4/18 – Earth Week 2022

April 18, 2022 Dear USC community, Welcome to Earth Week 2022, Trojans! This week offers a perfect lens through which to remind us that earth’s life support systems are what sustain us and allow us to thrive. We are part of nature, and this Earth Week, we have reason to celebrate as we introduce our…

3/29 – Investing in our faculty and staff

March 29, 2022 Dear Trojan faculty and staff, Greetings. It is wonderful to see everyone back not only from spring break but from nearly two years of COVID restrictions. As we look ahead, there will be many opportunities to take what we have learned and apply it in new and creative ways. It is also…

3/4- Letter on Ukraine

March 4, 2022 Dear USC Community, On Tuesday evening, our Office of Religious and Spiritual Life hosted a vigil in support of Ukraine, and our community came together to express our solidarity and profound sorrow. We’re horrified by the violence we’re seeing. Our hearts go out to the people of Ukraine. It is difficult to…

2/25- COVID-19 Masking Update for Campuses

February 25, 2022 TO:      USC Students, Faculty and University Staff FR:      Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC             Deona Willes, MPH, CLS Executive Director, Environmental Health and Safety RE:      COVID-19 Masking Update for Campuses As COVID-19 cases…

2/18 – COVID-19 Update for Campuses

February 18, 2022 TO:      USC Students, Faculty and University Staff FR:       Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:       COVID-19 Update for Campuses The spring 2022 current outlook on COVID-19 transmission has greatly improved at USC and in LA County since the peak…