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.
Alicia Miller plans on working with women and children in underrepresented and underserved communities after completing her Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity.
While most USC Leonard Davis students had their internships pivot to a virtual setting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nelson Rubio Argueta’s internship site, Kingsley Manor Retirement Community in Los Angeles, was also his home.
In May 2020, students in GERO 499 took a virtual visit to Colombia.
The high-achieving sisters, both USC Presidential Scholars, eye careers in medicine while studying at USC Leonard Davis and USC Dornsife.
As online education and virtual classrooms slowly become the norm, students and teachers alike continue to tackle new challenges together.
USC Student Gerontology Association raises funds for Project Angel Food, a nonprofit which cooks and delivers meals to those living with serious illnesses.
Galdamez says his years at the Leonard Davis School have provided him with many incredible experiences both inside and outside of the classroom, including opportunities to travel and engage in policymaking and foundation work.
Kelly Norton MAG '20 got an unexpected firsthand experience in caregiving that not only taught her the importance of supporting caregivers but also showcased her strength and dedication.
From working as a resident assistant to leading as the vice president of the USC Student Gerontology Association, Tari Williams has found her experiences at USC to be incredibly impactful in shaping her future career in the gerontology field.