Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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

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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®

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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                              

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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.  

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

SARA logoAmerican College of Healthcare Sciences Joins SARA Initiative, Expanding Student Access to Online Education

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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

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Portland, OR—March 11, 2015—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), a leader in holistic health distance education programs, has joined the national State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) initiative through the state of Oregon, an interstate partnership that expands student access to online education.

ACHS is an industry leader in establishing standards in distance education, and is among the first Oregon institutions to participate in the SARA initiative. As a SARA institution, ACHS agrees to follow the Interregional Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education Programs (Online Learning) for best practices in postsecondary distance education developed by leading practitioners of distance education.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

ACHS is excited to announce three new classes to help enhance your holistic health knowledge
and expand your career. Whether you're a holistic health enthusiast passionate about learning more about personal health and wellness or a seasoned professional interested in continuing education, these courses are the perfect fit for you!

Read more below and contact ACHS Student Services at stuserv@achs.edu for more information about how to get started!

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

stephanie austinHolistic Health Practitioner Stephanie Austin Named DEAC 2015 Outstanding Graduate from ACHS

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

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Portland, OR—March 2, 2015—Holistic Health Practitioner Stephanie Austin has been named the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2015 Outstanding Graduate for American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS).

Since her successful completion of her Diploma in Holistic Health Practice (HHP) in 2009, Austin has used her personal experiences in healing with holistic nutrition techniques to inspire and empower many through her health coaching practice, Wellness by Mother Nature. Austin has been the Director of Education and Board Member and is currently a guest facilitator for the nonprofit organization, The Wellness Kitchen. 

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

lindsay boyersHolistic Nutrition Consultant and Health Writer Lindsay Boyers Named DEAC 2015 Famous Alumni from ACHS

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Portland, OR—February 23, 2015—Lindsay Boyers, health author and holistic nutrition consultant, has been named the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2015 Famous Alumni for American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS).

Since her successful completion of ACHS’s Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting (CHNC) in 2011, Boyers has immersed herself in the world of holistic health, including publishing two books, The Everything Guide to Gut Health (Adams Media, 2015) and The Everything Guide to the Ketogenic Diet (Adams Media, 2015). She’s conducted individual consulting and group consulting, developed meal plans and recipe guides, and has led group nutrition challenges.