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ACHS Announces Two New Accredited Holistic Health and Wellness Bachelor Degrees

ACHS Announces Two New Accredited Holistic Health and Wellness Bachelor Degrees

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) today announces two new, fully online bachelor degree programs in holistic health enrolling for the spring 2018 term (starting Jan. 8) — Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition and Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Named a Military Friendly(R) School for Ninth Year in a Row

American College of Healthcare Sciences Named a Military Friendly(R) School for Ninth Year in a Row

​​​American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS.edu) announced today that is has earned the 2017-2018 Military Friendly® School designation for the ninth year in a row and the Bronze Award for Non-Traditional Schools. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most…

The Oregonian Names ACHS a Winner of the 2017 Top Workplaces Award

The Oregonian Names ACHS a Winner of the 2017 Top Workplaces Award

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Oregonian. ACHS was named fourth in the top 45 small companies (99 employees or less) in Oregon and southwest Washington. ACHS president, Dorene Petersen, was further honored with…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Ranked Number Two Best Green Workplace in Oregon for 2017

American College of Healthcare Sciences Ranked Number Two Best Green Workplace in Oregon for 2017

​American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced today that it has been named number two of 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon in 2017 by Oregon Business magazine. ACHS ranked number six out of the 100 Best in 2016, up six places…

Holistic Nutrition Professionals Descend on Portland May 4-7, 2017

Holistic Nutrition Professionals Descend on Portland May 4-7, 2017

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced today that it is the Pinnacle Sponsor for the 12th Annual National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) Conference, Blazing Trails in Holistic Nutrition, in Portland, Ore., May 4-7, 2017. The conference will host…

ACHS Receives Gold Certification for Sustainability

ACHS Receives Gold Certification for Sustainability

​American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an accredited, online holistic health college based in the John's Landing neighborhood of SW Portland, has received gold level certification with the City of Portland Sustainability at Work program. Read the college's full profile…

Oregon Business Magazine Names ACHS #6 of 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

Oregon Business Magazine Names ACHS #6 of 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an accredited, online integrative medicine college based in Portland, Ore., was recently recognized for being ranked #6 of 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine at their March 2,…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Announces Opening of Community Focused Satellite Campus in Kona, Hawaii

American College of Healthcare Sciences Announces Opening of Community Focused Satellite Campus in Kona, Hawaii

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces the opening of its new satellite campus in the Central Kona Center Building in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Initially, the college’s new campus will offer on-site wellness workshops and classes to the local community, training…

American College of Healthcare Sciences MS in CAM Graduate Lisa Powell Awarded 2017 DEAC Famous Alumni Recognition

American College of Healthcare Sciences MS in CAM Graduate Lisa Powell Awarded 2017 DEAC Famous Alumni Recognition

​Lisa Powell, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate and Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, has received the DEAC’s 2017 Famous Alumni award. The DEAC Famous Alumni award celebrates the achievements of distance education students who have demonstrated academic excellence and…

American College of Healthcare Sciences MS in Holistic Nutrition Graduate Stephanie Webb Receives 2017 DEAC Outstanding Graduate Award

American College of Healthcare Sciences MS in Holistic Nutrition Graduate Stephanie Webb Receives 2017 DEAC Outstanding Graduate Award

​Stephanie Webb, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate and holistic nutritionist, has received the DEAC’s 2017 Outstanding Graduate of the Year award. The DEAC Outstanding Graduate of the Year award celebrates the achievements of distance education students who have…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Named to 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon 2017

Portland, Oregon’s thriving health and wellness community has a new source of pride—the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), one of the area’s leading integrative medicine colleges, has been named to the 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For list…

Judy Starr Joins Board of Directors at American College of Healthcare Sciences

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces that Judy Starr has joined the college’s Board of Directors as a public member. ACHS is an accredited College offering integrative health education with online undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and CEUs…

Portland Pride: Apothecary Shoppe Releases PDX-Themed Essential Oil Blends

The Apothecary Shoppe, the college store for American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) and an Oregon Tilth Certified Organic wellness supplies store based in John’s Landing (www.apothecary-shoppe.com), announces the release of a new essential oil line inspired by the unique…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Named a 2017 Military Friendly® School for 8th Year in a Row

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation for the eighth year in a row from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Launches New Online Courses in Sports Nutrition

American College of Healthcare Sciences Launches New Online Courses in Sports Nutrition

​Students wishing to approach the field of sports nutrition and fitness from a holistic perspective now have an exciting opportunity to study the modality online. American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has officially launched accredited graduate and undergraduate courses in…

American College of Healthcare Sciences Launches Dean's List Honoring Exceptional Student Achievement

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces the launch of a new Dean’s List program. The ACHS Dean’s List provides public recognition of students’ outstanding academic achievement and commitment. The Dean’s List distinction is conferred to those students who have…

Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Dorene Petersen Trains Nepali Union Members on Essential Oil Processing and Youth Entrepreneurship

​Winrock International Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Dorene Petersen is traveling to Nepal for a three-week assignment in the Kathmandu, Sarlahi, and Bardiya districts November 2016 to train union members on essential oil distillation, strategic marketing, and high-quality production skills. Petersen, a well-known…

Oregonian Names ACHS a 2016 Top Workplace

Oregonian Names ACHS a 2016 Top Workplace

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor in the small business category by The Oregonian and OregonLive. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading…

ACHS is First College Specializing in Integrative Health and Wellness to Become a Certified B Corporation®

ACHS is First College Specializing in Integrative Health and Wellness to Become a Certified B Corporation®

​American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) proudly announces that it has become the first accredited higher education institution specializing in holistic and integrative health and wellness to become a Certified B Corporation®. ACHS joins a select community of 1,800 companies—including…

ACHS.edu Launches Nationwide, Fully Searchable Holistic Health Practitioner Directory

The directory enables anyone with Internet access to quickly and easily find a trained, local holistic health practitioner (http://directory.achs.edu/). Practitioners specialize in aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, and wellness coaching, among other modalities. The ACHS.edu Alumni Practitioner Directory is one…

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