ACHS to Offer $10,000 Changemakers Scholarship for MBA Program Infused with Sustainability & Wellness

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) will award a $10,000 tuition scholarship to pursue the ACHS MBA degree, the only MBA with sustainability and integrative wellness at its core. - May 30, 2021

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Graduate Shivana Inalsingh Selected as the 2014 DETC Famous Alumni of the Year

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate Shivana Inalsingh, Graduate Certificate in Nutrition, has been selected as the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) 2014 Famous Alumni. DETC Famous Alumni honorees are selected for their academic record and the level and quality of... - January 10, 2014

American College of Healthcare Sciences Promotes Oleg Maksimov, Ph.D., to Academic Dean

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), www.achs.edu, an accredited fully online holistic health education degree program college, announces the hiring of Oleg Maksimov, Ph.D. to Academic Dean. Maksimov will play a vital role in the growth of the College as he brings a wealth of experience... - November 21, 2013

American College of Healthcare Sciences Awarded Fifth Military Friendly School Title from Victory Media Inc.

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been designated a 2014 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine, the premier publication for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. - October 13, 2013

Holistic Health College's Accreditation Renewed by DETC

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced that it has been reaccredited without conditions by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) for five years, the longest period allowable. “The renewal of ACHS’s accreditation is a... - August 22, 2013

Holistic Health College Adds Four New Fully Accredited Master Degree Programs

Last week, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced its four new fully online holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, and herbal medicine Master of Science degree programs open to students with Bachelor of Science degrees in all disciplines. "These accredited programs provide... - May 11, 2013

Dr. Clyde B. Jensen Joins Board of Directors for American College of Healthcare Sciences

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Clyde B. Jensen has joined the College’s Board of Directors. “Clyde’s exceptional experience bridging the fields of traditional medicine and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) in higher education... - April 17, 2013

ACHS Launches Three New Five-Week 1-Credit Courses

American College of Healthcare Sciences Launches Three New 5-Week, 1-Credit Research, Writing, and Critical Thinking Courses for Complementary Alternative Medicine Students - March 16, 2013

American College of Healthcare Sciences Learning Vacation, Aromatic Indonesia, Offers Peek Into Java & Bali’s Rich Botanical Diversity

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Learning Vacation, Aromatic Indonesia: Aromatic & Herbal Journey Through the Spice Islands, Offers Peek Into Java and Bali’s Rich Botanical Diversity - March 07, 2013

American College of Healthcare Sciences Graduate Tracey Robbins Selected as the 2013 DETC Outstanding Graduate of the Year

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate Tracey Robbins has been selected as the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) 2013 Outstanding Graduate. DETC Outstanding Graduate honorees are selected for their academic record and the level and quality of their contribution to... - December 02, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences Graduate Jane Thomas Selected as the 2013 DETC Famous Alumni of the Year

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate Jane Thomas has been selected as the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) 2013 Famous Alumni. DETC Famous Alumni honorees are selected for their academic record and the level and quality of their contribution to society and their... - December 02, 2012

U.S. Air Force Veteran Robin Hasbrouck Awarded $1,000 ACHS Military Scholarship

“We have to take our health into our own hands and do what we can to empower ourselves to live the best life we can, and then pay it forward. That is why I love ACHS. It is empowering me to be able to help others to live better, to feel better, and to love better,” says Robin Hasbrouck, 2012 ACHS Military Scholarship award recipient. - November 09, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences offers Imagine America Military Award Program and Adult Skills Education Program Scholarships

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has partnered with Imagine America as a participating institution in the national Imagine America sponsored Military Award Program (MAP) and Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP) scholarship programs. The ACHS MAP scholarship offers veterans with... - October 20, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences Approved to Participate in Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced that it has been approved by the US Department of Education to offer Title IV federal financial aid to qualified students. - October 11, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences and Apothecary Shoppe Re-Certified as Green America Gold Certified Businesses

A member of Green America since 2000, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) and the Apothecary Shoppe College Store have been re-certified as Green America Gold Certified Businesses. Green America’s vision is to “work for a world where all people have enough, where all... - June 28, 2012

ACHS Hires Jared Schaalje Instructional Technologist

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Jared Schaalje as Instructional Technologist - June 17, 2012

