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
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
Sue McGrath, Co-President for the Oregon ARCS Chapter, was awarded the Lifetime Trustee Award by the Oregon State University Foundation. Sue is President of Vision Capital Management, a firm she co-founded with her daughter, Marina Johnson. Using her finance passion, Sue served as an OSU Foundation Trustee from 1997 to... Read more
Jocelyn Todd, an ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter Scholar from 2015-16, is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to her work analyzing mechanics of cartilage in the hip to shed light on risk factors of osteoarthritis progression, she is an elite runner and has... Read more