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Douglas C. Basil Awards

December 15, 2014

Two awards are available for retired USC faculty at $5,000 each for a current or future purposeful project or research. The awards celebrate the valuable contributions of retired faculty in higher education. NEW DEADLINE to Submit Applications: February 20 2015
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Fit For Life – Physical Fitness Workshop

September 5, 2014

Jackie demonstrating hand forwardContinuing the USC Emeriti Center Wellness Series, the USC Emeriti Center presented June and October Fit for Life Physical Fitness Workshops featuring Jacquelyn Dylla, PT, DPT, OCS.

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The Next Chapter: Well-being, Fulfillment and Joy

September 3, 2014

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SPECIAL Fall seminar conducted by Helen Dennis, noted author and specialist in aging, focused on making your next chapter, the BEST chapter.

On September 26, 2014, evidenced based research assisted USC faculty and staff to EXPLORE where they are now and where they want to go.

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Topics included: a new life stage, the power of planning, shifting roles, readiness for retirement, encore careers, relationships, the meaning of work, and more. Each leads to well-being, fulfillment and joy in your life.

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John OrrPast President, Retired Faculty Association

John Orr is Emeritus Professor of Religion. He received a PhD in Religion from Yale University in 1965 and joined the faculty of USC’s School of Religion in 1967. Orr served multiple terms as director of the School of Religion. Between 1981 and 1989, he served as dean of the USC Rossier School of Education, and in 1988 received the title of University Professor from USC Provost, Cornelius J. Pings. Continue reading

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