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USC leaders joined the men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department and civic officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new city of Los Angeles Fire Station No. 15 near USC Village.
A grassroots public education model that fielded a cadre of health mentors from two California counties significantly boosted Latino residents’ knowledge of everything from cholesterol and diabetes to the importance of nutrition and exercise.
On any given day, at any given hour, civic engagement is front and center on and around campus — it’s part of the Trojan spirit.
USC is one of the most successful at graduating Latino students, according to an analysis by the Education Trust.
USC Residential College students in Marks Tower enjoyed welcomed LA City Council President Herb Wesson Jr. to share a conversation in the packed lounge.
The White House picks the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation as its partner to start and carry out an economic development strategy in a portion of Los Angeles.
USC School of Social Work alumni Olivia Rubio and Filiberto Gonzalez have been appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to two city commissions.
Alhambra Source launched a groundbreaking social media partnership with the Alhambra Police Department this month.
More than 170 student-athletes visited the 32nd Street School for the third annual Community Bowl, a day of mentorship and campus beautification.
USC’s student-athletes recently turned their competitive focus to typhoon relief efforts, packing 40,000 meals to be sent to victims in the Philippines.
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet was performed on Nov. 1 by seniors from Foshay Learning Center near USC in front of a packed house at Taper Hall.
Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC community service programs received $10,000 in free oral care products resulting from a pledge campaign from Colgate-Palmolive and the Hispanic Dental Association.
USC’s Norman Topping Student Aid Fund scholars volunteered, as they do each year, to give back to the local community in the spirit of a Safe Halloween.
The Foshay Symphonic Band is tuning up and at its helm is Eduardo Mollinedo-Piñon, a comparative literature major in his junior year at USC Dornsife.
The Garden Gateway Nutrition Project teaches residents how to create their own edible gardens.
The Guggenheim Museum in New York has opened an exhibition on the Participatory City, including a video about “collaborative urban mapping” in South Los Angeles.
The Popular Community Bank Foundation has donated $100,000 to develop and implement the USC Popular Community Bank Small Business Leadership Forum.
Troy Camp, USC’s oldest student-run philanthropy, is extending its reach to high school students this fall through a new mentorship program called TC Leads.
USC Dornsife senior Jansmine Torres is helping to launch the Trojan Guardians Scholarship program to assist students currently or formerly in child care.
USC’s annual employee-giving initiative has set its sights on a goal of $1.7 million for 2013.
Employees celebrate the successes of the Good Neighbors Campaign in supporting community-building activities around USC’s campuses.
In today’s highly technical economy, Americans believe that a college education is fundamental to fulfilling the American Dream. The Pullias Center runs two outreach programs designed to improve college access and success for underrepresented youth.
Officials from the city, county and state met for the ceremonial signing of USC’s new lease agreement with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
USC has long been a special place for Eduardo Avila.
Graduation from the Neighborhood Academic Initiative represents a seven-year journey of perseverance.
The USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative will expand beyond South Los Angeles to include more than 100 sixth-graders near the university’s Health Sciences Campus in East Los Angeles.
USC invited neighborhood residents to comment on the big changes coming to the Health Sciences Campus neighborhood as part of the USC HSC Master Plan.
The 2012-13 USC Good Neighbors Campaign raised enough funds to provide grants to 50 community organizations.
It was less than a year ago when first-grader Sebastian Vega-Chacon was having behavioral issues that nearly led to his suspension at school.
Trojan Kids Camp is a sports and educational program for economically disadvantaged children who attend schools near the University Park Campus.
To mark Men’s Health Month, the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the USC School of Social Work hosted Men’s Health Awareness Day.
Dozens of South Los Angeles residents, community leaders, journalists, and USC Annenberg students, faculty and staff congregated on June 27 to celebrate the launch of the second cohort of Reporter Corps.
Fractures. Excessive bleeding. Amputations. Shock. A squeamish person would blanch at the prospect of dealing with such daunting topics.
A bus filled with enthusiastic USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative students arrived at the headquarters of the Spanish-language television network Univision for a day of discovery.
Where most people see a blank wall, Claire Baugher sees an opportunity for beauty.