May 8, 2024

SCA Hosts 2nd Annual DEI Awards for Students!

2024 Council of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Award Recipients
2024 recipients of SCA's Council of Diversity and Inclusion's award for Outstanding Work in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The School of Cinematic Arts’ Council on Diversity & Inclusion held its 2nd annual Awards Ceremony for Outstanding Work in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on April 29th at USC. The event honored students from the School’s seven divisions and Expanded Animation program for their groundbreaking contributions to empowering diverse voices and perspectives. Each recipient of the certificate was recognized for their dedication to fostering a culture of respect and tolerance for differences, both within the campus community and beyond. Chosen by faculty members, the Certificate for Outstanding Work acknowledges students who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

This year’s recipients are:

Peter Stark Producing Program: Kimberly Joseph
John C. Hench Division of Animation + Digital Arts: Rosemary Jingtong Wu 
Division of Cinema and Media Studies: Delonix Huynh
Interactive Media & Games: Lizby Dingus
Media Arts + Practice: Sarah Ciston
John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television: Taylor Robison 
Film & Television Production: Sherean Jones 
Expanded Animation Graduate Program: Brttaney M. Smothers

To learn more about the School of Cinematic Arts’ Council on Diversity and Inclusion, visit: