More than 60,000 members of the Trojan Family united on the University Park Campus for USC’s 134th commencement ceremony.
The college experience offers something different for every student, and as they graduate, each takes to heart the unique lessons they’ve worked hard to earn.
Cooper Nelson’s USC adventure has stretched from law, history and culture to cinema, with a little Voltron and Bigfoot thrown in for good measure.
Earning a doctorate in mathematics from USC Dornsife is the culmination of years of diligent study, and just the beginning of a prolific career.
Her home state of Minnesota is about as far from the ocean as you can get, but her experiences at USC showed the sea was her true calling.
The human biology major says USC’s interdisciplinary outlook and short-term international programs changed his entire career trajectory.
Johanna Reyes is making an impact from Mexico to Cuba, and intends to do even more after graduating this year with a degree in international relations and the global economy.
Coursework in international relations and East Asian area studies — plus prestigious international scholarships — have led Alexis Dale-Huang around the world and now across the USC graduation stage.
These are words some of USC Dornsife’s 1,700 incoming freshmen and transfer students used to describe how they felt on Move-In Day. During Welcome Week, students and their parents were warmly greeted by USC President C. L. Max Nikias and USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay.