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UAFS Students Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has a full slate of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events geared towards building relationships and bringing awareness to a topic that has unfortunately impacted far too many individuals.

April 05, 2023
UAFS Criminal Justice Symposium
EventsArts and Sciences

Criminal Justice Symposium Returns to UAFS

On Wednesday, April 5, 2023, the annual Criminal Justice Symposium returns to the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. The educational and career-centered event will take place in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center Reynolds Room from 9 a.m. to...

April 04, 2023
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EventsFeaturedNewsBusiness and Industry

Welding Rodeo Winners

Students from nearly a dozen River Valley high schools competed in this year’s Welding Rodeo at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, presented by the Welding Technology Department of the UAFS College of Business and Industry.

April 03, 2023
EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Student Wins Competition at Spanish Symposium

UAFS Student Wins Competition at Spanish Symposium

April 03, 2023
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EventsBusiness and Industry

All Women Small Business Panel Coming to CED

On Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will host a Women’s Small Business Panel.

March 31, 2023
Den Day

Den Day: 2023

Come one, come all! Den Day returns to the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus on Friday, April 14, 2023, in the Stubblefield Center. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. with a welcome and overview of the open campus day beginning at 10 a.m.

March 31, 2023
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Traditions Come to Life with Native American Student Association

The sounds of rhythmic drums and chanting were mixed in with the click-clacking of wooden sticks and laughing throughout the Lion’s Den courtyard during the early afternoon of Thursday, March 30, 2023.

March 30, 2023
ADCP students in class
EventsBusiness and Industry

Open House Welcomes New Adult Degree Completion Program Students

The Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP) open house event on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, was another example of successful community outreach to connect with adult learners and non-traditional students looking to make a positive change.

March 30, 2023
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EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Presents a Vision without Limits

The World Languages Department at UAFS will celebrate a world without limits this week.

March 29, 2023
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EventsNewsArts and Sciences

Symphony, University Bands Bring Beautiful Music to Campus Green

The Fort Smith Symphony and the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host Symphony on the Green this weekend, promising an unforgettable experience for music lovers and families. The Saturday, April 1, event kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and is free...

March 29, 2023
UAFS ROTC members hiking

New Obstacle Course Coming to UAFS

At 10 a.m., Saturday, April 1, 2023, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Student Veterans Organization and ROTC program will host an inaugural event, "Endurance: The Obstacle Course," at the UAFS Intramural Fields.

March 27, 2023
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EventsBusiness and Industry

Open House Welcomes Adult Learners

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host an open house for its Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP) on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Center for Business and Professional Development at the Bakery District in downtown...

March 27, 2023
Student poses in front of welding station
Business and IndustryFeatured

From WATC to Welder

It isn’t every day when the lightbulb clicks on as if by magic, shining a light on the perfect career path. But for Clayton Moellers, that’s exactly how it happened. Nearly five years ago, as a freshman in high school, the opportunity to take...

March 23, 2023
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Employee Mental Health Top of Mind for UAFS Human Resources

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith prides itself on having some of the most dedicated and highly-qualified faculty and staff in the country – experts who choose to bring their knowledge and skill to the River Valley. To help ensure the people...

March 23, 2023
Chelsea Cowan
Lion VoicesBusiness and Industry

Staff Voices: Chelsea Cowan

It takes a dedicated team to put together the hundreds of events, classes, and panels put on at the UAFS Center for Economic Development through the Family Enterprise Center (FEC), the Center for Professional Business Development (CPBD), and the...

March 22, 2023
Dr. Nicki Stancil
Lion VoicesArts and Sciences

Faculty Voices: Dr. Nicki Stancil

Hailing from the small town of Tiffin, Ohio, Doctor Nicki Stancil found herself at home when she arrived at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus in the fall of 2015. Since then, Dr. Stancil has become a pillar in the media communication...

March 22, 2023
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Women Seek to Amplify their Voices in New Student Organization

On the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, a new student organization is making an impact – and a difference. IDEAL Women, one of the university’s newest student organizations, was created by women for women with the goal of creating...

March 22, 2023
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NewsHealth Education and Human Sciences

New Director of Child Development Center Passionate about Early Education

Annette Lauver had a resume full of things that made her perfect for her new role as director of the Little Lions Child Development Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.

March 21, 2023
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Chancellor Updates Campus on University’s Role in Region, UA System

We have had a very active two weeks on the campus of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. I believe a short summary before a well-deserved break was due.

March 16, 2023
An F-35A Lightning II and two F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, fly above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 28, 2021. The aircraft participated in air refueling with an Alaska Air National Guard KC-135R Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kaylee Dubois)

Fort Smith Air Force Base Selected as Home for U.S. Air Force Mission

The Department of the Air Force has finalized the selection of Ebbing Air National Guard Base in Fort Smith as the site for the new home of the Foreign Military Sales Program (FMS) Pilot Training Center, hosting F-16 and F-35 training for participant...

March 15, 2023

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