provides fun, friendship and meaningful discussion for USC internationals. Activities are offered throughout the whole year including school vacations. As stated with its title, is a friendship group for USC internationals hosted by Christians welcoming all cultures and faiths. We seek to bring care and concern to students’ needs. This is done through friendship, fun activities and meaningful discussion about personal, social and spiritual issues.

Many students who meet at continue to do things together and keep in touch long after they leave USC. So please let us know when you graduate. When you do, you can keep in touch with us and your other friends on To do so, put Dan Mathison on your friend list and also join the Worldwide Friends at USC group. We make a strong effort to maintain our friendship with graduates and sometimes travel to make personal visits. In February 2010 we had a great time with both Pawan and Anamika (left) and Majid and Azita (right), graduates who now live in the Silicon Valley area.


Founded in 1987, was the only friendship group for USC internationals at that time. As an independent organization, it obtained federal and state non-profit status in 1997 and also became an official student group at USC in 2000. USC Student Officers with Dan and Dicksie Mathison as directors accompanied by other volunteers both on and off campus lead this organization which is funded by tax deductible donations. If you would like to donate to , please mail a check made out to to Dicksie Mathison, 361 E. Lincoln Ave., Montebello, CA 90640.