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For the Next Generation

For the Next Generation

May 1, 2006

On April 20, USC College Dean Joseph Aoun hosted the annual Scholarship Recognition and Academic Energy Award Luncheon at Town and Gown, honoring College students who, through talent and hard work, earned scholarships to…

USC College Dean’s Prize Winners Announced

USC College Dean’s Prize Winners Announced

April 1, 2006

What do students think would make for a better USC College? That’s the question at the heart of the USC College Dean’s Prize for the Enrichment of Student Academic Life. This year’s winning proposals,…

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

April 1, 2006

USC College students show off their research at the 2006 Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work. By Wayne Lewis April 2006 USC undergraduates from across the disciplines showed off their academic chops and…

The Chocolate Solution

The Chocolate Solution

December 1, 2005

Students test their palate and find a moment of cocoa calm in the midst of finals week By Pamela J. Johnson Dec. 2005 Those admitted didn’t need a golden ticket. But USC’s von KleinSmid Memorial Residents Hall…

Alums Put Education, Each Other to Work

Alums Put Education, Each Other to Work

December 1, 2005

The bonds students create at USC extend far beyond the classroom, campus and even graduation — as proof, take the four USC alumni who have launched an online business that they claim will “provide a better way than…

College Honors Society Launched

College Honors Society Launched

November 1, 2005

New program to strengthen recruitment efforts, academic excellence and student scholarship By Eva Emerson November 2005 At a launch party held Oct. 27, USC College leaders announced the establishment of the College Honors…

College Dean Appoints New Leaders

College Dean Appoints New Leaders

October 17, 2005

Following an extensive search by the Deans Committee, the scholars are selected for their leadership, energy, creativity and commitment. USC College Dean Joseph Aoun has appointed his new administration, and in an innovative…

USC College Launches $400 Million Fundraising Initiative

August 1, 2005

Inaugural USC College Dean's Medallions Awarded at the "Tradition & Innovation" Event August 2005 USC President Steven B. Sample, USC College Dean Joseph Aoun and USC trustee Patrick C. Haden formally launched Tradition…

Sharing Hope for Tsunami Victims

Sharing Hope for Tsunami Victims

August 1, 2005

USC Students Band Together By Pamela J. Johnson August 2005 “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul," Emily Dickinson wrote, "and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all.” At…

Star Service for Peace

Star Service for Peace

July 1, 2005

Actor and student America Ferrera on volunteering By Pamela J. Johnson July 2005 America Ferrera had been volunteering inside the Norwood Street Elementary School classroom for months before a third-grader timidly approached…