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The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 2015-16 class of students participating in the Chancellor’s Leadership Council scholarship program.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
​The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a memorial exhibit from Sept. 8-11 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center commemorating the Sept. 11 attacks.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
Indian communities in the Ouachita Mountains will be the topic of discussion during a presentation at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in room 204 of the Math-Science Building on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
The re-surfacing of the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) is nearly done. The church staff anticipates that the lot will be open for university parking on Tuesday, Aug. 25. With the exception of an anticipated half-day closing for a church event on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 27, the lot will now be open on a daily basis for UAFS commuter parking.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
In regards to the temporary closure of the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus:
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/21/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will showcase its new visual arts facility at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 during a grand opening event that will include a ribbon cutting, an open house of the facility, and the opening of a gallery show featuring prominent international artists.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/20/2015
A 10-piece band from Oklahoma City will treat Fort Smith residents to a night of retro rock ‘n’ roll at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Megan Clover of Fort Smith wasn’t considering a career in law enforcement until she took an introduction to criminal justice course at UAFS.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host Elliot Washor for a lecture on increasing student engagement and reducing dropout rates at 6 p.m. Sept. 2 in room 122 of the Boreham Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
Thirteen new resident assistants will join the nine returning RAs and the rest of the housing team at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/18/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the hiring of Rodney O. Parks as senior director of major and planned gifts, effective Aug. 19.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/13/2015
Earlier this week, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was notified that the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) will be closed temporarily due to repaving and general improvements. The lot is located on Waldron Road, across the street from the Boreham Library. The university had no control over the timing of the parking lot improvements, nor did the church.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/13/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a blood drive Sept. 1-2 from 9 a.m.-4p.m. each day in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/11/2015
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer a wide range of professional development opportunities during September and October.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/10/2015
Dr. Rosilee Russell, executive director of the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been appointed to the state’s Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/07/2015
Two Spanish students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith expanded on the knowledge they gained in the university’s Spanish program by spending a summer studying in Spain.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/06/2015
​University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Latonya Loredo of Van Buren has been hired as an over-the-road fleet dispatcher at OK Transportation.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/05/2015
A student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is working an internship this summer to find ways to make UAFS more energy efficient.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/05/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer its first master’s degree program in fall 2015.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/04/2015
For June Pham, ’14, life has come down to art and family.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/04/2015
In creating a documentary about the Fort Smith Northside High School marching band, Brenda Yelvington hoped to reflect life. But she also wanted to change lives.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/30/2015
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith earned three awards and six additional nominations from the National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-15 school year.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/30/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Karen Barrera-Leon of Van Buren has been hired as a financial analyst at ArcBest Corp.
Date Posted:
Wed, 07/29/2015
A student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Ryan Spooner, of Bentonville is spending his summer trying to innovate one of the most popular tools in the world.
Date Posted:
Fri, 07/24/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduate Eaven Ward of Fort Smith has achieved a dream she once thought impossible.
Date Posted:
Fri, 07/24/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students will move into campus housing Aug. 13-15 with help from fellow students and UAFS staff around campus.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/23/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student Andrew Haught of Siloam Springs used one word to describe his summer internship: “formative.”
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/23/2015
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer a Human Relations & Interpersonal Development course for professionals in leadership positions.
Date Posted:
Wed, 07/22/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Allison Cross is participating in a summer internship with First National Bank of Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Tue, 07/21/2015
Jennifer Verkamp thought her leap of faith was a mistake.
Date Posted:
Mon, 07/20/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Lions Bookstore will participate in Arkansas’ tax-free weekend Aug. 1-2, offering local residents a chance to purchase items exempt from the state sales tax of 9.75 percent.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/16/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith alumna has opened a stationery shop in Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Wed, 07/15/2015
The Admissions Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host “One-Stop Day” from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center to simplify the registration process for transfer, returning and new non-traditional UAFS students.
Date Posted:
Wed, 07/15/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Travis Sorensen of Fayetteville has been hired as a retail donations coordinator for Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.
Date Posted:
Tue, 07/14/2015
Dr. Elizabeth Underwood has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for government and university relations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, effective July 1.
Date Posted:
Tue, 07/14/2015
Noted jazz vibraphone player Jon Metzger is the featured guest artist April 8 when the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Jazz Band and Jazz Catz perform in concert as part of the UAFS Season of Entertainment 33.
Date Posted:
Mon, 07/13/2015

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