Oregon Chapter Recognized For Strong Philanthropic Leadership
AFP Recognizes Oregon Chapter as Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation
President Joan Foley proudly accepted the “Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation” award for ARCS Oregon 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. Read more.
Oregon Chapter Inducted into the Milton Harris Society at Oregon State University
The Milton Harris Society is Oregon State University Foundation’s premier gift recognition level, honoring those who are considered the most visionary supporters. President Jean Josephson had the honor of representing ARCS Foundation Oregon at the Oregon State University President’s Dinner for our chapter’s $1 million pledge. Read more.
OHSU Says "Thanks A Million!"
On November 17, 2011 OHSU hosted a special luncheon for ARCS Foundation Oregon members to celebrate the $1 million awarded to OHSU scholars in just seven years. OHSU President Dr. Joe Robertson expressed his appreciation on behalf of the university. Dr. Mark Richardson, dean of the School of Medicine, noted the importance of ARCS awards not only for recruiting top scholars, but also for the research support scholars provide to faculty members. President Caron Ogg praised the partnership between ARCS Oregon and OHSU.
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.