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To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate health care professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.

Notice To Solicit Third-Party Comments

Notice to Solicit Third-Party Comments Relative to the process of seeking Candidate Status with The Higher Learning Commission by the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education currently holds no status with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has initiated the process of seeking candidate status with HLC. A team of peer reviewers representing HLC will conduct a comprehensive evaluation on April 29-30, 2019 to determine whether the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education should be awarded candidacy. The team’s recommendation is subject to additional levels of HLC review and decision making. Therefore, no further information will be provided until HLC’s Board of Trustees makes a final decision on the award of candidacy. The award of candidacy does not assure the eventual award of accreditation.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is seeking comments from the public about the institution in preparation for its comprehensive evaluation visit on April 29-30, 2019.

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.

Submit comments to HLC at hlcommission.org or mail them to the address below. All comments must be received by April 1, 2019.

Public Comment on Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Latest News

Fort Smith School District considering small Chaffee Crossing land donation for Highway 255 expansion

A small portion of land reserved for the Fort Smith School District at Chaffee Crossing may be going to the Arkansas Department of Transportation as part of an Arkansas 255/Zero Street widening project.

George McGill: Honored to Serve

“Our medical school had 162 slots available in our second class and around 4000 students from around the country and the world applied to get into the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. Some of the brightest students in the country are getting their training here in Fort Smith, Arkansas.”

Heritage Village construction moving along

Development of Heritage Village, a walkable neighborhood with both commercial and residential space, has progressed swiftly on the Barling side of Chaffee Crossing across from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

Texas Two-Step CPR

ARCOM students taught 266 people the live-saving Texas Two-Step CPR method Saturday, February 9.

Notice To Solicit Third-Party Comments

Notice to Solicit Third-Party Comments Relative to the process of seeking Candidate Status with The Higher Learning Commission by the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

Medical college receives accreditation to begin residency, fellowship programs

Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine students may now receive graduate medical education in a particular specialty or subspecialty at the college.

ARCOM gains accreditation for residency, fellowship programs

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) received accreditation that will allow it to provide residency and fellowship education to students who graduate from the medical school.

Fort Smith Medical College Plans Garden to Honor Body Donors

Medical students benefit when people donate their bodies to science. A memorial garden in Fort Smith will honor those donors.

Directors OK resolutions for Chaffee Crossing trails, 51 acres

After years of planning, the Fort Smith Parks Department is getting to move forward on a plan to add about seven miles of trails to the existing system at Chaffee Crossing.

City board approves zoning requests

The Fort Smith Board of Directors unanimously approved two rezoning requests at the regular board meeting Tuesday (Jan. 8).