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Crystal C. Mercer of Little Rock, daughter of legendary civil rights lawyer Christopher C. Mercer Jr., will give a dramatic performance Jan. 23 as part of “Unsung Heroes: Celebrating Freedom in the Visual and Performing Arts” at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 01/03/2014
An award-winning artist will return to Fort Smith to show her work at the university she graduated from more than 20 years ago.
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Thu, 01/02/2014
Good music is in the works in January as the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music launches its spring 2014 semester series of events with two free musical performances.
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Wed, 01/01/2014
The Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant has set a Jan. 30 application deadline for the 2014 pageant, offering University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students an opportunity to take part in the same eye-opening experience as Cristina Castorena.
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Mon, 12/23/2013
A series of events spanning almost a week in January will honor the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
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Mon, 12/23/2013
Dr. Mary Lackie has worked at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for just under a year, but her wealth of experience in higher education and the talent she’s demonstrated in her time at the University played a major role in her promotion to vice chancellor for university advancement.
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Fri, 12/20/2013
“Azahares,” a Spanish-language magazine sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, is calling for submissions for its spring 2014 issue, with a submission deadline of Jan. 18.
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Thu, 12/19/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer five courses in January and 24 in February, with classes ranging from knitting to sign language.
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Thu, 12/19/2013
​The January and February schedule of non-credit classes offered by the Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith features classes in career development, personal effectiveness, leadership and computers, as well as commercial driver’s license training and a supervision series for new managers.
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Wed, 12/18/2013
​Dr. Marta Loyd of Greenwood, vice chancellor for university advancement at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has announced her resignation from UAFS to accept a position as executive director of the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in Morrilton.
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Tue, 12/17/2013
Prospective college students now have two new ways they can apply for admission at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, thanks to a new mobile app and a revamped online enrollment application.
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Mon, 12/16/2013
Want to travel across the nation and the globe while earning college credit hours? Then sign up for one of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s 12 Maymester courses, which will take place this May and have a registration deadline of Jan. 7, 2014.
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Fri, 12/13/2013
​College of Business Dean Steve Williams has resigned his position at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to accept a position as the dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University - Commerce.
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Thu, 12/12/2013
​Maybe the Drennen-Scott Historic Site’s second annual Victorian Christmas simply wasn’t meant to be this year.
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Wed, 12/11/2013
The regional economy continued to improve through October, according to the report released Dec. 11 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 12/11/2013
Mark Horn of Fort Smith, vice chancellor for university relations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, gave UAFS grads pointed advice about their life after college during a retrospective commencement address at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 11.
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Wed, 12/11/2013
Two University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were honored Dec. 10 with a ceremony signaling the end of their participation in the Army ROTC program at UAFS and their commissioning as second lieutenants in the Arkansas Army National Guard.
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Tue, 12/10/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Political Science Department will host a workshop titled “So You Want to Get Elected” Jan. 24-25 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, with a registration deadline of Jan. 10.
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Mon, 12/09/2013
Over 20 teams braved the cold weather and icy roads to compete in the Frontier Trails BEST Regional Robotics Competition held Dec. 6-7 at the Fort Smith Convention Center, in which Wichita Homeschool of Wichita, Kan., took top honors.
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Mon, 12/09/2013
The Drennen-Scott Historic Site will be featured in a movie currently being filmed that chronicles the history of a historical venue in downtown Van Buren.
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Wed, 12/04/2013
In anticipation of inclement weather this weekend, the Drennen-Scott Historic Site’s second annual Victorian Christmas has been postponed until Dec. 13.
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Tue, 12/03/2013
Enrollment for the spring semester at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is still open until UAFS offices close for the holidays on Dec. 23, with registration continuing when the campus reopens on Jan. 2.
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Tue, 12/03/2013
​Amber Sneddon first became involved with the ReadThis! Community Literacy Program in April of 2012, and it didn’t take long for her to realize the impact the program had on her.
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Wed, 11/27/2013
Santa Claus is coming to town -- and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty, staff and students are already making out their wish lists in anticipation of his arrival on Christmas Eve.
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Wed, 11/27/2013
An email reminder has been sent to students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith regarding how class cancellations are handled when there is inclement weather in the area.
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Tue, 11/26/2013
​Fort Smith’s rich history is detailed in a book released Nov. 11 by a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty member.
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Mon, 11/25/2013
Mark Horn of Fort Smith, vice chancellor for university relations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been recognized by the Arkansas Association of College and University Business Officers.
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Mon, 11/25/2013
​Dennis Wemyss, a graphic design student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, and Josh Pham, an information systems student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, planned to be observers at a business event last weekend. Instead, it ended up being one of the most important weekends of their lives.
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Fri, 11/22/2013
Thirty-seven teams of high school business students made their pitches Nov. 21 to “loan committees” at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to seek funding for the businesses they want to start and operate until spring.
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Thu, 11/21/2013
The Catholic Campus Ministries at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is currently collecting donations of toiletries, clothes and food items for its Blessing Bag giveaway, with a donations deadline of Dec. 10.
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Wed, 11/20/2013
Five high school students from the area have been named winners in a creative writing contest sponsored by Applause, the creative arts club at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 11/19/2013
GAP Orders UAFS Student's T-Shirt Design
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Tue, 11/19/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Alumni Association is accepting select food items for a holiday food drive, which began this week and will run until Dec. 13.
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Tue, 11/19/2013
The installation ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for a new chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, The Health Preprofessional Honor Society, included the induction of 22 students and four faculty members.
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Mon, 11/18/2013
The awards ceremony for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, a ceremony highlighted by keynote speaker Nancy Owens.
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Mon, 11/18/2013
The Academy Playerz will perform four showings of “The Little Mermaid JR” in mid-December at the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Thu, 11/14/2013

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