"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 2015-2016 is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to her work analyzing mechanics of cartilage in the hip in order to shed light on risk factors of osteoarthritis progression she is an elite runner and... Read more
ARCS Oregon scholar Mollie Marr received the inaugural "Women In Academic Medicine Health Professional In-training Award" on January 29 at OHSU. Congratulations to Mollie!
The Health Professional In-training Award recognizes a student, resident, fellow, or postdoc who has made significant contributions in research, clinical care, education, service, or policy while... Read more
It can be difficult in the competitive, fast paced 24-hour news cycle to find ways to grab the attention of people in order to get the word out about ARCS Foundation. ARCS Northern California Chapter (NCC) has recently gained traction in the Bay Area this past year using a number of... Read more
Many ARCS members spend time serving their chapters, providing support to scholars, or volunteering at a national level — but very few go to the lengths that longtime devoted member Sandra Matteucci has in serving the mission of ARCS Foundation. Since she first became involved with ARCS Foundation in 1991,... Read more
When she was an first-year student at the College of William and Mary, Ellen Stofan got her first dream job, as an intern in the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies at the Smithsonian’s popular National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. A few decades later,... Read more
Portland, OR – An ARCS member honored ARCS Foundation Oregon with a $1.5 million bequest to support its signature scholar awards program in perpetuity. This is the largest gift to date for the Oregon Chapter and significantly increases the Chapter’s ability to sustain its mission at a new level.
Our past president Penny Papadopoulos just added another feather to her cap by being selected as the 2018 Phoenix Chapter ARCS Light. Two of Penny’s other ‘feathers’ include a BS degree from Texas Woman’s University and a MSN from the University of Michigan. But Penny will likely tell you her... Read more