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October 2019

FEATURED EVENTS

September 20 – Alumni Park, University Park Campus
INAUGURATION OF USC PRESIDENT CAROL L. FOLT

Be a part of USC history by joining us on campus tomorrow morning for the inauguration of USC’s 12th president, Dr. Carol L. Folt; if you cannot attend, watch the livestream of the ceremony on the USC homepage.

September 20-November 23 – University Park Campus
GAME DAY AT USC

Football tailgating on campus is a Trojan tradition that makes USC Game Day special; click above to review the policies, learn about the family-friendly Game Day Experience, or apply for a reserved campus tailgating permit (remember that tailgating is not permitted at USC Village).

September 28-November 16 – Various Locations
2019 USC FOOTBALL WEEKENDERS

Join the Trojan faithful as we cheer on the Men of Troy at away games this season.

October 18-19 – University Park Campus
REUNION WEEKEND 2019
Come back to campus to celebrate your reunion, honoring the undergraduate classes of 1969, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009; registration is now open, so register today to reconnect with old friends and make new ones!

October 19 – University Park Campus
2019 HOMECOMING 2019

Join 80,000+ fellow alumni and friends coming home to USC for the ultimate Trojan Family get-together, when the Men of Troy take on the Arizona Wildcats!

November 1 – McCarthy Quad, University Park Campus
TROJAN FAMILY WEEKEND: BELINDA CARLISLE IN CONCERT

Take a musical trip down memory lane when the ‘80s pop icon sings all of her hits in a free concert; registration opens September 26, so mark your calendars and get ready to fall “Head Over Heels” for Carlisle!

November 13 – Town and Gown, University Park Campus
HALF CENTURY TROJANS HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON

Join us as we honor five remarkable Half Century Trojans who have made a significant impact on their professions and communities; click here to register today!


CHECK OUT THIS ISSUE’S SPECIAL OFFERS FOR ALUMNI

…from Trojan Travel, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, American Pacific Mortgage and Forest Lawn!



September 21-October 27 – Various Locations
UPCOMING USC ALUMNI CLUB OF LOS ANGELES EVENTS
Go for a morning hike in Griffith Park, cheer the Trojans to victory at our football game-watch parties, and mix and mingle with fellow USC alums and friends at our upcoming events.
September 26 – USC Institute of Urology Room 7416, Health Sciences Campus
PROSTATE CANCER? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Learn about treatment options, robotic surgery, recovery medications, potential side effects and more at this patient information seminar; email or call Patricia Delgado at (323) 865-3706 to RSVP.

October 1 – Town and Gown, University Park Campus
TOWN & GOWN LUNCHEON WITH USC PRESIDENT CAROL L. FOLT

Join us for the launch of our Town & Gown luncheons, featuring special guest USC President Carol L. Folt; social at 11:00 a.m., luncheon at noon; for more information and to RSVP, email or call Kari May at (661) 622-7011.

October 3 & 5 – Various Locations
UPCOMING TROJAN AFFILIATES EVENTS
Join us to hear Cynthia Wiese, executive assistant for the USC Trojan Marching Band, discuss “The Spirit of Troy” at Mijares in Pasadena on October 3 (email Sarah Sismondo for more information and to RSVP); then shop for USC merchandise at our pop-up sale at a private residence in South Pasadena on October 5 (email Aleta Blanc for more information and the address).

October 3 – Location TBD, University Park Campus
TROJAN GUILD OF LOS ANGELES GENERAL MEETING

Mark Manly, the new director of USC’s Office of Professionalism and Ethics, will explain the university’s commitment to strengthening the culture of integrity and accountability; email for more information and to RSVP.


October 15 – Tutor Campus Center Ballroom, University Park Campus
2019 VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES RECRUITING NIGHT
Join veterans, military members transitioning to civilian life, spouses and dependents for a free recruiting event, featuring recruiters from all types of organizations, from Fortune 100s to nonprofits to government agencies and more.

October 16 – Davidson Conference Center, University Park Campus
TROJAN LEAGUE OF LOS ANGELES FALL MEETING AND DINNER

Join us in the Davidson Center’s Vineyard Room and Courtyard as we start another fun year, honoring our 10 TLLA Scholars and hearing a presentation by special guest speaker Milton S. F. Curry, the dean of the USC School of Architecture; email for more information and to RSVP.


November 2, 23 – University Park Campus
14TH ANNUAL SPIRIT OF TROY TAILGATE PARTIES
Mix and mingle with the band five hours prior to kick-off at select USC home football games; proceeds support the USC Band travel fund.

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Through 2023 – Various Locations
ALL OF US RESEARCH PROGRAM STUDY
Help speed up medical research breakthroughs—participate in a fast and easy research study! Sign up, complete the online consent forms and questionnaires and then schedule a 30-minute appointment at either USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy or the Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute; parking and compensation provided. For more information, please email us or call/text (323) 572-5740.

September 24, 27 – Various Locations
UPCOMING USC MARSHALL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OC CHAPTER EVENTS

Hear how Sara Happ ’01, The Lip Expert™, turned a personal pain point into a bestselling luxury brand with the help of marketing executive Peggy Fry at Costa Mesa’s Water Grill on September 24; then bring your business cards to network with fellow Marshall alums over lunch at La Jolla’s Red O on September 27.October 18 – Ramada Inn & Conference Center, San Diego
TROJAN CLUB OF SAN DIEGO FOOTBALL LUNCHEON

Join us for our October luncheon, featuring former USC linebacker and team captain Kevin Bruce.

Through October 15 – USC School of Cinematic Arts, University Park Campus
OUTSIDE THE BOX (OFFICE): FALL 2019

Attend free screenings of upcoming foreign, independent and documentary films.

October 3-November 24 – University Park Campus
USC SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC ARTS FALL SEASON

See USC School of Dramatic Arts students take the stage in productions of such plays as the two-part stage adaptation of The Cider House Rules and the Obie Award-winner Trouble in Mind.
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VISIONS AND VOICES
The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative presents dynamic exhibitions, readings, concerts, dance performances, lectures and screenings, with upcoming events that an evening with the acclaimed artist/filmmaker Doug Aitken, and performance by the dance company Black Grace.

TROJAN TRAVEL
Trojan Travel is offering two spectacular tours to the beautiful French countryside next spring! Cruise Provence and Burgundy (departs April 26) and be dazzled by spellbinding landscapes and rich history. Or, explore Undiscovered France (departs April 28) in Albi and nearby towns with their enchanting medieval castles. Please join us! For more information, visit us online or call (213) 821-6005.BANK OF AMERICA
Show your spirit with the all-new USC-branded credit card and get rewarded with a $200 cash rewards bonus offer.*
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LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE
Liberty Mutual has partnered with USC to offer alumni special savings on quality auto insurance.* Call (855) 204-2149 or click above to get a free quote.
*Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE
Dreaming of a place to call your own? With historically low mortgage interest rates, down payment assistance programs, and your USC discount with American Pacific Mortgage, your dream could be closer than you think. Click above to visit us online for more info and to schedule a consultation today.

FOREST LAWN
Don’t just leave your mark. Leave a landmark. Our hilltop, private garden, and premier sections are the most exclusive cemetery properties in all of Southern California. And as an elite member of the USC family, you qualify for $500 in savings. Call (855) 884-1212 for a private consultation.

Questions? Email us or call the USC Alumni Association at (213) 740-2300.

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