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ARCOM hosts first student research symposium, expands medical partnerships

Students from the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Arkansas at Fort Smith participated Wednesday in the medical school’s first Student Osteopathic Medical Association research symposium.

Darbeau Appointed Interim Dean of the UAFS College of Health Sciences

Darbeau, a Fellow of the American Chemical Society, has presented at national and international conferences, won numerous awards for scholarship, teaching, and leadership, and serves on The Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Name Brian Kim President

Kim will take over the presidential responsibilities previously held by CEO Kyle Parker, who will continue as CEO.

ACHE hires president, CEO Parker to focus on ‘big picture’ work

Brian Kim has been hired as president of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE), a move geared to allow CEO Kyle Parker time to focus on “big picture projects” that include a possible third academic building and program, and a multi-million dollar performing arts venue that meets the college’s wellness mission.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education hires new president

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education announced Wednesday the hiring of a president to handle day-to-day operations.

Army ROTC Razorback Battalion Commissions 16 New Second Lieutenants Into U.S. Army

Matthew Adair earned a degree in biology/pre-med. He was granted an educational delay, so that he can attend medical school at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. He plans to eventually serve in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. For now, he has assessed into the Army Reserves.

OK Foods CEO: create, engage, disrupt

“Create, engage, disrupt” also applies to fostering education within a community, Goins said. He pointed to the 2018 millage increase for Fort Smith Public Schools and the creation of the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine as examples.

101st Commencement Speakers Urge Intentionality, Dedication

Two impactful community leaders spoke to graduates at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s 101st commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11, 2019, urging them to fully commit to a life of continual learning and bettering their community as they embark on their next endeavors.

Carrot Dirt, Pizza Parlour among businesses to open at Heritage Village in Chaffee Crossing

The first businesses planning to move into Heritage Village on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education campus were announced Tuesday.

Medical college gets nod for school land

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education received a recommendation by the Fort Chaffee Real Estate Review Committee on Thursday for about 70 acres of land that had been previously donated to Fort Smith Public Schools.