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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
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
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
The criminal justice department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a Criminal Justice Symposium at 9 a.m. March 19 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, highlighted by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge serving as the keynote speaker.
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Tue, 03/03/2015
Tommy Dobbs, visiting instructor of music percussion at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will perform a percussion concert titled “Marimba Plus” at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd St.
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Fri, 02/27/2015
The national debt is complex as any topic students encounter in college, but five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students are taking the lead to raise awareness of the debt as part of a nationwide initiative.
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Thu, 02/26/2015
The African Student Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host the third-annual African Night at 6 p.m. March 13, an event showcasing the culture and cuisine of Africa.
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Thu, 02/26/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students will perform a night of musical theatre at 7:30 p.m. March 5 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 34.
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Wed, 02/25/2015
Local residents considering college can learn more about what financial aid opportunities are available to them at the Countdown to College event held at 2 p.m. March 15 in the Baldor Technology Center on UAFS campus.
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Fri, 02/20/2015
During the March Ark-Homa chapter meeting, an archeologist for the Arkansas Archeological Survey will discuss the research to be conducted at an ancient Native American village.
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Thu, 02/19/2015
The University of Arkansas System bestowed the title of emeritus to Mark Horn of Fort Smith during a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Board of Visitors meeting held on UAFS campus Feb. 17.
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Thu, 02/19/2015
Tenth and 11th grade students and their parents are invited to attend the Western Arkansas Technical Center’s open house Tuesday, Feb. 24, or Monday, March 2, both at 6 p.m. in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Wed, 02/18/2015
Three University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students showcased their research at the Arkansas state capitol during the 2015 STEM Posters at the Capitol event in Little Rock.
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Tue, 02/17/2015
Theatre @ UAFS will perform a rendition of the Tony Award-nominated play “Reasons to be Pretty” on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus at 7:30 p.m. March 12-13 in the Breedlove Auditorium.
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Tue, 02/17/2015
The Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant will showcase 20 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student contestants vying for the title of Miss UAFS at 7 p.m. March 14 at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th St.
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Fri, 02/13/2015
While 20 contestants will compete for the title of Miss UAFS at the scholarship pageant March 14, 22 girls and one boy will enjoy the title of royalty when they participate in the Princess/Prince Program during the pageant.
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Fri, 02/13/2015
The Student Activities Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host the 11th annual Battle of the Bands at 7 p.m. March 10 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, featuring local bands competing for cash prizes.
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Thu, 02/12/2015
The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown is displaying an art exhibit until March 31 featuring a collection of plant-themed works from two University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty members, with a reception taking place at 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Blue Lion.
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Tue, 02/10/2015
Two student organizations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are hosting a 5K run/walk in February to contribute to a fund for a hospitalized UAFS student.
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Tue, 02/10/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Family Enterprise Center will host a breakfast meeting on the UAFS campus at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 24 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, highlighted by a presentation from the chairman of the board at ArcBest Corp.
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Fri, 02/06/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Chorale and Women’s Chorus will treat music lovers to an eclectic choral performance when they perform their annual concert Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith, located at 3900 Grand Ave.
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Thu, 02/05/2015
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will revisit classic gospel tunes when local musicians perform the fifth-annual Old Time Gospel Hour as part of the Academy’s On Stage series.
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Wed, 02/04/2015
A team from Southside High School took first place in the National Science Bowl regional competition held Jan. 31 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 02/03/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is seeking comments from the public concerning the university in preparation for its reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the university’s regional accrediting agency.
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Mon, 02/02/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty member has been selected to a national fellowship sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
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Thu, 01/29/2015

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