Two UAFS Grads Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
Two University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduates were honored with a ceremony May 12 signaling the end of their participation in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program at UAFS and their commissioning as second lieutenants in the armed forces.
UAFS History Club to Hold Cemetery Preservation Workshops
The History Club at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will be conducting workshops throughout the summer on cemetery preservation for community members in the Fort Smith and northwest Arkansas areas.
Kradel, Hale Give Advice to Graduates at UAFS Commencement
Eileen Kradel and Dr. Georgia Hale gave differing but useful advice to graduates of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith during the university’s commencement ceremonies held May 13 in the Stubblefield Center.
UAFS NUMA Awards Given at Ceremony
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students, alumni, registered student organizations and advisers were awarded for their hard work throughout the school year during the 14th annual NUMAs Awards ceremony held in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
UAFS Professor Focuses on Meme Research
When most people think of memes, they think of a funny Facebook post or a viral image. But when one University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor thinks of memes, he sees an expanding form of communication worthy of extensive research and classroom study.
GHS, CHS Students Program Robot to Serve Coffee
Students at Greenwood High School and Charleston High School were able to showcase the knowledge they’ve gained through concurrent credit robotics courses from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith May 8 when they programmed a robot to serve coffee from a Keurig coffee maker.
Outstanding WATC Students Recognized at UAFS
Students attending the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been recognized for superior achievement in a special awards ceremony which included the announcement of Outstanding WATC Students, Director’s Honor Roll, SkillsUSA Gold Star Members and Starfish Awards.
UAFS Students Receive Academic Excellence Awards
More than 40 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were recognized for their academic performance when they received Academic Excellence Awards from the university.
UAFS Students Portray “Common” Historical Figures at Event
For two days last weekend, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students assumed the roles of Fort Smith residents “ignored by history” for the annual Tales of the Crypt event held April 29-30 at Oak Cemetery in Fort Smith.
Kinkead Ave. to be Closed through UAFS May 15
A stretch of Kinkead Ave. running through the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus will be permanently closed to traffic May 15 in accordance with a decision made by the Fort Smith Board of Directors late last year.

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