Thursday, March 6th, 2014

achs logo American College of Healthcare Sciences Founder and President, Dorene Petersen, Featured Presenter on Clinical Aromatherapy at International Center of Advanced Aromatherapy, WonGwang Digital University, Seoul, Korea, March 22nd and 23rd, 2014

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— March 6, 2014—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS.edu) Founder and President, Dorene Petersen, will be the featured presenter at a special workshop hosted by the International Center of Advanced Aromatherapy (ICAA) at WonGwang Digital University in Seoul, Korea, March 22-23, 2014. Petersen, a clinical aromatherapy expert with more than 35 years’ experience in the field, also serves as Chair of the Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC) and oversees the ACHS Master of Science in Aromatherapy program, the first and only accredited masters-level aromatherapy degree program.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

achs logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences Receives Approval to Participate in Full Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— March 6, 2014—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has received expanded approval from the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Title IV Federal Student Loans for qualifying students enrolled in an eligible program. ACHS has participated in the Federal Pell Grant program for qualifying students in the Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine degree program since July 2012, and is pleased to offer expanded funding options to make its accredited holistic health education available to even more students.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

nanp logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences Platinum Sponsor of National Association of Nutrition Professionals 2014 Conference & Expo

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— March 4, 2014—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS.edu)—an accredited online college specializing in undergraduate and graduate programs in holistic nutrition, including a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition—is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals' (NANP) upcoming 2014 Conference & Expo: Transforming Health through Holistic Nutrition. The event will take place from April 25-27, 2014 at the Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, Arizona.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

achs logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences Announces Acceptance of DANTES Subject Standardized Tests for Credit Creating Fast-Track & Cost-Savings Options for Undergraduate Students

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— February 20, 2014—The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), a nationally accredited online holistic health college, is proud to provide the opportunity for undergraduate students to earn academic credit by obtaining passing scores on DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) proficiency exams.

Monday, January 27th, 2014

achs logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences
Gold Leaf Sponsor of The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy’s World of Aromatherapy Conference

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR—February 4, 2014— The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS)—an accredited online holistic health college offering certificate, diploma, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aromatherapy, including the only M.S. in Aromatherapy program—is proud to be a Gold Leaf Sponsor of the 2014 National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy’s (NAHA) seventh World of Aromatherapy Conference (WOAVII). Taking place September 12-15, 2014 at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, the theme of this year’s World of Aromatherapy conference is “Beyond Aromatics: Exploring Holistic Approaches to Self-Care and Professional Practice.”

Monday, January 6th, 2014

achs logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences Membership in the American Herbalists Guild

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— January 20, 2014—Announcing American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Institutional Membership in the American Herbalists Guild (AHG)! 

“We are delighted to be welcomed as an institutional member in AHG. ACHS students and graduates will be able to take advantage of the opportunity of ongoing networking with other professional herbalists around the nation, and ACHS can now access exclusive educational materials that will augment our students’ learning,” says Dorene Petersen, Founder and President of the American College of Healthcare Sciences.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

achs logoNational Association of Nutrition Professionals Approves American College of Healthcare Sciences’ Programs

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: laurenshapiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR— January 3, 2014—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces approval of additional programs by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). Graduates of NANP-approved programs must meet rigorous educational standards to become eligible for national certification. In addition to ACHS’s already approved program, the Diploma in Holistic Health Practice, graduates of the following programs are now eligible for NANP professional membership and to sit the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board’s (HNCB) Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition examination:

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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American College of Healthcare Sciences Announces Master Lecture Webinar Series for Students and Graduates

CONTACT: Tanja Kaneshiro
TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: tanjakaneshiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR—November 26, 2013—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), www.achs.edu, an accredited fully online holistic health education degree program college, is proud to announce the beginning of their Master Lecture webinar series, available to ACHS current students, graduates, and the public.

Each live online monthly webinar lecture will feature an expert in the holistic health field from the ACHS faculty. Lectures focus on current topics within the holistic health industry, such as natural asthma support, cooking for health, and hot trends in aromatherapy.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

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

CONTACT: Tanja Kaneshiro
TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: tanjakaneshiro@achs.edu

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Portland, OR—November 12, 2013—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 in research, program evaluation, and distance education, says ACHS President and Founder Dorene Petersen.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

AHG Symposium American Herbalist Guild Announces 24th Annual National Symposium

CONTACT: Tanja Kaneshiro                                 

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
EMAIL: tanjakaneshiro@achs.edu

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Bend, Oregon—November 5, 2013—The American Herbalist Guild (AHG) is celebrating the  Abundance in Herbalism Symposium to be held November 7 through 10, 2013 at the Riverhouse in Bend, Oregon. Member and Copper Leaf Sponsor of the Symposium, American College of Healthcare Sciences’ (ACHS) President Dorene Petersen, staff members, and ACHS Ambassador Shawn Hallum are participating in the Symposium. Hallum, a graduate of the ACHS Master of Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine program, has been an established member of the spa community for over a decade and currently is the principal Business Development Coach with Hallum Hospitality Consulting.