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Miss UAFS Emily McCollom knows a difficult test awaits her when she competes in the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant in June, but she possesses one thing that makes her ready to face the challenge head-on: confidence.
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Wed, 05/14/2014
Students attending the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been recognized for superior achievement in a special awards ceremony which included the announcement of Outstanding WATC Students, Starfish Awards, Director’s Honor Roll and SkillsUSA Gold Star Members.
Date Posted:
Wed, 05/14/2014
Former state Sen. Shane Broadway told University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduates to remember where they came from, to pursue their dreams, and to set an example for others at the University’s commencement ceremonies held May 10 at the Stubblefield Center.
Date Posted:
Sat, 05/10/2014
The popular “Mid-Southern Watercolorists” exhibit will run its annual showing at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith through June 30, displaying the work of artists from Arkansas and across the South.
Date Posted:
Fri, 05/09/2014
Dr. Laura Witherington of Fort Smith is the second recipient of the Lori Norin Faculty Appreciation Award, given by the Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 05/09/2014
Five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were honored May 9 with a ceremony signaling the end of their participation in the Army ROTC program at UAFS and their commissioning as second lieutenants in the Active Army or Arkansas Army National Guard.
Date Posted:
Fri, 05/09/2014
Improving Fort Smith’s quality of place and the positive role of companion dogs on those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder were the subjects of two presentations given by University of Arkansas - Fort Smith College of Business students as part of a community leadership class.
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Tue, 05/06/2014
A total of 25 camps and programs will be offered to youth of all ages this summer through the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Tue, 05/06/2014
The Crawford County Chronicles program is reprising one of last year’s favorite talks and speakers on June 1.
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Mon, 05/05/2014
Twenty-two students in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith were the first UAFS students to be inducted into an international honor society available through AACSB-accredited schools.
Date Posted:
Mon, 05/05/2014
After serving in the role for a year, Darrell Morrison, vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, stepped down recently as president of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers.
Date Posted:
Thu, 05/01/2014
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is offering several professional development opportunities for leaders and managers this summer, according to Pat Eller of Fort Smith, CBPD director.
Date Posted:
Thu, 05/01/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has hired Bill Wagnon as marketing and communications director, effective June 2.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/30/2014
A May 19 concert featuring a guest artist will conclude the year for the orchestra program offered through the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/30/2014
The winners have been announced for the “Visions of the World” student art competition held on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Tue, 04/29/2014
The seventh edition of “Azahares,” the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s annual literary magazine celebrating Spanish culture, is now available.
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Mon, 04/28/2014
The regional economy closed out 2013 on a positive note, according to the fourth quarter report released April 28 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 04/28/2014
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will wrap up this year’s On Stage Series May 16-18 with four showings of the musical comedy “Pirates of Penzance JR.”
Date Posted:
Mon, 04/28/2014
The 11th annual NUMA Awards ceremony held April 25 recognized advisers, students and student organizations that have made a positive impact on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 04/28/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 12 best research presentations delivered at the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Date Posted:
Thu, 04/24/2014
Registration for the spring intersession and the first and second summer semesters is now open at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, according to Penny Pendleton, dean for student services.
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Wed, 04/23/2014
The Marketing and Communications Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received a total of five awards at two separate ceremonies -- two from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District IV Conference, held April 12-15, and three from the ADDY District 10 Awards ceremony held April 16-17.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/23/2014
Forty-four University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were the guests of Chancellor Paul B. Beran and First Lady Janice Beran at a dinner on April 22 as recipients of the university's Academic Excellence Awards which honor top students from throughout the UAFS campus.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/23/2014
U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., announced April 23 that Curtis B. Adams III, a member of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Class of 2014 and the UAFS Student Government Association president, has been selected to serve as the 2014 John Paul Hammerschmidt (JPH) Fellow.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/23/2014
A May 28 application deadline has been announced for the 2015 Leadership Fort Smith class, a selection of local residents who will take part in a year-long program focusing on developing future leaders in the area.
Date Posted:
Tue, 04/22/2014
Graduate NWA will put on two financial aid workshops in April -- including one at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith -- as the program continues to reach out to adults interested in returning to school to complete their education.
Date Posted:
Mon, 04/21/2014
Instead of spending their Saturday morning sleeping in, more than 100 students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith volunteered around the city with various organizations to help pick up trash, paint walls, and organize storage units.
Date Posted:
Mon, 04/21/2014
Even though inclement weather outside moved a planned groundbreaking at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to an inside location, enthusiasm was still high.
Date Posted:
Mon, 04/21/2014
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students and students from the Western Arkansas Technical Center at UAFS won a total of 33 medals, 24 of them gold, in the 2014 Arkansas SkillsUSA Championships.
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Fri, 04/18/2014
Four faculty members at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received awards honoring their commitment to education, research and the community.
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Fri, 04/18/2014
The College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host three awards ceremonies in May to commemorate students in surgical technology, dental hygiene, and nursing.
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Thu, 04/17/2014
“A Look into the West” is the topic for a May 15 talk at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that will cover three archeological sites in New Mexico.
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Thu, 04/17/2014
Seventeen members of the Phi Beta Lambda chapter at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith returned from the Arkansas PBL State Leadership Conference with a total of 22 awards and recognitions.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/16/2014
Dr. Jill Guerra of Fort Smith, mathematics professor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, received the Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of America, Oklahoma-Arkansas Section.
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Wed, 04/16/2014
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student has won a place in the National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir competition, qualifying her to participate in August in the NFA convention in Chicago.
Date Posted:
Wed, 04/16/2014
Eleven students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been inducted into Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education in a ceremony which also recognized senior members of the organization.
Date Posted:
Tue, 04/15/2014

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