Community Engagement

February 7th, 2017

At first-generation college student summit, USC leaders emphasize opportunities

Provost Michael Quick joined with professors, staff and students to highlight options

January 12th, 2017

L.A.’s teenage girls find representation at ‘Hidden Figures’ screening

Thousands of students packed the Galen Center for a star-studded showing of Hidden Figures

December 7th, 2016

Rossier to host Education Writers Association seminar on charter schools

The seminar brings journalists to USC from across the country

December 6th, 2016

New grant to allow study of African-American participation in physics, astronomy

Cole, Slaughter have received a $100,000 grant to lead workshop

October 13th, 2016

Secretary of Education John King unveils new teacher-prep rules at Rossier event

Obama administration officials toured USC Rossier and used it to highlight strong methods of teacher preparation

October 7th, 2016

In White House visit, Andres brings attention to bisexual community

Advocates and scholars join to collaborate on resources, paths forward

September 21st, 2016

$1 million gift established to boost effectiveness of K-5 math instruction

The Joan Herman and Richard Rasiej Mathematics Initiative will explore strategies to support current teachers

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