Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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Clinical Aromatherapists Head to Denver for International Aromatherapy Conference: American College of Healthcare Sciences Gold Sponsor

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—August 19, 2015More than 150 aromatherapists will gather in Denver, Colorado this fall for the upcoming Alliance of International Aromatherapists’ (AIA) 2015 International Aromatherapy Conference and Wellness Expo from September 10-13, 2015. American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS)—an accredited online college with certificate and degree programs in aromatherapy—is a Gold Sponsor of the Conference. 

Aromatherapy is a fast-growing modality with new research and trends emerging rapidly, as well as a growing demand for high-quality essential oils and educated practitioners. The theme of the event is Creating Higher Standards for Aromatherapy, and the Conference will feature 21 expert sessions (including pre-conference workshops) ranging from topics such as essential oil myths and marketing hype to essential oils and mental health to navigating FDA laws and regulations. 

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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ACHS Student Shivana Inalsingh Awarded National Association of Nutrition Professionals 2015 Community Award 

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—August 10, 2015—The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) proudly announces ACHS Graduate Certificate in Nutrition graduate and Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition candidate has been awarded the National Association of Nutrition Professionals’ (NANP) 2015 Community Award.

NANP Community Award recipients are peer nominated and selected for their individual efforts to improve the health of the nation. Inalsingh is a respected researcher and presenter on nutrition-supported recovery from brain trauma in boxers and the use of foot reflexology and craniosacral therapy for head trauma and health issues affecting professional female athletes. She is also a clinical integrative reflexologist.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

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ACHS Graduate Alumni Now Eligible to Become Certified Nutrition Professionals 

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—August 3, 2015Graduates of three master’s-level integrative medicine programs from the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) are now eligible to receive the Certified Nutrition Professional (CNP) credential from the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) upon completion of the required supervised hours and qualification for the Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition examination. 

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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American College of Healthcare Sciences Awarded Business of the Year Finalist Certificate from 2015 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—July 21, 2015—The Better Business Bureau (BBB) selected American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) as a Business of the Year Finalist for the 2015 BBB Torch Awards. ACHS proudly accepted a Finalist Certificate in recognition of the College’s ongoing commitment to ethical business practices deserving of marketplace trust. The BBB Torch Award is an annual regional competition. Candidates are evaluated and recipients selected by a panel of independent judges from the business and academic communities.

The BBB annual Business of the Year Torch Awards honor businesses that demonstrate excellence in the marketplace. Every year, one business in each of the BBB’s service areas—Alaska, Oregon, and Western Washington—is selected to receive BBB’s prestigious award in the small, medium, and large business categories.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

American College of Healthcare Sciences Announces New Office Location in John’s Landing, Portland

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR— June 22, 2015After 12 years serving online students and the local community in John’s Landing (and 14 years previously in Lake Oswego, OR), American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announces its relocation to a new expanded campus on SW Macadam Boulevard.

Like the previous campus, the new ACHS office location is situated in the heart of John’s Landing (5005 SW Macadam Ave., Portland, OR 97239)—an area quickly becoming Portland’s go-to neighborhood for health and wellness and just a few minutes from downtown Portland.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

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American College of Healthcare Sciences Ranked #12 of 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

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Portland, OR—June 11, 2015On May 27, 2015, ACHS was named number 12 out of 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine. This is a special honor as 2015 is the institution’s first year of participation in the annual survey of sustainable business practices.

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has a 37-year history of demonstrating commitment to sustainable education from its business practices to ensuring that all of its academic and retail products are ethically sourced and produced using environmentally conscious methods. 

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

achs logoLisa Powell (MS CAM, FDN) Becomes First ACHS Graduate to Achieve Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition®

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726
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Portland, OR—May 13, 2015Lisa Powell (MS CAM, FDN) is the first American College of Healthcare Sciences graduate of the Master of Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine to achieve Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition® from the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (HNCB).

“This credential is important for me to be able to stand out as a distinctive health educator and practitioner,” Powell says. “It also helps create a path for the holistic nutrition community to be a stronger voice in the healthcare field. Along with my advanced degree from ACHS, it was a necessary next step for my profession.” 

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

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Oregon Business Magazine Names American College of Healthcare Sciences One of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon 

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—May 5, 2015American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an industry leader in innovative, online holistic health education, has been named by Oregon Business magazine one of the 2015 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon.

Based on its widely recognized 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project, the 100 Best Green Workplaces are determined by an anonymous employee survey and an independent assessment of the employers’ sustainability practices. (More info at http://www.oregonbusiness.com/oregon100best/surveys-and-events/oregon-100-best-green-event.)

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

achs logoACHS Makes Integrative Medicine Graduate Theses Freely Available Online

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—April 7, 2015—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has launched a free online repository of integrative medicine graduate theses available April 2015, furthering the College’s mission to foster competence, professionalism, and cooperation in holistic healthcare. The ACHS Theses & Capstone Projects repository contains full-text graduate theses from the 2014 academic year onward, and will be continually expanded each term.

The ACHS Theses & Capstone Projects repository (https://www.achs.edu/achs-theses-capstone-projects) provides free digital access to current inquiry and research in complementary alternative medicine, integrative medicine, and holistic health topics, including holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and health and wellness applications in fields like oncology, veteran’s services, rural medicine, autism spectrum, and business, among others.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

achs logoHolistic Health Leaders Gather at Integrative Nutrition Conference in St. Paul

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—March 26, 2015—The National Association for Nutrition Professionals (NANP) will bring together more than 200 holistic nutrition experts, educators, practitioners, and enthusiasts for an expansive event in St. Paul, Minnesota this spring. 

The 10th Annual NANP Conference & Expo taking place from April 30 through May 3, 2015 will feature 20 industry expert speakers and workshop leaders as well as approximately 40 exhibitors gathered to learn and discuss where holistic nutrition is headed, including the importance of the microbiome, nutrigenomics in clinical practice, best business practices for holistic professionals, and the root causes of autism.