ACHS Welcomes New Graduates to National Chapter of DET Honor Society

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces several alumni admitted into its chapter of the Delta Epsilon Tau Honor Society following the first quarter. - June 17, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Elizabeth Edleman as Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Edleman has been hired as Administrative Assistant for the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). - May 24, 2012

ACHS CIO Erika Yigzaw Awarded 2012 DETC Distinguished Recognition Award

Erika Yigzaw, Chief Institutional Officer (CIO) of the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), has been awarded the 2012 Distinguished Recognition Award, presented at the 86th Annual Conference of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) on April 17, 2012 in recognition and... - May 20, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ President Dorene Petersen Contributes to Rose! Herb of the Year 2012™ Published by International Herb Association

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ President Dorene Petersen Contributes Chapter “Essential Oil of Rose” Used in Green Cleaning, Holistic Health Lifestyles and Aromatherapy - April 22, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Danielle Silverman as Adjunct Faculty Instructor

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has hired Danielle Silverman as Adjunct Faculty Instructor for NAT 306 Holistic Health Consulting and Business online course available at www.achs.edu. - March 22, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Launches New Website

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has officially launched its brand-new, redesigned website. - January 25, 2012

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Brooke Pillsbury-Guyot as Assistant Registrar

ACHS Hires Brooke Pillsbury-Guyot as Assistant Registrar - December 02, 2011

Emily Stein Named American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) 2012 DETC Outstanding Graduate of the Year

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Graduate Emily Stein Named 2012 DETC Outstanding Graduate of the Year. - November 11, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) to Host Free Green Cleaner Community Wellness Workshop

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) to Host Green Cleaners: A Free Community Wellness Workshop at the ACHS Campus in John’s Landing, Portland, November 9 - October 21, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for the third consecutive year - September 21, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences First Annual On-Campus Graduation Ceremony

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) to Host Historic First Annual On-Campus Graduation Ceremony at the College Campus in Portland, Oregon On October 8, 2011 - September 15, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Marion Lane as Newest Member of Admissions Team

Marion Lane has been hired as an Admissions Advisor for the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). ACHS is based in the John’s Landing area of Portland, Oregon, and was one of the first accredited, fully online colleges offering degrees, diplomas, and career-training certificates in... - September 09, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Raises Lavender Awareness Through Community Events and U-Pick

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Raises Lavender Awareness Through Community Wellness Events at the College Botanical Teaching Garden in Portland. - July 30, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences to Host Lipstick for Dogs: A Fundraiser for the Oregon Humane Society

American College of Healthcare Sciences to Host Lipstick for Dogs: A Fundraiser for the Oregon Humane Society at the College Campus in John’s Landing July 27 from 5-8 PM. - July 21, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Jean Wilson as Newest Member of Admissions Team

Jean Wilson has been hired as an Admissions Advisor for the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). - July 02, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ (ACHS) President Dorene Petersen Featured in How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Herb and Herbal Plant Business

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ (ACHS) President Dorene Petersen featured in How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Herb and Herbal Plant Business released by Atlantic Publishing Group Spring 2011. - May 29, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ Aromatherapy Programs Approved by Alliance of International Aromatherapists

American College of Healthcare Sciences’ professional aromatherapy training approved by Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) for Level II and Level III Clinical Aromatherapy Training - April 27, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Hires Dolly Nguyen as Newest Member of Their Admissions Team

Dolly Nguyen has been hired as an Admissions Advisor for the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). ACHS is based in the John’s Landing area of Portland, Oregon, and is one of the first accredited, fully online colleges offering degrees, diplomas, and career training certificates in complementary alternative medicine. - March 06, 2011

Katherine Minton, PhD, Joins American College of Healthcare Sciences as Academic Dean Beginning March 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is proud to announce Katherine Minton, PhD, will join the ACHS faculty as Academic Dean beginning March 2011. “I am really excited about joining the team at the American College of Healthcare Sciences,” says Dr. Minton. “Serving as... - March 06, 2011

Help American College of Healthcare Sciences Raise Donations for New Zealand Earthquake Relief Efforts

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has strong ties to the New Zealand community. Their U.S.-based ACHS family pledges support to the New Zealand earthquake disaster relief effort. - March 05, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences Learning Vacations in Greece Offer Hands-on Art, Aromatherapy, and Herbalism Education in Relaxing Mediterranean Locale

