Juneteenth Commemoration

USC will be commemorating Juneteenth with a hybrid in-person and virtual event on Wednesday, June 19 at 12:30 p.m. The event will feature remarks from President Carol Folt, along with faculty, staff, students, and members of the USC community, and will reflect on the holiday’s impact on the Trojan Community, celebrating the triumphs of Black…

USC Celebrates Pride Month

USC is celebrating Pride Month with a variety of activities starting June 1. Faculty and staff are invited to USC’s virtual Pride Month kickoff celebration at 12 p.m. on Monday, June 3, which will be followed by an in-person Progress Pride Flag raising at HSC. Additionally, the We Are SC website has information on other Pride Month events, while the ONE…

Leadership Transition in EEO-TIX

We are excited to have Linda Hoos as our new Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX and Title IX Coordinator, a role she stepped into on April 5 with the departure of Catherine Spear, who is stepping into a new role within the University of California (UC) system, as Executive Director of…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and USC’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) is holding a special event on April 10 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Alumni Park. The event is SAAMLAND: Building Connected Communities and will feature a festival of community building through activities, education, and community engagement. The USC…

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month at USC

The University will be celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with many events and programs, kicking off with an event on April 2 at noon hosted by President Carol L. Folt and featuring faculty, staff, students, and community members. The event will take place at Founders Park from 12 to 2 p.m. on…

Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month

The University will be celebrating Arab American Heritage Month with an in-person event on Monday, April 1, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by President Folt and will include faculty, staff, students and community members. More information about additional events celebrating Arab American Heritage Month can be found here.

Women’s History Month Celebrations

USC is hosting a Women’s History Month celebration at 12 p.m. on International Women’s Day, March 8, with a virtual kick-off event led by President Carol L. Folt that will explore this year’s theme, “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.” To find out about more Women’s History Month events happening around campus, visit the USC event calendar. 

Black History Month Celebrations

The university is celebrating Black History Month with a special kick-off event open to all faculty, staff, students, and members of the USC community on Thursday, Feb, 1 at 12:30 p.m. The event will be both virtual and in-person at Tommy’s Place from 12 – 2 p.m., where light snacks and refreshments will be provided.…

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Announces New Civil Rights Guidance

The U.S. Department of Education released a Dear Colleagues letter on Nov. 7 that reminds colleges and universities of their legal obligation under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide all students with a school free from discrimination based on race, color, or national origin, including shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics.…

Transgender Day of Remembrance Events Planned

USC Student Health is hosting two separate events for Transgender Day of Remembrance: a Creating Community event on Thursday, Nov. 16 and a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Monday, Nov. 20. The Creating Community event will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Tutor Campus Center, room 221 and will include art…