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​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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/26/2013
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.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/25/2013
​Fort Smith’s rich history is detailed in a book released Nov. 11 by a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty member.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/19/2013
GAP Orders UAFS Student's T-Shirt Design
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/14/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Academy of the Arts will present two winter concerts in December -- one featuring choral groups, the other a symphonic orchestra -- to get local residents into the holiday spirit.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/14/2013
Dr. Paul B. Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has asked R. Mark Horn, vice chancellor for university relations, to serve as guest speaker for the Dec. 11 fall commencement exercises, making the event one of the last official speaking opportunities for Horn before he retires on June 30.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/14/2013
The Frontier Trails BEST Regional Robotics Competition will take place Dec. 6-7 at the Fort Smith Convention Center, featuring 32 teams from five states competing for a slew of awards.
Date Posted:
Wed, 11/13/2013
UAFS Assistant Professor of History and Drennen-Scott Historic Site Director Tom Wing was named a board member of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas (HPAA) earlier this month.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer 15 classes in the Winter Intersession Term from Dec. 11 through Jan. 10, offering students a chance to earn extra credit hours during the winter break.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
Members of the Fort Smith community will be able to have a tooth pulled for free at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Dental Hygiene Clinic’s Free Extraction Day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7 on the first floor of the Pendergraft Health Sciences Center on Waldron Rd.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
Conaly Bedell of Fort Smith was presented the Diligence to Victory Award -- the highest alumni honor bestowed by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- at an alumni reunion dinner Nov. 9.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/11/2013
The Homecoming Queen and King at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are Allie Wilson, 20, of Greenwood and John Sturrock, 21, of Tyler, Texas.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/11/2013
On Dec. 6, visitors to the Drennen-Scott Historic Site will have a chance to see the home as it appeared in the 19th century when the second annual Victorian Christmas Open House will be held at the DSHS from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/08/2013

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