RFA’s 65th Anniversary Pasadena Reception is Success

October 15 was a hot day in Pasadena. Very hot–approaching 105 degrees. But over 40 RFA members and their spouses/partners from the San Gabriel Valley bravely made their way to Pasadena’s Pacific Asian Museum to celebrate RFA’s 65th anniversary. They were … Continue reading

Meet Jennifer Cardoza, one of RFA’s 2014-2015 Caldwell Scholars

Jennifer Cardoza is a product of USC’s neighborhood. As a child, Jennifer frequently passed by USC and remembers telling her mother she would ‘go there’. That idea was reinforced by a teacher at  Western Avenue Elementary School who had a … Continue reading

RFA publishes its new Strategic Vision–“Imagining the RFA of 2022″

After over a year’s labors, the Board of the Retired Faculty Association has published its new strategic vision–“Imaging the RFA in 2022.” Phoebe Liebig, who convened and moderated the strategic vision committee, says that this document is intended to guide RFA’s … Continue reading

When being “bad at retiring” can be good. Retirees seek new roles in serving their colleges and universities

Retired Faculty Association member Victor Webb and USC Emeriti Center’s Executive Director Janette Brown and  were prominently featured in the April, 2014 edition of Case University’s Casecurrents magazine, which described  a growing number of retired faculty members who are involved in … Continue reading

The USC Faculty Retirement Association plans gala celebration of its sixty-fifth anniversary

The USC Retired Faculty Association will be celebrating its 65th Anniversary during 2015. To celebrate this event, the RFA will be holding a reunion at the Tutor Campus Center on the University Park Campus on Friday, October 24, 2015. Please … Continue reading

USC urges aggressive approach in addressing security issues

It’s no news that the discovery of the Heartbleed bug has caused a great deal of concern among persons who require security in their Internet communications. According to Peter Siegal at USC Information Services, USC has taken an aggressive approach to … Continue reading

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