1/18 – Allyson Felix Field

Dear Trojan Community, I’m writing to share some wonderful news: we are naming the landmark athletic field located at Katherine B. Loker Track Stadium after one of our most illustrious Trojans – Allyson Felix (USC Rossier Class of ’08, Hon. Doctor of Humane Letters ’22). Allyson represents the Trojan spirit so beautifully – she is…

12/15 – A Season of Appreciation

Dear Trojans: The end of the fall semester is a flurry of activity on our campuses and around our community. Students, faculty, and staff are on the move—tackling final exams, reading (and grading) papers, and completing projects. All 22 of our schools are abuzz with purpose and momentum. When I reflect upon the past year,…

12/6 – 2022 USC Culture Report

Dear Trojan Community, I am pleased to share this update on USC’s Culture Journey. For the past three years, tens of thousands of students, faculty, staff, and administrators have collaborated, contributing to discussions and surveys resulting in the creation of USC’s Six Unifying Values. Together, we are intentionally defining and building an ethical and inclusive…

11/17 – Accelerating pharmaceutical science and biomedical engineering at USC

Dear Trojan Community, Today, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Biomedical Engineering and the University of Southern California are announcing a major initiative to advance human understanding in pharmaceutical sciences and biomedical engineering, and to facilitate greater integration with USC’s academic research community. More than 20 years ago, USC received a generous gift from Alfred E. Mann…

10/19 – Winter Recess update

Dear Trojans, With the USC Competes initiative, we are committed more than ever to investing in you: our world-class faculty and staff. Every day, you bring immense talent and dedication to support the university’s mission. You ensure that teaching, research, artistic creation, professional practice, and public service thrive here. You are critical to all aspects of…