Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
The ARC program is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to provide a two-week residential,
hands-on learning institute
for high school students and teachers focusing on math, science, and technology. The summer programs are being administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and are held in mid July each year. Students and teachers from throughout Appalachia come together to participate in a hands-on learning program that focused on the application of math and science principles.