Bill Hanna to receive Inaugural Honorary Alumni Award
Bill Hanna, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Hanna Oil and Gas Company, will receive the inaugural Honorary Alumni Award from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Alumni Association.
UAFS to Premier New Fight Song Feb. 23
The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Fight Song, “Fort Smith Pride,” will have its world premiere performance during the halftime show of the UAFS men’s home basketball game at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. The men’s and women's teams will be competing against St. Mary’s that day as UAFS celebrates its 2019 Homecoming, “Lions of the Galaxy,” at the Stubblefield Center.
UAFS To Host Rising in the River Valley
This Valentine’s Day the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, along with the United Way of the Fort Smith Area and the Crisis Intervention Center, will host its fourth annual Rising in the River Valley. The event is a local commitment to One Billion Rising’s global action to end sexual assault and domestic violence. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, and will be held on Kinkead Ave., on the UAFS campus. A program will start at noon and a hot dog lunch will be provided.
UAFS Named a 2018 Tree Campus USA
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has earned the distinction of being a 2018 Tree Campus USA®, as awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
UAFS Students Host Black History Month Events
In honor of Black History Month, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Black Student Association kicked off a slate events Friday, Feb. 8, at the Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown. The kickoff celebration featured talks by area leaders and artistic performances, all relating to the African American experience in Fort Smith.
UAFS Student Dedicates Her Life to Smiles
Mary Beth Andrews dedicates most of her time to smiles, preserving them as a dental hygiene student and creating them as captain of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith cheer team.
Theater @ UAFS To Perform Shakespeare in Love
Theatre @ UAFS will perform Shakespeare in Love, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16 and 18-19 in the Breedlove Auditorium at UAFS, as part of the Season of Entertainment 38. Tickets for the comedic drama are $6 for the general public and free to UAFS faculty, staff and students. For tickets, contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 or http: and and tickets.uafs.edu
UAFS Reaches Major Milestone Toward Second Master Degree
On Jan. 25, 2019, the Coordinating Board for the Arkansas Department of Higher Education approved the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s proposal to offer its second master’s degree program, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) with two areas of emphasis: English and curriculum and instruction.  
UAFS Fall 2018 Deans List Released
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Outstanding Teen Competition Added to Miss UAFS Roster
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its first-ever Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen Competition at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at ArcBest Performing Arts Center, 55 S. 7thSt. in Fort Smith. This competition will be held in conjunction with the 42nd annual Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition.

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