USC Annenberg Ambassadors Circle brochure

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Communication — the field and its disciplines — are at the heart of our world like never before. We are living at a time of profound disruption, but also extraordinary possibility. Preparing the most promising minds to inquire, innovate and lead at the global crossroads of media, technology and culture is critical to our shared humanity.

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“Across all degree programs — in classrooms, the media center and our communities — our students learn to listen compassionately, to tell stories with intention and to give voice to all. I invite you to join us and help create more opportunities for our students and faculty to engage in original and exciting work that propels their ambitions and ideas forward.” Willow Bay Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

“For two weeks, the walls that blocked my vision for the future became transparent and permeable.” First-generation college student and communication major Keren Marroquin on connecting with industry professionals as part of the Maymester program

$1,700 Nearly 2/3 of all USC students qualify for financial aid. average stipend awarded to students with need and merit

Scholarships and dedicated experiential learning funds help ensure that all students have access to the full range of opportunities at USC Annenberg. Through the USC Annenberg Ambassadors Circle and your gift, you can make the difference in a student’s decision to attend USC Annenberg, explore out-of-the-classroom learning opportunities, and follow their personal and professional dreams.


awarded annually in donor-funded scholarships

“I’m just really, really grateful — sometimes I don’t have the words for it. It’s like the safety net that nobody else could provide.” Communication major Savanna Mesch on recieving emergency aid through USC Annenberg’s Student Success Funds

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“Being able to meet people from different places and backgrounds is really important to learn more about the world... It turned out to be one of the best summer experiences I ever had.” Journalism major Michael Tseng on his previous experience as an Annenberg Youth Academy high school participant


youth engaged annually through programming developed or supplemented via Annenberg Connects

Community Engagement

Expand pipeline programs that allow women, people of color, first-generation and low-income students to excel.

Facilities Offer cutting-edge facilities and technologies.


Enable students to take full advantage of our academic and co-curricular programs.

Faculty and Research Recruit and retain scholars and educators who add incalculable value to the USC Annenberg experience and whose research shapes the way we communicate.

Join us. To support USC Annenberg and its students, we invite you to join the Ambassadors Circle at one of the following annual membership levels: ► PLATINUM $5,000 ► GOLD $2,500 ► CARDINAL $1,000

► JUNIOR $500

Limited to alumni under the age of 35

Ambassadors Circle members enjoy a wide range of courtesies, including: ► Invitations to the Ambassadors Circle Critical Conversations series ► Engagement opportunities with leadership, faculty and students

► Two complimentary tickets to any USC Associates pregame football picnic (game tickets excluded) ► Complimentary on-campus parking

“I shall participate, I shall contribute, and in doing so, I will be the gainer.� Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg

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