Community Engagement

July 21st, 2021

USC’s Center EDGE announces awardees of education solutions exchange

A transformative international challenge solicited scalable strategies to help districts, schools and students coping with the pandemic.

March 23rd, 2021
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Education Re(Open) to surface Los Angeles community’s best school ideas

USC Rossier’s Center EDGE has launched a new platform to harness innovative and timely solutions from the L.A. community.

March 17th, 2021
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Can higher education fix its social mobility issues?

A new grant-funded program envisions colleges putting more skin in the game to fix social mobility issues.

August 3rd, 2020
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How schools should teach in a pandemic, according to research

Nearly 500 education scholars sign call to action, with recommendations for going forward

June 17th, 2020
USC College Advising Corps member Gerrel Sayles works with students on their college applications earlier this spring. (Photo/Josh Krause, 211 Photography)

New hotline guides students through college applications

The free service will also offer advice on financial aid and other college issues

June 11th, 2020
Protests against police brutality began worldwide in late May after video footage showing Minneapolis police officers killing George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. (Photo <a href="">licensed</a> under Flickr Creative Commons via user <a href="">Karen Eliot</a>.)

Community colleges partner with USC against racism

The USC Race and Equity Center is forming a partnership with more than 50 California community colleges

March 16th, 2020
More than 80 principals from the Los Angeles Unified School District represent the inaugural cohort of the LAUSD Racial Equity Leadership Academy. (Photo/Steve Cohn)

Los Angeles principals go all in on racial equity

Through the USC Race and Equity Center, LAUSD leaders are getting vulnerable

February 18th, 2020
Provost Professor Shaun R. Harper and his USC Race and Equity Center are developing a racial-equity academy for community colleges.

Designing a racial equity experience for colleges in need

A new partnership gives USC Race and Equity Center opportunity to expand impact

June 12th, 2019
The first graduating class of East College Prep, Ednovate with USC Rossier earned both a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. (Photo/Margaret Molloy)

Inaugural class of second USC-backed high school meets goals

For the first-ever graduates of East College Prep, college becomes reality

May 3rd, 2019
USC Hybrid High School Principal Mac Macauley joins other officials in marking the grand opening of the school's new building, a permanent home in South Los Angeles. (Photo/Margaret Molloy)

At long last, a permanent home for USC Hybrid High

The new building stands opposite Exposition Park