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Please mark your calendars!  Our 43rd annual GED Awards Ceremony and ESL Recognition will be held on Monday, May 15th at 7:00 pm at the Stubblefield Center at the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith.

Our commencement speaker will be Mireya Reith, Chair of the State Board of Education and Executive Director of the Arkansas United Community Coalition. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Fort Smith Adult Education Center will be closed for Spring Break Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24.  Classes will resume on Monday, March 27.

The students and staff of the Fort Smith Adult Education Center would like to send a big "Thank You!" to Dana Craig and OG&E for their generous donation to our GED Scholarship fund. Because of excellent partners like these, we are able to offer the GED at no charge to our students. Thank you!!

There will be no day or night classes on Monday, February 20.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, February 21.

It’s with great joy that we announce Phung Bui as the FSAEC’s January Student Success Story!

Upon her arrival from Vietnam in July 2014, Phung wasted no time in enrolling in our center’s ESL classes. Her diligent study habits, passion for learning, perseverance, and belief that education is the key to a better life contributed to her rapid advancement to our Pre-GED classes. From there, it was just a short matter of time before she earned her GED and enrolled at UAFS. Now a dental hygiene major in her first semester, she is staying busy adjusting to the pace and demands of college life.

Phung’s former instructors and classmates at the AEC would be hard-pressed to describe her as anything other than an exemplary individual who brought her best to school every day. When asked to offer advice to newcomers, she suggests that persistence is essential in navigating the arduous early stages of adapting to the different language, customs, and educational systems that one encounters when moving to another country.

Phung, we are extremely proud of you and wish you the best in your future endeavors!


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