The ARCS Foundation Council of Presidents brings chapter leaders from around the country together to share their best ideas and aid the national organization in its work. Made up of the president or one co-president from every chapter, the council’s purpose is to enhance chapter leadership by identifying common approaches... Read more
Clean drinking water is a need for humans living in literally every nook and cranny of our planet, meaning that the work currently being done by Dr. John Sivey and others is a key to sustaining life on Earth. A Fisher Endowed Professor of Chemistry at Towson University in Maryland,... Read more
A Ph.D. student in Washington State University’s Department of Crop Science, ARCS scholar Tara Burke was recently awarded first place at the Western Society of Weed Science’s annual meeting. Her award-winning poster was on the effectiveness of several herbicides for weed control in sweet corn, and was based on a... Read more
The Metropolitan Washington Chapter of ARCS Foundation, Inc. (ARCS/MWC) will be hosting its 48th annual Scholar Awards Reception sponsored by The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) on the evening of Thursday, October 12, 2017. We are most grateful for the generous support from AIAA as sponsor. Given AIAA’s strategic commitment... Read more
As manager of the Hawai‘i State Department of Land and Natural Resources‘ insect breeding program, entomologist and 2005-06 ARCS Scholar Will Haines is working to preserve the Orangeblack Hawaiian Damselfly and other insect species on the Endangered Species list.
“Many of Hawai‘i’s 6,000-plus unique arthropods are rare or endangered, so... Read more
Prepping for future growth via increased infrastructure & membership support
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 12, 2017 – Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. (ARCS® Foundation) has retained nationally-renowned Ewald Consulting as its new association management partner, starting on June 15, 2017.
Long-time ARCS member outlines strategic goals for the coming year and beyond
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 12, 2017 --Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. (ARCS® Foundation) is pleased to announce that Andrea “Andi” Purple of Hilton Head Island, S.C., has assumed the Presidency of the organization’s National Board... Read more
Andi graduated from American University, Washington, D.C., with a BSBA, majoring in Personnel Administration. She worked in administrative/management human resources positions with The Bendix Corporation. Her most recent work experience was as Vice President, Human Resources for the Aerospace Sector of Bendix (which later merged into Allied-Signal, Inc.) where she... Read more
In honor of the Atlanta Chapter's Silver Anniversary, the chapter funded an additional scholar at each of our partner institutions. For the concluding event of this very special year, these four scholars were the speakers at our Annual Meeting in May held at the Piedmont Driving Club.