4/7- COVID-19 Early Spring Update

April 7, 2021 The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has recently updated its advisory regarding travel, in light of the County’s recent reclassification to the less restrictive Orange Tier in the State of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy: Travelers who are fully vaccinated, meaning 2 weeks have passed after their second dose for Pfizer or…

3/25 – An Important Update

Dear USC Community, I am writing to let you know that the remaining litigation against USC, arising from the abuse of patients by former Student Health physician George Tyndall, has been resolved. I am deeply sorry for the pain experienced by the women who trusted him as a physician and appreciate the courage of all…

2/26 – Heightened Safety Measures

The university is increasing its safety and security measures off-campus in the university park area. Please remain alert and vigilant when out in areas adjacent to campus – walk in pairs or groups and utilize the ‘Safe Ride’ program or the ‘Safe Walk’ feature on the LiveSafe mobile app. These additional measures include: Expanding the…

2/8 – Appointment of Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

Dear Trojan Community, It’s my pleasure to announce the appointment of Christopher Manning as USC’s first Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO), effective March 1. Chris brings far-reaching advocacy experience to our efforts to combat racism and discrimination in all their forms, and to encourage a spirit of respect, understanding, and belonging for everyone who comes to…