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USC Price valedictorian says she’s ready for a rapidly changing real estate world
USC Price valedictorian Sabrina Panfil had to condense her entire college experience into a speech that lasted just a few minutes. The Real Estate Development major said she wanted to tell a story everyone could relate to, regardless of their program. Read more >
Full-time student, part-time soldier: USC Price grad says ROTC set her up for success
Second Lieutenant Abby Erckenbrack had a lot of 5 a.m. wake-up calls as an Army ROTC cadet at USC. She says they paid off in the form of lifelong friendships and an unshakable work ethic. Read more >
USC Price grad advocated for people with disabilities before the U.N., Indian Supreme Court
Before Manushri Desai even arrived at USC, she had co-authored a brief that was used in a successful Indian Supreme Court case. Now, the BSPP grad is embarking on a career advocating for disability rights. Read more >
It’s all in the planning for this PhD candidate
Jocelyn Poe earned her PhD in Urban Planning and Development after becoming one of the first USC Price students to receive a prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship. Her next stop: Cornell University, where she will be a tenure-track professor. Read more >
From Nairobi to Los Angeles: USC Price and Dornsife grad aims for international impact
Serish Thakker witnessed firsthand how different countries handled the pandemic. She interned at the Africa Healthcare Federation in her hometown of Nairobi through most of 2020. “Living through the pandemic in Kenya was starkly different from living through the pandemic in the U.S.," she said.Read more >
Alexander Vindman says he hopes to imbue USC Price grads with ‘a sense of pride and purpose’
Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman spoke to graduates about the importance of public service in the modern world. Ahead of commencement, the former National Security Council director for Eastern Europe discussed the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Read more >