UAFS Student Wins Big on ‘Price is Right’
Garrett Rogers of Clayton, Okla., may have had some good birthdays in his life, but he’s never had won quite like this one. The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student appeared on “The Price is Right” March 8, netting $52,000 in winnings including a car, a pontoon boat, and a trip to a Californian beach.
Student Thrives at UAFS through Campus Involvement
LaTavia Rollinson, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, does it all. Having gone to Northside High School, Rollinson decided to attend UAFS because it was nearby. “It’s close to home, and it would have been cheaper than going to anywhere else,” Rollinson said. “And I had moved out after I graduated high school, so I didn’t want to pick up and leave.” 19-year-old Rollinson works full time as a manager at Taco Bell. She also works at a local daycare, taking care of children between the ages of 8 months and 1 year.
Restore Hope CEO Outlines Recidivism, Foster Care Crises at UAFS Talk
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students were able to hear firsthand of the state’s efforts to reduce criminal recidivism and foster care rates during a talk last week by Paul Chapman, executive director of Restore Hope.
Findlay Wins Mark Horn Staff Appreciation Award at UAFS
Debbie Findlay of Greenwood, advising coordinator in the College of Communications, Languages, Arts and Social Sciences, was the recipient of the 2018 inaugural Staff Appreciation Award in honor of Mark Horn, selected by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Student Government Association.
UAFS Employees Recognized for Years of Service
Thirty-six University of Arkansas Fort Smith employees were honored for their years of service to the university at a bi-annual staff meeting Feb. 28.
Elizabeth Spencer Crowned Miss UAFS 2018
In a competitive pageant that awarded more than $18,000 in scholarships to winners among its 13 contestants, it was Elizabeth Spencer of Fort Smith who took the crown of Miss UAFS 2018 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s scholarship pageant Feb. 24.
UAFS Grad Realizes Passion for Electronics
It was never enough for Jared Dunning to simply know that electronics worked. He had to know how they worked as well.
Battle of the Bands Slated for March 1 at UAFS
The annual Battle of the Bands at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will take place at 6 p.m. March 1 in the Breedlove Auditorium, located at 5120 Grand Ave. on the UAFS campus.
UAFS to Increase Opportunities for Students through On-Site Classes
A UAFS program that educates Fort Smith high school students in robot automation and cyber systems is moving, and next year the courses will be taught on-site at ABB and ArcBest.
Donation a Capstone to a Lifetime of Giving
A generous heart, a modest lifestyle and a storybook romance led to a $100,000 donation to the University of Arkansas Fort Smith to help working students.

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