The annual ARCS Atlanta Fall Party was held on October 17th at the lovely home of Leslie and Skip Petter. We enjoyed a cool, crisp evening in the Petter’s gorgeous garden and around the pool. We all donned jackets and sweaters for this outdoor event so that we could finally... Read more
The vision of ARCS Atlanta is “Funding STEM scholars who will change the world.” It is awesome in its power and brevity. The power of our vision comes from the confidence that our scholars will change the world. How is it that we have this unwavering confidence? We have it... Read more
ARCS Atlanta will host our annual Scholar Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 18, 2021. This will be our second virtual version of this exciting event. Building upon our success last year, we will host a fast-paced 30-minute recognition of our scholars, university partners, donors, and corporate sponsors.
Physical Scientist at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information
Alisa Young, the 2009-10 UPS ARCS Scholar, completed her PhD in Philosophy, Earth, and Atmospheric Science at Georgia Tech in 2011. During her PhD work and immediately after completion, Alisa worked as an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Science and Studies... Read more
Dual DVM/PhD Candidate Pursuing Regenerative Orthopedic Research
Kate Birdwhistell, the 2017-19 UPS ARCS Scholar, is a PhD candidate in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia. Kate is currently in a dual DVM/PhD program in UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Graduate Student and Graduate Assistant in... Read more
The virtual Scholar Awards Celebration on November 18th is our annual major event. Please join as it is a great way to learn more about ARCS Atlanta, regardless of how long you have been a member. Raising funds to support ARCS Scholars is why we are here. ARCS Foundation Atlanta... Read more
The industrial face of Pittsburgh has TOTALLY changed over the past half-century, and YOU, members of the ARCS Atlanta Chapter, have been offered the opportunity to explore what no place in the nation can match.
Growing up in Pittsburgh during the 1950s, presented what was described in... Read more
Many ARCS members celebrated being together in person after months of zoom calls when the Old Board/New Board members convened at Leslie and Skip Petter’s home for a garden party on June 27th. Although we enjoyed the Space Age Soiree, the Scholars Awards Celebration, and the chapter meetings featuring Kantwon... Read more