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The Gerald A. Lawson Fund provides financial support for under-represented students who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees in game design or computer science from the University of Southern California’s prestigious, #1-ranked joint program, USC Games. (learn more)


#1Recognized as one of the top game design programs in North America by the Princeton Review, USC Games represents an exciting collaboration between the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media & Games Division and the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science. Incorporating elements of design, artistry, production and engineering, USC Games offers an utterly unique educational experience for students, and serves as the launching pad for them to play significant roles in the game design field. With rigorous, hands-on instruction from master designers, producers, engineers and working professionals in the industry, students have an unprecedented level of opportunity to delve into every aspect of creating games for a global audience. Read more about our specific undergraduate and graduate degree programs here.

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September 28, 2016

IndieCade at the SCA, Free for all USC Students

Occurring through October 14-16, the University of Southern California and IndieCade are proud to announce that this year’s festival of...
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September 27, 2016

USC Games Director Tracy Fullerton named LA Magazine’s “Woman of the Year”

Honored as LA Magazine's Reader's Choice Woman of the Year, Director Fullerton used her time in the spotlight to highlight and...
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