with the university's commitment to amplify diverse voices, each installment of the UAFS Book Series will feature faculty picks that educate, inform and celebrate diversity. 

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