The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Lions Bookstore will participate in Arkansas’ tax-free weekend Aug. 6-7, offering local residents a chance to purchase items exempt from the state sales tax of 9.75 percent.
College students across the nation will spend their summer reading for pleasure, but three University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have the privilege of reading novels and short stories as part of an internship with a prestigious literary press.
Two University of Arkansas – Fort Smith alumni from the university’s studio art program have had their artwork selected to be featured in a national competitive exhibition at Fort Smith’s Regional Art Museum.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has received approval from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer four new degrees and certificates this fall to address the employment needs of the greater Fort Smith region.
Watercolor artwork by Laura Wattles, creative director at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, is currently on display in an exhibit at the Center for Art & Education in Van Buren through July 29, with a reception slated at 1 p.m. July 10.
Season tickets are now on sale for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s two annual lineups of touring shows and musical performances: the 36th annual Season of Entertainment and the fourth annual Season at The Blue Lion.
An exhibit on display until June 30 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will feature textile artwork by hand weaver and fiber artist Jennifer Libby Fay, with a reception slated for June.
Three pinning ceremonies in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have been scheduled for May in recognition of graduates from the surgical technology, nursing and dental hygiene programs.