Stories by Rebecca Dorman:
Their Future Is Now
When Alexa Sieracki received a letter from the USC College Resident Honors Program inviting her to apply to college one year early, she wasn’t sure what to think. “At first I didn’t know skipping my senior year of high school was even possible,” she said.
He’s in the Swing of Things
As Tom Glissmeyer ’09 teed up at the U.S. Open Championship in 2003, he had plenty to be nervous about. This was his first PGA Tour event and, at 16, he was the youngest player in contention. Tiger Woods was one hole ahead of him, Vijay Singh one behind.
She Heard It on the Grapevine
Faced with the threat of global climate change, businesses increasingly are focused on the development of sound environmental practices. Young entrepreneurs such as USC College alumna Andrea McBride ’07 are at the forefront of this worldwide green business movement.
Biologist Brings Hands-on Science to Kids
According to the National Science Foundation, 80 percent of jobs in the future will require some math and science skills. “Math and science are the new foundational literacy for everyone,” said Tom Luce, chief executive officer of the Math and Science Initiative.
Balancing Fitness and Fun
Staying fit in college can be a challenge. For many students, their rigorous academic schedules barely leave time to breathe, let alone hit the gym regularly.