The Atlanta Chapter of ARCS Foundation honored 53 outstanding young scientists with scholar awards totaling $385,000 at its annual Scholar Awards Luncheon Thursday, November 16th at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. ARCS Foundation Atlanta provides scholar awards to outstanding students at Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse College, and University of Georgia.
On October 25, 2017, donors of Emory’s ARCS Scholars were welcomed to the Emory University campus by faculty and ARCS Scholars from The James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies. Jessica Petree, Ph.D Candidate in the Chemistry department, Dr. Todd Polly, Director of Chemistry, and Katie Busch, Assistant Dean of... Read more
The fall ARCS education program on October 19th wasn't just any trip to the zoo. Our group was treated to a behind the scenes tour that included special non-public areas. We had a guided tour of the kitchen where food is prepared for the animals. One of the best experiences... Read more
ARCS Atlanta members gathered at the home of Leslie and Skip Petter to celebrate our new members and kick off the 2017 - 2018 year. As always, Leslie and Skip were gracious hosts and everyone enjoyed catching up after the summer in their beautiful home and garden. A buffet dinner,... 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.
What a Celebration! 129 ARCS Atlanta members and guests were treated to a fabulous 25th Anniversary Jubilee Event on April 23 at the Piedmont Driving Club. After enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres and drinks at the bar, guests were wowed, upon entering the ballroom, by the fantastic floral décor so creatively... Read more
On Thursday, February 23rd, Morehouse College welcomed over 60 ARCS members and guests to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of ARCS Atlanta. The event was held in the Walter E. Massey Leadership Center on the Morehouse Campus. Dr. Juana Mendenhall, Assistant Professor in the Morehouse Department of Chemistry, provided a scientific... Read more
The 2017 General Membership Meeting and Luncheon was held on January 18th at the Capital City Club downtown. One of the event highlights was the announcement of this year's ARCS Light. Each year, the past ARCS Lights select a deserving member from nominations by the membership to receive the award. ... Read more