Belmont Village founder and CEO Patricia Will and Mercedes Kerr, president of Belmont Village, have arranged for the first industry-created endowed scholarship at the USC Leonard Davis School.
Research Assistant Professors T. Em Arpawong and Sebastian Brandhorst will each receive $25,000 in funding for one-year pilot projects.
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
Friends of the Leonard Davis School and Dean Emeritus Edward Schneider joined with foundations and companies to endow the new Schneider Scholarship Fund.
Donations provide scholarship support for students pursuing the first-of-its-kind Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality, which is designed to prepare senior living professionals to address a growing population and changing consumer demands.
Lisa Wong ’89, and her sister, Linda Wong, recently created an endowed research fund dedicated to the biology of aging and a better understanding of the diseases of aging.
Kathleen Gilmore, one of the newest members of the USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors, recently helped create a research fund dedicated to the study of the biology of aging.
A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney.
Ross W. Cortese, a former fruit seller-turned real estate developer, is remembered as a builder who helped shape the future of retirement living and education by laying foundations for Leisure World and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology has been a recipient of Keith Renken’s support through the establishment of a scholarship fund, the Renken Family Scholarship, as well as his leadership as former chair of the school’s Board of Councilors.