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USC and LAPD deliver care packages to local communities

USC’s public safety officers have teamed up with local police to distribute supplies to families in university-adjacent neighborhoods. The USC Department of Public Safety and USC University Relations are joining with the Los Angeles Police Department to distribute much-needed food, supplies... Read more

Long-aspiring USC student proves that dreams can come true

Emily Suarez decided in fourth grade that she wanted to attend USC. After seven years of hard work and sacrifice in the Neighborhood Academic Initiative program, her plan is becoming a reality. Though Emily Suarez has always had a plan,… Read more

Pandemic provides soon-to-be Trojan with career path possibilities

Nelson Henriquez Jr., who will graduate from the USC Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative this month, has medicine on his mind. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed public health to the forefront. For Nelson Henriquez Jr., it also has… Read more

USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative’s 2020 grads celebrate on Zoom

Even a global pandemic could not stop the USC Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative’s class of 2020 from gathering online to rejoice in their successes. On April 29 and May 1, the graduating high school seniors of the… Read more

USC and LAPD deliver care packages to local communities

USC’s public safety officers have teamed up with local police to distribute supplies to families in university-adjacent neighborhoods. The USC Department of Public Safety and USC University Relations are joining with the Los Angeles Police Department to distribute much-needed food, supplies… Read more