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RFA Congratulates 2014 Caldwell Scholar Graduates

The Retired Faculty Association and the USC Office of Financial Aid are proud co-sponsors of USC’s Caldwell Scholars Program–a scholarship program that supports selected USC students who have graduated from high schools in the University  neighborhood. This year five of … Continue reading

Retired Faculty Association elects new 2013-2014 officers and Board Members

At its General Meeting on March 14, the RFA Board of Directors received a report of the results of the membership’s election of 2013-2014 officers and Board members During 2013-2014, Robert Stallings will serve as President. Bill Petak will serve … Continue reading

RFA 2014-2015 Election Ballot

The USC Retired Faculty Association (RFA) Annual Meeting will occur in conjunction with the RFA Board meeting at 10 AM on Friday, March 14, 2014 in the USC Davis School of Gerontology, Room 224 (Address: 3715 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, … Continue reading

RFA dues-paying membership reaches new high

During the 2013-2014 academic year, the Retired Faculty Association’s dues-paying membership reached a new high–799 active members. 675 of these were members of the retired faculty. 124 were spouses. This a remarkable achievement. Only eight years ago, RFA’s active membership … Continue reading

RFA supports regional events in Pasadena and Palos Verdes Peninsula

Do you live in the Rancho Palos Verdes, Pasadena, or West Los Angeles areas? If so, now is your chance to participate in some stimulating programs right in your own backyard.  Your responses to our RFA 2010 survey told us … Continue reading

RFA offers a full menu of programs and opportunities. Take a look!

Here is a quick summary–all in one place– of the many program and service options that the Retired Faculty Association is offering its members and their spouses/partners. It’s easy to see that the RFA is currently experiencing a major period … Continue reading

RFA Board minutes now posted as archives in RFA Governance Section

Robert Stallings, RFA’s 2012-2013 secretary, has created an archive of RFA minutes that go back to 2008. He has posted these on his own website, and we are happy to link with this impressive product of his labor. Stallings even … Continue reading

Assisted hearing devices are available at retiree community events

A substantial percentage of the American public experiences hearing difficulties, especially in public venues. Sound systems vary in quality. Program sponsors often choose not  to amplify speakers’ voices. Presenters often speak so quickly that it is difficult to process what … Continue reading

Policy governing retiree access to electronic resources is announced

For over two years the Retired Faculty Association has been working with the Emeriti Center in advocating for a generous policy that will enable members of the retired faculty to enjoy access to the University’s electronic resources. The issues have … Continue reading