Since 1972, some 100,000 USC students have taught in classrooms and provided more than a million service-hours to the neighborhoods around USC campuses.
Francesca Jacke reflects on how a chance encounter in a Cape Town café led her to acting, teaching and more at a university literally half a world away. [5 ½ min read]
Elementary school classes may not be able to convene in person, but students in USC Dornsife’s Joint Educational Project are bringing their service-learning to children remotely with a video series that offers fun, learning and relaxation from their home to yours. [2 min read]
Students from USC and Hong Kong Polytechnic University participate in a service exchange program focusing on homelessness hosted by USC Dornsife’s Joint Educational Project (JEP). [4 ½ min read]
Students and faculty are recognized for their work in the community.
USC Dornsife’s Young Scientists Program hosts cancer education workshops at inner-city elementary schools to reduce fear and encourage young students to pursue science. [4½ min read]
Thanks to a gift from an alumna, USC Dornsife’s Joint Educational Project is expanding its Little Yoginis program to teach neighborhood first- through third-grade students yoga, helping them focus at school and overcome stress.
USC Dornsife’s Joint Educational Project connects students with volunteer opportunities helping the homeless as part of the university’s commitment to reducing homelessness in Los Angeles County.