Impact of Support
USC Dornsife is on a journey to change the world for the better, and support from our community is paving the way. Every contribution to USC Dornsife amplifies our ability to train the next generation of leaders and champion creative freedom through innovative scholarship, groundbreaking research and expert faculty recruitment. The commitment from our community is part of this legacy.
I am able to work toward a cleaner and healthier world. The generosity of donors serves as a springboard to tackle newly emerging challenges to health and the environment right here at USC Dornsife.
Bringing the expertise of our scholars beyond the academy walls.
USC Dornsife Scholars can have a tremendous impact not only driving forward their cutting-edge fields of study and educating our next generation of students, but also in addressing our most pressing societal problems. USC Dornsife’s signature initiative, Academy in the Public Square, brings scholarship taking place at universities into the public sphere. Our goal is to demonstrate a new way for research universities to be go-to source for expertise that addresses complex issues such as climate change, affordable housing and public health.
Support Our Priorities
Learn how your unrestricted gift provides crucial support to address USC Dornsife’s greatest needs.
Center for the Political Future
The USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future aims to reduce political polarization through thoughtful discourse with leaders on the left and the right, the application of research-based solutions and the education of tomorrow’s leaders.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The USC Dornsife community is committed to creating an environment that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do. Whether it’s recruitment and retention, university climate, community engagement, research or student support, we are working together to address universal issues and make a positive impact for the greater good.
At USC Dornsife, researchers aim to stop the progression of debilitating conditions, send them into remission, and prevent them from happening to begin with. We do this not just to create a world free of disease and infirmity but to unlock the entirety of human potential. Our undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to take part in this work.
As a first-of-its-kind program based at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Public Exchange connects partners with the right team of USC researchers, defines a scope and timeline, and provides project management from start to finish. Our model provides Public Exchange partners with the data, analysis and evidence-based recommendations they need to solve big challenges.
With the support of our community, USC Dornsife is able to offer an array of scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students, making it possible for students from all backgrounds to receive a USC Dornsife education and while recognizing their achievements.
See how USC Dornsife creates exceptional student experiences by combining a liberal arts education with world-class research, community engagement, global opportunities and innovative learning.
USC Dornsife is carving out a distinctive leadership role that emphasizes our collective responsibility and limitless opportunities to safeguard our planet for future generations.
We invite you to explore the many ways that you can engage with USC Dornsife, whether that be continuing your quest for knowledge through one of our many events featuring world-renowned faculty, supporting students in their career development, or discovering how you can make an impact at USC Dornsife with a financial contribution.
Lifelong LearningThe academic heart of USC, the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences offers a spectrum of lifelong learning opportunities. Learn from world-renowned faculty and alumni on topics as diverse as Dornsife.
Mentor a StudentThe USC Dornsife Alumni Mentorship Program’s central mission is to provide Dornsife students with the means to connect with alumni to support career exploration, job shadowing and networking opportunities.
Provide an InternshipThe USC Dornsife Gateway Internship Program prepares Dornsife students for life after college by providing opportunities to explore a career through a paid summer internship experience.
“USC Dornsife helped me develop all of the skills – critical thinking, problem solving, communication and attention to detail – I needed throughout my career. I feel a strong sense of gratitude, commitment and allegiance to USC Dornsife and I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to help.”
Kay Albitz, BA Linguistics ’84
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