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Kevin Kassel ’17 had a great idea for a business…but he didn’t know it until taking classes through the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab
As Cuban immigrants, my parents opened Porto's Bakery & Cafe in 1976. Back then it was a simple mom-and-pop business...
As the Executive Officer onboard the Virginia-class submarine USS CALIFORNIA SSN-781, I am faced with new leadership challenges daily.
It took me a few years to find USC, but when I did, I found my home. Just days ago, I sent in my final student loan payment.
I was a poor kid. I was able to attend USC only because of the academic scholarship I received. I felt very grateful for...

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Since graduating from IBEAR 10 years ago James Person has been the chief operating officer of the CDG, a trade association for cellular communications. Prior to attending the USC Marshall School of Business IBEAR program, James had been working for an Internet company when the tech bubble burst. He decided to go back to graduate school. Since he had a wife and children, the 12 month IBEAR program attracted him. “Along with the program being condensed,” James said. “The IBEAR team really gets to know families through picnics and other events.”