The Kennedy Center’s American College Theater Festival for the state of Arkansas will be held Oct. 22-25 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, featuring productions by college theater programs from across Arkansas and Oklahoma.
More than 20 classrooms in area schools will host University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professors for the university’s second year of the Adopt-a-Professor program, an educational outreach initiative coordinated by the Education Renewal Zone at UAFS.
A $15,000 grant from Verizon to the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will help more girls in the greater Fort Smith region learn about and pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A nationally-renowned slam poet will headline an educators’ conference held from 8:45 a.m.-noon Oct. 15 coordinated by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Educational Renewal Zone.
Fourteen students in the School of Education at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have been inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during an initiation ceremony that also recognized senior members of the society with outstanding academic performance.


Theatre @ UAFS to Perform “All My Sons” in October
Theatre @ UAFS will perform Arthur Miller’s drama “All My Sons” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15-17 and 19-20 in the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 35.
UAFS Announces Homecoming Schedule
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has announced the schedule for this year’s homecoming events slated to run from Oct. 19-24. Events include a pep rally, volleyball game, bonfire, parade, and tailgate.
Teams Compete at Robotics Competition Oct. 17
This year’s River Valley BEST robotics competition will take place from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
Arkansas Senate and House Committees to Meet on UAFS Campus
A joint meeting of the Arkansas Senate and House committees on state agencies and governmental affairs will meet 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Boreham Conference Room in the Baldor Technology Center on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus. Coffee and water will be provided for the general public. For more information, contact Dr. Elizabeth Underwood at 479-788-7025.
“It’s a RUFF Life” to Raise Awareness on Animal Cruelty Oct. 7
Students from the Chancellor’s Leadership Council at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, in partnership with the Sebastian County Humane Society, will help raise awareness about animal cruelty and neglect at an event held from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Lion’s Den courtyard.