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UAFS can now add another national championship trophy to its trophy case. The UAFS cheer team won its first NCA Collegiate Cheer Intermediate Coed II Division National Championship on Friday at The Band Shell in Daytona Beach, Fla., out-performing nine teams over a two-day span to win the title.
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Tue, 04/14/2015
The chair of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Foundation and vice president of a financial services firm for the greater Fort Smith region will serve as the keynote speaker for the university’s spring commencement ceremonies held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 9 in the Stubblefield Center on the UAFS campus.
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Mon, 04/13/2015
For University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students Christina Early of Conway and Coral Polk of Fort Smith, a “fun” Saturday consisted of washing the windows of St. John’s Episcopal Church, a church in downtown Fort Smith.
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Mon, 04/13/2015
Artwork by 11 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students is currently featured in an art exhibit titled “Momentum” on display at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown until May 29.
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Fri, 04/10/2015
For three nights in April, students of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s theatre program will take on the role of director for the program’s annual “One-Act Showcase,” a variety show of short productions.
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Fri, 04/10/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 30 featuring the UAFS Chorale and UAFS Women’s Chorus in the Breedlove Auditorium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be the last performance by the Choral Program this school year.
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Wed, 04/08/2015
Rhonda Caton of Mulberry, director of procurement and travel services at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has earned the Certified Professional Public Buyer credential from the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council.
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Tue, 04/07/2015
The Chamber Ensembles at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 27 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown.
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Tue, 04/07/2015
Five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students have published their research in the Journal of the Fort Smith Historical Society.
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Mon, 04/06/2015
Author Sarah Thebarge will visit the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus for a reading and book signing at 4 p.m. April 13 in room 122 of the Boreham Library.
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Mon, 04/06/2015
A wildlife ecologist and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith alumnus will be the guest speaker at the university’s Faculty Appreciation Ceremony and Undergraduate Research Symposium held from 1-4 p.m. April 17 on the UAFS campus.
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Fri, 04/03/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during the organization’s initiation ceremony, with seniors also being corded during the event.
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Thu, 04/02/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith mourns the passing of longtime legislator John Paul Hammerschmidt, and the university expresses its appreciation for his service to both UAFS and the state of Arkansas.
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Wed, 04/01/2015
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a rendition of a classic Disney film in April as part of the Academy’s On Stage series.
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Tue, 03/31/2015
The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its second annual Lions Run 5K on April 25 at Chaffee Crossing, located at 207 Ellis St. in Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/30/2015
Dr. Daniel Littlefield will discuss the impact of Indian removal on the local area during a talk at 7 p.m. April 16 in the Latture Conference Center on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Thu, 03/26/2015
The Manufacturing Executives Association held a planning meeting March 19 at the Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown facilitated by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. The meeting set the organization’s scope of work for the coming year and marked the university’s continued collaboration with local industry and business.
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Mon, 03/23/2015
The Sigma Nu fraternity at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will hold the eighth annual St. Jude Breakaway 5K on April 4, with proceeds benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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Fri, 03/20/2015
Amidst rainy weather and cool temperatures, Amy Tan spoke to local residents and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students, faculty and staff about her life and its relation to “The Joy Luck Club” March 18 in the Stubblefield Center as part of the university’s ReadThis! program.
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Fri, 03/20/2015
The Spanish Club and the World Languages Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will celebrate Hispanic culture and traditions at the Spanish Festival, an event held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Thu, 03/19/2015
The Jazz Band and Jazz Catz at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 14 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 34, highlighted by a guest performer known as “one of the greatest clarinetists in modern times.”
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Thu, 03/19/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host Preview Days from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on April 18 and April 30 for high school juniors and seniors to learn more about the university. The event will take place in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at UAFS.
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Wed, 03/18/2015
The theatre program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith took home two national and three regional awards from The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, accolades which solidify the department’s reputation as one of the best theatre programs in the region.
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Wed, 03/18/2015
Forty-two classes will be offered by the Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in the months of April and May.
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Tue, 03/17/2015
The Marketing and Communications Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith earned four ADDY Awards at the awards ceremony of the Northeast Arkansas chapter of the American Advertising Federation.
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Mon, 03/16/2015
The three-hour competition featured tap dancing, speed painting, a harmonica performance and the recital of slam poetry. And at the end of the night, Joni Fields-Adams earned the title of Miss UAFS 2015 during the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s scholarship pageant held March 14.
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Sat, 03/14/2015
Brooms, garbage cans and other items will become percussion instruments when “Stomp” is performed at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 9 in the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center, part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 34.
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Thu, 03/12/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a One-Stop Transfer Day from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. April 7 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center to simplify the enrollment process for students considering transferring to UAFS.
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Thu, 03/12/2015
An art exhibit at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith featuring a plethora of artwork from a Fort Smith native is on display through April 30 in the Reynolds Room hallway of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, and a reception for the exhibit is slated for April 15.
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Wed, 03/11/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will screen the documentary “To Light a Candle” at 6 p.m. April 1 in the Boreham Library on the UAFS campus in promotion of the “Education is Not a Crime” campaign.
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Wed, 03/11/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host its second blood drive of the semester from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31-April 1 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Tue, 03/10/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the list of students receiving degrees and certificates during the fall 2014 semester and the second summer term ending last August.
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Mon, 03/09/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Symphonic Band will perform their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. March 31 at the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 34.
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Fri, 03/06/2015
A theatrical production of “Mary Poppins” will be performed for the first time in Arkansas when the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Academy of the Arts will perform the musical at 7 p.m. March 20-21.
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Fri, 03/06/2015
Logan Davis of Fort Smith, Greek life coordinator at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, received an award for Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Advisor of the southeast region of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.
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Tue, 03/03/2015
Three student organizations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will hold a live auction to benefit a local nonprofit organization at 6 p.m. March 21 in the Latture Conference Center on UAFS campus.
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Tue, 03/03/2015

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