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Three men who donated the land for USC
Ozro W. Childs
John G. Downey
Isaias W. Hellman
In what year did USC award its first PHD?
1927
Number of students during first year of operation
53
Number of students in first graduating class
1 women, 2 men
Latin motto
Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat
English motto
Let he who earns the palm bear it
USC yearbook
El Rodeo
USC Newspaper
The Daily Trojan
Oldest Honor Society in American Education
Phi Beta Kappa
USC Mascot
Traveler
Owner of traveler
Joanne Asman
Current rider of traveler
Hector Aguilar
Trojan Knight who rode traveler
Rick Oas
Name of the USC mascot who chased cars on University Ave?
George Tirebiter
Oldest service organization whose members are recognized as Official University Hosts
The Trojan Knights
Who discovered the first effective treatment for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
Norman Hawes Topping
Name of the WWII liberty ship named after a past president of USC
Marion Mckinley Bovard
When was the WWII ship launched
November 5, 1942
What date was the university founded?
July 29, 1879
On what date was the first cornerstone laid?
September 4, 1880
What was the first day of classes?
October 6, 1880
What is the Master Plan Motto?
Building on Excellence
What were freshmen taught in the old days (1900-1940)?
Love, Honor, Obey
"Nation's Largest College Musical"
Songfest
Oldest of all men's honor societies at USC
Skull and Dagger
Most prestigious all-university honor society for academics and service
Mortar Board
Marion McKinley Bovard
1880-1891
Dr. Joseph P. Widney
1892-1895
Rev. George W. White
1895-1899
George Finley Bovard
1903-1921
Rufus B. von KleinSmid
1921-1947
Dr. Fred D. Fagg, Jr.
1947-1957
Dr. Norman H.Topping
1958-1970
John R Hubbard
1970-1980
James H Zumberge
1980-1991
Dr. Steven B Sample
1991-Present