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USC TRiO students celebrate virtual graduation

The event honored the achievements of 104 Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science graduates, seven of whom will be attending USC. On June 9, the USC TRiO program celebrated the accomplishments of this year’s graduating students in a vibrant virtual ceremony.... Read more

Community input helps shape advisory board recommendations to enhance public safety at USC

The report from the Department of Public Safety Community Advisory Board recommends steps aimed at strengthening trust between the university, DPS and the broader community and making security more equitable. by Gustavo Solis The committee tasked with reevaluating the Department… Read more

In-person learning returns as USC’s School for Early Childhood Education launches summer program

Kids and teachers reunite with smaller classes that will allow faculty and staff to focus on safety protocols in advance of a full fall return. A wide range of emotions were on display as in-person learning returned this week to… Read more

USC dentistry and social work provide mobile dental clinic for homeless and at-risk veterans

by Jacqueline Mazarella During the week of April 15 – 21, 2021, five mobile dental clinics, containing 15 dental operatories, took over the parking lot of the Leo Baeck Temple near the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center (WLA… Read more

A seven-year journey ends for the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative’s most accomplished class

Tracy Nguyen, who is headed to Johns Hopkins University, is one of the 83 graduating high school seniors who will be attending college this fall — a perfect 100% of the class. At a virtual gala on Saturday, the USC… Read more