Students and Higher Education Networks

Did you know that students can also join ACHE, and at a discounted rate?  Membership to ACHE means that you are automatically registered in your local chapter (based upon address on file).  The good part – membership moves with you, so if you graduate and take a job in California, your chapter membership will transfer to your new local chapter!

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Students can apply for scholarships, network with executives and begin to demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning.  For more benefits of student membership please click here.

ACHE of Western PA includes four Higher Education Networks (HENs).  To be a participant in the ACHE Higher Education Network, your university/college must be at least regionally accredited, and offer an identifiable degree, major or concentration in healthcare management.

Local HENs include:
-University of Pittsburgh
-Carnegie Mellon University
-Slippery Rock University
-Mercyhurst University

ACHE of Western PA has also identified Board Liaisons for many of the Colleges and Universities in the area.  Please see the list below to see who your school’s contact is.

BOARD MEMBER UNIVERSITY
Stacey Vaccaro Slippery Rock University
Laura Griffin University of Pittsburgh
Natalie Bulger University of Pittsburgh
AJ Harper Robert Morris University
Bob Kovatch Robert Morris University
Jean Tauber Mercyhurst University
Mike Busch UPG, St. Vincent, Seton Hill
Carrie Ennis Gannon University
Alex Lackos Carnegie Mellon University
Amy Richards Carnegie Mellon University
Amy Smith Duquesne University
Caitlin Colkitt University of Pittsburgh
Kelly Blake St. Francis University
Scott Henzler Carlow University
LaJuana Fuller TBD
MonaLisa Leung-Beckford ** as student rep – available for all universities