Congratulations to faculty recently promoted to tenure

Dr. Takeishi Saito

USC is a large university with diverse schools and an abundance of departments within those schools, but I’m proud to say that we hire and cultivate world-class faculty at all levels and in all disciplines.

Diversity, Inclusion, and the Trojan Family

We talk a great deal about the importance of our Trojan Family, and all that it means to us to be part of this large and dynamic group. Alumni are a major part, and I found it heartening to address more than 300 of them last week at the annual Alumni Leadership Conference.

Hitting the ground running

Prof. Camille Rich instructs our 2018 cohort of Warrior-Scholars (USC Photo/Josh Byun)

Welcome back to USC for what will be an exciting and engaging semester. We’ve all already hit the ground running.

We don’t break for summer at USC

Our impressive 2018 cohort of high school students from military families. I’m the one in the suit. It was hot. (USC Photo/David Sprague)

This university is an active and exciting place in the summer. We’ve had several outstanding programs on campus the last few weeks.

Vice Provost Mark Todd Observes Military Training in Norfolk

Vice Provost of Academic Operations Mark Todd (far right) and his JCOC cohort in front of a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story

Vice Provost of Academic Operations Mark Todd was personally invited by Defense Secretary James Mattis to a Joint Civilian Orientation Conference

USC and the Native American community

March 2018 ASB Navajo Nation Trip (photo/Vanessa Gomez Brake)

I want to share with you the steps we have taken over the past year toward supporting students from American tribes.

Congratulations to David Bridel

L-R: President C. L. Max Nikias, Steve Braverman, Dean David Bridel, Provost Michael Quick (USC Photo/Steve Cohn)

School of Dramatic Arts Dean David Bridel is the inaugural holder of the Braverman Family Dean’s Chair.

The Pop-Up DREAM Center has launched

This April marked the soft launch of our Pop-Up DREAM Center, a resource center for USC’s undocumented and DACAmented students, staff, faculty, and others.

Spring Semester Stress — and Help

Professor Beauregard a 2-year-old black golden-doodle and wellness dog keeps hours at the Engelmann Student Health Center helping students with stress. Photographed Thursday, September 8, 2016. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Spring semester can be a stressful time as the academic year draws to a close.