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Colleges enlist anti-dropout agents: Mom and Dad

Many parents did not attend college and want to learn how to help. by Larry Gordon (EdSource) It wasn’t a weekend music concert or sports event that brought Vilma and David Martinez to the Cal State Los Angeles campus on a... Read more

Newly unveiled mural will exemplify black excellence at USC

The mural, which will be the first to adorn the walls of the USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, features such luminaries as former President Wanda Austin and director John Singleton. A new mural design unveiled Thursday at… Read more

King brunch honors civil rights leader’s legacy as well as USC-LAPD partnership

Leaders from USC and the Los Angeles Police Department came together at their annual brunch to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. SC and the Los Angeles Police Department honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday at the 11th… Read more

Neighborhood Academic Initiative students prepare for the next phase of their journey: college

Parents and graduating students from South and East L.A. shared breakfast and reminisced about their seven-year path through USC’s premier college prep program. The USC Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative’s senior scholars have embarked on their final semester… Read more

Colleges enlist anti-dropout agents: Mom and Dad

Many parents did not attend college and want to learn how to help. by Larry Gordon (EdSource) It wasn’t a weekend music concert or sports event that brought Vilma and David Martinez to the Cal State Los Angeles campus on a… Read more