Here are some of the brand new developments you can get to see this autumn:
A brand new dining hall that is residential!
A previous food court, Café 84 will be transformed into USC’s third formal dining hall. Another facility that is dining Everybody’s Kitchen (EVK), will get a remodel along with the addition of the new grill station and a Starbucks!
A gorgeous update to 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 anticipated opening associated with the John McKay Center is fast approaching! Annually and a half within the making, the brand new athletic center and workplace complex are going to be starting its doors to students and athletes come early july. The McKay Center will serve since the true home for Trojan athletics and house a range training facilities, including a practice football industry into the basement degree!
You can find more information that is detailed future USC construction projects including plans for the redevelopment associated with University Village, the new Uytengsu Aquatics Center, the completion of the Cinematic Arts specialized and so 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 else.
The London Olympics present an opportunity also 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 family members. There may also be lots of present USC coaches whom are going to be lending their coaching expertise during the Olympic games.
USC has a long tradition of planning Olympic athletes. From 1904 to 2008, there were nearly 400 athletes who either went to the university before, during, or after their Olympic competition. USC has sent more athletes to the Olympics than every other college and our athletes have acquired a total that is grand of medals.
The Olympics really are a time for you to cheer on our country’s athletes and also unite together for a platform that is global. I enjoy viewing the beach volleyball matches and I also’m excited to see exactly how far the 2 former Trojans contending in beach volleyball go! look out for every one of USC’s many competitors—they that is olympic might bring house the gold.
The expansion of Los Angeles’s light rail train system (LA Metro) has finally opened after six years of anticipation. The Expo Line may be the perfect way for USC students, staff, and faculty to get across the city without getting behind the wheel. The new line has three stops straight next door from our campus. One stop is on the side that is northeast of and the other two take the south side of campus.
By using the Expo Line, students can go almost anywhere in the city and take complete benefit of what Los Angeles has to offer. It’s simply a short ride that is five-minute the Expo Line to the LA Metro Station and from there students can link to another light rail train lines that operate through the city.
Some members of our workplace have already traded in their cardinal and parking that is gold for a monthly metro pass to overcome their commutes to work. Our office is slowly overtaking all the seats regarding the 8:18am train! Our experience has been wonderful and we’re excited to tell pupils and families concerning the convenience of getting around l . a . when we hit the road in the next few weeks for our autumn recruitment travel.
Summer is coming to a detailed. Classes at USC resume a few weeks. And the most things that are exciting happening on campus this week—our students are going 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 tasks that are necessary registering for the USCard , becoming knowledgeable about the libraries on campus, and choosing the dinner plan, students and parents have actually numerous events and activities to choose from during Welcome Week. There clearly was A welcome Reception especially for parents hosted by the USC Parents Council and the Office for Parent Programs to start connecting parents with all the resources our campus has to provide them. Lots of the academic departments on campus are keeping open homes for students to come meet faculty, staff, and other current students inside their program. There is A perform Study Job Fair and an Involvement Fair, as we find it’s important for USC students to lead a life that is balanced of the classroom as well as inside the class. During the evenings, there are activities such being a ‘Welcome Back Dance,’ a DJ performance, and— one of the more anticipated events— the Fall Carnival and Concert.
As you’re able to imagine, it’s quite a time that is busy campus! It is exciting to see new freshmen going in and beginning 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 a new year that is academic.