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Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) recently announced the promotion of Les Smith to chief operating officer.
ACHE and Fort Smith Public Schools partner to educate fifth-grade students on the health hazards of vaping and e-cigarette use
ACHE and Fort Smith Public Schools are partnering in a campaign designed to educate fifth-grade students on the health hazards of vaping and e-cigarette use.
While the attention of Americans everywhere over the last year has been the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Surgeon General identified vaping among kids as an epidemic back in 2018. In Fort Smith, a partnership has been formed between the school district and the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education to combat this health crisis at home.
The new Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) medical research institute to be located in the former Golden Living building in Fort Smith will do more than bring medical research to the region. It will give the medical colleges the ability to recruit top-tier professors, boost the region’s economy and improve Arkansas’ health.
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) announces the upcoming retirement of Thomas H. Webb Jr., chief operating officer, and Dennis Bauer, chief financial officer, two of ACHE’s founding members of the senior leadership team.
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith has been awarded a $193,553 Degen Foundation grant for equipment for the Sterilization Core Research Facility in the new ACHE Research Institute Health and Wellness Center.
“The steadfast support of The Degen Foundation has allowed ACHE to create an institution that is a step ahead of others. Their gifts have helped to provide critically important equipment which have aided our research faculty and students in the development of life-changing research. We greatly appreciate their support,” said Kyle Parker, CEO of ACHE.
The Degen Foundation grant will allow ACHE to expand its medical research with the development of a new research institute that will support essential student education and biomedical research, noted an ACHE news release.
The Windgate Foundation, with assets of $698 million, made grants totaling $62.6 million in 2019, just shy of Walton’s Home Region total. They included 10 grants totaling just shy of $8 million to the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith.
Despite the uncertainty of 2020, it has been a great year of progress at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. Check out the ACHE 2020 Year in Review!