Commencement News

USC Academic Honors Convocation celebrates faculty, students from Class of 2020

November 3rd, 2020

Karen Symms Gallagher was among the Trojans honored as students, faculty and administrators celebrated the university’s 39th annual Academic Honors Convocation. Gallagher was presented with the university’s top honor, the Presidential Medallion, awarded to those who have ... Read More »

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Valedictorian Isabella Hauptman focuses on health in ways big and small

May 14th, 2020

Before deciding to come to USC, Isabella Hauptman found herself in a predicament. The Los Angeles native knew she wanted to become an epidemiologist but didn’t quite know which specific degree path — or even ... Read More »

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Countdown to commencement: USC Stem Cell master’s student Kalya Stanten follows the science

May 14th, 2020

By following her love of science, Kalya Stanten has found herself in some very interesting places — including a virology lab at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m in Paula Cannon’s lab,” said Stanten, ... Read More »

On Friday, May 15, USC School of Pharmacy to remotely honor Class of 2020 graduates

May 12th, 2020

On Friday, May 15, the USC School of Pharmacy will dedicate a full day of virtual, interactive celebrations to honor of the Class of 2020 and their extraordinary accomplishments. Enjoy this congratulatory video from Dean ... Read More »

Scangos to deliver 2020 commencement address for USC School of Pharmacy

January 30th, 2020

Biotechnology icon and business leader George Scangos will be the distinguished keynote speaker for the 113th USC School of Pharmacy Commencement on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2 pm on Broad Lawn on the USC ... Read More »

Commencement 2019: Graduates get creative with mortarboard art

May 17th, 2019

For some graduates, the years of hard work and dedication should be marked in a dignified manner, filled with the pomp, circumstance and tradition of centuries of academia. But for others, commencement is a time ... Read More »

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