Commencement News

  • Bryant Edwards, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, MPH, president of the OTAC

President of Occupational Therapy Association of California to deliver keynote address

April 8th, 2024

Bryant Edwards, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, MPH, a national leader in the field of occupational therapy, has been named the commencement speaker for the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. An alumnus of ... Read More »

  • Jon Chu, film director, will serve as USC's commencement speaker for the class of 2024

USC names the keynote speaker for 2024 commencement

April 1st, 2024

Critically acclaimed film director Jon M. Chu, a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, will return to his alma mater on May 10 to deliver the keynote address at the University of Southern ... Read More »

  • At a graduation ceremony, a dean presents a student with a diploma

USC Pharmacy’s 115th commencement honors the graduating class of 2022

May 18th, 2022

On March 13, the USC School of Pharmacy marked its 115th commencement before an audience of more than 2,000 family, friends, faculty and staff. Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, presided over the event in the ... Read More »

  • A man with bleached, spiky hair speaks at a commencement ceremony

Keck School of Medicine graduates honored as “the class that did the impossible”

May 18th, 2022

Libère Ndacayisaba, now PhD, addressed his fellow graduates at the commencement ceremony. (Photo/Courtesy of the Keck School of Medicine of USC) While the pandemic brought many new, unique challenges to graduate school, missing ... Read More »

  • An elegant woman smiles onstage.

Keck School of Medicine graduates congratulated for choosing to become forces for good

May 18th, 2022

On May 14, more than 150 students of the Keck School of Medicine of USC walked across the stage of the Galen Center to receive their diplomas. All of them had one thing in common: ... Read More »

  • Two handwoven sashes bear satin embellishments reading, USC NASA and Native Grad

Traditional sashes bring a glimpse of home for Native American graduates

May 18th, 2022

On the morning of April 27th, PhD student Cynthia Begay, MPH, passed a set of sashes to Dylan Goodwill, M.Ed., assistant director of undergraduate admission. Made from a handwoven blanket and embellished with cardinal and ... Read More »

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