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is proud to announce its 2011 study abroad summer programs in Greece. Week-long expert-led study abroad programs include Watercolor Journaling in Greece (May 27-June 2) and Mediterranean Herbs and Essential Oils in Greece (June 4-9, 2011). ACHS study... - February 13, 2011

ACHS is Now an Approved Member of the International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is now an approved member of the International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades (IFEAT). Membership in IFEAT further evidences ACHS’s dedication to supporting sustainability and fair trade of essential oils and to providing... - January 26, 2011

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Apothecary Shoppe College Store Now Oregon Tilth Certified Organic

The American College of Healthcare Sciences Apothecary Shoppe College Store is now Oregon Tilth Certified Organic. The Apothecary Shoppe has been certified for a diverse selection of herbs and essential oils, ensuring customers their herbal products meet strict production standards for organic products. - December 10, 2010

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Graduate Robin Barnette Named 2011 DETC Outstanding Graduate of the Year

Robin Barnette, ACHS Certificate in Aromatherapy graduate, has been named a 2011 Outstanding Graduate by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The DETC is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as an accrediting... - November 18, 2010

American College of Healthcare Sciences Graduates Its First Masters of Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine Student - Congratulations Roma-Dakini Alexander, M.S.

Congratulations Roma-Dakini Alexander, M.S., (R) (T) (F) C.R.T., the first student to graduate from the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Masters of Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) degree program. Launched in 2008, the ACHS Masters in CAM was the first program of... - October 07, 2010

ACHS Named 2011 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine, Its Second Year to Receive This Honor

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for 2011, its second year to receive this honor. ACHS was previously named a Military Friendly School for 2010, an honor ranking ACHS in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities,... - August 20, 2010

ACHS Hires Fayne Griffiths as ACHS Director of Student Financial Services and Registrar

Fayne Griffiths, MBA, has been hired as Director of Student Financial Services and Registrar for the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS). ACHS is based in the John’s Landing area of Portland, Oregon, and is one of the first accredited, fully online colleges offering degrees,... - July 24, 2010

ACHS Launches New Course Topics in Holistic Nutrition, a Critical Review of Non-Traditional Nutrition Topics

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is proud to announce the launch of Topics in Holistic Nutrition (NUT 309) September, 20, 2010. The newest addition to ACHS’s innovative holistic nutrition curriculum, Topics in Holistic Nutrition is a critical review of popular media topics and... - July 03, 2010

ACHS is Now the Only U.S. Accredited School Approved as an IIPA Sanctioned Program

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been approved as a sanctioned school by the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), making ACHS the only U.S. accredited school approved by IIPA with a sanctioned program. - May 02, 2010

ACHS Learning Vacation—Mediterranean Holistic Cuisine Summer Session in Greece—Offers Unique Combination of Expert, Hands-on Instruction and Relaxation

ACHS Mediterranean Holistic Cuisine Summer Session in Greece, June 26-July 2, 2010, is a stimulating learning vacation and provides the unique opportunity for you to learn something new while having an out-of-the-ordinary experience: an educational adventure with a vacation pace. - April 11, 2010

ACHS Students Can Now Have Their College Exams Proctored Online with ProctorU

American College of Healthcare Sciences today announced that students enrolled in their degree, diploma, and certificate programs can now have their college exams conveniently proctored online. ACHS President Dorene Petersen said the college is always looking for solutions that simplify the... - March 17, 2010

ACHS Partners with Wonderlic, Inc. to Ensure Hiring of Most Qualified Faculty and Staff

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has teamed with Wonderlic, Inc. to streamline their hiring process for Admissions and Adjunct Faculty positions, thus ensuring all new hires will meet the needs of ACHS and their students. ACHS is one of the first accredited online colleges to offer... - March 17, 2010

After Several Key Developments in 2009, the American College of Healthcare Sciences Sees the Positive Results in Student Satisfaction

The January 2010 survey showed exceptional results from ACHS’s 2009 developments and a completion rate of 93% for the top 10 ACHS courses by enrollment. Of the more than 500 survey respondents, 98% said yes when asked, “Would you recommend these studies to a friend?” - March 11, 2010

ACHS Adopts TopSchool as Their SLM System, Increasing Efficiency for Prospective and Current Students

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has adopted TopSchool as its student lifecycle management (SLM) system. By adopting TopSchool, prospective and current ACHS students will gain greater access to real-time information through dynamic, customized self-help portals. ACHS’s new... - February 27, 2010

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