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Community Benefits from Collaboration

When the USC Kid Watch program was launched more than two decades ago, the area surrounding the six Family of Schools was a far cry from today’s bustling corridor (prior to the Galen Center, the USC Village, the Expo line,... Read more

USC Helenes Bring Pumpkin Carving to 32nd Street School

The USC Helenes, a student service organization, held their 12th annual Pumpkin Carving at 32ndStreet School on Friday, October 26. Throughout the day, about 100 USC student volunteers worked with with 450 K-5th graders from the USC magnet school to create... Read more

USC interim president offers encouraging words at Neighborhood Academic Initiative visit

Wanda M. Austin praises parents for their support and recalls the importance of academics in her own life Interim President Wanda M. Austin spoke to parents taking part in the Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative Program’s Saturday Academy… Read more

Student-Athletes serve the under-served at the #fightongiveback Dinner

Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, but the season of giving has just begun. Trojan Outreach, in collaboration with the local nonprofit, Union Rescue Mission, hosted more than 200 guests at the Galen Center for a hot dinner and an… Read more

USC small business program is a key ingredient for Boyle Heights restaurant

Co-owner’s experience in Bridges to Business program helps her spread the word on Mesoamerican fare at Milpa Grille by Ron Mackovich n the middle of Boyle Heights, Milpa Grille is surrounded by traditional Mexican restaurants. While it fits in nicely… Read more

Community Benefits from Collaboration

When the USC Kid Watch program was launched more than two decades ago, the area surrounding the six Family of Schools was a far cry from today’s bustling corridor (prior to the Galen Center, the USC Village, the Expo line,… Read more