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1998 Annual Address to the Faculty

by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California January 13, 1998 My thanks to all of you stalwarts who actually made it to this event on this inclement morning….

Brave New America

An address to 5,000 newly-sworn citizens of the United States at the Los Angeles Convention Center by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California July 2, 1998 It’s great…

Revitalizing Professional Education for the Next Century

Revitalizing Professional Education for the Next Century Remarks at the American Association of Dental Schools’ 75th Anniversary Leadership Summit by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California October 12,…

Remarks at the Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Partnership Between the University of Southern California and the Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion

Remarks at the Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Partnership Between the University of Southern California and the Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion by Steven B. Sample President,…

Annual Address to the Faculty

by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California January 1999 Let me begin by recognizing some major faculty achievements that have occurred during the past year. As you might…

Annual Address to the Faculty

January 2000 President Steven B. Sample More than 500,000 reprints of the Time/Princeton Review article naming USC the “College of the Year 2000” were mailed to alumni and friends of…

State of the University Address

by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California February 27, 2001   What a magnificent gathering of the Trojan Family this is! When Kathryn and I were being recruited…

Speak out against Hatred and Bigotry

by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California September 21, 2001   It is not enough to refrain from speaking and acting in a hateful manner. As members of…

Annual Address to the Faculty

by Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California February 2002   The focus of my remarks today is the making of promises to constituents, and, more important, the keeping…

Two Important Tools for Advancing Science and Technology

Remarks made at the inaugural symposium of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal, Saudi Arabia By Steven B. Sample President, University of Southern California September 24, 2009…

Steven B. Sample

Steven B. Sample served as president of the University of Southern California from 1991 to August 2010. Under Sample’s leadership, USC solidified its status as one of the nation’s leading…

Gender 2011

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The $70 million, 110,000-square-foot John McKay Center, located just west of Heritage Hall, will house meeting rooms, coaches’ offices and a locker room for the football program, as well as…

1961a

President Topping (center), USC Board of Trustees chairman Leonard K. Firestone (left) and Master Plan Committee national chairman H. Leslie Hoffman announce USC’s blueprint for action, the “Master Plan for…

1966a

Designed in 1908 by renowned architects Charles and Henry Greene as a retirement home for the heirs to the Procter & Gamble legacy, the Gamble House in Pasadena is an…

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George Tirebiter I serves as USC’s student body mascot from 1947 to 1949….

1960a

John F. Kennedy, who is later to become the 35th president of the United States, speaks from the steps of USC’s Doheny Memorial Library to a first-time voter convocation in…

1965a

The USC mobile dental clinic….

1968a

Brochures for USC’s Urban Semester, founded in 1968, outline opportunities for students to use the city as a laboratory for study in fields ranging from urban and regional planning to…

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USC’s 1983 Homecoming, themed “A Salute to USC Olympians,” brings 120 of the university’s living Olympic medalists to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum….