Communities

Working with our neighbors to build a strong community

USC President C. L. Max Nikias, left, greets Earl Paysinger after an LAPD Cadet Leadership Program event at the university in November 2014. (USC Photo/ Gus Ruelas)

Earl C. Paysinger to lead USC Civic Engagement

Earl C. Paysinger has been named vice president of civic engagement for USC University Relations, effective Friday. Paysinger comes to USC with 40 years of experience at the Los Angeles Police Department where he served with distinction, most recently as... Read more

Viterbi Robotics

Future engineers describe various types of robots

The Robotics and Coding Academy is a year-long after-school program at three elementary schools in South Los Angeles The Robotics and Coding Academy is a year-long after-school program at three elementary schools in South Los Angeles sponsored by the USC... Read more

Freshman Sydney Turner has been preparing for USC since the sixth grade

She’s a graduate of the university’s Neighborhood Academic Initiative.

USC program helps develop literacy for deaf and hard-of-hearing children from bilingual homes

Innovative summer program of community outreach improves reading and writing skills with interventions for students, parents and teachers

Good Neighbors Campaign funds 42 university-community partnerships

From dental certificate programs to a farmers market, USC employees fund community-based programs

First-ever class of USC Hybrid High seniors graduates

The group has an amazing 100 percent graduation rate — and a 100 percent college acceptance rate, too