The Unexpected Project on Thursday (Aug. 13) announced eight popular international urban and street artists for the line up of the inaugural Festival of Murals set for Sept. 3-12 in downtown Fort Smith. The artists range in geography includes from Ireland to Belgium to Brazil.
Come Monday (Aug. 17), the newest building on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus is estimated to welcome up to 400 students and wholly change how the university delivers art, design and printmaking education.
The NorthWest Arkansas Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program (CAHM) got a shot in the arm from the Walton Family Foundation that will infuse more than $15 million toward program expansion.
Officials from University of Arkansas at Fort Smith traveled to Bentonville Friday (Aug. 7) to sign an agreement with NorthWest Arkansas Community College that will help to streamline bachelor’s degrees for NWACC students in three disciplines beginning this fall.
A new collaborative program tagged A-Chance is aimed at helping children in violent and crime-ridden homes succeed in their school setting and in life. Conner Eldridge, U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, joined law enforcement and school officers on Wednesday (Aug.
An historical change in who handles the bulk of city of Fort Smith bond issuances was approved Tuesday (Aug. 4) by the Fort Smith Board of Directors, with Little Rock-based Stephens Inc. now sharing underwriting duties with Raymond James.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board has granted approval to Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus to offer an Associate of Applied Science in Logistics Management beginning in the fall.
A growing population in Northwest Arkansas and continued benevolent support for Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation are two good reasons why the Little Rock-based hospital is reportedly eyeing Springdale for a new child specialty facility.
Dawson Meadows reports that the same crack staff who selected the name for Fort Smith’s Parrot Island Waterpark has been appointed to find a new mascot for Southside High School. Once again, Meadows is dealing with bad information. Or no information.
A new independent school under development by the Walton Family Foundation won’t impact other education opportunities, including the public school district and the soon-to-open campus of Haas Hall Academy, officials said.