Eric Abelev is executive director for public relations projects in the USC president’s office.
Stories by Eric Abelev:
USC delegation meets with lawmakers in D.C.
Group including president, provost and trustees advocates for a host of key national priorities that directly impact the university’s faculty, researchers and students.
USC President Austin leads Sacramento delegation to support Cal Grants
The delegation, which included trustees and senior administrators, met with lawmakers and also celebrated the USC Price School’s 90th anniversary.
USC ranks No. 17 nationally in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey
The university posted especially strong scores for engagement, which measures student interaction with faculty, and environment, a measure of diversity and inclusion.
Nikias leads USC delegation to D.C. for meetings with lawmakers
The trustees and administrators discussed issues ranging from quantum computing to DACA students.
Nikias leads delegation of trustees and administrators to nation’s capital
Trojans hold high-profile meetings with lawmakers, emphasizing key policy and funding issues.
USC delegation puts Cal Grants in focus in Sacramento
President Nikias, trustees and senior administrators meet with legislators to discuss key issues facing the university and its students.
USC broadens bonds with Mexico through visiting artist and scholar residency program
A new initiative will give students an opportunity to collaborate with participants of USC’s International Artist Fellowship program.
USC ranked No. 15 nationally in new, comprehensive Wall Street Journal survey
The survey’s measures include student body diversity, resources for student success and graduates’ ability to obtain satisfying, high-paying jobs.
USC President Nikias honored by Federation of Cypriot American Organizations
A native of Cyprus, Nikias is recognized by the leading organization dedicated to the promotion of Greek Cypriot cultural heritage in the U.S.
USC president returns to classroom for Antigone lecture
The president spoke passionately to MFA students about the classic Greek tragedy, one of his favorites.
Mexican delegation visits USC to discuss cooperative programs
USC will join a cultural program and host a leading Mexican artist on campus in the near future.
Financial aid for low-income students tops USC agenda in Washington
Delegation led by USC president and provost covers higher education with Capitol Hill legislators.
LA County supervisors honor USC President Nikias for university’s achievements
Nikias praises county’s support of the university’s mission and looks ahead to biotech park as the next big partnership.
USC President Nikias honored for university’s diversity efforts
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association presents its 2016 Diversity Award.
Nikias, Visions and Voices event introduce students to reimagined Antigone
USC president joins cast and director in discussion of the play’s timeless themes.
Nikias talks tech with Silicon Beach executives
USC president meets with leaders from Google, YouTube, Yahoo and more.
Nikias forging closer ties with Japan and the Pacific Rim
USC president goes to Osaka for Association of Pacific Rim Universities meeting, then visits Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — a USC alumnus — in Tokyo.
USC President Nikias receives Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
The recognition comes from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Nikiases wrap up Europe trip with warm reception in Athens
USC president receives an honorary doctorate from his alma mater.
USC delegation takes key concerns to Washington
Research and a proposed college rating system top the agenda in bipartisan discussions for a group led by President C. L. Max Nikias and Provost Michael Quick.
USC delegation brings Cal Grants plea to Sacramento
Nikias, administrators and trustees ask lawmakers to prevent further grant reductions for students attending private universities.
USC president addresses Mexico’s Council of Foreign Relations
Nikias stressed the role research universities will play in supporting and promoting global partnerships and development.
USC honors Mexico’s foreign secretary with inaugural Judge Widney Award
José Antonio Meade Kuribreña is recognized for leadership, diplomacy and building innovative partnerships with the U.S.
USC delegation strengthens partnerships in Mexico
Agreement with science foundation will create 30 postdoctoral fellowships.