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UAFS Alumni Advisory Council's seven newest members. (left to right, top and bottom: Maddie Stojanovic, Josh Funmaker, Laura Schmutz Beltran, Dr. Shelli Henehan, Sam Winterberg, Lindsey Steiger-Muck, Logan Parks)
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Seven Welcomed to UAFS Alumni Advisory Council

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Alumni Advisory Council recently welcomed seven new members. The 13 graduate council serves to connect all UAFS alums with the university and help foster growth in the community.

September 07, 2023
American Flags planted throughout the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Campus Green with the Bell Tower in the background
EventsNews

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Planned by UAFS ROTC

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith ROTC to host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in honor of those affected by the terror attacks 22 years ago. The climb begins after a Remembrance Ceremony, followed by an American Flag planting on the UAFS Campus...

September 07, 2023
View of the UAFS Bell Tower from Hispanic Heritage Month Salsa at the Bell Tower
EventsNews

UAFS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Schedule of Events

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith celebrates a month of heritage and culture with a full slate of events scheduled for Hispanic Heritage Month.

September 05, 2023
Harold Keller,
EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Gallery of Art and Design Announces New Donation, Exhibit

A former University of Arkansas - Fort Smith art professor will have his art on display for a semester-long exhibit at the UAFS Gallery of Art and Design. Works by Harold Keller, including from his time at UAFS, will be displayed thanks to a generous...

September 04, 2023
Student Disability Services' new space at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Flanders 114
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Student Disability Services Moves Location

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith enhances student support with new space for inclusive learning and testing.

September 01, 2023
Personal de la Oficina de Admisiones de la UAFS
Events

La UAFS organizará el evento de Admisiones Si Se Puede

El evento será completamente en español y tiene como objetivo proporcionar a la comunidad hispana información útil sobre las necesidades de los estudiantes para una transición exitosa a la Universidad de Arkansas - Fort Smith

September 01, 2023
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of Admissions team
EventsFeatured

UAFS to Host Sí Se Puede Admissions Event

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of Admissions welcomes Spanish-speaking families to share important information about transitioning to the university. The event, Si Se Puede, will be conducted in Spanish.

September 01, 2023
Haunted Hustle 5K
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Annual 5K: A 'Scary' Good Time

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Alumni Office's annual 5k returns during the Family Weekend celebration. The Haunted Hustle 5k will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2023, on the UAFS campus.

September 01, 2023
Abby Musset, UAFS Dental Hygiene student
NewsHealth Education and Human Sciences

From Degrees to Dental Hygiene Excellence: A Journey of Passion and Purpose

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith non-traditional student Abby Musset shares her journey to UAFS to study dental hygiene after completing her bachelor’s and master's degrees.

August 29, 2023
Numa, dressed as a mail carrier in a pile of letters.
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UAFS Mailbag: What You Missed

The second edition of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag features university updates to inform students of what has happened since the end of the 2022-2023 academic year.

August 25, 2023
Aerial view of the Bell Tower at sunset
Chancellor

Welcome to Fall 2023

If you’re looking around and feeling like there is more energy on campus, you’re right.

August 24, 2023
High school students attending the CDA Academy receiving classroom instruction
FeaturedNewsHealth Education and Human Sciences

Hands-On Learning: A Pathway to Early Childhood Education Careers

High school students attend Early Childhood Summer CDA Academy at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to begin the pathway to earning a credential for a career in Early Childhood Education.

August 21, 2023
Animated Numa in a pile of mail
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UAFS Mailbag: Welcome

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag is a new editorial for the curiosity of all things UAFS and encourages students, faculty, and staff alike to ask questions about campus they want answered.

August 18, 2023
Network cables
ChancellorFeatured

UAFS System Back Online

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith system is back online after an outage impacted campus on the morning of Thursday, August 17, 2023.

August 17, 2023
UAFS students gather around a yard-game of Connect Four in the Lion's Den Courtyard
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Cub Camp Kick Off

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith kicked off its 20th Cub Camp with record-breaking participation on the heels of a 5% increase in first-time entering students compared to the 2022-23 academic year.

August 17, 2023
The Alumni Center mural
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Alumni Legacy Awards

Twenty students received financial aid through the Alumni Legacy Scholarship in the 2023-2024 academic year. This is the highest number of scholarships awarded in a single year.

August 16, 2023
UAFS students gather to play Spikeball during Welcome Week 2022 on the Campus Green
EventsFeatured

UAFS Welcome Week 2023

Experience a vibrant start to the semester at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Welcome Week 2023! Connect, engage, and thrive with exciting campus events. Check out the full Welcome Week schedule of events.

August 15, 2023
A mom gets ready to take her son into the Mamava Lactation Pod at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's Little Lions Child Development Center.
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Little Lions Make Big Investment in Families

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's Little Lions Child Development Center celebrates the start of the fall semester and National Breastfeeding Month (August) with the opening of a Mamava Lactation Pod. A state-of-the-art pod designed with moms...

August 11, 2023
A NUMA Move-In Crew volunteer picks up a basket topped with a lion pillow
EventsFeatured

Get 'Move-In' Ready

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith fall 2023 semester is approaching. Shortly before the semester begins, hundreds of students will move into their new space as Lion’s Den or Sebastian Commons residents. Before move-in, the UAFS Resident...

August 10, 2023
Dr. Patti Conard, a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, associate professor and endowed professor for the College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences
NewsLion VoicesHealth Education and Human SciencesAlumni

Faculty Voices: Dr. Patti Conard

Explore the inspiring story of Dr. Patti Conard, an associate professor and endowed professor for the College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. With deep roots in the institution as an alumna,...

August 10, 2023

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