First-gen mentorship program provides support system for students

First-gen mentorship program provides support system for students By SHAULI BAR-ON August 29, 2017 in Campus, News Photo courtesy of Gina Ibrahim   As the number of first generation college students grows on campus, the First Generation Mentorship Program seeks to provide assistance and resources to this expanding niche of students. For this year’s freshmen class, 16 percent are … Continue reading First-gen mentorship program provides support system for students

Provost pledges USC’s support for DACA students

Provost pledges USC’s support for DACA students By SHAULI BAR-ON August 29, 2017 in Campus, News   Provost Michael Quick reaffirmed the University’s support for undocumented students protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in an email memorandum sent Monday afternoon. The memo comes on the heels of Donald Trump’s threats to end the DACA program, which … Continue reading Provost pledges USC’s support for DACA students

Keck research focuses on the effects of multiple sclerosis on Hispanic Populations

Keck research is focuses on the effects of multiple sclerosis on Hispanic Populations Photo courtesy of USCBy SHAULI BAR-ON August 23, 2017 in News   The USC Keck School of Medicine of USC is looking to find breakthroughs in understanding multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that disproportionately affects minority groups. Dr. Lilyana Amezcua of the Keck School is … Continue reading Keck research focuses on the effects of multiple sclerosis on Hispanic Populations

Coliseum renovations include new seating, amenities

Photo from USC Coliseum Renovation website Coliseum renovations include new seating, amenities By SHAULI BAR-ON August 13, 2017 in News   The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is receiving a multimillion dollar renovation. “It’s a very ambitious project — a $270 million renovation — and we are well down the road on it,” USC Sports Information Director Tim Tessalone … Continue reading Coliseum renovations include new seating, amenities