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UAFS Family Weekend

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will celebrate its annual Family Weekend. On Oct. 22 and 23, all UAFS students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to bring their families to a slate of campus activities, including Lady Lions Volleyball,...

October 18, 2021
The illustrated cover of In The Deep featuring two people in the snow
SpotlightsArts and Sciences

Jennings Publishes In the Deep, Second in Acclaimed Space Opera Series

Dr. Kelly Jennings, professor of the Department of English, Rhetoric and Writing, and Media Communication at UAFS has published In the Deep, a direct sequel to Fault Lines. The now evolving series of sci-fi space operas titled Escape Velocity is...

October 15, 2021
Adams, left, and Beckman accept their awards ahead of the Virtual USC All Staff meeting.
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UAFS Staff Earn Speakman Awards

The University Staff Council at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith presented Lucille Speakman Excellence Awards to Deborah Beckham and Jeff Adams, both of Fort Smith, during its annual staff meeting on September 29.

October 15, 2021
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus as seen from Kinkaid avenue.
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UAFS to Host Oct 20 Info Session for Displaced Vista Students

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is working to assist students displaced by the closure of Vista College of Fort Smith as they plan the next steps in their education and get back on track to pursue their chosen career paths.

October 13, 2021
three men on the UAFS campus
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Men of Excellence Crowdfunding Campaign Launches

This week, the UAFS Men of Excellence (MOX) program launched their first crowd funding campaign. The organization aims to assure, encourage and motivate male students during their time at UAFS and beyond.

October 13, 2021
a paper crane at the UAFS campus center
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Students Display Arvest-Made Paper Cranes in Support of AAPI Community

A colorful reminder of hope and resilience in the form of thousands of delicate paper cranes is on display at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center. It is the result of a collaborative effort between Arvest...

October 09, 2021
six alumni legacy scholarship winners are pictured. Text states: 2021-2022 Alumni Scholarship Recipients
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UAFS Alumni Legacy Scholarship Students Thrive

This semester, six area students attending UAFS will receive $1,000 in financial aid from the Alumni Legacy Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is the most scholarships granted from the fund in one year.

October 04, 2021
Lion Heart Volunteers Paint
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Lions Support 9/11 Week of Service through Community Outreach Day

On the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith provided community services throughout the early morning on Saturday in honor of those that lost their lives.

October 01, 2021
Dental Hygiene Chairs are Installed
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Dental Hygiene Clinic Sits Pretty in 2021 Thanks to Grants

Patients at the UAFS Dental Hygiene Clinic will be sitting pretty this year, thanks to two grants totaling $50,000 from Delta Dental of Arkansas.

September 30, 2021
Students study in the UAFS campus center
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Dr. Blake Johnson Named Assistant Provost for Student Success

Dr. Blake Johnson has been named Assistant Provost for Student Success and Retention at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith following a national search. He will begin his role Oct. 18. The position was created after a year-long institutional...

September 27, 2021

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