By providing financial awards to outstanding US citizens
ARCS Inspires STEM opportunities in Georgia
At Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse, and University of Georgia
On November 21, 2019, the Atlanta Chapter celebrated with our 57 outstanding young scientists. They received ARCS Scholar Awards totaling over $461,000 at our 27th annual Scholar Awards Luncheon.
Emory University Scholar Elizabeth Sajewsky
Elizabeth Sajewsky, from Environmental Health Sciences at Emory University, focuses on the transmission dynamics of enteric pathogens and how vaccinations and food-safety strategies can limit the spread of disease.
As with most hard times, when we look at them in the rearview mirror, we realize that they were full of lessons. In 2020, we learned things we never realized we needed to know, and now they seem indispensable. Technology and science saved the... Read more
Deborah Kilpatrick, PhD, a member of the inaugural class of Atlanta ARCS Scholars (1992-1993), continues to use her skills, interests, and talents to address the pressing needs of our times. Dr. Kilpatrick was last highlighted in the December 2014 Scholar Spotlight when she became CEO of Evidation Health. She is... Read more
Congratulations to our 2021 Atlanta ARCS Light, Frances Swensson! Frances has been a member of ARCS since 2007 and, among many other responsibilities, has served as Chair and Chair-Elect of the Scholar Awards Luncheon, Internal Communications Chair, VP Administration, and VP Membership. In addition, she has served on, or is... Read more