General Meeting & Speaker Series

For questions or additional information, please contact Colleen Stroyke and Bonnie Suffridge at programsvp@townandgownofusc.org.

COVID Protocols

As a condition for entering USC facilities, USC is requiring individuals to complete an online check-in and a daily wellness assessment on the Trojan Check online tool: https://trojancheck.usc.edu/login. Alternatively, paper forms will be available at campus entrances.

  • This event will require masks for all attendees, vaccinated or unvaccinated. Masks should be worn at all times when individuals are not actively consuming food or beverage. Unvaccinated individuals must maintain a 6’ physical distance while consuming food or beverage. Anyone refusing to comply with mask requirements is subject to removal from the event.
  • Unvaccinated attendees will be required to wear a mask both indoors and outdoors and must keep a 6’ physical distance when consuming food or beverage. Unvaccinated guests will be limited to one household per table while dining.
  • All attendees are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have had a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the start of [this event]. By attending [the event], you are attesting that you meet one of these requirements. Anyone refusing to comply with these requirements is subject to removal from the event.
  • Status of vaccination or negative test results will be verified.
    • Attendees must present proof of vaccination (photo ID and vaccine card from their healthcare provider [either as a photo or document] including the name of the person vaccinated, type of vaccination and date the last dose was administered), on-site prior to entering the event site.
    • The following are acceptable as proof of a negative COVID-19 test result: A printed document from the test provider or laboratory, OR an electronic test result displayed on a phone or other device from the test provider or laboratory. The information should include person’s name, type of test performed, and negative test result.

2021-2022 Programs and Events

Tuesday,
October 5, 2021

MIKE BOHN
USC Charles Griffin Cale Director of Athletics
General Meeting & Speaker Series

“The Five A’s to Success”
Kick off the year with Trojan pride and hear an update on USC athletics.

Lords & Ladies Day

More Information & RSVP

Tuesday,
November 2, 2021

KAREN NORTH, Ph.D
Clinical Professor of Communications, USC Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism
General Meeting & Luncheon

“Exploring the Digital Social Media World: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”
Learn about digital social media, what is really happening on the internet, and how it is a double-edged sword, offering us never before opportunities but also creating unforeseen challenges.

Holiday Boutique in the Town & Gown of USC Courtyard

Tuesday,
December 7, 2021

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
General Meeting & Luncheon

A beloved Town & Gown of USC tradition, join friends and the USC community at this cherished holiday luncheon.

Tuesday,
January 11, 2022

GRANT C. KIRKPATRICK, FAIA
Founding Partner and Principal, KAA Design
General Meeting & Luncheon

“The New Renaissance”
A USC alumnus and award-winning architect shares his passion for design and why Southern California is the worldwide epicenter of the “New Renaissance”.

Honoring Past ACC Chairs & Current Chair, and Current ACC Presidents

Tuesday,
February 1, 2022

PINCHAS COHEN, M.D.
Professor of Gerontology, Medicine & Biological Sciences Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
General Meeting & Luncheon

“Healthy Aging Strategies”
An award-winning researcher with expertise in Alzheimer’s and dementia, gives his approach on “personalized aging” and how a healthy lifestyle contributes to longevity.

Honoring Town & Gown of USC Scholars and Donors

Tuesday,
March 1, 2022

WILLOW BAY
Dean, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism
General Meeting & Luncheon

“A Conversation with Dean Bay”
Dean Bay shares her insights on the rapidly changing field of communications, journalism and digital media.

Members’ Annual Meeting Honoring Town & Gown of USC Past Presidents

Tuesday,
April 5, 2022

ANNUAL BENEFIT & LUNCHEON

Join us for the Spring Benefit & Luncheon, featuring special guests and entertainment! This year the Benefit will take place at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel.

Tuesday,
May 3, 2022

HEIDI SCHEID
Executive Vice President, Scheid Family Wines
General Meeting & Luncheon

“From Grapes to Glass: Evolution of a California Winery”
A USC alumna and winery executive shares her insights on the California wine industry, and her creation of a sustainable, low alcohol and low-calorie wine brand.

Installing Newly Elected and Appointed Board of Directors and Honoring Life Members