Why We Give
Sue and Steve Wilder's decision to volunteer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital was an easy one; figuring out exactly how to include the hospital in their estate plans was a little trickier. Read More
Dennis Fernow '63 never imagined that a chance encounter with a homeless man in Los Angeles would forever change his life. While Fernow says the young Austrian (whom we'll call Martin to protect his privacy) was crippled by mental illness and addiction, underneath was a kind and intelligent soul. Read More
The G.I. Bill made it possible for 1st Lt. Walter Michal Ross to earn a degree from USC in 1949. Today, almost 70 years later, his daughter Cindy Ross Schrank '68 hopes to help more military veterans and active-duty service members follow in her father's footsteps. Read More
Judy Hunter's first love was football. As the only child of a father who was a huge football fan, Hunter '63 became a student of the game at a young age. Attending USC in the early 1960s deepened her love for football even more. Read More
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