ARCS Foundation National has redesigned our National newsletter, ACHIEVEMENTS, to make for easier reading on your mobile devices. The Fall 2013 ACHIEVEMENTS newsletter is full of news that you should enjoy!
Scholars - From a new NASA astronaut to ocean eavesdropping, our scholars will impress you with their achievements.
Maureen Ryan, ARCS Scholar Alum, who is connected to three ARCS Foundation Chapters has recently been featured on NPR. Maureen is from Pittsburgh where her mother, Catharine, is a Pittsburgh Chapter member. Her parents have supported a scholar award in ecology at Penn State in Maureen’s name. Maureen received her scholar award... Read more
ARCS® Foundation, Inc. National Board Meeting will be held February 6-9, 2013 at The Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa, 301 S. Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. Board Members and Guests are invited to register online. To register for the meeting: Click here
On August 1st, Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Lockheed Martin Corporation Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education. Dr. Johnson is a prestigious spokesman for STEM education, K-12 through advanced university degrees. On behalf of Lockheed Martin,... Read more
The 2012 National Annual Meeting was held in Denver, CO May 30th – June 2nd. The event drew representatives from all 17 ARCS Foundation Chapters, spouses, guests, members being honored with the prestigious ARCS Light award, and leaders in the science, medical research and engineering communities. The celebration was opened... Read more
Angela Diaz was honored at a dinner in Washington, DC before nearly 500 of her peers and many colleagues in the aerospace community when Women in Aerospace presented Angela with the Outstanding Member Award for 2011. Angela became a member of ARCS Foundation National Board as an at-Large Member in 2009... Read more
The story of ARCS® Foundation begins at a moment when America was startled by a rocket. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet launching of a small satellite into orbit around Earth fascinated and alarmed America.
At the height of the Cold War, the USSR’s action created a mild panic in America.... Read more
The immediate goal of ARCS® Foundation was announced on the Caltech campus on September 18, 1958: “…raise money for scholarships and fellowships [now known as scholar awards] at Caltech…for the support of both undergraduate and graduate students.”
At the first community event to discuss aims and procedures, Caltech President DuBridge spoke... Read more