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The USC Transfer Success Program & Veteran Student Program!

The Transfer Success Program & Veteran Student Program strives to facilitate a smooth transition into USC for transfer and veteran students that results in a strong connection to the Trojan Family. TVSP achieves this by serving as a comprehensive campus resource that also develops programs to enhance transfer and veteran students' success academically, professionally, and socially, which results in increased retention, persistence and satisfaction. Our vision is to create a transfer and military friendly campus at the University of Southern California.

Announcements

  • USC's 2nd Annual Veteran Career Event

    When: May 29th, 2014
    Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center
    Register Now: www.uscvetcareerevent.com

  • Job Opportunity for Recent USC Graduates to Serve College-Bound High School Students!

    Job Opportunity for Recent USC Graduates to Serve College-Bound High School Students!

    The Southern California College Advising Corps (SCCAC) is hiring primarily USC graduates to serve as College Advisers in high schools throughout Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Garden Grove. Advisers help first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students and their families navigate the college admissions and financing processes.

    SCCAC is a two-year commitment and a great full-time job opportunity here at USC for recent graduates, especially those interested in serving their community, the field of education, counseling, or going on to graduate school. USC benefits are included.

    Three information sessions will be held next week in Waite Phillips Hall (WPH) 403:

    Mon, May 5, 10-11:30 am
    Tue, May 6, 1-2:30 pm
    Wed, May 7, 2-3:30 pm

    Current SCCAC advisers will be speaking about this opportunity and their experiences. Please encourage qualified candidates to attend—a flyer is attached. Refreshments will be served!

    This is an amazing opportunity for USC grads! They will have the chance to participate in a unique and fulfilling first time professional experience, create lasting relationships with fellow advisers and USC personnel, and help under-served high school students in Southern California to realize their college dreams!

    To apply go to the USC Careers website and apply for the position titled “Student Services Advisor I” at the Rossier School of Education. You can apply starting on June 1 and the deadline is July 1.

    For more information, visit the website for the USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice at the Rossier School of Education.

    cerpp@usc.edu | http://cerpp.usc.edu/college-advising-program | 213.740.7401

  • California Women's Conference - free to active military

    The California Women's Conference happening Monday, May 19th & Tuesday, May 20th at the Long Beach Convention Center is gifting tickets to active Military. This year they want to thank and recognize service members by granting admission to all active military, fire department, and law enforcement and spouses of active military, fire department, and law enforcement and a guest…for free!

    All you have to do is register at www.CaliforniaWomensConference.com/servicemembers and bring your ID to registration and you're in. They are also allowing a plus one so bring a friend! Here is a preview of what they have going on:

    Speakers:
    Arianna Huffington: Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post
    Jack Canfield: Author of the Chicken Soup For The Soul series
    Jane Pauley: TODAY Show TV Anchor & Journalist
    Lisa Nichols: Founder of Motivating The Masses
    Nikkea B. Devida: US Air Force, Retiree, Songwriter
    Michelle Patterson: President of The California Women's Conference

    Sponsors:
    UCLA Health, Logitech, KFWB 980, Gallup StrengthsFinder, Edwards LifeSciences, Miller Children's Hospital of Long Beach

    Partners:
    First Foundation, World Education University, UpLatino, Miller Children’s Hospital, Junior League of Orange County

    Better Together: 5 blogs run by Women, reaching over 100 million:
    Bringing together the female CEOs from Women Network (Michelle Patterson), Huffington Post (Arianna Huffington), EmpowHER (Michelle Robson), BlogHer (Elisa Page), DailyWorth (Amanda Steinberg) all on one stage to discuss how collectively they are now reaching more markets, demographics and women in order to be Better Together.

    Women Initiatives in today's corporate world:
    Bringing together directors of women initiatives from AT&T, Northrop Grumman, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, and Michelle Patterson, on one stage to discuss the shift in female roles in corporate positions in today's business market.

    Creative Expressions Concert Series:
    Nathan Osmond, Sarah Blaine, Mary Lambert, Krystal Keith, Blessed Union of Souls, and Yuna performing during our concert series happening Monday and Tuesday nights.

    Wonder Women Hacks Hackathon:
    A hackathon celebrating women in tech and focused on the ever changing needs of women! This will be a two day event where programmers will come together and develop, code, implement tech solutions specifically for women.
    http://www.wonderwomenhacks.com/

    Girls' Empowerment Day:
    We are adding an extra day to our Conference on Sunday, May 18th to allow our younger demographic to attend a smaller, fun-filled day of Disney stars, pink carpet, panel discussions and a concert. http://californiawomensconference.com/girls-empowerment-day-1/

    They will also have over 200 exhibit booths to browse along with endless networking opportunities.

    You can learn more and sign up at their website, californiawomensconference.com/servicemembers

  • USC Commuter Senators

    USC Commuter Senators are looking to improve the commuter student experience. Visit the USC Commuter Senator facebook page to learn more and share your thoughts.

    USC Commuter Senators

  • First Year Experience Video Series

    New to USC? Check out the TVSP video series. Each video covers a different topic, including, involvement, academic support, finding an internship, scholarship and fellowship opportunities, etc.

    First Year Video Series

 

Featured Student

    Monthly Featured Student

    Michael Johnson

    Michael Johnson is a Marine Corps Veteran who transferred to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering from Pasadena City College. This coming school year, he will be the acting USC Veterans Association President and a Commuter Senator Representative. His passion lies with helping Veterans transition into a successful learning environment and sharing his knowledge and experiences with other students. In the winter and spring, Michael spends as much time as possible chasing powder in Mammoth and the Southern California slopes with his wife.