USC News

Menu Saturday, May 28, 2022 63° Mostly Cloudy

Awards

Search
University
USC 2022 honorary degree recipients
USC’s 2022 honorary degree recipients: (top row, left to right) David Bohnett, Allyson Felix and Brian Grazer; (bottom row, left to right) Ron Howard, Frank Price and Bina Venkataraman. (Photos/Michael Benabib, Wes Felix, Sage Grazer, Jeff Lipsky, Roberto Gomez, Daria Bishop)

6 distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees at USC’s 2022 commencement

COMMENCEMENT 2022: The well-known names include leaders from the worlds of philanthropy, entertainment, sports and journalism.

Humanities
Christos Ikonomou
Author Christos Ikonomou’s dystopian tales are set within the political and economic culture of austerity in Greece and recount its devastating effect on working people. (Photo/Julia Puga)

Acclaimed Greek writer Christos Ikonomou wins USC Dornsife’s inaugural Chowdhury Prize in Literature

The college’s Department of English, with the support of the Subir and Malina Chowdhury Foundation and in collaboration with Kenyon College and the Kenyon Review, will award the $20,000 prize during a gala at USC in April.