News Archives

Judy McReynolds, chairman, president and chief executive officer of ArcBest Corporation, will serve as the guest speaker for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s commencement ceremony held at 7 p.m. Dec. 15.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/17/2016
A $200,000 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will help to graduate students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, fields which have high job demand both locally and nationally.
Date Posted:
Wed, 11/16/2016
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29-30 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with donors receiving a free T-shirt and a free health screening.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/14/2016
Kim DeBar of Greenwood grew up dreaming of following in her father’s – and grandfather’s – footsteps.  Her grandfather served in the Army and was buried at the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Her father had forged a career in the military, retiring from the Navy as a senior chief petty officer and earning entry into the Chief’s Mess, a name given to a fraternity exclusive for master chief, senior chief, and chief petty officers in the Navy.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/11/2016
When University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Aaron Dickson suffered second-degree burns during an accident early in the semester, he faced a financial challenge. Having prided himself on paying for his tuition out of pocket, he found himself struggling to make his tuition payments in lieu of medical bills.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/10/2016
Two events on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus held in late November will kick off the university’s holiday celebrations as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 36.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/08/2016
Four University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Steve Womack as part of a national collegiate competition to raise awareness about the national debt.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/08/2016
Two graduates from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s School of Education were recognized by the Arkansas Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts as exceptional educators in the state.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/07/2016
Dr. Margaret Tanner of Fort Smith, associate provost and director of graduate studies at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, received the KPMG Mentoring Award from the Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section of the American Accounting Association.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/04/2016
Kenneth Lee Davis, an Emmy Award-winning designer and University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student, is showcasing his artwork at an exhibit at UAFS through Jan. 3, with a reception scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Nov. 9.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/04/2016
A University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Chancellor’s Leadership Council student earned a national award that is the result of years of hard work that began at the age of six.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/03/2016
Many cadets in the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) experienced a day of firsts when they participated in an exciting training opportunity.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/03/2016
The monthly meeting of the Ark-Homa Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the Oklahoma Anthropological Society will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Echols Conference Center at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/03/2016
The theatre program at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith notched eight awards from the state’s Kennedy College American Theater Festival hosted on UAFS campus Oct. 27-30.
Date Posted:
Wed, 11/02/2016
Nineteen schools participated in the 2016 River Valley BEST competition Oct. 29 on the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith campus, but two schools dominated the competition.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/01/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will hold its seventh annual Psychology Symposium from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, providing students the opportunity to present research, engage in scholarly debate and network with employers in the field.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/31/2016
Through a partnership between the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith and Rockline Industries, students at the company’s manufacturing facility in Booneville were able to take the first step in furthering their careers by receiving Certificates of Proficiency in Workforce Leadership from UAFS.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/31/2016
The Student Veterans Organization will host a formal banquet at the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center from 6-10 pm. Nov. 11 in recognition of Veterans Day. The banquet is a fundraiser to help support the travel expenses for the 2017 Student Veterans of America National Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/26/2016
The Chamber Ensembles at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd St.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/25/2016
For the second time in three years, a University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor has been recognized as one of the highest rated professors by RateMyProfessor.com, a popular website that ranks faculty members of universities across the nation.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/25/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith jazz band will perform a concert featuring a variety of music at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 36.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/24/2016
The Fort Smith Fire Dept. now has a valuable piece of training equipment thanks to five University of Arkansas – Fort Smith welding students.
Date Posted:
Thu, 10/20/2016
Fort Smith residents have seen Paperwerk get its start with hand-painted cards and notepads at Brick City Emporium and watched as it grew into its location at 3000 Old Greenwood Road where additional inventory and calligraphy workshops were held.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/17/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Campus Activities Board will host the 13th annual Haunted Union from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29th in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
Date Posted:
Thu, 10/13/2016
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 2016-17 class of students participating in the Chancellor’s Leadership Council scholarship program.
Date Posted:
Thu, 10/13/2016
For the second consecutive year, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host the state’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival on its campus Oct. 27-30, featuring five colleges and universities competing for a slew of awards.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/12/2016
Automotive students receiving a technical certificate from Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale will now be able to pursue an associate degree from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith thanks to a partnership forged between the two schools.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/11/2016
When Colton Lee was laid off in early 2015 from his job in the oilfield, he reconsidered what he wanted to do with his life. He wanted a job that would provide him a livable wage and good benefits. Since his father had been a truck driver, he decided to enroll in the Commercial Driver Development Program at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/11/2016
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a performance of “Tres Vidas” in the theatre of Windgate Art & Design at 7 p.m. Oct. 26.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/10/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a career fair and graduate school expo from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/10/2016
Officers in the University Police Department at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will soon be utilizing cutting-edge equipment as part of a federal grant from the Department of Justice.
Date Posted:
Fri, 10/07/2016
Students will have an opportunity to experience homelessness and donate to help local homeless residents at the Cardboard Box City event held Oct. 7-8 on campus.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/05/2016
This year’s River Valley BEST robotics competition will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, located at 5210 Grand Avenue.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/05/2016
Thirty-five University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students were matched with a community leader or business executive and UAFS young alumni for the third year of the UAFS Alumni Association’s Mentors Connections program.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/05/2016
The symphonic band at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will perform a Halloween-themed concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 36.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/04/2016
When applying for graduate school at one of the top universities in the world, it helps to stand out. Matthew Farrar of Fort Smith found that fact out firsthand after accruing a wealth of international travel and research experience during his time at UAFS that helped him get accepted to a graduate program at one of the top universities in the world.
Date Posted:
Thu, 09/29/2016

Pages