Here are some of the new developments you can get to see this fall:
A new dining hall that is residential!
A previous food court, Café 84 will be transformed into USC’s third dining hall that is formal. Another dining facility, Everybody’s Kitchen (EVK), will get a remodel as well as the addition of the brand new grill section and a Starbucks!
A upgrade that is beautiful the guts of campus!
Hahn Plaza (the certain area right in front of Tommy Trojan) is getting a makeover! The plaza is being enhanced with a brick that is beautiful along with the redesign of thePatsy and Forrest Shumway Water Fountain.
A home that is new Trojan Athletes!
The much expected opening associated with the John McKay Center is fast approaching! Annually and a half into the making, the new facility that is athletic office complex will likely be starting its doors to students and athletes come early july. The McKay Center will serve while the house for Trojan athletics and house a number of training facilities, including a training football field within the basement degree!
You can find more information that is detailed future USC construction projects including plans for the redevelopment of the University Village, the latest Uytengsu Aquatics Center, the completion of the Cinematic Arts specialized and many more projects.
The opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympics is approaching this Friday! Whether you like viewing events that are individual team events, there’s something for everyone.
The London Olympics also present an opportunity to cheer on current and former Trojans! There may well be more than 30 athletes taking part in sports such as water polo, volleyball, and track representing the Trojan household. There are a number of present USC coaches whom will be lending their coaching expertise during the games that are olympic.
USC has a tradition that is long of Olympic athletes. From 1904 to 2008, there has been nearly 400 athletes who either attended the university before, during, or after their Olympic competition. USC has sent more athletes to your Olympics than some other college and our athletes have earned a total that is grand of medals.
The Olympics are a time to cheer on our country’s athletes and also unite together on a worldwide platform. We enjoy watching the beach volleyball matches and I also’m excited to see exactly how far the 2 former Trojans contending in beach volleyball go! Keep an eye out for each of USC’s many Olympic competitors—they simply might bring home the gold.
The Expo Line is open!! finally!
The expansion of Los Angeles’s light rail train system (LA Metro) has finally opened after six years of anticipation. The Expo Line is the perfect method for USC pupils, staff, and faculty to obtain across the city without getting behind the wheel. The line that is new three stops directly across the street from our campus. One end is on the side that is northeast of and also the other two are on the south side of campus.
By utilizing the Expo Line, students can get more or less anywhere in the city and take advantage that is full of Los Angeles provides. It is just a short five-minute trip on the Expo Line to the LA Metro Station and from there students can link to the other light rail train lines that run through the entire city.
Some members of our workplace have already traded in their cardinal and parking that is gold for a monthly metro pass to conquer their commutes to work. Our workplace is slowly taking over all of the seats on the 8:18am train! Our experience has been wonderful and we’re excited to inform students and families concerning the convenience of getting around l . a . when we hit the road in the next few weeks for our fall recruitment travel.
Welcome Right Back, Pupils!
Summer is visiting a detailed. Classes at USC resume a few weeks. And the most things that are exciting happening on campus this week—our students are moving in! Our campus is busy with students and families getting everything all set for the year that is academic. Welcome has officially begun week.
In between the necessary tasks like signing up for the USCard , becoming familiar with the libraries on campus, and choosing the meal plan, pupils and parents have actually numerous events and tasks to select from during Welcome Week. There is certainly A welcome Reception especially for moms and dads hosted by the USC Parents Council and also the Office for Parent Programs to begin connecting parents with all the resources our campus has to provide them. Lots of the departments that are academic campus are holding open homes for pupils to come meet faculty, staff, and other current students within their program. There is A work Study Job Fair and an Involvement Fair, once we find it is necessary for USC students to lead a life that is balanced of the classroom along with inside the class. During the evenings, you will find activities such as being a ‘Welcome Back Dance,’ a DJ performance, and— one of the more anticipated events— the Fall Carnival and Concert.
As you are able to imagine, it’s a serious time that is busy campus! It’s exciting to see freshmen that are new in and just starting to realize what their college experience might entail. It’s refreshing to see familiar faces returning to campus after studying abroad or working over the summer. Most of all, we’re excited to see our entire community back together in one place at the start of an unique year that is academic.