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UAFS’s Jumpstart Arkansas to Expand to NorthWest Arkansas Community College

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Jumpstart Arkansas announced that it received a grant of $219,287 from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, through the support of EngageAR, the Arkansas state office...

February 01, 2023
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Ed Major Gives Preschoolers a Jumpstart into Kindergarten

UAFS junior Karina Gonzales became a member of Jumpstart because she wanted to help educate young minds, but what she learned is as important as what she taught.

February 01, 2023
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Chancellor Message: Campus Closure for January 31

Due to predictions from the national weather service and out of an abundance of caution, Chancellor Terisa Riley has made the decision to close the UAFS campus on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. All classes taught in-person AND online, including classes...

January 30, 2023
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From Childcare to the Classroom, Teacher Takes Road Less Traveled

With family members cheering her on from their seats, Cecily Kimble, UAFS class of ‘22, was all smiles as she crossed the Stubblefield Center stage at May’s graduation ceremony.

January 27, 2023
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Season Named for Stacey Jones

The UAFS Season of Entertainment has been renamed the Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment.

January 27, 2023
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Perseverance Pays Off for First-Generation Graduate

Miguel Roque, UAFS class of ’22, knows the importance of working hard to overcome obstacles, and he’s used that skill to become a first-generation college graduate and military officer.

January 26, 2023
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Business Major Values Friendship, Involvement, and Planning

Unlike most students on their first day of college at UAFS, JT Beasley showed up at Cub Camp in August with 32 credits and a plan to complete his college degree for free.

January 25, 2023
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For the Love of Dance and Language

Dance is a joyful practice for Isaac Navarro, UAFS class of ’12, who shares that joy with the community as a Zumba instructor at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Recreation and Wellness Center and Mercy Fitness Center.

January 24, 2023
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Chancellor Message: Weather Update

Due to hazardous weather conditions, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus will be closed on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

January 24, 2023
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Chancellor’s Message: Jan. 24 Early Release

As a result of predictions from the National Weather Service, UAFS Chancellor Terisa Riley is authorizing an early release from work and classes at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

January 23, 2023

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