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USC celebrates 134th commencement

More than 60,000 people flocked to USC's University Park Campus on May 12 to celebrate the university's 134th commencement. The Trojan Family sent out 17,144 new graduates into the world, with the newly minted graduates representing more than 115 countries across the globe. President C. L. Max Nikias reminded those graduating of their own duty ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Commencement, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Spotlight on Nicole Glennon, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Nicole Glennon Nicole Glennon is a student dedicated to her Trojan family. She knew she was home from her first interview for admission, to completing a medical mission with her peers, to creating her own nonprofit in line with the mission of the Primary Care Physician Assistant Program. When she began the program, ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Spotlight on Lina Shahinyan, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Lina Shahinyan Obstacles in life often act as deterrents to achieving one’s dreams. Lina Shahinyan, having immigrated to the United States at a very pivotal moment in her life, did not allow such obstacles to stand in the way of her aspirations to make positive contributions to communities by becoming a socially conscious ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Spotlight on Charles Akiona, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Charles Akiona Regardless of differences in race, ethnicity, and gender, all have the right to health. However, distinct populations in America and around the world are suffering from the effects of health disparities with little explanation and few efforts to mitigate this suffering. Charles Gabriel Kawena Akiona, a progressive degree student graduating with ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Spring break trips are no vacation for Global Medicine students

New York City at the end of winter may not be the ideal spring break location for most students, but it was one of three highly sought-after destinations for students from the Master of Science in Global Medicine program. Traveling to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bocas del Toro, Panama; and New York City for courses, 32 ... Read More »

May 11th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|