News & Announcements

  • 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…

  • 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…