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
It will soon be easier to learn about the work of ARCS® Foundation, ARCS Scholars and ARCS Scholar alums. The new website for the National organization and all 17 Chapters will feature a complete array of descriptions, photos and documents for those seeking information about this 53-year-old organization that exists... Read more
Igniting a passion for science and engineering in middle and high school students, the USA Science & Engineering Festival celebrated science in the nation’s capital, Virginia and Maryland in October 2010. Among the participants was Mary L. Snitch, National president of ARCS® Foundation and employee of Lockheed Martin Corporation.