Victor Wellington Peters, USC's oldest alumnus, died Aug. 12 at age 109.
Born Sept. 29, 1902, in Kansas City, Mo., he moved to Southern California with his family in 1919.
Upon arriving, Peters enrolled at the newly created… more>
When Troy Polamalu left Los Angeles to join the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2003, he vowed to return and complete his college education. On May 13, 2011, he traded in his black and gold Steelers helmet and jersey for a black… more>
Vlad Vicol who earned a Ph.D. in mathematics in 2010 and Rosina Lozano who received a Ph.D. in history in 2011, both in USC Dornsife, have been appointed assistant professors at Princeton University.
Lozano, who came to USC… more>
Thomas J. Barrack Jr. ’69, founder, chairman and CEO of Los Angeles-based Colony Capital LLC, one of the world’s largest private equity real estate firms, was elected to the USC Board of Trustees on June… more>
During his freshman year in USC Dornsife, Daniel Wu volunteered in South Central Los Angeles, where he listened to new immigrants talk about the difficulties they encountered attempting to find work and better housing. He… more>