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USC interim President Wanda M. Austin honored at L.A. City Hall event

The university leader is presented the Hall of Fame Award at the city’s African American Heritage Month Celebration

Eric Garcetti and Wanda M. Austin
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti greets USC interim President Wanda M. Austin at Los Angeles City Hall. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

USC interim President Wanda M. Austin accepted the city of Los Angeles’ Hall of Fame Award in education at Wednesday’s African American Heritage Month Celebration. Austin is the first African-American and the first woman to lead the university.

The event at Los Angeles City Hall also saw Hall of Fame awards presented to Superior Court Judge Kevin Brazile in law and AT&T’s Ken McNeely in Business; Grammy winner BeBe Winans received the Living Legend Award.

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