Please joins us for the 2019 Scholar Awards Reception at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. The evening begins with a scholar poster presentations, appetizers and cocktails at 6:30 pm. Scholar awards, university speakers, and our keynote speaker, Dr. Steve Monfort, the John and Adrienne Mars Director of... Read more
NASA Astronaut and ARCS Scholar Alumna Completes First All-Female Spacewalk
LaGrange GA – October 21, 2019—ARCS Scholar Alumna Jessica Meir spent her workday on Friday, October 18, floating in space. Tasked with repairing a major power source on the International Space Station (ISS), Meir was accompanied by fellow American astronaut... Read more
Women in STEM honored for their dedication and contributions to national foundation
LAGRANGE, GA. October 8, 2019 - ARCS® Foundation recently honored 14 of its members for their work on behalf of the organization’s mission to promote science, engineering, and medical research at an awards ceremony during their 2019 All... Read more
Members from each of the other 14 chapters arrived in Portland in September, as the Oregon Chapter of ARCS Foundation hosted the All Members Conference (AMC) at The Nines Hotel. Sherry Lundeen, the national ARCS president, led the All Members Conference.
Speakers from ARCS Oregon partner universities wowed the conference attendees from... Read more
A fresh sense of energy is flowing through ARCS San Diego Chapter. The Chapter recently celebrated a major milestone: distributing more than $10 million in local scholar awards over its 35-year history, while maintaining an endowment of more than $2.5 million. How did they do this? The answer lies... Read more
In a new proactive leadership initiative that other chapters can adopt or adapt, ARCS Metro Washington Chapter (MWC) has been participating in “Women in STEM” events held by its partner universities. The initiative is a “win–win” for the chapter and the university students, increasing awareness and visibility of ARCS in... Read more
When ARCS Foundation announced the 2019 Every Chapter Challenge, Minnesota Chapter President Barb Goergon saw an opportunity. This initiative of National would enable Chapters to increase donor networks and potentially receive the winning cash prize of $2,500 for its scholar fund. For ARCS Minnesota Chapter, this meant a chance to... Read more
Although one of ARCS newest Chapters, ARCS Minnesota has established itself as a leader in carrying out ARCS Foundation’s mission. By creating a strong sense of community, the chapter inspires former scholars to give back to the Foundation that supported them by becoming Chapter members.
"ARCS Foundation has been a wonderful part of my life after retirement" states Kathey Plenge, the Phoenix ARCS Light of 2019. A native of Tennessee, Kathey graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1964 and did her Neurology Residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona... Read more