Giving

Your gift to USC Annenberg is an investment in new generations of students and scholars who will continue to explore, teach and invent the digital future.

Support USC Annenberg

Shaping the future of the information age

At a time when digital media are exploding as a dominant force in society, the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is uniquely positioned to shape the future of the information age. Our ambition is to take the school to even higher levels of excellence, and to make that ambition a reality we have embarked on a $150 million fundraising initiative. Your gift to USC Annenberg will foster the dialogue, debate and understanding that are essential in a world where what is communicated — and how it is communicated — can trigger major changes for better or worse on a global scale. Your gift to USC Annenberg is an investment in new generations of students and scholars who will continue to explore, teach and invent the digital future.

How Your Gift Helps

Your investment in USC Annenberg will:

  • Provide scholarships for today’s best and brightest young scholars
  • Recruit and retain award-winning faculty whose personalized approach to teaching adds incalculable value to the Annenberg experience
  • Offer our students cutting-edge facilities and technologies that are the envy of journalism and communication schools worldwide
  • Underwrite research that impacts the way we live, work and communicate as individuals and members of society
  • Strengthen Annenberg’s long-term reputation for academic excellence

For more information on how you can make a difference, call (213) 821-1660. Or to make your gift online now click below. 

Recognizing your gift

The Ambassadors Circle at USC Annenberg is the premier annual leadership support group dedicated to improving the student experience and strengthening the school’s reputation as the leader in education and research in the communication and media industries.

Named in honor of the school’s founder, Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg, the Ambassadors Circle celebrates our most dedicated alumni, parents and friends who make leadership annual gifts to USC Annenberg. We invite you to join the Ambassadors Circle at one of the following membership levels:

  • Platinum — $5,000
  • Gold — $2,500
  • Cardinal — $1,500
  • Junior* — $750

*Junior member eligibility is limited to alumni under the age of 35

Ambassadors Circle members enjoy a wide range of courtesies, including:

  • Invitations to Ambassadors Circle salons and other campus events
  • Exclusive communication from academic leadership at USC Annenberg
  • Engagement opportunities with leadership, faculty, students, and fellow members
  • Two complimentary individual tickets to any USC Associates pre-game football picnic, game tickets excluded
  • Complimentary on-campus parking
  • Recognition in the USC Annenberg School’s donor honor roll

For more information about this program, contact Adam Miller, assistant director of development, at (213) 740-2844 or adamm@usc.edu

Contact Us

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
3502 Watt Way, Suite 304
Los Angeles, California 90089-0281
(213) 821-1660 phone
(213) 740-3772 fax
ascalums@usc.edu - Alumni
ascfams@usc.edu - Parents


Development and Alumni Relations Staff

Diana O'Leary, Associate Dean, External Relations
dboleary@usc.edu

Tracy Mendoza, Executive Director of Development
tmendoza@usc.edu

Ashley Cooper, Director of Development
ashley.cooper@usc.edu​

Joshua Larsen, Senior Director of Development​
joshuala@usc.edu

Leticia Lozoya, Director of Alumni Relations
llozoya@usc.edu

Adam Miller, Assistant Director of Development
adamm@usc.edu

MaryBeth Leonard, Executive Assistant
mleonard@usc.edu