Trojans Spring Forward: Spring 2023

Thriving in the Diversity of the Trojan Family

USC’s many affinity groups offer communities of welcoming and belonging and further our continuing efforts on diversity, equity and inclusion. They offer spaces where there’s always a friend. Many of those affinity groups took advantage of nationally recognized heritage months during the spring to share their unique traditions, food and dance with each other and their fellow Trojans. Read more about these special celebrations that illustrate how USC is truly a community of communities.

Troy Phi Philippines dance performance during AAPI heritage month opening,.

USC gets early start on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

More than 650 students, faculty and staff enjoy singing, dancing and speaker remarks during opening event in Founders Park on the University Park Campus.

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Bridgett Austin, Erika Hartman, Danielle Harvey, Amy Ross, Don Gabard, President Folt, Alexandra Billings, Lucille Warren, Tiffany Brooks, Brandon Kyle, Jeff Knollmiller, Erick Matos, John Erickson, Nadine Watt, and Patrick Auerbach.

After 30 years, USC Lambda LGBTQ+ Alumni Association continues the good fight

The group honored students, faculty, allies and alumni at its 30th anniversary scholarship gala.

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Nour Myra Geha and Anthony Khoory who are executive directors of the Middle Easter and North African Student Assembly.

Students have big plans for USC’s first Arab American Heritage Month

The newly established Middle Eastern North African Student Assembly is making the most of additional resources as the group advocates for more.

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Women’s History Month at USC celebrates female pioneers and their stories

Events taking place during the yearlong tribute to the 50th anniversary of Title IX include a music festival, a movie screening and conversations featuring trailblazing women.

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Black History Month at USC offers opportunities to celebrate and educate

This year’s theme is “Reclamation Through Resistance, Rebirth Through Reconciliation.”

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