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Jaime Lee and USC Alumni Association Jaime Lee with, from left, Rod Nakamoto, immediate past president of the USCAA Board of Governors; Patrick Auerbach, USC’s associate vice president of alumni relations; and Michael Felix, president-elect of the USCAA Board. | Photo by Josh Krause Trojan Trailblazers

A Third-Generation Trojan Takes the Lead for the USCAA Board of Governors

USC’s alumni association welcomes its first Asian-American female president, Jaime Lee.

3 min readAlumni Life, University, Alumni, Alumni Association
Group photo from Trojan Family Weekend Trojan Family Weekend (Oct. 6-9) gives parents and siblings a taste of campus life through panel discussions, open houses, classroom visits and guided tours at schools throughout USC. Families can get into the school spirit with face painting, photo booths and a pregame tailgate party. | PHOTOS BY SARAH M. GOLONKA All in the Family

Parents Dive Into USC Life at Trojan Family Weekend

The revamped event gives parents an inside look at USC like never before.

3 min readUniversity, Events, Parents, Value
From left: Bruce Block, Sergei Eisenstein Endowed Chair in Cinematic Design; George Lucas ’66, USC alumnus and supporter; Michael Fink Georges Méliès Endowed Chair in Visual Effects; Elizabeth Daley, Dean and Steven J. Ross/Time Warner Dean’s Chair; and Alex McDowell, William Cameron Menzies Endowed Chair in Production Design. Photo by Steve Cohn Seats of Distinction

Why Endowed Chairs Matter

As timeless as the university itself, endowed chairs are the gold standard for recruiting distinguished faculty and supporting academic endeavor

4 min readUniversity, Faculty
Director Erica Muhl, left, and music industry giants Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre (Andre Young) with USC President C. L. Max Nikias. Photo by Steve Cohn President's Page

Art, Industry and Entrepreneurship: A Landmark USC Moment

We will prepare stellar artists to be effective entrepreneurs and singular businesspersons to be great artists.

3 min readArts, Business, University, business, Campaign for USC, Design, Donors, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, health, Iovine and Young Academy, President's Page, Robotics, social impact