Inspired by a popular class, Paths to Leadership in the Senior Living Industry, edited by Edward Schneider and Matthew Lifschultz MASM '18, collects the wisdom of top senior living leaders.
As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
Jennifer Nykyforchyn isn’t ready to retire. She’s using her tech experience and USC training to fashion a second career in gerontology, where age is an asset.
Beginning in the fall of 2021, these innovative programs, offered both online and on campus, will provide students with a flexible approach to gaining expertise for in-demand careers in areas of food service management, dietetics, and nutrition across the lifespan.
Gerontology education programs are uniquely suited to address the challenges emphasized by COVID-19 and to anticipate future areas to focus on, write Senior Associate Dean Maria Henke and Dean Pinchas Cohen in a column for LeadingAge California.
While the pandemic may have curtailed summer travels, USC students still have the opportunity to immerse themselves in other cultures online via Maymester and Summer courses.
Speakers from BMarko Structures discussed the potential of modular senior living and skilled nursing facilities with the Student Gerontology Association.
More important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, USC experts teach students how to design and operate senior living facilities that promote public health.
In May 2020, students in GERO 499 took a virtual visit to Colombia.
As online education and virtual classrooms slowly become the norm, students and teachers alike continue to tackle new challenges together.