Incoming ARCS National President Caron Ogg learned her work ethic and attention to detail from her father, a physician who worked every day of the year except for Christmas. Her mother’s work schedule was the same. Her parents and all her grandparents earned college degrees, unusual in those decades. One grandmother... Read more
LaGrange, Georgia (June 9, 2021) — ARCS® Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 14 volunteers to receive the ARCS Light Award for their work in promoting science, engineering, and medical research.
The ARCS Light Award is the highest honor for volunteer work within the foundation and represents chapters’... Read more
Studies show that Americans’ trust in science and scientists surged in 2020—a likely consequence of the pivotal role that both played in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. However, if the last twelve months of confusion and conflicting information have taught us anything, it is that the intersection between science and
As my two-year term as President of ARCS Foundation draws to a close, I want to take a moment to share some of my observations from these years and to thank you for the many ways that each of you has contributed to advancing science... Read more
The award is the highest honor for volunteer work given annually to a member from each ARCS Foundation Chapter
Exceptional volunteer service and inspirational leadership skills are just a few of the valuable qualities ARCS Light Award recipients share, along with their determination and commitment to support STEM Scholars and... Read more
Dr. Rhonda Franklin became an electrical engineer by accident—or as she says, “through the process of elimination.” When she was a senior in high school, her physics teacher encouraged her to attend a National Science Foundation summer camp, now called PROMES. The forum immediately sparked her interest in STEM... Read more