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Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Laura Flores

Laura Flores, a sophomore Dental Hygiene major, talks about how UAFS impacted not only her decision to attend this college but also how it has helped her be confident in her choice of career and her choices in life.

September 22, 2023
Student walks across the UAFS campus with her backpack and a smile

College Fair Coming to UAFS

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to host inaugural fall college fair from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 19. UAFS will host nearly two dozen colleges and universities from Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma for high school students and their...

September 18, 2023
UAFS Campus Green from above

UAFS Ranked as one of 2024's Best Colleges by US News

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was named to the U.S. News list of 2024 Best Colleges in multiple categories.

September 18, 2023
UAFS English Professor, Dr. Cammie Sublette
Lion Voices

Faculty Voices: Dr. Cammie Sublette

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith English professor Dr. Cammie Sublette shares how here passion for English has transformed her experience at UAFS as the Title III SIP Grant Director and professor.

September 18, 2023
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Fall Semester Sees Enrollment Gain, Busy Days

It has been a fun and busy start to the fall 2023 semester, so I am writing to give you a few updates of interest.

September 15, 2023
UAFS web specialist, Scott Goines
Lion Voices

Staff Voices: Scott Goines

Meet University of Arkansas - Fort Smith web specialist Scott Goines. He is a first-generation student, the oldest of four brothers, and the one behind the scenes helping ensure all things related to the UAFS website are optimized.

September 15, 2023
The UAFS Bakery District
FeaturedNewsBusiness and Industry

UAFS Names Family Enterprise Center for Jim Walcott

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith announced today that it will rename its Family Enterprise Center to honor the late Jim Walcott, whose legacy has profoundly impacted the River Valley.

September 15, 2023
Jasmine Rosa sitting on a bench smiling
Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Jasmine Rosa

Lion Voices feature, Jasmine Rosa, a Junior Biology major. Jasmine talks about her future goals and how the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has helped prepare her for her future.

September 15, 2023
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EventsBusiness and Industry

Secure Your Spot for Meet the Firms

Meet the Firms, an annual accounting and finance networking and recruiting event, returns to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. College of Business and Industry students studying accounting, finance, or information technologies are encouraged...

September 13, 2023
UAFS students share why they registered to vote on National Voter Registration Day.

Constitution Week at UAFS, Highlighted by National Voter Registration Day

On Sept. 19 the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Student Government Association will be helping students register to vote for National Voter Registration Day. This is one event scheduled as part of Constitution Week.

September 13, 2023
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NewsUAFS Mailbag

UAFS Mailbag: #RunToTheRoar

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag returns featuring an edition covering UAFS Athletics. The fall athletic season highlights UAFS volleyball, cross-country, golf, and tennis. Get out and cheer for your Lions!

September 12, 2023
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Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Khuong "Peter" Ta

Lion Voices features Peter, who is an international student from Vietnam. Peter is a Senior, Biochemistry major who has a lot to say about the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and how it has helped him.

September 08, 2023
UAFS cub camp students gather under the bell tower
FeaturedBusiness and IndustryArts and SciencesHealth Education and Human Sciences

UAFS Celebrates Enrollment Increases

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith announced today a 6.8 percent spike in first-year entering students, bringing the total to 889 this year, up from 832 in the 2022-23 academic year. Overall enrollment has also risen by 2.5 percent, up to 5514...

September 08, 2023
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)

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

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

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
Personal de la Oficina de Admisiones de la UAFS

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
Haunted Hustle 5K

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
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of Admissions team

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

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