Former U.N.Commander Romeo Dallaire Visits USC and ICT

Published: November 7, 2011
Category: News

On Friday, November 4, Romeo Dallaire, a Canadian Senator and retired Lieutenant-General, toured the USC Institute for Creative Technologies as part of a visit to USC where he also spoke to students and recorded his testimonial of the Rwandan Genocide for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education. Dallaire is credited with saving more than 30,000 lives during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and has spoken openly of his struggles with post-traumatic stress. At ICT, he saw demonstrations of the virtual reality work the institute is doing in the area of mental health.