USC Alumni Awards

Seven outstanding Trojans will be honored for their professional achievements and legacy of service at the 89th Annual USC Alumni Awards on April 29, 2023, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.

Please visit our Alumni Awards website for event details and information on how to purchase table sponsorships, program book ads, individual tickets, or virtual access.

ASA V. CALL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Bill Allen

BILL ALLEN ’79
Former USC Trustee

Past President & CEO, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Past President, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors

ALUMNI MERIT AWARDS

Roger Lynch

ROGER LYNCH ’93
CEO, Condé Nast

Ellisen Turner

ELLISEN SHELTON TURNER ’97
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

YOUNG ALUMNI MERIT AWARD

Kaitlyn Yang

KAITLYN YANG ’11
CEO & Visual Effects Supervisor, Alpha Studios

ALUMNI SERVICE AWARDS

Donald Dean

DONALD DEAN ’90

USC Alumni Association Board of Governors

USC Black Alumni Association Advisory Council

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association Board of Directors

Teena Hostovich

TEENA HOSTOVICH ’86
USC Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders
USC Marshall Career Advantage Program Mentor
USC Marshall Risk Management Advisory Council Member

Amy Ross

AMY A. ROSS PhD ’86
USC Trustee
Past President, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors
Founding Member & Past President, USC Lambda LGBTQ+ Alumni Association

Every year since 1932, the USC Alumni Association honors a select group of prestigious alumni for their professional achievements and outstanding service to the University and community at the Alumni Awards gala. Past honorees include Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong ’70, world-renowned architect Frank O. Gehry ’54, opera great Marilyn Horne ’53, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis ’73.  A few of our most recent honorees include: social work pioneer Suzanne Dworak-Peck ’65, MSW ’67, actress and activist America Ferrera ’13, and real estate developer and civic leader Rick Caruso ’80.

On Saturday, April 29, 2023, we will welcome alumni, family, and friends to the 89th Annual USC Alumni Awards as we celebrate this year’s honorees.

Saturday, April 29
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Presentation 6:15 p.m.

Black-Tie | Hosted Parking

Kindly respond by Friday, March 31, 2023.

Visit our Alumni Awards website to RSVP, and learn more information.

Participation in USC’s Alumni Awards, one of USC’s most prestigious events, provides the opportunity to support USC and reach hundreds of the most influential and affluent members of the USC community, as well as a wide array of business and community leaders.

Proceeds from the evening support USC Alumni Association programs and services for the more than 450,00 alumni worldwide. Your generous contribution will be acknowledged in the event program tribute book and on the USC Alumni Association website. All charitable contributions are fully tax deductible.

Please visit our Alumni Awards website for more information on how to RSVP or become a sponsor.

To be listed as a sponsor in the formal printed invitation, please RSVP by February 10, 2023.

 

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors for their generous support!

 

– CARDINAL –

Joy Albritten & Jeff Gaul

LeeAnn Black

Foti Defterios

Gaynor Law Group, Zeina & Justin M. Gaynor

Teena Hostovich

Jessica Lall & Luke O’Dea

Kim & Clint Sallee

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association

USC Black Alumni Association

USC Lambda LGBTQ+ Alumni Association

USC Latino Alumni Association

USC Marshall School of Business