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UAFS Volleyball to Host the Razorbacks in Spring Scrimmage

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith welcomes the Arkansas Razorbacks in a free spring volleyball scrimmage at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the Stubblefield Center.

March 07, 2024
Dr. Sophia Farmer
Arts and SciencesFeatured

Women's History Month: Dr. Sophia Farmer

Kicking off our Women's History Month series is Dr. Sophia Maxine Farmer, Assistant Professor of Art History in the UAFS Art and Design Department. Dr. Farmer is dedicated to enriching academia and the arts with the contributions of women, aiming...

March 06, 2024
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Career Fair set for March 7

UAFS is set to host its much-anticipated All-Majors Career Fair, bringing together students and top employers from across the state. Scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the fair will take place at the Smith-Pendergraft...

March 04, 2024
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2023 Faculty Appreciation Award Winners Named

On April 7, 2023, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) celebrated academic excellence by awarding four distinguished faculty members with Faculty Appreciation Awards. The 2023 winners are, Dr. Lindsy Lawrence for the Lucille Speakman...

March 04, 2024
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Arts and SciencesFirst GenerationLion Voices

First-Generation Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Janine Chitty

Before Dr. Janine Chitty began teaching English at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, she was a non-traditional first-generation student learning to navigate college. She now uses her experience to guide students facing similar challenges so...

March 01, 2024
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UAFS Mailbag: Where Memories Roar

The UAFS Mailbag returns with a recap of Homecoming 2024: Where Memories Roar. From competitions, reunions, awards, and games, homecoming week was full of excitement, and the campus was buzzing.

February 23, 2024
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UAFS Music & Theatre Department to Present 9 to 5 The Musical

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Music & Theatre Department is proud to announce its upcoming production of 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. This empowering and comedic musical,...

February 19, 2024
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Holcomb, Boylan Crowned at Homecoming 2024

On Saturday afternoon, February 17, 2024, the Where Memories Roar slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith concluded in the crowning of students Hendrix Holcomb and Krystal Boylan as 2024 Homecoming King and Queen.

February 17, 2024
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UAFS Honors Alumni Award Winners

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Alumni Advisory Council honored five Lions at the Alumni Brunch today as part of 2024 homecoming events. Dr. Daniel Fudge, ‘12, and Jaime Vargas, ’18 and ‘23, received the Young Alumni Award, Sara Putman...

February 17, 2024
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Readying Player One and the Gamer, Cody Holt

Follow the evolution of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith senior instructor Cody Holt. From gamer to UAFS educator and eSports coach, uncover his gaming passion and commitment to student achievement along the way.

February 16, 2024
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UAFS Student Organization, Baha'i Club, Examines Race Through Conversations

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith registered student organization, Baha'i Club, invited students, faculty, staff, and the community to engage in meaningful conversations focused on "Healing Racism."

February 13, 2024
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Coming Full Circle with Yosey Cardenas

At the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, education and social work academic advisor for the College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences, Yosey Cardenas, shares her story as a first-generation student and how she now uses that experience to...

February 09, 2024
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Accepted Day and Majors Expo to Run in Conjunction

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Admissions Office and ROAR First Year Advising Center partner to host Accepted Day and the 2024 Majors Expo on Feb. 9 for incoming and current students to learn about UAFS and the incredible majors offered.

February 08, 2024
First-Generation and student-athlete, Hannah Boyett poses on graduation day, May 2023 in front of the Numa statue at the Stubblefield Center.
Arts and SciencesAthleticsFirst GenerationLion VoicesStudents

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Hannah Boyett

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith first-generation graduate and grad school student Hannah Boyett discusses finding her success at UAFS in the classroom and on the court.

February 08, 2024
Logan Aguilera, class of '23, coaches a player at Sallisaw during a football game. Aguilera is a geography teacher at Sallisaw Middle School.
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Some Things Are Worth Waiting For

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith College of Arts and Sciences 2023 alum Logan Aguilera encourages students to practice patience. UAFS helped prepare him to be a middle school teacher in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and become a coach of six different teams....

February 08, 2024
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Fall 2023 Deans List Announced

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester, according to Dr. Shadow Robinson, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

February 05, 2024
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Homecoming 2024: "Where Memories Roar"

UAFS Homecoming 2024: "Where Memories Roar" The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its annual Homecoming celebration February 12-17, 2024. This year's theme, "Where Memories Roar," promises a week filled with spirited events...

February 05, 2024
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UAFS Mailbag

UAFS Mailbag: Let's Talk About the Weather

The UAFS Mailbag is back with the first edition of 2024. With the weather causing a delay to start the spring semester, it is the perfect topic to cover - even if Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring.

February 02, 2024
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First GenerationLion Voices

First-Gen Staff Voices: Spencer Ewing

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith sports and adventure coordinator Spencer Ewing shares his experience as a first-generation college student. His experience has led him to strive to help others in similar situations.

February 01, 2024
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FAFSA: What You Need to Know

The 2024-2025 FAFSA form is now open, and the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of Financial Aid shares what students need to know and information that is good to know before completing the form.

January 31, 2024

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