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Charolette Tidwell poses with members of UAFS student organizations Men of Excellence and IDEAL Women during a campus kickball tournament held this spring in partnership with Antioch for Youth & Family.

Antioch Partnership Welcomes Students with Full 'Fridges.

The college students who will live in UAFS’s Sebastian Commons apartments will have some help keeping the fridge full this year.

August 15, 2022
students hold signs encrouaging students

London Leads at UAFS

This fall, students at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will work with a slate of rock-star student affairs professionals thanks to a series of strategic hires and promotions in the Student Life Office, beginning with Stephanie London, who...

August 09, 2022
Bill Crowder

Famed Baseball Coach Bill Crowder Honored

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Athletics mourned the loss of Hall of Fame baseball coach Bill Crowder, who passed away earlier this week, sharing stories of his 1,000 win career, his dedication to his players, and his legacy as a man with...

July 26, 2022
tombonists play on the campus green
EventsArts and SciencesAlumni

UAFS Bordertown Bones to Perform at Trombone Festival

The Bordertown Bones will perform Friday at the International Trombone Festival in Conway.

July 12, 2022
Karolyn Manas '20 showcases UAFS Numa Lion.
Arts and SciencesAlumni

Manas Perseveres Through Pandemic, Connects With Her Heritage

During the first wave of pandemic-induced school shutdowns in the spring of 2020, Karolyn Manas, a senior graphic design major at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, grappled with the fear of the unknown – what would this mean for her graduation...

July 06, 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
A man pours shrimp, sausage and potatoes into a long table for serving

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
Keri Rathbun is awarded the Secondary School Principal of the Year Award
Health Education and Human SciencesAlumni

Alumna Earns Principal of the Year Award

When you talk to Dr. Keri Rathbun, the words you hear most are “people” and “family.” “Pride” and “belonging” come closely after. Rathbun, Westark Community College class of 1992, is in her fifth year as principal of Northside...

May 13, 2022
Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Fast 15 Award

Rising Star Makes Fast 15

If Jasmine Smith was surprised to be named to the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 15, her boss wasn’t. “We are proud to see Jasmine on this list,” said Blake Rickman, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and Executive...

May 09, 2022
Day of Giving photoshoot

Day of Giving 2022 Sees Record-High Donors, More Than $46,000 Raised

In 2022, the UAFS Day of Giving had more ambassadors; more givers, many of them first-time givers; and more crowd-funded gifts than ever before. These numbers tell us that many of our supporters are comfortable giving from their mobile devices and...

May 09, 2022

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