The $15 million donation will launch the Martens Scholars Program, which will help top students come to USC. The program will provide full and partial tuition for undergraduates, as well as fellowships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
The USC alumnae — Nava, a telecommunications executive, and Price-Van Breda, an arts benefactor and business owner — add decades of community and corporate experience to the university’s governing board.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias hosts a time of prayer and reflection as the Trojan Family remembers the USC Dornsife professor of psychology, who died Friday. Tjan is recalled as an insightful colleague, an outstanding teacher and a prolific researcher.