There are limited seats remaining in the Operation Dissertation Acceleration retreat. ODA is an intensive writing retreat. It’s designed for doctoral students who need / want to set aside a serious block of time to make a significant push toward the next step of their dissertation.  The retreat is targeted toward students who: Have research question(s) but have not been able to complete chapters 1, 2 and 3 (the proposal);  OR Have defended their proposal and collected data, but have not completed chapters 4 and 5. Retreat participants will be selected and assigned to work directly with a DSC writing instructor. The ratio of advisorRead More →

Hello Rossier students, On behalf of the Center for Education, Identity and Social Justice, we invite you to attend our upcoming Spoken Justice event next Thursday, November 16, at a new on-campus location: Tommy’s Place! This Spoken Justice event is a collaboration between our Center, GSG, and USC Residential Education. Spoken Justice events have a focus on identity and social justice issues. This FREE event is open to anyone who wishes to attend and/or perform. Sign-ups to perform spoken word begin at 6:15pm and the event will kick-off at 6:30pm and end at 8pm. Pizza will be provided. Come out and support the artists and hearRead More →

MEMORANDUM To:            All USC Students From:        Student Affairs Date:         October 16, 2017 Subject:    Earthquake Preparedness & Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill 2017 Every region around the world is susceptible to natural disasters.  Earthquakes are one of the biggest concerns we have in California and knowing what to do and taking steps to prepare is important for everyone.  The University of Southern California is pleased to participate in the 10th annual Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on Thursday October 19, 2017 at 10:19am.   (www.shakeout.org/California). Whether you are in class on 10/19 at 10:19am or in a lab, residence hall, or apartment, you are encouragedRead More →

On Wednesday 10/18, we will be hosting our second Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lunch of the academic year. This month’s topic is Muslim Ban 3.0 and will feature two panelists, Zulaikha Aziz JD (Human Rights Attorney and Assistant Professor of the Practice, School of International Relations at USC) and Marwa Rifahie JD (Council on American-Islamic Relations, Los Angeles). The event will be in WPH 403 from 12:15-1:30pm and we encourage attendees to being their own lunch. Thank you to the PhD office for providing refreshments! For more information, see the attached flyer, visit our CLE website page or check out our Facebook event page. OctRead More →

The First Generation College Student Summit Committee is excited to announce that our call for program proposals is now OPEN for the 3rd Annual First Generation College Student Summit: Building CommUNITY. The summit will take place Friday, February 2nd, 2018 from 10:30am to 6:00pm at USC, Ronald Tutor Campus Center. We are looking for looking for first generation college students, staff and faculty to submit program proposals that highlight this year’s goals for the summit to: • Build community for first-year first generation undergraduate and graduate college students. • Educate around issues, practices, and research on first generation college students. • Bring visibility to theRead More →

USC Gould School of Law is hosting an on-campus information session on Wednesday, October 11th and a webinar on Thursday, November 9th to share more about the Master of Studies in Law (MSL), a degree intended for seasoned and early-career non-lawyer professionals who would like to build their expertise in legal responsibilities and issues related to their work.  The flexibility and convenience of this master’s degree allows students to complete their coursework in as few as three semesters.  Both our on-campus information session and webinar will provide an overview of USC Gould, curriculum, application process and the online learning experience.   On-Campus Information Session Wednesday,Read More →

Are you interested in sharing your story with prospective EdD students? The Office of Admissions and Scholarships at Rossier is seeking volunteers to assist with various events such as prospective student day, information sessions, and other events. Volunteers may mingle with prospective students, serve on a panel, or perhaps provide a keynote address. Click the link below to sign up by filling in a little information about you. The second page will have a list of upcoming events and times.   https://usceducation.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cu64S1qwlW6afu5   Fight ON!Read More →

USC Rossier unveils 2017-18 lecture series speakers October 4, 2017 The USC Rossier School of Education returns its annual research lecture series beginning this November, hosting six scholars who specialize in diversity and equity in education. For the second year in a row, all speakers are scholars of color, bringing expertise on social-emotional learning, socializing and curricular reform, among many others topics. All lectures take place on the University Park Campus at noon, and will be livestreamed through the USC Rossier Facebook page. Tressie McMillan Cottom Virginia Commonwealth University Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology. Her book, Lower Ed: The TroublingRead More →

Join USC Rossier at Homecoming! USC vs. Arizona Connect with Rossier alumni, students, faculty and friends for our annual festive picnic! Saturday, November 4 3 hours before kickoff | Game time TBD USC Campus –  Waite Phillips Hall Lawn (Off 34th Street in between WPH and Leavey Library) Picnic Ticket Prices: Includes buffet, cocktails and special commemorative gift.  General Admission: $25 USC Rossier Students: $20 Children (under 13): $10 Children 3 and under FREE  *Football game tickets not included  Purchase your ticket(s) by October 20 Homecoming sells out quickly, get your tickets now!Read More →