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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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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