Coming This Fall
Excitement is building: We’re planning to come back to the University Park Campus! Under science-based guidance, we are cautiously charting a return to vibrant in-person university life. Even as many of us are still working and studying from home, the signs of hope ahead are unmistakable. New faces are joining the university, both in our student body and in the classroom. They’ll find new and upgrades places on campus and exciting new projects to tackle. Take a look at some of what’s coming in autumn.
Incoming students will come from a diverse, accomplished class
Diversity and academic achievement distinguish the newest Trojans, including a record number of first-generation college students.
See students’ excitement at getting into USC, on video
No matter where they’re from or how they found out, these potential future USC students all shared the thrill of getting their acceptance notices.
Emily Roxworthy named new dean at Dramatic Arts
Currently the associate dean of the Graduate Division at the University of California, San Diego, Roxworthy will join USC in July.
See where many USC students will hang out — and find a place to belong — this fall
Remodeled cultural centers and lounges will give Trojans a place to meet up, talk and make friends. Get a first look at them in photos.
Chanita Hughes-Albert to advance equity at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
A nationally recognized leader in cancer prevention and minority health research, she joins USC from Medical University of South Carolina. She has dedicated her career to reducing health disparities among patients from underrepresented communities.
USC Chan commits $2.5 million to post-pandemic response
Three-year initiative to fast-track projects addressing occupational needs and health of individuals, families and communities.
Endowed fund boosts people of color in game design and tech
USC Games Launches Scholarship Fund named for African-American Games Pioneer, Gerald A. Lawson
Faculty members to take Guggenheim fellowships
Art historian Lisa Pon is recognized for exploring Renaissance artist Raphael’s collaborations, while composer Nina C. Young is known for her genre-defying work.
NAI student gets accepted by USC and gets a full ride – he’d be first in his family to get college degree
Five years ago, Christopher Chavez and his family committed to the university’s Neighborhood Academic Initiative, a decision that transformed their future.