Learning More About USC. There clearly was lot to understand about USC.

Learning More About USC. There clearly was lot to understand about USC. As admission counselors we have been faced with learning about150 majors and 150 minors across 14 departments. Each summer time we dedicate time to visit with representatives, teachers and students that are current our scholastic departments to be raised to speed on the brand new and exciting things taking place on campus.

We began our quest for information during the Annenberg class for Communication and Journalism where we had been greeted with both gourmet cookies (our colleagues at Annenberg know we now have a sweet enamel) and a presentation about a few of the amazing opportunities Annenberg pupils had over the past year. We had been especially impressed to discover that 21 of our Journalism pupils had the ability to intern at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Our next stop was the USC Dornsife university of Letters, Arts and Sciences where we came across with Vice Dean Steve Lamy who spoke about problem-based learning opportunities like Problems without Passports and Maymester, along with the wide variety of undergraduate research opportunities. It absolutely was exciting to know about Dr. Lamy’s Problems without Passports trip to the Arctic. He took a team of 18 students that are USC including nine freshmen, to learn more about the spot and the effects of global warming. The trip began in Stockholm where students studied peace research, met with the chair for the Arctic Council, the Rus [Read more…]