USC Price School of Public Policy

Student Associations

The Price School of Public Policy student body is drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. They are leaders and problem solvers and are actively engaged in their respective fields.

The 2015-2016 Student Associations and leaders are:

American Planning Association (APA) – USC Chapter

Constituents: Undergraduate and graduate student in urban planning, architecture, civil engineering and related majors
President: Fred Chang, apauscchapter@gmail.com
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Asian Pacific Islander Caucus

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in Asian and Pacific Islander issues
President: Felix Huang, felixhua@usc.edu
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Associated Students of Planning and Development (ASPD)

Constituents: Graduate and undergraduate students in planning
President: Benjamin Frazier, bafrazie@usc.edu
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Association of Black Students in Policy, Planning, and Development

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in Black and African American issues
Chair: TBA
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Civicpen

Constituents: MPA online students
President: TBA

Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC)

Constituents: Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) students
President: Anja Gullerfelt, gullerfe@usc.edu
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Graduate Real Estate Association (GREA)

Constituents: Graduate students in real estate development in USC Price and the Marshall School of Business
President: Michael Colich, John.Colich.2016@marshall.usc.edu

International City/County Management Association (ICMA@USC)

Constituents: Students interested in international city and county management
Co-chairs: Benjamin Goldblat, bgoldbla@usc.edu and Juan Pablo Lopez, juanpabl@usc.edu
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IPPAM Graduate Students Association

Constituents: Graduate students in International Public Policy and Management (IPPAM)
President: TBD

Partnership for an Equitable Los Angeles (PELA)

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in policy and planning research and advocacy
Co-chairs: Sandy Lo, sandylo@usc.edu and Edward-Michael Muna, muna@usc.edu
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Price Doctoral Student Association

Constituents: Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD) students
Chair: TBA

Price Latino Student Association

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in Latino issues
Co-chairs: Marilyn Alvarez, marilyna@usc.edu and Mario Enriquez, marioenr@usc.edu
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Price PhD Student Association

Constituents: Price Ph.D. students
Chair: Arthur Acolin, acocapid@usc.edu

Queer Policy Caucus

Constituents: The Price Queer Policy Caucus (QPC) provides a space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) students in the Price School to connect and network, as well as to engage with the key policy issues that directly affect LGBTQI individuals and communities.
President: Tess Thorman, tthorman@usc.edu
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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Community (RPCVC)

President: TBA
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Roosevelt at USC

Constituents: Undergraduate student public policy think tank interested committed to creating progressive policies to help improve and strengthen communities.
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Sol Global

Constituents: Price students interested in international issues
President: Lu Tian, tianlu@usc.edu

Southern California Policy Review

Description: Student peer-reviewed policy journal
Editor-in-chief: Helen Wang, helenhwa@usc.edu, helenhwa@usc.edu
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Student Health Council (SHC)

Constituents: Master of Health Administration (MHA) students and Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) students, undergraduate and doctoral students emphasizing health administration
President: Joshua MacFawn, macfawn@usc.edu
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Trojan Real Estate Association (TREA)

Constituents: Undergraduate students in real estate development in USC Price and the Marshall School of Business
President: Livia Pierson, lpierson@usc.edu

Undergraduates of Policy, Planning, and Development (UPPD)

Constituents: Undergraduate students
President: TBA

Upsilon Phi Delta

Constituents: Health Administration Students
Co-Presidents: Diana Dimapindan, ddimapin@usc.edu and Sevana Meserkhani, smeserkh@usc.edu

US Green Building Council Student Group at USC

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in Improve the sustainability in our built environment, on and around campus

USC Homeland Security Student Organization

Constituents: Students interested in homeland security
President: Kristen Nystrom, knystrom@usc.edu

Women Leading Policy, Planning, and Development

Constituents: Undergraduate and graduate students interesting in strengthening and developing women as leaders in public policy, planning, and development
President: Leah Hubbard, leahhubb@usc.edu
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Young Government Leaders (YGL)

President: TBA

Ex-officio

Christine Cho
Student Services Advisor
(213) 740-3353, christine.cho@usc.edu

Carol Rush
Associate Dean, Student Affairs
(213) 740-6842, crush@usc.edu

Christine Wilson
Director of Student Services
(213) 740-4127, wilsonca@usc.edu