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Summer Reading Series: Pride

Throughout the summer students, faculty, staff and alumni of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will release weekly reading (and watching) lists, centered around amplifying diverse voices and sharing moving stories with the UAFS community. For...

June 30, 2022
Students at the UAFS Center for Economic Development.
Business and Industry

CBPD to Host Microsoft Excel Training

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Center for Business and Professional Development will host a series of two-day courses designed to help individuals learn to use Microsoft Excel. Trainings will be held at the UAFS Center for Economic Development...

June 27, 2022
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UAFS Earns Two Global Awards for Educational Advancement

Today the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced the 2022 Circle of Excellence Award winners. The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith earned two global awards, a Grand Gold award in the student-oriented digital campaigns...

June 22, 2022
Mayeli Rivas photographed for Northside High School graduation.
Health Education and Human Sciences

Rivas Forges Path to UAFS with Upward Bound

“As our junior year came around, most of us felt defeated by the pandemic and the never-ending stress, but this year has been fundamentally different,” said Mayeli Rivas to excited listeners packing the football field during the Northside High...

June 21, 2022
Blakelynn Roberson graduation at UAFS in May of 2022
Arts and SciencesAlumni

Roberson '22 Landed Dream Job Following Graduation

When Blakelynn Roberson was a child, she admired her mother in uniform before heading to work as a corrections officer at a prison in Phoenix, Arizona. When Roberson was old enough, the stories her mother told her inspired her to follow in her mother’s...

June 21, 2022
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Spring 2022 Deans List Announced

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

June 20, 2022
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NewsBusiness and Industry

UAFS Business Dean Earns Women In Business Award

At the heart of everything, Dr. Latisha Settlage believes making connections is the key to success in business and life.

June 20, 2022
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Summer Reading: Juneteenth Edition

In celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, John Blue, executive director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UAFS compiled this incredible list of works that explore,...

June 18, 2022
Officer Colby Edwards recieves the 2021 Sebastian County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award from Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.
FeaturedArts and Sciences

Colby Edwards '20 Awarded Police Officer of the Year

During his first year on the force, 23-year-old Fort Smith Police Officer Colby Edwards experienced a whirlwind of press attention and commendations after using his skills, knowledge, and compassion to de-escalate a dangerous situation and save a...

June 14, 2022
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Popular Shrimp Boil Returns to UAFS

The Roarin’ on the River Low Country Shrimp Boil is roaring back to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith this month with its first in-person appearance since 2019.

June 14, 2022

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