American College of
Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is gearing up for the 2010 Energy Trust Better
Living Show at the Portland Expo Center March 26-28. The College, exhibiting
for their second year, will have new this year interactive holistic health
presentations and lifestyle displays, as well as holistic health experts and
ACHS faculty and staff on hand to speak with attendees about holistic living.
ACHS is based in the John’s Landing area of Portland and
is one of the first accredited, online colleges to offer degrees, diplomas, and
career training certificates in complementary alternative medicine. Founded in 1978, the College is
committed to providing “leadership in holistic health education through
comprehensive professional online and on-campus education and high-quality
natural products with a commitment to sustainable practices and principles.” By
connecting with Oregon’s communities, and healthcare professionals and
students, ACHS “fosters competence, professionalism, and cooperation in
holistic healthcare and works to preserve and share knowledge in natural
ACHS is an approved member of Green America’s Green
Business Network, “the nation’s leading non-profit educator on socially and
environmentally responsible consumption and investing,” and personally sources
organic and sustainably wildcrafted herbs and essential oils for the Apothecary
Shoppe College Store as part of their sustainability pledge. In addition, ACHS
includes developing research about native plants and sustainability in their
courses; maintains an on-campus botanical garden, which preserves local plant
and animal life; and hosts monthly community wellness events featuring topics
like seed starting, organic gardening, plant identification, wildcrafting, and
making natural products. ACHS’s full sustainability pledge is available online
at www.achs.edu under About ACHS.
To learn more about sustainable living and holistic
health, visit ACHS at the Better Living Show, booth 811, March 26-28, 2010, at
the Portland Expo Center, 2060 North Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217.
Admission is free. For hours, a list of scheduled presentations, and
information about parking, visit www.betterlivingshow.org.
in 1978, ACHS is committed to exceptional online education and is
recognized as an industry leader in holistic health education
worldwide. For more information about ACHS courses, enrollment, and
community wellness events, visit www.achs.edu, call Admissions at (503) 244-0726, or stop by the College campus located at 5940 SW Hood Ave., Portland OR 97239.