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UAFS student stands in front of NASA moonrover
Bell Tower MagazineArts and Sciences

Electrical Engineer Aims for the Star

Anthony Ming has spent more than a year working as an Engineering Pathways intern at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, NASA's center for human spaceflight in Houston, Texas, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conduct...

February 15, 2022
Staff of the UAFS Center for Economic Development collaborate
BT-CurrentBell Tower MagazineBusiness and Industry

Fort Smith to Make 'Dough' Again at The Bakery District

The Bakery District is more than the hottest, hippest place for people searching for coffee, a book, and the best food trucks in Fort Smith; it has become the one-stop shop for local business owners and want-to-be business owners.

February 14, 2022
Caroline Speir
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Alumna Makes History

Even when she was little, Caroline Speir was that girl, the one who wanted to stop to see every historical site, read every historical plaque, and understand every historical event.

February 14, 2022
UAFS sundial stands in front of the university bell tower on a summer day
BT-CurrentBell Tower MagazineAlumni

Class Notes

Please take a moment to tell your former classmates and us what’s been going on since you left UAFS, Westark, or Fort Smith Junior College. Tell us about your job, your family, your hobbies, your adventures, your plans, or whatever you want to...

February 14, 2022
students speaking with one another on the UAFS campus.
BT-CurrentBell Tower Magazine

Pillars of Our Core Beliefs

In the summer of 2019, just days after starting a new journey at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, I found myself in the Chancellor's Office. Dr. Terisa Riley, who started her tenure at UAFS only weeks before, challenged me to leap into...

February 14, 2022
Three university staff members sit on a campus bench surrounded by trees during the fall.
BT-CurrentBell Tower MagazineAlumni

Smith Heads Alumni Engagement

When Alumni Director Rick Goins retired at the end of June 2021, he knew he was leaving the office in capable hands: Alumni Assistant Director Jasmine Smith stepped seamlessly into his role. Smith also serves as director of annual giving.

February 14, 2022
UAFS students read book together on campus
BT-CurrentBell Tower MagazineBusiness and Industry

Changing Focus

Elliot Nemeth is an international business and consumer marketing major in the College of Business and Industry. He is a barista. A professional photographer and licensed drone pilot. He leads the Chi Alpha campus ministry and on the worship team...

February 14, 2022
Jane Sargent
BT-CurrentBell Tower Magazine

Sargent's Lessons for Life

When you say the name Jane Sargent on the UAFS campus, everyone has the same image: strong, determined, committed. That describes Sargent and the volleyball players she coaches. Since she arrived on campus in 1998, she has never had a losing season.

February 14, 2022
UAFS students standing together on campus
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Life Around the World and at Home

In December, UAFS announced Diversity Studies will be available as a minor.

February 14, 2022
ADCP students in the classroom
BT-CurrentBell Tower MagazineBusiness and Industry

ADCP Recognized with Prestigious Award

In October, the UAFS Adult Degree Completion Program, Dr. Tina Root, Dr. Kristin Tardif, and Dr. Ken Warden earned the prestigious Malcolm Knowles Award for outstanding adult education program leadership.

February 14, 2022

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