Community Engagement

September 1st, 2016
English teacher Victor Gonzalez chats with students after class at the newly opened USC College Prep, Santa Ana Campus. (USC Photo/Margaret Molloy)

In Santa Ana, new USC high school aims high

Most of the students in the college prep school’s first freshman class come from the local community — and they’re feeling the faculty’s high expectations

April 19th, 2016

Innovative Curriculum Boosts Fourth Graders’ Knowledge of Math and Science

Use of Speedometry also leads to improvements in girls’ attitudes toward math and science USC ROSSIER RESEARCHERS KNEW FOURTH GRADERS WOULD HAVE FUN WITH SPEEDOMETRY, a free curriculum designed in partnership with the Mattel Children’s Foundation that comes with 40 Hot Wheels cars and 100 feet of track. But what would the students learn? The answer is found […]

April 18th, 2016
Ron Avi Astor
Dr. Ron Avi Astor

Astor, Jill Biden bring attention to military-connected children

Professor and Biden discuss high mobility students at national conference