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

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

Law students bring legal literacy to local schools

Roosevelt High School, South East, Dorsey High School, and New Designs Charter School among them.

South L.A. named a Promise Zone; goal is improving residents’ lives

USC is one of many partners working to increase opportunities and reduce poverty in the area