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List of USC Race & Equity Center News

Two Honorary Doctorates to Harper

Shaun Harper, founder and executive director of the USC Race and Equity Center, completed his first doctorate, a Ph.D. from Indiana University, 20 years ago. In 2017, Governors State University was the first institution to award him the Doctor of Humane Letters, [...]

May 24, 2022|

Center Releases Report on Racial Justice in Pro Sports

This report is intended for every professional sports league and all teams across America. It introduces some reflective questions, a racial justice continuity framework, ten principles, and numerous concrete actions that will deepen and sustain the momentum of Summer 2020.

February 9, 2022|

Nike Multiyear DEI Learning Partnership

The USC Race and Equity Center is engaged in a robust, multidimensional partnership with Nike. Every aspect of this work is focused on strategically advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Over the next two years, we are providing numerous resources and high-quality [...]

January 7, 2022|

Deep Engagement in Los Angeles and Inglewood K-12 Schools

At an October 2019 event on the University of Southern California campus, Austin Beutner, superintendent of the nation’s second-largest school district, announced a new partnership with the USC Race and Equity Center. “One of the things we want to do is build [...]

January 6, 2022|

Harper Named University Professor

Shaun Harper has held one of USC’s most prestigious academic appointments since he came to the University in 2017 as Provost Professor in the USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Rossier School of Education. Now he adds another distinction. Harper has [...]

January 5, 2022|

Higher Education Expert, HBCU Alumna and Trustee Joins Center

Danette Gerald Howard, a Lumina Foundation executive and nationally acclaimed higher education leader, has been named the USC Race and Equity Center’s inaugural Executive in Residence. Prior to becoming a foundation leader, Howard served as Secretary of Higher Education for the State [...]

December 9, 2021|



List of USC Race & Equity Center Events