After a recent speaking engagement at a Texas high school, USC Dornsife alumna Alexis Jones was approached by a young girl in tears. An aspiring ballerina, the girl told Jones she felt so pressured she had been starving… more>
While studying abroad in the northern Uganda city of Gulu, Molly Beckert learned that children were dropping out of the nearby primary school at a high rate.
“Families were faced with the decision of whether to send… more>
When Divinity Matovu chose Kenya as her study abroad destination during her senior year in USC College, she had no idea that this one decision would dramatically alter countless lives in addition to her own.
Just three years… more>
In honor of its leadership in social activism and innovative solutions to global issues, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education received the 2010 Walter Cronkite Civic Engagement Leadership… more>
When injuries prevented Greg Woodburn from continuing to run track during high school, he never lost his passion for the sport. Instead he directed that energy toward founding a nonprofit organization called Give Running,… more>
To call it a life-changing experience isn't hyperbole. The three-week trip USC College students took in December 2009 to the West African country of Mali -- where they oversaw plans for the construction of a bridge and labored… more>