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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

USC honored as a leading institution in LA

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. (LAEDC) honored USC with a 2013 Eddy Award for the university’s contributions as a leading research organization, its role as the largest private employer in Los Angeles, and its approval for the USC Village.

USC JEP Anniversary

‘JEP Sparked a Flame in Me’

By Pamela J. Johnson As a 9-year-old girl growing up in California’s San Fernando Valley, América Ferrera remembers lying in bed, dreaming of fame and diamonds. “That’s a 9-year-old’s fantasy of celebrity,” Ferrera said in a keynote address to more... Read more

STAR Program

Science comes alive

Learn how neighborhood high school students join USC research labs. Every single student in the near quarter-century of the STAR program has gone on to a university or college.


Innovative Entrepreneur Gets a Boost

By Robin Heffler Both the substance and the scale of Carmen Rad’s business have changed dramatically over the last two decades, and USC has played a key role in that growth. What began in 1993 as a two-person, custom-embroidery clothing... Read more

Job truck in Lincoln Heights

The USC Health Sciences Campus Office of Community Partnerships launched a USC jobs awareness on a mobile computer technology van provided by Southeast Community Development Corporation.

USC Village Construction Job Fair

More than 500 construction job seekers attended the USC Village job fair on Saturday, June 7 to gain information on job readiness and information on the construction union-track process.

LAPD & LAFD 5th annual Safe Summer Tip-off

On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the LAPD and the LAFD will host the 5th annual Safe Summer Tip-off Youth Safety Festival and Basketball Game at USC Galen Center. Free event.

Her heart is in Highland Park

“My hometown is always at the forefront of my mind.” USC Dornsife junior grabs the opportunity to make a difference in her community.