USC Alumni Leadership Conference
Fight Onward!

On September 6, USC volunteer leaders from around the world were invited to campus to partake in discussions with the university’s senior leadership, as well as sessions focusing on the groundbreaking research being conducted by our faculty and students.

Dr. Carol L. Folt
University of Southern California





Corii D. Berg ’89
USC Alumni Association Board of Governors





Patrick E. Auerbach EdD ’08
Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations
University of Southern California





Piedad Suarez Durall MS ’18
Associate Professor of Clinical and Section Chair,
Geriatrics and Special Patients
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC




Niels W. Frenzen 
Sidney M. and Audrey M. Irmas Endowed Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigration Clinic
USC Gould School of Law





Hattie Mitchell EdD ’17  
Crete Academy Charter School





Scott Simon ’07, MEd ’13 
Associate Vice President
Office of Athletic Compliance




Melissa Robinson
Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Boingo and
Adjunct Professor,
USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism

Friday, September 6, 2019

University Park Campus

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast                                                                                    

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Conference Welcome featuring co-chairs Corii David Berg ’89 and Patrick Auerbach EdD ’08

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks featuring University of Southern California President Carol L. Folt

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Presentation of USC’s Impact in the Community                                        

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Athletic Compliance Reminder featuring Scott Simon ’07, MEd ’13                                          

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch                                                                                                                                          

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Leadership Session featuring Melissa Robinson Coggins                                                   

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
USC Student Life Chats                                                                                                                                                                  

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Conference Closing Session                                         

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Networking Reception                                                   

5:00 p.m.
Pep Rally (subject to USC Athletics schedule)       

Each year, the USC Alumni Leadership Conference brings together volunteer leaders from across the university and around the world, including representatives from the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors, the Council for Opportunity and Regional Engagement, USC School and Athletics boards, multi-cultural alumni associations, industry and affinity networks, regional alumni groups, and alumnae groups.

2019 Alumni Leadership Conference
Photos from the
2019 USC Alumni Leadership Conference

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