USC’s 2020 valedictorian addresses the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the university’s commencement ceremonies.
Having found both her life’s passion and her partner at USC Dornsife, poet and playwright Catherine Theis recently graduated with a PhD in creative writing.
Before he graduated from USC Marshall, Gavin Doyle rallied several student organizations to help those suffering during the pandemic.
Though she initially struggled as a first-gen student, Cynthia Diana Villarreal has found — and built — a community of her own.
Along with achieving a challenging double major, political junkie, Latin scholar and sketch comedy performer Austin Peay was the first-ever politics editor for USC Annenberg Media.
A commissioned Army officer and recently graduated USC student, Lt. Justin Lee is on the front lines of California’s pandemic response.
Hannah Walker, a winner of the USC Discovery Scholar Prize, spent a chunk of her undergraduate career creating a device to inexpensively map the ocean’s underwater topography.
After suffering from anxiety and depression during the early days of her Trojan tenure, Joelle Ferguson devoted herself to improving mental health services.
Kalya Stanten, who recently graduated with a master’s degree in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, wants to further her lab research into gene editing and cell therapy.
We first met Sam Hardy and Hunter Harper in August 2016, the day before they moved to USC as freshmen. Now, the two new graduates talk about their journeys as they meet each other for the first time.