University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
The Traveler tradition began in 1961. From 1961 to 1988 USC's mascots were selected, trained, and ridden by Richard Saukko. After his death the Saukko family continued to raise horses until 2003. That's when equestrian manager Joanne Asman took over.
Sports at USC
Women's Water Polo
The University of Southern California is currently at number three in the national rankings.
University of Southern California's golf team is ranked number twenty one.
USC's football team finished their last season ranked in nineteenth.
President C. L. Max Nikias
C. L. Max Nikias is the eleventh president for the University of Southern California. He has been at the university since 1991. He has been a professor, director of national research centers, dean, provost, and is now the president. He has a vision for USC to attain undisputed, elite status as a global research university.