Announcement of Awardee Dr. Janette C. Brown

The Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE) HERO Distinguished Leadership award recognizes one individual for significant contributions, distinguished leadership, and service to AROHE. The 2021 recipient of this award is Dr. Janette C. Brown, University of Southern California Emeriti Center and Emeritus College.  Dr. Brown is the inaugural winner of this prestigious international award.

Dr. Brown is being recognized for her long and productive service as the former Executive Director of AROHE as well as her continued activities in support of AROHE’s mission. Her leadership in promoting the development of many successful retirement organizations and programmatic practices has had an extensive impact on AROHE and its member organizations.

Return to Campus – what will Fall 2021 look like?

Looking ahead to fall, we plan to resume a normal range of campus activities, though with some measures to reduce density where needed.

Overall, we expect:

  • Primarily in-person classes;
  • Typical occupancy for USC Housing;
  • Indoor and outdoor dining options for students;
  • Resumption of most student-life activities.

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Official messages and status updates from USC

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USC has taken several significant actions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, similar to steps the city of Los Angeles and other local municipalities have announced.

We are continuing to monitor the rapidly evolving situation in light of information from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health about the community spread of the virus in the county.

The university’s leadership will continue to monitor the situation closely and will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves.

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