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Saturday, September 20, 2014

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA and Lupe


U.S.C.    M E D L E Y


C. L. Max Nikias





Nikias

President

C. L. Max Nikias is the eleventh president of the University of Southern California. He holds the Robert C. Packard President’s Chair and the Malcolm R. Currie Chair in Technology and the Humanities, and chairs the USC Health System Board. He has been at USC since 1991, as a professor, director of national research centers, dean, provost, and now president. 







Robert Maclay Widney

 Left Ohio at 16 -
U.S. district  judge.  Robert Maclay Widney Set into motion the events that led to the founding U.S.C.
 He developed such towns as Pacoima, San Fernando, Ontario, Victorville and Long Beach. 
Some of the socioeconomic issues that Widney supported 
 in Southern California  were  establishing Railroad, the city’s first horse-drawn trolley, the first chamber of commerce, County Bar Association and incorporation the city’s first light and power company.
JUDGE ROBERT MACLAY   WIDNEY
WAS ESSENTIAL IN SECURING DONATIONS OF 
308 PARCELS FOR FUTURE U S C  
IN  THE YEAR OF 1879 .
THE THREE MAN, THAT BACK UP 
JUDGE ROBERT MACLAY  WERE:
OZRO W. CHILDS,  JOHN G. DOWNEY, 
ISAIAS W. HELLMAN 
They came from three different countries and practiced three different religions.
Ozro W. Childs was born in Vermont in 1824 -
A protestant, a schoolteacher, grocer-  He prospered in number of his ventures. When city hired him to construct an irrigation ditch, or zanja,  as his payment, he accepted land parcel, bounded by Main, Figueroa, 6th and 12th streets. 
John G. Downey, an Irish-Catholic.
Former California Governor, pharmacist
and businessman, promoter of community well being, he joined  volunteer police force, supported  hospital services and care for orphans,  served as president for the Los Angeles Public Library Association. Also helped 
organize the chamber of commerce and  the Los Angeles Water Company.
Isaias W. Hellman, German-Jewish was banker and philanthropist. Also, he was  a president  of the first synagogue in Los Angeles .
When Childs,  Downey and Hellman  learned that the Methodists were looking for a location for a new university, they offered a portion of the land parcel that they owned jointly to be used for
campus.
1888: USC plays its first football game and trounces the opponent 16–0.


                                                                            Widney
                                                            alumni first building

 In 1880,tuition was 15.00 per term. Students were not allowed to 
leave town without consent. 
There were 53 students and a faculty of 10. The city lacked paved streets, 
electric lights, telephones, and a reliable fire alarm system. 
Its first graduating class in 1884 was a class of three—
two males and female valedictorian Minnie C. Miltimore.

"Tommy Trojan" is a major symbol of the university, though he is not the mascot.







Bovard_Mariont
 Marion McKinley Bovard (1847-1891), from Indiana was the eldest of 12 children.  He became Methodist minister same as his 6 other siblings. Also, he was practicing physician, and a teacher.
Bovard was elected USC’s first president on September 3, 1880. He also served as chair of mental and moral science.
During time of his  administration the community got first electric light, telephone no. 54,  some new facilities, including a dormitory known as Old College.
In 1892, Dr. Joseph P. Widney, brother of Judge Robert
Maclay Widney, became  the second president of U.S.C















         



























GUADALUPE MENDEZ
IS LEAVING UNITED STATE S                                                                            POSTAL SERVICE


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FOR HER NEW EMPLOYMENT WITH THE 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
LUPE WAS VERY MUCH 
VALUED AND
RESPECTED EMPLOYEE AT USPS.
MANAGEMENT AT USPS APPRECIATED
HER DILIGENCE AND HER CO-WORKERS
-EASY TO GET ALONG PERSONALITY.

WORKING FOR USC, LUPE WILL HAVE 
BETTER PROSPECTS TO ADVANCE  

HER EDUCATION.
POSTAL FAMILY SEND VERY BEST WISHES !

LUPE IS A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMAN.  
ALSO, SHE HAS, VERY MATURE,
GROWN UP ATTITUDES TOWARD WORK
 AND LIFE. 

WHEN I ASKED HER, HOW SHE FEELS ABOUT HER NEW POSITION, 
HER RESPONSE  WAS:
"I am extremely grateful for the opportunity I have been given by USC and I hope to be 
able to better myself throughout this new endeavor"
USC IS GOING TO BE VERY HAPPY 
WITH THIS NEW, BRIGHT EMPLOYEE.
LUPE, ALWAYS MAKES A BIG IMPRESSION ON PEOPLE SHE
ENCOUNTERS. WHENEVER I SEE HER, I GET TO THINKING:
'I WISH, I HAD DAUGHTER, LIKE HER' .

BELOW THERE ARE SOME STATISTICAL 
INFORMATION ABOUT  U.S. C.
from WIKIPEDIA, THE FREE ENCYCLOPEDIA

PresidentC. L. Max Nikias
Academic staff4,735[2]
Admin. staff10,774
Students39,958[3]
Undergraduates18,316[3]
Postgraduates21,642[3]
LocationLos Angeles, California
CampusUrban
308 acres (1.25 km2[4]
Nobel Laureates5[5]
ColorsUSC Cardinal & USC Gold[6]        
AthleticsNCAA Division I FBS
21 varsity teams
NicknameTrojans
Men/Women of Troy
MascotTraveler
AffiliationsAAU
ACHA
Pac-12
MPSF
Websitewww.usc.edu
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http://about.usc.edu/senior-administration/c-l-max-nikias/



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