Metro Homeschool of Blue Springs, Mo., was the overall winner of the 38-team Frontier Trails BEST regional robotics competition hosted by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
William Hutson of Cowlington, Okla., received a three-year Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty scholarship totaling $45,900 through the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Reserve Officers' Training Corps program (ROTC).
After losing her brother a month before school started, Katalina Hurt of Gentry began to reconsider her decision to attend college at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. But after participating in a unique program in the College of Business, she blossomed into a leader at the university.
David Cooksey, a student veteran at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, faced a challenge when his van broke down, depriving him of transportation to commute to school when he starts classes this spring. Thanks to the Veterans Villages of America, Cooksey’s transportation problem has been solved.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Campus Activity Board recently won two awards from the National Association of Campus Activities for events it coordinated on campus.

 

Hilliard to Speak at Ark-Homa Meeting Dec. 15
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. Dec. 15 in the Latture Conference Center at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
“Nunca Pasa Nada” Exhibit on Display through Jan. 27
An exhibit by an acclaimed local artist will be at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith through Jan. 27. “Nunca Pasa Nada,” an exhibit by Bethany Springer, will be on display in the gallery of Windgate Art & Design, the university’s state-of-the-art visual arts facility located at 535 N. Waldron Road.
UAFS to Hold BSN Awards Ceremony Dec. 14
The awards ceremony for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with Dr. Jennifer Thomas serving as the keynote speaker.
Frontier Trails BEST Competition Takes Place Dec. 2-3
Thirty-eight teams will compete at the Frontier Trails BEST regional robotics competition held Dec. 2-3 at the Fort Smith Convention Center located at 55 South 7th Street.
“Champion Trees” Documentary to be Shown at UAFS Dec. 6
A documentary by a local artist on trees of Arkansas will be shown at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith at 6 p.m. Dec. 6, with a book signing and reception to be held after.