News & Announcements

  • 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…

  • Veterans Day Celebration Planned

    USC is hosting a virtual celebration of Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 12:15 p.m. The event will be hosted by President Carol L. Folt and will “honor and celebrate USC veterans and all members of the military for their legacy of service and dedication to their country.” There will also be an in-person…

  • USC to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

    USC will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a special event on Nov. 15 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m in Hahn Plaza. The event will be led by President Carol L. Folt and will include performances and conversations with the USC community. For other information about Native American Heritage Month, please visit the USC…

  • SEIP Reopening Party

    Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend a grand reopening of the Student Equity and Inclusion Programs’ 4th Floor Centers on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. President Carol L. Folt will join Monique S. Allard, the vice president for student life, for the program at 1:15 p.m. and there will…

  • USC Celebrating International Pronouns Day

    USC will be commemorating International Pronouns Day with pronoun button giveaways and celebrations on Wednesday, Oct. 18 during the weekly Farmer’s Market in McCarthy Quad from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The buttons giveaway is being led by the LGBTQ+ Student Center and representatives from Student Health and Keck Pride will also be on hand…

  • USC extends NASEM partnership

    USC is continuing its commitment to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education for a period of four years. USC extended its role in the collaboration for another four year period with a public commitment statement co-signed by Provost Andrew T. Guzman, Senior Vice…

  • Harassment Prevention Training launched

    The university is launching its biennial Harassment Prevention Training on Thursday, October 12 for faculty, staff and student workers. Everyone (except for new hires who have been assigned the training automatically as part of their onboarding) will receive the mandatory training assignment via a TrojanLearn assignment and will have until December 12, 2023 to complete…

  • USC Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

    USC is celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of events and stories focused on LGBTQ+ people and issues. The university has created a special page featuring the various LGBTQ+ History Month activities here, spotlighting the special project ONE Archives at USC Libraries that features more than 4,200 posters and demonstration signs spanning the 1950s…

  • Celebrating 50 Years of Federal Rehabilitation Act

    The U.S Department of Labor is recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the first federal law to address access and equity for people with disabilities, on its September 26 anniversary. The Rehab Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted and funded by the Federal government. It also requires…

  • USC to Celebrate Latinx/e Heritage Month

    The university will kickoff its annual celebration of Latinx/e Heritage Month with a virtual event featuring remarks from faculty, staff and students on Friday, September 15 at 12:15 pm via Zoom. The theme of the month is Unidad, ProSperidad y Cultura (Unity, Prosperity & Culture). An in-person viewing of the livestream of the event will be…

  • Students Sought for Sanctioning Panels

    EEO-TIX is looking for several undergraduate and graduate students to serve in our Misconduct Sanctioning Panelist pool for the current academic year. This important role comes with an annual stipend from the University and is open to any interested student. Student panelists will serve on a Misconduct Sanctioning Panel that is convened to determine appropriate…

  • Mindful USC classes offered

    The Provost’s office is offering the new Mindful USC program designed to enrich the collective well-being and academic journey for the USC community. Mindful USC offers a wide variety of mindfulness-related classes, retreats and events that provide students, faculty, and staff with tools to navigate the challenges and opportunities of university life. The Provost’s office…

  • EEO-TIX Hosting Electronics Recycling Event

    Our office will be hosting an electronics recycling event open to all during normal business hours from August 14-25. The EEO-TIX office is located at King Hall (adjacent to the Lyon Center), 1025 W. 34th St., Suite 101. You can drop off your used computers, phones, batteries and other electronics between the hours of 9…

  • Keck to celebrate disabilities recognition

    In honor of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Keck Medicine of USC is hosting a seminar to “recognize this significant milestone in our history and how it impacts our community.” The event will be held in person and virtually on July 25, at 11:30 a.m. For more information and to…

  • Pride Month celebrations at USC

    USC will be celebrating Pride Month in June with various activities. The celebrations will kick off on Thursday, June 1 with a virtual celebration featuring President Carol L. Folt, faculty, staff, students and community members. The month’s theme is “All Out With Pride.” Other Pride celebrations will be held throughout the month and can be…

  • USC to Celebrate Juneteenth

    USC will commemorate Juneteenth with a virtual celebration on Monday, June 19, at 12 p.m. The event will be hosted by President Carol L. Folt and will include faculty, staff, and students in commemorating Juneteenth and its impact on the Trojan Community; as well as celebrate the triumphs of Black Americans and the ongoing fight…

  • Mental Health Awareness Month

    USC is supporting Mental Health Awareness Month with a five-week webinar series, Courage to Go Forward, to reduce stigma and provide support and community hosted by the USC WorkWell Center. Faculty and staff are invited to join the weekly webinars, held every Wednesday from 12-12:50 p.m., running from May 3 to May 31.  Annenberg will also be hosting…

  • USC to host recruitment conference geared toward minority students

    USC will sponsor its 3rd Annual Minority Serving Institutions Graduate and Professional School recruitment conference for prospective graduate students currently attending a Minority Serving Institution on November 10 and 11. The aim of the conference is to introduce graduate degree opportunities to a broad and diverse student population from universities that include: Alaska Native and Native…