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Jan 2016

Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging Celebrates Anniversary

The Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging celebrated its first year yesterday. Sarah Rosenbloom and her son, Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr. were present at an afternoon tea. Sarah mentioned her late husband, saying “Al knows what’s going on here. He likes it. If he didn’t, we’d hear about it!” The Rosenbloom Center was the lifelong dream of Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr., OD…

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Jan 2016

Teisha Johnson Elected Secretary of NAGAP

Teisha Johnson, ICO’s Senior Director of Admissions, has been elected Secretary of NAGAP. NAGAP is the premier organization for graduate enrollment management professionals, representing all graduate-type programs nationwide. Ms. Johnson has distinguished herself as a leader within NAGAP over several years of increasing involvement. She served as National Conference Chair for 2 consecutive years prior to her new title. We congratulate Teisha on her achievements, and are honored to have her representing ICO across the world….

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Jan 2016

Private Practice Club Welcomes Bill Nolan, 1/13/16

The Private Practice Club is hosting a presentation next Wednesday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m. in room 1201. Mr. Bill Nolan of William’s Group will be presenting “Steps to Private Ownership: Considerations From Associateship to Partnership.” The event is free for PPC members and $5 for non-members. Clinic attire is required. Food and drink will be provided. This event will count towards the Private Practice Club…

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Dec 2015

Fall 2015 Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Fall quarter of the 2015-16 school year by achieving a quarterly GPA of 3.5 or better and earning no grade below a B or H (honors) in all patient care courses:


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Dec 2015

FCO Mission Trip Raffle

The Fellowship of Christian Optometrists is having a raffle for the upcoming Guatemala mission trip in February. The raffle will be located in the foyer outside of Lecture Hall 1201 from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. from Tuesday, December 8 through Thursday, December 10. There are some great prizes planned, including: Brookfield Zoo Family Admission Package for 6 people 2 Outfield tickets to a Chicago White Sox in May/April 2016…

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Dec 2015

Volunteers Wanted: Special Olympics Sports Banquet

Special Olympics Chicago (SOC) is an organization dedicated to empowering athletes with disabilities. They will be hosting a Sports Banquet, an event where the athletes celebrate their successes and get to show off their dance moves. The SOC is looking for volunteers to help with the registration process, assist the photographer, and spend time with the athletes. The Sports Banquet will be held at the…

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Dec 2015

MCA Candygram Sale

Get in the spirit of the season by sending a candygram to a friend! Today through December 9, ICO students, faculty, and staff can purchase candygrams for delivery. Packages are $1.25 each or six for $5. They include chocolate and a personalized message from the sender. All money raised will go toward future Multicultural Association events, including the popular Culture Show. Purchases can me made in the…

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Nov 2015

In-House Pharmacy to be Built

A significant upgrade is coming to the Illinois Eye Institute. Shortly after Thanksgiving, construction will begin on the Bronzeville Pharmacy. This in-house facility will serve our community from inside our own clinic. The Bronzeville Pharmacy project is the result of extensive research. Explains Dr. Dominick Opitz, “Patients and the ICO community have asked for this for a long time.” The numbers support his assertion. When surveyed, 73% of…

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Nov 2015

Eye Health Life Health Coalition Launches

Maintaining healthy eyes is essential for a healthy life. This is the important message we are now working to convey through an organization called the Eye Health Life Health Coalition. This is a new collaboration between healthcare, social service, and community business leaders dedicated to advancing awareness of the importance of eye health. The Coalition is chaired by our very own Nancy DeMaso, Senior Director of…

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Nov 2015

Calling All Student Artists!

The group that dreamed up the electrifying “Men of ICO” calendar has just announced a new art project. YOU can get involved! The 2016 calendar will be designed by ICO’s most creative students, residents, faculty and staff. The concept is simple but broad: When you think of ICO, what comes to mind? Submissions must be original works and can be in any form- fine art, photographs, collages, etc. The organizers will…

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