An unmatched Olympic heritage
With the Rio games fast approaching, consider this: No U.S. university has produced more Olympians, more overall medalists or more gold medal winners than USC.
The games get under way Aug. 5 and more than a few Trojans are headed down to Rio. USC has produced more Olympians, overall medalists and gold medalists than any other university in the United States, and a USC athlete has won a medal at every Summer Olympics since 1904.
The USC Center on 12th and Olive streets is USC's most obvious mark on downtown Los Angeles. But USC alumni also are changing the face of the South Park neighborhood through new development.
With each passing day, the residential and retail complex is taking shape on the site of the former University Village shopping center. USC Village is on track to open to student residents and the community in the fall of 2017.
Eight of the university’s women’s teams finished in the Top 10 in NCAA championship play during the just-completed 2015-16 season, including the national champion beach volleyball and water polo squads.