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AV Business Dean Earns Women In Business Award

At the heart of everything, Dr. Latisha Settlage believes making connections is the key to success in business and life.

June 20, 2022
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Spring 2022 Deans List Announced

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

June 20, 2022
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Summer Reading: Juneteenth Edition

In celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, John Blue, executive director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at AV compiled this incredible list of works that explore,...

June 18, 2022

Summer Music Camps Return to AV

The AV Music and Theatre Department will offer two exciting and fun music camps this month for area students.

June 08, 2022
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Boots to Business Veteran Entrepreneurship Course Slated for Jun. 7

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Center at the AV, will host Boots to Business Reboot, an entrepreneurial education and training program specifically geared for veterans, active duty service members, and...

June 03, 2022
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Dr. Shadow Robinson Selected as Next AV Provost

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Chancellor, Dr. Terisa Riley, announced this week the appointment of Dr. Shadow JQ Robinson as the next provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs, effective July 1, 2022.

May 23, 2022
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Criminal Justice Students Tour Crawford County Jail

Even though they signed up for an online course, several students in two AV criminal justice courses were glad to turn themselves in to the Crawford County Justice Center last month as part of a class experience.

May 23, 2022
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Research Symposium Winners Announced

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has announced the 15 best research presentations delivered at the 15th Annual Student Research Symposium.

May 13, 2022
Lion Leadership Class of 2022

Lion Leadership Inaugural Class Announced

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has long been dedicated to empowering and educating the future the leaders of Arkansas through student support initiatives. Now, thanks to the newly-formed Lion Leadership Program, the university will invest...

May 02, 2022
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AV Launches Center for Economic Development

Against a technicolor backdrop of painted grain silos and bright blue skies, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson waxed poetic about the state of workforce development, economic investments, technology, and industry in the River Valley, and he noted the...

April 27, 2022
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Rindy Crump Named Director of TRIO SSS STEM

Rindy Crump has been selected as the Director of the TRIO Student Support Services STEM Grant at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, effective March 19, 2022.

March 23, 2022
Winter Weather Alerts

Campus Message: Pivot to Remote Operations

Due to severe winter weather moving in more heavily and rapidly than National Weather Service modeling predicted, the university will close campus and pivot to remote operations beginning at noon Friday, March 11, 2022.

March 11, 2022
Winter Weather Alerts

Chancellor's Message: Feb. 23-25 Weather Closure

The AV campus has announced winter-weather closures fro Feb 23, 24, and 25 due to heavy winter precipitation and treacherous driving conditions across the region.

February 22, 2022
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2022 Alumni Award Winners Roar

As the AV celebrated Homecoming 2022 The Wild Roarin’ West last week, the Alumni Office recognized alumni and special non-alum with awards.

February 19, 2022
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2022 Homecoming Court Announced

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Student Life Office announced the finalists for the 2022 Homecoming Court, Thursday, February 17, 2022.

February 17, 2022
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Wild Roarin' West Food Drive Lassos Thousands of Donations

The AV hosted its annual Homecoming Stock the Pantry Pep Rally at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, in the campus Recreation and Wellness Center. The Student Activities Office, Campus Activities Board, and the Greek...

February 17, 2022
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Local Principals Award $3000 in AV Scholarships

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will award a total of $3,000 in scholarships during a special presentation that will take place during halftime of the men’s Homecoming basketball game, which begins at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, February...

February 17, 2022
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Counseling Clinic, Title IX Office Rise Against Violence.

As a week full of loving stories, heart-shaped candy, and pink balloons comes to a close, the AV Student Counseling Center shared important information about student services for those whose romantic lives may be more dangerous than dreamy.

February 17, 2022
Emily Nguyen, left, and Isabel Jamison, senior dental hygiene major, clean a faculty volunteer's teeth at the AV Dental Hygiene Clinic, Wednesday, February 9, 2022.
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Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Free Children's Services

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month throughout the month of February with free dental exams and cleanings for children under the age of 18.

February 09, 2022
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Provost Hale Announces Retirement

Dr. Georgia Hale, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at The University of Arkansas- Fort Smith, announced her plans to retire at the end of the 2022 fiscal year.

February 06, 2022

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