ATLANTA, Georgia (July 1, 2022) – ARCS FOUNDATION, the nationally-recognized non-profit organization committed to the advancement of science and technology, is honored to announce that Sara Jean Burke has been named president of ARCS Atlanta Chapter. ARCS Foundation provides unrestricted financial awards to academically outstanding U.S. citizens studying to complete... Read more
2020-22 Herz Global Impact Scholar at Georgia Institute of Technology
“The Herz Global Impact Award has greatly improved my quality of life and granted me many opportunities to further continue my education. I have been able to fund conference and travel expenses comfortably.” -Ziad Rashed
2019-22 Herz Global Impact Scholar at the University of Georgia
“The impact the Global Impact Award has had on my research is immense. I can now spend more time in the lab, without worrying about my finances. I am more productive in the lab than ever. I have also found... Read more
Pittsburgh is rolling verdant hills snugging in some 90 neighborhoods, the confluence of two rivers forming the mighty Ohio, a true cultural center and welcoming population. A very remarkable transformation from a grimy city of steel production and manufacturing to one of “meds & eds” and innovation & technology.
These past two years have taught me many things. First among them is how special ARCS is as an organization. ARCS is a gift. Actually, it is many gifts, and these are gifts that we receive ourselves - the gift of... Read more
It was exciting to plan an in-person event this year for the ARCS Annual Membership meeting and luncheon. The meeting was held on May 4, 2022, in conjunction with the Board Meeting at the beautiful Piedmont Driving Club (PDC) in the Alexandria Room. A special thank you to ARCS member,... Read more
Memories of the last two years will remain with all of us for a long time to come. We can give Leslie Petter a standing ovation for her outstanding leadership during this time. She not only kept the ship afloat, but she also skyrocketed our chapter forward on so many... Read more
ARCS Atlanta Members, your 2022 Scholar Awards Celebration team is laser-focused. We are navigating the path to a newly re-imagined event that is live and in-person, while also building upon the best of the last two years virtually.
Our new SAC is a networking social and reception featuring this year’s... Read more
On March 29th, about 20 ARCS members went to the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM) for an extremely interesting and informative site visit. Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe, the founder and executive director, gave us an overview of CHaRM’s founding, history and its impact on the community and the environment.... Read more
It is hard to believe that over 30 years ago a small group of Atlanta women gathered for lunch around my dining room table to hear about the national ARCS Foundation, and more importantly, its mission. They represented a variety of Atlanta organizations – Arts, Medicine, Technology, Education, some women... Read more