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State college gets hospital partner in South Korea

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine in Seoul, South Korea.

ACHE, ARCOM Partner With Hospital in South Korea

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education this week announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine in Seoul, Korea.

ARCOM, Jaseng Hospital in Korea team up for international learning opportunities

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine is going global. It announced Tuesday a partnership with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

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Arkansas student loan defaults decline for 6th straight year, debt climbs to $11.5 billion

Among state colleges and universities with more than $3 million in student loan volume, the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith saw the largest share increase of federal funds at a whopping 88.5% in the 2018-2019 academic year. The nonprofit group, which includes the flagship Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, saw loan volume nearly double from $9.8 million in the 2017-2018 academic year to more than $16.7 million in loan proceeds this year. The growth in loan volume reflects the addition of a new class in the college that opened in August 2017.

Medical school celebrates Ivy Owen’s career, success with FCRA

The longtime leader of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority was honored this week at a reception hosted by the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

We Are the River Valley: ARCOM Medical College

“This is just the beginning of fulfilling the ACHE mission and the dream of changing health care as we know it,” said ACHE Board Chairman David Craig.

Mercy Rehab in works at Chaffee Crossing

Plans to build Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith are becoming more of a reality thanks to the recent land donation by the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith’s Chaffee Crossing.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education donates land for planned Mercy rehab hospital

“Our partnership with Mercy has been a critical element in fulfilling our mission to improve lives in our community,” said Kyle Parker, CEO of ACHE. “Through these cooperative efforts, we are excited to expand health care and provide learning environments for our students.”

We Are the River Valley: Fort Chaffee

Five years ago, the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education were formed as one of the first major developments in the area.

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Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Nondiscrimination Compliance Statement and Plan

ACHE is committed to equal opportunity for all students, staff, and faculty and to nondiscrimination in the recruitment, admission, and retention of students and the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of faculty and  staff.  Its  employment and educational policies comply with the requirements applicable to equal opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, executive orders, and regulations to the effect that no person at ACHE shall, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status be subjected to discrimination.

All members of the ACHE community bear responsibility for compliance with the equal  opportunity,  affirmative  action,  and  nondiscrimination  policies  disseminated   through   the current ACHE publications, including, but not limited to,  the  ACHE  Employee  Handbook, ARCOM  Student  Handbook  &  Academic  Catalog,  ACHE  Faculty  Handbook,  ACHE Student Handbook, MSB Student Handbook & Academic Catalog, ARCOM Clinical Manual. Compliance is monitored and reported annually through the college Vice Presidents and the Office of Human  Resources.