Andrea Bennett is communications manager for Student Affairs. She earned her Master of Communication Management from USC Annenberg in 2013.
Stories by Andrea Bennett:
New role in USC Student Health bridges medical and mental care
Jennifer Hsia, USC’s new behavioral health consultant, wants to emphasize how both mind and body issues can impact a student’s health.
New office at USC devoted to safeguarding children on and off campus
USC has established an office for Youth Protection and Programming, which will ensure that every group working with children understands how to best protect them.
Violence prevention specialist aims to cultivate community of respect at USC
USC Student Health’s new violence prevention specialist wants everyone at the university, even incoming freshmen, to understand the value of a safe campus for all.
A new face at USC Student Health brings expertise in patient access, experience
Thu Nguyen-Knowles is the new head of clinical operations for both the Engemann and Eric Cohen student health centers.
Students get round-the-clock access to health products
The “wellness-to-go” machine is stocked with everything from ibuprofen and thermometers to pregnancy tests and emergency contraception.
Newest primary care doctor brings specialty in adolescent medicine
Alumna Heather Needham will work at USC Student Health and teach at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
New USC Student Health doctor helps shape young adults’ well-being
Erin Jones wants to be a vigilant sounding board for students in need of counseling.
USC Student Health services for women grow as alumna joins staff
Education and health care go together for OB-GYN Deirdre Logan, who returns to her alma mater after 14 years at a community clinic.
New counseling chief increases student access to mental health care
USC Student Health will add 10 more mental health providers, boosting its capacity to provide counseling directly to students in need.
Newly arrived OB-GYN wants to educate and empower USC students
Anne Michels sees her new post as an opportunity to make a positive difference for young women at USC.
Then and now: How have four years changed the lives of four graduates?
As commencement calls, a quartet of Trojans reflect on time at USC and look ahead to careers in PR, linguistics, narrative studies and health.
Marine learns firsthand how veteran-friendly USC is — and makes it even more so
Jeremy Fricke has worked to enhance benefits for student veterans, expand veterans’ networking and more.
Student-organized USC Own It aims to empower and unite women
The all-day summit attracts entertainers, executives and Olympians who inspire, advise and connect with USC undergrads.
Annual summit builds community for first-generation students
Students and educators from across the state gather to focus on students who are the “epitome of the American dream.”
Asian-American students connect with peers at USC cultural center
Marking its 35th anniversary, Asian Pacific American Student Services supports students who may struggle with their identities.
USC volunteers help rebuild Hurricane Harvey-torn Texas coast
Women train in “mucking and gutting,” work with nonprofit to remove debris, tear out drywall and clear fallen trees for families
Outreach mission takes Trojans to Nicaragua to provide desperately needed dental care
Fifty students and 16 faculty members travel to a school where patients will receive oral surgery and more.
USC’s black cultural center marks 40 years as a valued venue for candid conversation
A national movement for ethnicity-based student services led to its creation four decades ago.
Expanded fitness facilities at Lyon Center and USC Village help Trojans stay in shape
Renovations are part of a $10 million investment to enhance facilities across the University Park Campus.
The basics of biotech and why it matters at USC
Strategist Amanda Mason talks about the university’s many labs looking for cures to cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and more.
Engineering student helps high schoolers’ aerospace dreams take flight — starting with paper planes
USC Viterbi junior runs a competition that could turn a teen’s career path toward science.
New head of student health named at USC
Sarah Van Orman will manage health services on the University Park and Health Sciences campuses and oversee clinical services at two student health centers.
Trojans, far from their families, spend Thanksgiving at the USC president’s house
C. L. Max Nikias and his wife, Niki C. Nikias, hosted more than 300 students for a special holiday dinner.
Post-election panel offers students answers, support
Tuesday’s election brought anxiety and uncertainty to some students, many of whom had just voted for the first time.