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

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Heritage Community

The ACHE campus has become a center of development in the River Valley. Part of this development includes the Heritage Community. The Heritage Community is made up of the Village at Heritage, which features both residential and commercial spaces, and The Porches at Heritage, a collection of modern cottages. We look forward to all the exciting developments and growth coming to this community!

News & Events

ACHE partnering with Stanford’s ‘Our Voice’ program to improve regional health

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) is working with Stanford University’s “Our Voice” initiative to improve “health-impacting features” of the region and will begin with local citizen scientists helping with a national Walkability Action Institute.

Fort Smith Symphony gets Health & Wellness Center office

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) will be making a home for the Fort Smith Symphony corporate offices in their new Research Institute Health & Wellness Center.

CAE: ‘Art Spaces In Work Places’ Comes to ACHE

When one thinks of the new Arkansas Colleges of Health Education program, most probably do not think of the fine arts. Yet, as part of their emphasis on health and wellness, ACHE has a major interest in supporting local visual and performing arts, and the positive impact is spreading throughout the community.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education opens state pipeline for healthcare talent, research

he ACHE Research Institute Health & Wellness Center will do more than bring medical research to our region – it will allow ACHE to recruit top-tier professors, boost the region’s economy, and improve Arkansas’ health.

ACHE hires medical director of international medicine and cultural education

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) in Fort Smith has hired Dr. Monica Rojas as medical director of international medicine and cultural education for the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM).

Medical college buys with eye on expansion

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) will see a large expansion in its facilities in the future. ACHE announced it’s purchase of the 318,000-square-foot Golden Living facility at 1000 Fianna Way in Fort Smith last week. The building, which sits on 63 acres included in the purchase, will be renamed the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Research Institute Health & Wellness Center.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Purchases Golden Living HQ

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education announced its purchase of Golden Living HQ.

ACHE Buys Fomer Golden Living Building in Fort Smith

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has purchased the former corporate office building of Golden Living in Fort Smith.

ACHE purchases Fort Smith Golden Living facility

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) announced the purchase of the Golden Living facility in Fort Smith on Tuesday in what it says is a “quest to advance healthcare education and research in Arkansas and beyond.” Kyle D. Parker, chief executive officer of ACHE, said the move will create the largest research institution of any osteopathic school in the nation.

ACHE expands student housing

The Village is located across from ACHE in Chaffee Crossing. It features residential and commercial spaces promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Nondiscrimination Policy

ACHE will provide an educational and working environments that ensures equal opportunity for all students, faculty, administrators, and staff in recruitment, admissions, hiring, promotion, and employment retention. In accordance with federal and state law, the ACHE will prohibit unlawful discrimination based on any protected class, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, creed, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, military and veteran’s status and any other characteristic protected under applicable ACHE policy, state or federal law/executive orders, regulations, and/or local ordinances.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ACHE will provide 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 any protected class status, including but not limited to, race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, or military and 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 Policies and Procedures, ACHE  Employee  Handbook, ARCOM  Student  Handbook  &  Academic  Catalog,  ACHE  Faculty  Handbook,  ACHE Student Handbook, MSB Student Handbook & Academic Catalog, ARCOM   Clinical Manual, and the handbooks of each ACHE program.

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