2 USC grads named Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Alums Jeremy Pathmanabhan and Héctor Reyes were awarded full-tuition scholarships to Stanford graduate programs. They’re the first Trojans to be named Knight-Hennessy Scholars.

From USC student to the U.S. Foreign Service

Betty Thai earned a fellowship that could lead to a job as a U.S. diplomat, an ideal fit for the first-generation college student who wants to help solve global challenges. By Eric Lindberg

Panel of Black Fulbright Alumni

February 19, 2021 2:00-3:00pm PSTFulbright U.S. Student Program Part of USC Black History Month, this session will feature a panel of Black Fulbright alumni will speak on their unique experiences living abroad, and the intersection of their identity with the role of serving as an ambassador of the U.S. while carrying out their Fulbright project as a grantee. View Recording Here

2021 CSPC Presidential Fellow

One USC student is selected annually by the University for the CSPC Presidential Fellows program, a year-long program to complete research relating to the study of the U.S. Presidency and Congress. Fellows also participate in three-day leadership conferences in Washington, D.C. during the Fall and Spring semesters. Evelyn Camacho ’21 is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a progressive degree …

2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow Recipient

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate …

2021 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow Recipient

The Pickering Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to promote positive change in the world.  Upon successful completion of a two-year master’s degree program and fulfillment of Foreign Service entry requirements, fellows have the opportunity to work as Foreign Service Officers in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy, serving in Washington, DC and at a U.S. embassy, consulate, or diplomatic mission …

2 Trojans receive prestigious Schwarzman scholarship to study in Beijing

Designed to prepare young leaders to serve as a bridge between China and the rest of the world, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. The program offers the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua …

Bennis Scholars Class of 2020: Cohort 3

Blake Ackerman Blake is a junior majoring in Business Administration. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Undergraduate Student Government. His personal passions include encouraging student involvement and improving our overall campus climate. Blake is a member of USC’s Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and served as a Campus Engagement Intern for Hillel @ USC. Last summer, Blake interned …

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2020 Fellowship Recipients

2020 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient Zane Durante is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Eager to dive into artificial intelligence projects at USC, Zane joined the Center for AI in Society, Student Branch (CAIS++) in the fall of his freshman year. His first completed project used machine …

3 graduating ROTC cadets fondly recall their time as Trojans

As they commission during a pandemic, three Air Force ROTC cadets remember what brought them to USC and look positively toward the future. Inkoo Kang, Jong Su Kim and Sean Liew will begin careers with the U.S. Air Force after graduating. BY Ron Mackovich