Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to recognize the rich heritage, achievements, and contributions of Native Americans and Alaska Natives.  The USC campus sits on the ancestral land of the Tongva People, the original people of Los Angeles. Along with the Tongva, we also recognize the Chumash, Tataviam, Serrano, Cahuilla, Juaneno, and Luiseno…

USC to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

The University and the USC Veterans Resource Center will be celebrating Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Tommy’s Place. The event will feature a celebration of USC’s many veterans and will include remarks from President Carol L. Folt. Guests are welcome to bring friends and family for free…

Celebrating International Pronouns Day

Today marks the annual celebration of International Pronouns Day, which celebrates everyone’s multiple, intersecting identities and encourages us to respect, share, and educate each other about personal pronoun use.  As part of LGBTQ+ History Month, a cross-disciplinary committee is recommending the following ways you can support the day and incorporate pronouns into daily use: Join…

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

USC’s Visions and Voices initiative is partnering with the School of Cinematic Arts and LA Skins Fest to present a Native American short film showcase on Oct. 10 as part of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The event is being held at the Norris Cinema Theatre at 7 p.m. with free admission and will feature a screening…

USC celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month is back for in-person events following two years of Zoom celebrations due to the pandemic. There are many events and activities happening throughout the month of October that you can see at the University’s events calendar or the LGBTQ+ Student Center. The center’s lineup of events kicks off on Oct. 7 with Drag…

USC Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

The University is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with a virtual an in-person event featuring remarks from President Carol L. Folt, faculty, staff and students on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12:15 p.m. The in-person event will be held at Tommy’s Place between 12-2 p.m. with light snacks and refreshments. More information about both events can be…

Support offered as part of World Suicide Prevention Day

USC Student Health is recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10 by spotlighting a number of resources below to provide a “better-informed safety net for our students, and each other.” The resources include: The Jed Foundation’s “Seize the Awkward” campaign helps college students recognize when a friend might need help, and how to respond. A new public…

President Folt accepts findings of committee on Jewish Life at USC

President Folt has accepted the report and final recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Jewish Life at USC and asked the Committee’s members to continue serving in a standing capacity to implement them. The committee was convened in January 2022 to consider a number of tangible solutions across disciplines and domains to ensure USC remains…

USC Celebrates 50 Years of Title IX

USC is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the historic federal legislation that helped ensure gender equity in education—including higher education—throughout the United States. To mark this historic moment, the University has created a new website, Title IX: 50 Years of Progress, which shares information about Title IX, its impact at USC and the…

USC to Commemorate Juneteenth

USC will hold a virtual commemoration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20 at 12 p.m. that will be hosted by President Carol L. Folt and feature faculty, staff and students. The event will reflect on the holiday’s impact on the Trojan community and celebrate the triumphs of Black Americans. You can register for the event…