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Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) announced this week that graduates of the Master of Science in Biomedicine (MSB) program will have their degrees conferred through a virtual video commencement.
The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) will on May 16 virtually graduate 40 students from its biomedical studies program.
Graduation for students earning their master’s degree in biomedicine was scheduled for May 16 at Stubblefield Center at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Because of safety precautions in place throughout the state to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the virtual video ceremony will now be available on YouTube at 10 a.m. May 16. Students will receive the link via email and the link will also be made available for family and friends on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Facebook page, a news release from the college said.
Research is being done around the world to try to find a vaccine for COVID-19, but disease experts in our area say it could take more than a year for this to happen.
If working from home has become your new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you might find that your makeshift office isn’t as comfortable or allow you to be as productive as you’d like to be. We are all missing our ergonomically designed chairs and computer stations! If you find yourself working at the kitchen counter, leaning over the coffee table, or sitting on the couch with a laptop, these positions are not great for your body or health for extended periods of time.
“Hopefully we had a nice ergonomically designed chair and work station at our office and now we’ve had to make this makeshift office at home,” said Dr. Jennifer Moore, Founding Dean of the School for Occupational Therapy at Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.
Dr. Elizabeth McClain, the vice provost and associate vice president of academic affairs with Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, has been instrumental in shedding light on the importance of art in the lives of students in the medical field.
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) CEO, Kyle Parker, JD, has an extensive and varied career background, including nationally recognized work within the field of technology. Naturally, he brought this passion for technology to ACHE.
Elizabeth McClain, Ph.D., vice provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, said outdoor recreation opportunities around Fort Smith was one of the factors that drew her and her husband, Dr. Rance McClain, from Hattiesburg, Miss., last year. Rance McClain is the dean of the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
“Students are coming together virtually instead of physically, we are studying in new and interesting ways, and we are working together, just not in the same space. What has originally been perceived as a world frozen in time has actually become one of the most productive and efficacious periods during my education at ARCOM.”