Kids’ Day Outreach Event Welcomes Middle Schoolers to Health Sciences Campus

Students from El Sereno Middle School and Magnet Center visited the USC Health Sciences Campus on Monday, April 8 as part of Kids’ Day, an outreach event hosted by Skull and Mortar, the USC Mann community service organization.

An interprofessional health panel introduced students to the day-to-day duties, education requirements and career pathways of different health professions. Panelists included: 

Following live performances by student organizations at the Mann School, middle school students connected with current USC students in interdisciplinary group activities, exploring topics such as dental hygiene, nutrition, immunizations and substance use.

“I really appreciated having the opportunity to host Kids’ Day, to serve in my community and pay it forward,” says second-year PharmD student Mark Hanin, of Skull and Mortar, the USC Mann community service organization that has hosted Kids’ Day event since 1998. “I was grateful to see students leave with a smile on their faces. They told me they wanted to come back again.”

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