President Joan Foley proudly accepted the “Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation” award for ARCS Foundation Oregon Chapter at “Philanthropy Day,” hosted by The Association of Fundraising Professionals. AFP presented awards in seven different categories to spotlight volunteers, corporations, nonprofits and individuals providing philanthropic leadership in Oregon and SW Washington. Similar events were held... Read more
The 62 scholars of the ARCS Oregon Chapter shared the spotlight on November 2nd at the “Recognizing Genius” Scholar Awards Luncheon. The 465 attendees were wowed by the PhD scholars, and also by endowment announcements and hopeful research for a possible HIV vaccine.
ARCS Foundation Oregon will be honored on Philanthropy Day in November with the prestigious “Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation” award. The 29th annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be presented by the Oregon & Southwest Washington chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
The date is set for the ARCS Foundation Oreegon's Scholar Awards Luncheon at the Portland Art Museum. Don’t miss the Chapter’s signature event and the opportunity to celebrate our ARCS scholars and hear about the groundbreaking new development by OHSU scientists.
Thanks to the generous award from The Roche Foundation and matching funding from the Oregon Chapter, three scholars pursuing their PhDs in the life sciences will receive $18,000 in unrestricted grants over three years. Chapter President Aletha Anderson expressed her enthusiasm, commenting, “We are thrilled to leverage our ability to... Read more
ARCS Foundation Oregon will expand its support of PhD science scholars in Oregon now that two departments at the University of Oregon have been approved by the national ARCS board. UO is the third major research institution in the state to be... Read more
Sunil Joshi, ARCS Scholar at OHSU, Receives Soros Fellowship
Sunil Joshi is the first at OHSU to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Award. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate education in the United States. Sunil's research interest covers intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia. He works with Brian J. Druker, MD, a world-recognized expert in cancer.