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, a popular website that ranks faculty members of universities across the nation.
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 2016-17 class of students participating in the Chancellor’s Leadership Council scholarship program.
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.
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.
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.


UAFS Student Org. to Host Veterans Day Banquet
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.
Chamber Ensembles Perform Concert Nov. 21
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.
Season 36 Jazz Concert Slated for Nov. 17
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.
Haunted Union Slated for Oct. 29
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.
Kennedy Center Theater Festival to be Held at UAFS Oct. 27-30
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.