ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation
Oregon's ARCS Scholars Imagine Solutions to Big World Problems ARCS Foundation's unrestricted funding helps our scholars at Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University, and the University of Oregon to pave the way for new discoveries that will lead to scientific progress, global STEM competitiveness, and advances in national security.
Our Impact The Oregon Chapter was founded in 2004, and to date has supported 397 young scientists studying to complete PhD degrees in science, engineering, medical research with awards totalling more than $6 million.
Caron Ogg will take the stage on November 13th to accept the honor of “AFP Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals each November salutes the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community.
ARCS Oregon member Elise McClure joined Oregon State’s University’s Board of Trustees in July 2023, approved by the state legislature with five other new trustees. McClure earned her undergraduate degree in business at OSU and was inducted into OSU’s College of Business Hall of Fame in 2019.
Jayathi Y. Murthy, a national leader in higher education engineering teaching, research and service, began her service as Oregon State University’s 16th president on Sept. 9, 2022. She is the first female to lead the university, and the ARCS Chapter’s first university President as a member.