Working with our neighbors to build a strong community

Advisory Board & Groups

Advisory Board

The Civic Engagement Advisory Board represents a diverse cross-section of individuals from the business, civic, philanthropic and nonprofit sectors that share our passion for community engagement. Members are ambassadors and good stewards of marketing and philanthropic support directed to the university’s community engagement efforts in areas such as pathways to higher education for disadvantaged youth, business and workforce development, health promotion and neighborhood safety.

Advisory Groups

Government and Community Relations Academic Advisory Group

The Government and Community Relations Academic Advisory Group consists of the deans of the USC Gould School of Law; USC Marshall School of Business; USC Viterbi School of Engineering; School of Policy, Planning, and Development; USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work; USC Rossier School of Education; USC Annenberg School for Communication; and School of Pharmacy; together with the vice provost for enrollment policy and management; the executive director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture; and the dean of religious life. Its goal is to help facilitate the connection between USC’s community outreach programs and the university’s research mission.

USC Community Advisory Council

The USC Community Advisory Council is composed of leaders from business and other local enterprises. The council meets twice a year and provides advice to USC’s president and the Office of Government and Community Engagement regarding community outreach priorities as well as assistance with program implementation.

USC Community Relations Council

The USC Community Relations Council brings together faculty and staff who direct community-outreach efforts, with the goal of promoting cooperation, developing systems for tracking the benefits of the university’s investment in its communities, and sharing resources for program delivery as well as best practices.