Mortar Board National Honor Society
 
Dean Joan served as advisor to Mortar Board from her arrival at USC in 1955 until her "retirement" from USC in 1992.  

Mortar Board is a national senior honor society whose member have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service to both their university and their community.  Each year approximately thirty members are selected among leaders from all areas of the USC community to be a part of the university's Torch and Tassel Chapter.  

Mortar Board is not only based on past accomplishments, but also involves sincere dedication to promoting the goals and ideals of the organization.  Dean Joan served as advisor to Mortar Board from her arrival at USC in 1955 until her "retirement" from USC in 1992.  

The photo album below includes a picture of each Mortar Board class each year Joan served as its advisor.

Mortar Board Class of 1975 posing at the Mudd Hall of Philosophy

Mortar Board Photo Album
If you would like to see many more photos from Dean Joan's years of advising Mortar Board, click on the image below and you'll be taken to our photo blog. There, you can peruse a gallery of photos, add your comments, and forward the photo to friends and family. If you would like to add a photo of you with Dean Joan to this album, attach the photo to this email with your name and year.  Thank you.
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