Preston Residential College
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Preston Residential College?
With longstanding traditions, innovative programming, student initiatives, faculty mentoring, and a unique dining facility, Preston Residential College fosters a dynamic living and learning environment that promotes intellectual exchange, leadership development, social interaction, and creative expression beyond the traditional confines of the classroom.
- A tradition of innovation—USC’s only residential college
- A commitment to academic excellence, leadership development, community engagement, and creative expression
- A diverse and talented community open to all undergraduates and academic majors
- Numerous leadership opportunities and organizations to join
- Over 20 Preston Associates (USC faculty, staff, and community members) who participate in college activities
- An exciting array of seminars, cultural events, and social programs
- A unique dining facility where Preston Residents and Associates regularly gather for food and conversation
- The best location on campus—Thomas Cooper Library, the Russell House, and the Historic Horseshoe are right at Preston’s doorstep
- A small and vibrant residential college in the heart of a great University!