We hope you enjoyed the luncheons, speakers and events this year! We will post our upcoming speakers and special events as they become available this summer.

October 1, 2019

DR. CAROL L. FOLT
President of the University of Southern California
“Moving Forward with Excellence”
Kick-off the Town & Gown year with a warm welcome from our new President!
Lord & Ladies Day

November 5, 2019

SUZI WEISS-FISCHMANN
OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador
“The American Dream”
Hear the story of how Suzi, who emigrated from Hungary in 1966, became known as the “First Lady of Nails.” Presented by USC T & G in partnership with USC Libraries.
HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE: In the Town & Gown Courtyard

December 3, 2019

ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON & CONCERT
Celebrate the spirit and joy this season with holiday songs performed by the Thornton USC Chamber Choir; featuring Dr. Jo-Michael Scheibe – Director of Choral & Sacred Music at the USC Thornton School of Music.

January 14, 2020

KRISTEN VON KLEINSMID
Former FBI Special Agent & Senior Executive
“Behind the Scenes of the FBI Special Squad”
A rare glimpse behind what really transpires in the FBI world, true stories, and how the agency works to keeps our nation safe.
Honoring ACC Chairmen & Past Presidents

February 4, 2020

DR. ARTHUR C. BARTNER
Director of the USC Trojan Marching Band
“The Man & Legend Behind the Spirit of Troy”
A celebration and tribute to the man who embodied the Spirit of Troy for the past 50 years!
Honoring Town & Gown Scholars and Donor

March 5, 2020

ANNUAL BENEFIT & LUNCHEON
Don’t miss the Spring Benefit & Luncheon, featuring special guests and entertainment (to be announced)! Location of the Benefit this year will be at the beautiful InterContinental Los Angeles in downtown Los Angeles.

April 7, 2020

1) ERIC J. KEZIRIAN, MD, MPH
Professor, USC Caruso Dept. of Otolaryngology; Sleep Surgeon
2) VALTER LONGO, PhD
Director, USC Longevity Institute; Professor of Biological Sciences
“Keys to Health & Wellness”
Two renowned USC doctors, who are experts in their specialized fields, will present their tips for health and wellness.
Honoring Town & Gown Past Presidents

May 5, 2020

DR. MARISSA PEI
Organizational Psychologist; Award-winning Author & Speaker
“Don’t Worry, Choose Happy!”
An upbeat, humorous and inspiring presentation based on her book, 8 Ways to Happiness from Wherever You Are.
Installation of Officers & Honoring Life Members