The Academy: Leadership Giving

3 Academy members at homecoming

Academy members are among the School’s most generous and loyal supporters. These alumni and friends have an immeasurable impact on helping USC Rossier maintain the highest level of excellence that produces innovative thinkers, global leaders and pioneering change agents in the world of education.

Membership is open to all alumni and friends of USC Rossier who make a gift totaling $500 or more within the fiscal year of July 1st – June 30th.  Gifts may be designated to the USC Rossier Annual Fund, General Scholarship Fund, or another area of interest.

Levels of Giving

Total gift amount may include matching funds to Rossier.

Annual Members

Academy Masters – $10,000+
Academy Fellows – $5,000
Academy Scholars – $2,500
Academy Mentors – $1,000
Academy Educators – $500

Genaro F. Carapia MS ’84 & wife Lai Tan

Academy Members Genaro F. Carapia and wife Lai Tan

My wife, Lai Tan, and I support Rossier because we truly believe that one of education’s most cherished virtues is HOPE. Our annual gift supports future educators and administrators who will truly make a difference in shaping young minds.


– Genaro F. Carapia MS ’84

Membership Courtesies

For more information please contact:

Matt DeGrushe

Director of Alumni Engagement
(213) 821-2670