Matthew Kredell

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Bedrosian Center, SCI event spotlights refugee experience, from vetting to resettlement

In collaboration with the Safe Communities Institute, we hosted a discussion on the experiences and impact of refugees who arrive in the U.S. in search of their new home. Professor Raphael Bostic moderated a panel featuring Ehsan Zaffar, senior advisor for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; Meymuna Hussein-Cattan, executive director of Tiyya, an organization that serves refugees; and USC Social Work Associate Dean Cherrie Short.

USC Price undergraduate education extends from local to global

For all parents, sending their sons and daughters to the USC Price School of Public Policy is a significant investment in the future. As part of Trojan Family Weekend, USC Price Professor LaVonna Lewis and Assistant Professor William Resh explained to new Trojan parents how the school’s unique undergraduate labs and summer enrichment programs offer…

Schweitzer wins ACSP award for helping advance women in planning field

In honor of her outstanding efforts to advance women in the field of planning, USC Price School of Public Policy Associate Professor Lisa Schweitzer has been unanimously selected as the recipient of the 2016 Margarita McCoy Award by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and its Faculty Women’s Interest Group. The award recognizes…

Bedrosian Center helps CA Latino Caucus officials enhance leadership capacity

The USC Price School of Public Policy hosted more than 20 public officials from the League of California Cities Latino Caucus, who took part in the Bedrosian Center on Governance’s Local Leaders Executive Education Forum on Sept. 22 and 23. The participants, many of whom are mayors or councilmembers of cities across California, heard presentations…

USC Price earns NASPAA Diversity Award for research, programs, outreach

In recognition for its Initiative on Diversity, Social Justice and Inclusion – a comprehensive effort that involves hiring diverse faculty and staff, recruiting a diverse student body, fostering a supportive climate, making diversity a key policy issue and supporting outreach activities – the USC Price School of Public Policy has been selected as a recipient…

Healthcare diversity program aims to educate, inspire future leaders

This summer, a group of students spent a day volunteering to cook lunch and sort clothes at the Downtown Women’s Center, an organization dedicated helping women overcome poverty and homelessness. The service activity helped them gain “a sense of the social determinants of health,” according to USC Price School of Public Policy Professor LaVonna Lewis,…

Green named ULI trustee, focused on diversifying real estate

Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, was elected as a global trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a nonprofit education and research institute that aims to provide leadership in responsible use of land and the creation of sustainable, thriving communities. Green, who holds the Lusk Chair in Real Estate…

Zerunyan offers lessons in governance, leadership to Armenia’s Defense Ministry

USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Frank Zerunyan returned to Armenia for the third consecutive year to provide his expertise in governance to senior officials of the relatively new democracy. Governance skills related to leadership and negotiation are much needed in former Soviet Union countries that are still transitioning from a time when everything…

Amid NFL stadium development, mayor discusses future of Inglewood

Inglewood Mayor James Butts envisions a future in which people on every flight landing at LAX look out the small cabin windows and see a gigantic multilayered sports entertainment district – a city within a city – lit up like Las Vegas. With the NFL choosing the Hollywood Park site for the return of the…