Through the COPE Health Scholars Program, students who are interested in pursuing careers in healthcare will gain direct patient-care experience in different areas and will learn about the administrative side of healthcare. Other advantages:
Justice and equity are a core part of the academic experience at Oxy. Hear from current students in the sciences, social sciences, arts & humanities to learn how this commitment informs how we learn in (and out) of the classroom.
With hundreds of campus clubs and organizations offered every year—ranging from Greek life to musical ensembles, intramural athletics, and community service—hear how Oxy students build community outside of the classroom.
Transfer students make up a meaningful part of the Oxy community. Hear from members of our Transfer Student Union as they discuss their academic journeys to Oxy and how they've integrated into campus life.
Born in Russia, Alya studied music and dance as a child and never lost her passion for the arts. As a young woman, she pursued a career in journalism, earning a degree from Moscow State University, and worked as a correspondent for Russia’s leading network, Ria Novosti, covering several of the biggest stories of the day, including the Kursk submarine disaster in 2000 and the Beslan school siege in 2004.
Farhoud Meybodi is an award-winning writer, director, and executive producer focused on storytelling projects that inspire social change. Over the past decade, he has collaborated on a variety of television and digital projects that have been seen over two billion times, raised millions of dollars for terminal illness research, and even helped overturn an unjust Presidential Executive Order. At his core, Farhoud believes in the power of mainstream storytelling to entertain and help heal the political-social divide of the present day.
Serita Fontanesi, MSW, is an activist for Black women and femmes, by assisting systems, organizations, and individuals in making subtle changes that have big impact, so that the can thrive in a more holistic and culturally competent way. Healing generational wounds caused by centuries of systemic injustices requires change on an individual and macro level in order to create a new, more supportive path forward. Through the use of practical and energetic tools, Serita disrupts old ways of thinking that no longer serve the highest good, creating space for more productive practices.