About ACHE

American College of Healthcare Executives Higher Education Network Awards Program

The American College of Healthcare Executives has implemented the following awards program to recognize undergraduate and graduate programs participating in the ACHE Higher Education Network who have demonstrated the highest level of ACHE engagement.

A total of two awards will be presented annually. The awards will be distributed as indicated below:

  1. An award will be presented to one undergraduate program that demonstrates the highest level of ACHE engagement, which will be determined by information provided by the programs.
  2. An award will be presented to one graduate program that demonstrates the highest level of ACHE engagement, which will be determined by information provided by the programs.

The 2014 winner in the graduate category is Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas.

The 2014 winner in the undergraduate category is James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Award Criteria

Past Winners (2013–2014)


Higher Education Network Awards Program (2008–2012)

The American College of Healthcare Executives implemented an awards program that recognized programs participating in the ACHE Higher Education Network who advanced students to Member or Fellow status and also held innovative activities to develop leadership skills and to promote the benefits of membership in ACHE.

Higher Education Network Award Winners (2008–2012)

Student Chapter Award (1994–2006)

The ACHE Student Chapter Awards Program was established in 1994 to recognize those graduate and undergraduate programs with active student chapters whose programs demonstrated a commitment to promoting advancement in ACHE. In 2006, the program was revised and later renamed in 2008 to the ACHE Higher Education Network Award Program.

Student Chapter Award Winners (1994–2006)