Alumni

As a graduate of the USC Rossier School of Education, you are part of a supportive community committed to your success. From the USC Rossier Career Network  to the wide range of alumni engagement opportunities and professional development resources, our mission is to help alumni develop stronger relationships with each other, USC Rossier and USC.

With that goal in mind, we encourage you to connect with us on popular social media platforms, share professional and personal updates with us, attend events and volunteer to help advance the mission of USC Rossier.

Rossier Masters Ceremony

Stay Connected with the USC Alumni Association

The USC Alumni Association’s mission is to support the overall advancement of the University of Southern California by engaging all alumni for life, building a culture of philanthropy among the Trojan Family, and being the representative voice for all USC alumni.

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2019-07 Leadership Conference

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Keep USC Rossier up to date on the latest in your life so we don’t lose touch. 

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Rossier Homecoming

Annual Events

USC Rossier hosts a number of events for alumni each year. These include:
 

Homecoming Picnic

Leadership Month

Rossier on the Road

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The Class Notes newsletter is published twice annually and includes professional and personal updates submitted by alumni representing all USC Rossier degree programs. The newsletter is distributed via email as well as posted on this page.

Issues:

Issue 15: Fall 2021
Issue 14: Spring 2021
Issue 13: Fall 2020
Issue 12: Spring 2020
Issue 11: Fall 2019
Issue 10: Spring 2019
Issue 9: Fall 2018
Issue 8: Spring 2018
Issue 7: Fall 2017
Issue 6: Spring 2017
Issue 5: Fall 2016
Issue 4: Spring 2016
Issue 3: Fall 2015
Issue 2: Spring 2015
Issue 1: Fall 2014

Submitting an Alumni Update:

If you are interested in submitting an update for inclusion in future issues of Class Notes, please complete the online update survey.

You can submit any of the following updates:

  • Career News: Share news about a recent employment change, job promotion, professional accomplishment or retirement.
  • Personal Updates: Recently married or engaged? Celebrated a special anniversary? Welcomed a new addition to your family? Tell us.
  • Educational Updates: Share news about a recent degree you received, new degrees you are pursuing or other educational accomplishments.
  • Awards & Honors: Share any recent awards or honors you have received.
  • Publications: Share any material you have had published.
     

Launched in Spring 2017, the USC Rossier Career Network is an online networking and mentoring platform designed to facilitate meaningful connections within the USC Rossier Family. The platform is open to students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Platform benefits include:

  • Search the network for alumni based on experience, location, expertise and areas they have indicated they are willing to provide assistance
  • Join groups based on different sectors within the education industry to focus your networking efforts
  • Connect directly with other alumni via the messaging platform and use the built-in video chat feature to conduct your meeting.
  • Ask questions and get expert advice via the discussions feature. You can also provide advice by answering a question.
  • View job opportunities posted by network members and immediately see other network members currently working at a specific employer. Looking to hire a fellow Trojan? Post your opportunity on the network.
  • Learn about upcoming USC Rossier events as well as career-enhancing events hosted by other organizations
  • Explore career-enhancing resources

Join the USC Rossier Career Network today and start tapping into the Trojan Network!

USC Rossier Career Resources

  • Career Management 101 provides information and resources on Job Search Strategy, Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing and Networking.
  • connectRossier is USC Rossier’s career management system which features job postings.
  • The USC Rossier Roundup is an email digest produced twice monthly featuring current articles on issues impacting various segments within the field of education.

USC Career Center

The USC Career Center provides career development services and resources for alumni of all degree programs.

The USC Rossier Office of Professional Development

The USC Rossier Office of Professional Development provides a variety of programs that are designed to meet the continuing learning needs of practitioners and academics in all fields of education including K-12 and higher education.

Post Jobs

Reach both the USC Rossier population and/or the entire USC alumni population by posting employment opportunities on connectRossier, our free job posting service.

Alumni News

USC Rossier alumna Kim Kircher MAT ’20 named LAUSD’s 2021-2022 Rookie of the Year

Kircher credits lessons learned at USC Rossier in preparing her for this honor

Building the foundation for economic opportunity

Michèle G. Turner BS ’81, EdD ’14 is blazing a path forward for diverse contracting at USC.

Michelle Hooks MAT ’17 blends STEM to inspire kids

At NASA, Hooks uses her education background to connect students to real-world science.

Featured Faculty

San Diego Community College District celebrates a new chancellor

Values of diversity, equity and inclusion have motivated USC Rossier graduate Carlos O. Cortez PhD ’06 throughout his career as an educator and administrator.

A day in the life of a USC Rossier grad

Alumni leaders share the details of their waking hours—from their morning routines to the ways they wind down from their busy working days.

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