Arkansas Colleges of Health Education broke ground for their second medical college on May 29, the Arkansas College of Health Sciences, located on the ACHE campus in Chaffee Crossing, Fort Smith, AR.
The new college will house the doctor of physical therapy, doctor of occupational therapy, and physician’s assistant programs, “all of which is to serve the underserved.” The 66,000-square-foot facility-to-come will cost around $25 million, including construction, furniture, equipment, technology, and accreditation. It will result in 30 faculty positions with annual pay, on average, of $100,000 each.
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FCRA Board of Trustees continue search for new executive director.
A new master of biomedical science program will begin July 26 at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) in Fort Smith. The program will provide “rigorous post-graduate training in basic science” to students who want to become physicians or further their careers in medical professions but who are not ready for a medical degree program.
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority Personnel Committee approved Friday, March 29, the process it wants to use in the hiring of the organization’s next director.