The pledge from USC Trustee Stanley Gold and his wife, Ilene, launches the law school’s Honors Scholars Program, which will combine financial support with mentoring and networking opportunities for a select group of students.
USCAnnenbergMedia.com is powered by the Post’s Arc custom publishing platform and will serve as the new digital home and primary publishing outlet for all of the school’s student-led multimedia teams, integrating video, audio, digital and social media content.
With nearly 24 percent of its undergraduates eligible for a Pell Grant, USC has a far greater share than at almost every other private, highly selective university. “This is a priority for us,” says Katharine Harrington, USC vice president of admissions and planning.
With buildings nearing their eventual height and several structures sporting their red brick “skins,” the $700 million residential-retail complex is rapidly coming together. The project — the largest ever in south Los Angeles — is on track to open in 2017.