News & Announcements

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…

USC to Celebrate Pride Month

Pride Month at USC is kicking off on Tuesday, June 1 at 12 pm with a virtual event hosted by President Carol L. Folt along with other University leaders, faculty, staff, and students. The event will kick off a month of celebrations and other events at USC, which you can view here. You can also…

EEO-TIX hosting informational session as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

USC’s Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX (EEO-TIX) is hosting an informational session, as a part of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, that outlines the reporting and support options for anyone who seeks our services. The virtual session What Are the Options for Reporting and Support will be held on Wednesday, April 27…

“Sexual Citizens” event headlines Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The University will be hosting a special public discussion event framed around the concept of “sexual citizens” as part of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event Sexual Citizens will be held on April 28, in Doheny Memorial Library, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. and is presented by the Academic Senate, the Office of the Provost, the…

USC Student Health earns top honor

USC Student Health, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has received an evaluation of 100 and the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), a prominent survey of healthcare facilities that measures policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of…

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Kicks Off April 1

President Carol L. Folt is leading a special kickoff event for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, April 1 at 12 p.m. at Hahn Plaza. The event will feature special remarks, energetic performances, along with a henna station and lantern making. Additional events celebrating the month can be viewed here.