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May 16th, 2022
Brenden Scott MAT ’22 at 93rd Street Elementary School in Los Angeles. Scott student-taught fourth grade this past year. (Photo/Rebecca Aranda)

How a decorated student-athlete and pre-med major found his way to the classroom

Brenden Scott MAT ’22 discusses his path to education and the surprises and challenges of teaching

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May 16th, 2022

Finding a path to higher education and advocating for others

Danelle Go PASA ’22 on her educational journey and representing her heritage

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January 19th, 2022
Christopher Emdin

Christopher Emdin joins USC Rossier faculty

Innovative educator and combiner of science and hip-hop culture named Robert A. Naslund Chair in Curriculum Theory

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October 18th, 2021
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond stands behind a podium during a public address
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond

Noguera to Co-Chair State Task Force on Black Student Achievement

Organized by the California Department of Education, Dean Noguera joins experts in addressing disparities experienced by Black students.

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August 26th, 2021
Tracy Poon Tambascia
Tracy Poon Tambascia

Tracy Poon Tambascia elected president of USC Academic Senate

An expert in higher education administration, Tambascia will represent nearly 5,000 faculty members

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May 12th, 2021
Shanéa Thomas

What do we leave behind? A therapist talks death, legacy and burnout

Shanéa Thomas on her quest for impact, and what she’s learned from Game of Thrones.

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May 11th, 2021
Jessica Pereira at Kāhala Beach in Honolulu. (Photo/Eugene Kam)

USC Rossier grad Jessica Pereira is helping students find their rhythm

Through ballet, this Trojan and dance director discovered a love for education

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April 5th, 2021
John Brooks Slaughter has been appointed as a USC University Professor.

John Brooks Slaughter named a USC University Professor

The distinguished professor has been a leader in higher education and the U.S. government

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October 12th, 2020
Pedro Noguera
Pedro Noguera's research focuses on how social and economic conditions affect schools. (Photo/Trevor Traynor)

Pedro Noguera shares leadership insight during ‘100 Days as Dean’ event

Noguera joined Dean Geoff Garrett from the USC Marshall School of Business in an online conversation about their new roles

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October 1st, 2020
Pedro Noguera, Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education, is featured in conversation with Rick Hess on C-SPAN

Pedro Noguera installed as dean of USC Rossier

Noguera lays out vision for reimagining education and increasing school’s impact

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